Appleton Woman Spearheads Massive Effort to Clean Veterans’ Grave Markers at Riverside Cemetery
But while she is grateful to volunteer for the annual project, Sternhagen, a 63-year-old Appleton woman, noticed something that bothered her: the grave stones were in a state of deterioration.
“I thought, ‘these (grave stones) are hard to read,'” she said. “So I decided to go out there and clean them up.”
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Local Female Veteran Organizes Volunteers To Clean Veterans’ Grave Markers
Volunteers keep Memorial Day flag tradition going at Riverside Cemetery
The week before Memorial Day, volunteers placed flags on the graves of veterans at Riverside Cemetery. You can see the video and articles by clicking on the following links:
Riverside Cemetery honor fallen Veterans in special way
The property previously occupied by Riverside Florist was purchased by Riverside Cemetery and has been converted to green space.
Thanks for help with parents’ arrangements column originally printed in the Appleton Post Crescent on March 1, 2019:
T.H.A.N.K.S. – but it isn’t just about your parents: https://www.transitionswithjean.com/blog-entry.php?q=69