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Veterans Memorial placed at New Haven Cemetery

Members of the Connorsville AmVets Post 72 and the Veterans Honor Guard out of Menomonie held a dedication ceremony on Monday, June 22 at the New Haven Cemetery to dedicate a Memorial to the veterans buried in the cemetery.

The memorial contains the names of 48 veterans buried in the cemetery including 14 Civil War veterans, whose biographies were included in a small booklet that was available at the dedication ceremonies.

The memorial was placed in the cemetery back in November of last year. It was designed by Jayme Beyrer and built by Brent Swenson with letter work by Bill Utphall with the cement work of the Memorial being done by Randy Beyrer and Bob Utphall. Members of the veterans organization that participated in the dedication include Roger Hanson, Dave Buss, Ben Clough, Chris Hamm, Rick Sweeney, Chuck Gordon, Al Smith. Brent Swenson, Marlin Severson and Judy Severson.