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Memorial for COVID Victims in Wisconsin Prisons

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 5:30pm
State Prisons Around Wisconsin

For incarcerated lives lost to COVID Candlelight VigilPresident-elect Biden has asked the nation to mark a national COVID victims memorial on the eve of the Inauguration. See here for more about the memorial. WISDOM and EXPO leaders will lead Memorial Services in front of seven of the 14 Wisconsin prisons in which men and women have died of the virus. Prisons at which vigils will be held are listed below.

Details for all locations are the same:

Tuesday, January 19
5:30 pm
Masks are required and social distancing will be honored

Please bring your own candle.

Please try to arrive by 5:15.

The memorial services will be brief and prayerful.

Below are links to the seven institutions where Memorial Services will be held. If you can, we ask you to join us at one of them. If you cannot, please take a moment at 5:30 pm Tuesday to remember those who have died of COVID-19, especially in our prisons.

Stanley Correctional Institution
100 Corrections Drive, Stanley
Contact Anthony Ledford,

Dodge Correctional Institution
1 West Lincoln Street, Waupun
Contact Sister Barbara Pfarr,

Oakhill Correctional Institution
5212 County M, Oregon
Contact Jerome Dillard,

Prairie du Chien Correctional Institution
500 E. Parrish Street, Prairie du Chien
Contact Ramiah Whiteside,

Redgranite Correctional Institution
1006 County Road E, Redgranite
Contact Peggy West-Schroder,

Waupun Correctional Institution
200 S. Madison Street, Waupun
Contact David Liners,

Oshkosh Correctional Institution
1730 W Snell Rd, Oshkosh
Contact Bill Van Lopik,

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