Woodlawn Cemetery

Veterans Memorial


The stories behind their services. We wanted to preserve their legacy by creating an honorable place within Woodlawn Cemetery for all of our American veterans.

Ronald & Joyce Wanek, founders of Ashley Furniture Industries had the vision to financial support and develop a Veterans Memorial site at Woodlawn Cemetery. The tribute is for all of the servicemen and women who lost their lives during wartime. As you enter into this historic cemetery in Winona the memorial site is nestled in front of the cemetery in a park like setting to accommodate everyone’s needs.

It features a circle of brief war narratives starting with the American Revolution War to the most current war in the Persian Gulf. The site also provides information on the countries known as the Tyrants in which the United States were up against over the years.

It’s a place to learn, honor and heal from the lost love ones who served in the Armed Services. A history lesson for all to experience when you visit Woodlawn Cemetery in Winona, MN.

Paying Tribute to our Brave Warriors

They Served are Honored Will be Remembered at Woodlawn Cemetery

In order to create a memorial, you must first provide us a photo, and with a maximum 18 characters of branch of service, military rank, individual’s name, and date of death. The 3″ x 4″ picture and information should preferably be in JPG (PNG and GIF also allowed) format.

Your loved one will be displayed on this page for a one-year period with the option for renewal at the last of month of term of agreement. For $225, you can honor your personal hero by being on the Woodlawn Cemetery web page. Please provide a personal check to Woodlawn Cemetery, 506 West Lake Blvd, Winona, MN 55987. We unfortunately do not accept credit or debit cards. Every dollar gifted will go towards the expense of creating your memorial as well as maintaining our beautiful and historic cemetery.

We honor their commitment, experience and contributions of everyone who served in, or with the Armed Forces to defend our country.

Submission Form

Your Name(Required)
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Is the veteran buried at Woodlawn?
Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, Max. file size: 18 MB.
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