Lester Hayton Centennial Memorial event held

July 15th, 2019 by —

A centennial memorial has been held for Private First Class Lester Dean Hayton during the annual Ice Cream Social today.

Brad Pearce coordinated and hosted the event. Watch the video here, with timeline points listed below.

At 13:31, Cody Wendt sings a song he wrote about Hayton.

At 16:36, Palouse Federated Church Pastor speaks.

At 22:08, Brad presents a gift to the Hayton Legion.

At 23:12, Cody and his brother, Ian Wendt, sing.

At 25:30, Potlatch VFW Commander Ken Alsterlund speaks.

At 29:49, the 3 Gun Salute is given and Taps is played.

At 31:02, Pearce concludes the ceremony.

 

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