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By Teresa Simpson
Whitman County Gazette 

Steptoe hosts wreath laying ceremony

WAA honors veterans at Bethel Cemetery


December 15, 2022

STEPTOE —There will be a Wreaths Across America wreath laying ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 12 p.m. at Steptoe Bethel Cemetery.

There will be 120 veterans honored, and a special ceremony recognizing each branch of the Armed Forces. This year Emergency Responders will also be recognized.

Organizer Cherry Alice Van Tine, stated that the Wreath laying ceremony happens every year, the second or third Saturday every month.

“We have volunteer veterans that are members of the Colfax American Legion present honorees,” said VanTine.

National WAA Day is Saturday, Dec. 17, and the national WA...

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