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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement 3:00 PM MST Friday 12/15/2023), Wreaths Across America will be at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado (2830 Riverside Pkwy, Grand Junction, CO, 81501) for a ceremony to Remember and Honor our veterans. The laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud will be held at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado on Friday, December 16th at 3pm.

Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Or, if you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you. 

Thank you so much for supporting Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado and Wreaths Across America!

Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.

Volunteer

Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

Invite

Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.

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In Memory Of
by Mary Bain for Alda M Gilbert , Honored by Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado

In loving memory of John and Alda M Gilbert. We love and miss you both.

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Memory
by Keith Kropf for Kenneth Anton Kropf , Honored by Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado

For your Dad and our Brother - Kenneth Anton Kropf - with love, Keith & Mary Kaye Kropf

Check out 12 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Location Information

COVMGJ - Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado
2830 Riverside Pkwy
Grand Junction, CO 81501, United States

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December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement 3:00 PM MST Friday 12/15/2023)

Patriot Guard Riders Inc., Angela Ingalls

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please follow the people and signs to the site of the ceremony itself.

Parking Instructions

There is plenty of parking at this cemetery, so feel free to park in any available spot.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:

  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
  • Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.

  • Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.
  • Masks and social distancing required.

  • We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

Local Groups Supporting Us

CO0003 - Western Slope Patriot Guard Riders

Welcome to CO0003 - Western Slope Patriot Guard Riders! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

Colorado

Welcome to Colorado! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Fort Logan National Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

4 groups support us. Click "View Our Groups" to see them all.