From left to right: Charlie Passantino, Passantino Bros Funeral Home;Taylor Hemness, KSHB News; KCPD Chief Stacey Graves; KCFD Assistant Chief Jimmy Walker; Raytown Mayor Mike McDonough; Tim Sheil, KCFD; Steve Pierce, Muehlebach Funeral Care; Deacon Mike Lewis; Father Andres Moreno; John Williams Commander American Legion Post 189; Jenny Mertes, Muehlebach Funeral Care; and David Baker, American Legion Post 189

September 16, 2023

The American Legion District 5, VFW District 5, Muehlebach Funeral Care, Passantino Bros. Funeral Home, and the Catholic Cemeteries of Kansas City – St. Joseph held the Annual Kansas City Remembrance Ceremony on Monday in honor of the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

The annual ceremony at the First Responder’s Memorial at Mount Olivet Cemetery gives the public an opportunity to honor the victims of 9/11 as well as show appreciation to our current first responders.