People around the world are sharing their fond memories and tributes for Her Late Majesty, Queen Elizabeth the II, as this morning, she was laid to rest.

In Portage la Prairie, the Royal Canadian Legion laid a wreath at the cenotaph and a ceremony was held around 11 a.m.

Millions around the world watched on television as the funeral took place in Britain early this morning Manitoba time. Events were also held around the province including a 21-gun salute on the south grounds of the Manitoba Legislative Building. That was followed by a royal gun salute of 96 rounds to recognize every year of the Queen’s life.

The Manitoba government will also stream a memorial service from Winnipeg's St. John’s Anglican Cathedral on their website tonight at 7. The church bells will toll 96 times before the start of the service.

While most things were operating with normal schedules today, all non-essential government services and offices are closed in Portage la Prairie and around the province. Schools and child-care facilities are running normal schedules today, however, Red River College Polytechnic Portage campus is closed. The Portage Hospital and the Portage Clinic are also operating at they normally would on a Monday.

queen and Bill Linderthe Queen with Portage mayor Bill Linden when she visited in 1970