The Rockford Memorial Day Service will take place at 10 a.m., May 31st, 2021st at Elmwood Cemetery, Rockford, Minnesota. The National Guard will post and display colors and conduct the Rifle Salute, with Pastor Arron Fuller providing the invocation and serving as speaker. The readings will be done by Lion / Councilman Rick Martinson, and Jim Winkleman will read the names of our deceased Veterans. The Rockford High School Band will perform the musical selections and Taps and Echo.
Starting May 21st through Memorial Day, memorial plaques will placed at Elmwood Cemetery to remember Rockford area residents who served our country defending our freedom. The Rockford Area Historical Society has also printed plaques of Rockford pioneers who were instrumental in the history of our community. There will be over 40 informational plaques on display that share and celebrate the history of some of the founding pioneers and honored military personnel that helped establish and protect the community we all now enjoy.