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

Welcome to the Iowa Veterans Cemetery 's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 18, 2021 at 11:00 am, Wreaths Across America will be at Iowa Veterans Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans through 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.

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 Iowa Veterans Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

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Sponsor Wreaths

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

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Volunteer

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

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Invite

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


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Coming through my hometown as part of the escort and seeing the hundreds of people and kids waving their American flags along Route 1 in the Biddeford-Saco area was an amazing experience....

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It goes beyond the fact that you’re delivering a wreath to be laid on a service member’s grave. You’re delivering so much more when you think of the families that will see that wreath, potentially for the first time, laid on their loved one’s grave. The opportunity to deliver that level of heart-felt thanks is why we do what we do.”...

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Personal Message
by Richard E. for Johannes Huizinga, Army, CW3, Served From 1967 to 1990, Born 08/05/45, Passed On 11/14/21, Honored by Iowa Veterans Cemetery

Dad, and my best friend was generous as the day was long. He had a great many stories to tell for all he gathered ‘round him. He never left a man behind and his bronze star and my heart proves that. He never stopped serving his God, his wife, his family and his country with honor.
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Personal Message
by Lynette Boyer for Donald Dirksen, Navy, Honored by Iowa Veterans Cemetery

Dad we all miss you so much. Our lives will never be the same without you. Thank you for everything you did for us. Heaven gained an Angel the day you passed. We love you always!
Check out 75 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

Iowa Veterans Cemetery (IAVCA)
34024 Veterans Memorial Dr
(At Van Meter)
Adel, IA 50003

3,925
433

December 18, 2021 at 11:00 am

Patrick Palmersheim, Susan Lunning

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 Iowa Veterans Cemetery . 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.
  • 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

Midwest Honor Flight (IA0018P)

Welcome to Midwest Honor Flight (IA0018P)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support South Dakota Veterans 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!

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Iowa Veterans Cemetery Family Support (IA0003)

Welcome to Iowa Veterans Cemetery Family Support (IA0003)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Iowa Veterans 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!

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