"The largest crowd
ever to attend Memorial day services in Sidney
heard Gov. Frank J. Lausche deliver a stirring address and saw members of the Gold Star Mothers unveil a new granite war memorial on the
court square. The monument, which bears the names of those killed in World Wars I and II,
was unveiled by Gold Star Mothers Mrs. Roy Rickey, Mrs. Iva Bunker, Mrs. A.C. Neer, and
Mrs. Wilbur Williams. The first memorial wreath was placed at its base by Mrs. Kenneth
Sidney Daily News, May 31, 1950.
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