About 100 people attended the Memorial Day program, sponsored by the American Legion Post #126 of Melba, held at the Melba cemetery. Amy and Heidi Olsen sang the National Anthem and another original song written by the Olsens titled “What Makes A Hero?”
Members of the Legion raised the flags of the various services when their theme songs were played.
Doug Parsons, USAF, Retired made in impressive speech highlighting Americanism and the extreme sacrifice of those who lost their lives during war time.
Cemetery Board President, Con Zeyer, read the names of all those buried in the Melba cemetery in the past year.
Invocation was delivered by Pastor Chris Hinderliter of the Friends Church and Bishop Layne Bangerter of the LDS Church gave the closing prayer.