Members of the Michael Trebert Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Sequim Sunrise Rotary groups tend to headstones and plaques of veterans at Sequim View Cemetery last week. Photo by Bob Lampert

Members of the Michael Trebert Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Sequim Sunrise Rotary groups tend to headstones and plaques of veterans at Sequim View Cemetery last week. Photo by Bob Lampert

PHOTOS: For our veterans

  • Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:30am
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Members of the Michael Trebert Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Sequim Sunrise Rotary groups helped clean the headstones and plaques of military veterans from all wars at the Sequim View Cemetery last week.

The advance cleaning was done in preparation for National Wreath Day, set for Saturday, Dec. 19 — when wreaths will be laid at each grave to honor each veteran.

Preservationist Mick Hersey conducted and hour of “do no harm” instruction before the cleansing began.

“We had a real good turnout of 21 volunteers helping restore honor and dignity to the final resting place of over 70 veterans and family members,” Hersey said.

Jan Urfer and Ellen LaMarr, members of the Daughters of the American Revolution-Michael Trebert Chapter, help clean veteran headstones at Sequim View Cemetery. Photo by Bob Lampert

Jan Urfer and Ellen LaMarr, members of the Daughters of the American Revolution-Michael Trebert Chapter, help clean veteran headstones at Sequim View Cemetery. Photo by Bob Lampert

Family members Meri Ninetman, Linda Barnes Butcher and Tricia Bekkevar help clean the headstone of World War I veteran Albert O.Wagner (1892-1976) at Sequim View Cemetery.

Family members Meri Ninetman, Linda Barnes Butcher and Tricia Bekkevar help clean the headstone of World War I veteran Albert O.Wagner (1892-1976) at Sequim View Cemetery.

PHOTOS: For our veterans

Family members Meri Ninetman, Linda Barnes Butcher and Tricia Bekkevar help clean the headstone of World War I veteran Albert O.Wagner (1892-1976) at Sequim View Cemetery.

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