Families of Decatur workers honor those who died on the job


DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur workers who have died on the job will be honored in a ceremony Friday night hosted by their families, faith leaders, and local officials.

A memorial service will be held at 5:30 at the Worker Memorial monument in the northwest corner of the Macon County Courthouse lawn for AFL-CIO Workers Memorial Day.

Events will be held all over the country over the weekend.

Over 100 names will be read of fallen workers who lived or worked in Macon County.

All are invited to attend the ceremony.

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