Trailblazing Speaker Announced For Beaver Dam’s Memorial Day Ceremony

(Beaver Dam) The guest speaker for this Monday’s Beaver Dam Memorial Day Ceremony is the first female Wisconsin American Legion State Adjutant. Amber Nikolai is a Naval veteran who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and was the agency liaison for the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs Home at King from 2012 until her current appointment.

The Memorial Service will be held at the Veteran’s Memorial Park in the Oakwood Cemetery in Beaver Dam. The service will include the reading of the names of veterans who have passed away in the past year. The Beaver Dam High School Marching Band and St Katherine Drexel Marching Band will be providing music. A flyover is also planned.

Ceremony Organizer Lois Levenhagen says there will be some park benches available for seating but the public us asked to bring lawn chairs and blankets for additional seating.  The Memorial Service will also be broadcast live on WBEV and video streamed at

In case of bad weather conditions, listen to WBEV and it will be announce between 8AM and 8:30 AM if the Memorial Service will be moved to the Veterans Center, 300 Beichl Ave starting at 10:30 am. 

If you have any questions call, Bob Koch, 920-885-6335, Del Yaroch 920-885-6903 or Lois Levenhagen 920-887-0642.