Results

2022 So Far
194 Wreaths Sponsored
16.2% to Goal
1,006 To Go!

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

Welcome to the Woodland Cemetery - Van Wert's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm, Wreaths Across America will be at Woodland Cemetery - Van Wert 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.

If you have special requests, please contact our volunteer Location Coordinator at lilblue4wd@gmail.com to make those arrangements.

Thank you so much for supporting Woodland Cemetery - Van Wert and Wreaths Across America!

redeem

Sponsor Wreaths

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

pan_tool

Volunteer

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

group_add

Invite

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


Wreaths Across America's Trucking Tributes Presents Crowley

“With so many of our employees being veterans, it just made sense to get involved.”...

Wreaths Across America's Trucking Tributes Presents Leonard's Express

As the years have gone by, other drivers have shown extreme interest in doing this. It’s been overwhelming every year to see how many people want to help with this cause....

282 recent news items exist. Click "View All News" to see them all....

account_balance
In Memoriam
by Mary Pelton for Gerald Manken, Army, Honored by Woodland Cemetery - Van Wert

Gerald Manken, Army
In memory of Gerald I Manken who faithfully served in the Army Air Corps as a sergeant 1943-1946. He passed on April 17,, 2022 at age 96. We miss you Dad.
cloud
Memory
by DEBRA D.
GUS BROWN, DRILL SERGEANT, Army
GUS BROWN; ARMY; DRILL SERGEANT IN FL AT CAMP BLANDING; OH
Check out 5 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

Woodland Cemetery - Van Wert (OHWCVW)
10968 Woodland Ave
Van Wert, OH 45891, United States

1,200
1,200
194

December 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Paula Bogle, Tina Byrd

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 Woodland Cemetery - Van Wert. 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

Ohio

Welcome to Ohio! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Dayton 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!

View Sponsor

Isaac Van Wart Daughters of the American Revolution

Welcome to Isaac Van Wart DAR! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Van Wert Woodland 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!

View Sponsor

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

View Our Groups