Rosalind LaRose, who sits as the first vice president for Alberta/Northwest Territories Royal Canadian Legion Command, hosted the Remembrance Day service at Sharpe’s Memorial Park.
Mark Weber/Stettler Independent

Rosalind LaRose, who sits as the first vice president for Alberta/Northwest Territories Royal Canadian Legion Command, hosted the Remembrance Day service at Sharpe’s Memorial Park. Mark Weber/Stettler Independent

PHOTOS: Stettler Royal Canadian Legion Branch #59 held a Remembrance Day service at Sharpe’s Memorial Park

Well-attended ceremony included several brief addresses and the laying of wreaths

Despite the chilly weather, several local residents gathered at Sharpe’s Memorial Park on Nov. 11th to observe Remembrance Day.

There were several short speeches and some of those gathered also laid wreaths in memory of loved ones. With the ongoing pandemic, only about 200 people were allowed to attend the outdoor service.

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Pastor Ross Helgeton gave a brief message during the Remembrance Day service held at Sharpe’s Memorial Park.
Mark Weber/Stettler Independent

Pastor Ross Helgeton gave a brief message during the Remembrance Day service held at Sharpe’s Memorial Park. Mark Weber/Stettler Independent

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Many residents gathered in the chilly temperatures at Sharpe’s Memorial Park for the Legion-hosted Remembrance Day service.
Mark Weber/Stettler Independent

Many residents gathered in the chilly temperatures at Sharpe’s Memorial Park for the Legion-hosted Remembrance Day service. Mark Weber/Stettler Independent

County Reeve Larry Clarke pauses for a moment after he lays a wreath during the Remembrance Day service.
Mark Weber/Stettler Independent

County Reeve Larry Clarke pauses for a moment after he lays a wreath during the Remembrance Day service. Mark Weber/Stettler Independent

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