Oelwein Honors 75th Anniversary of Attacks at Pearl Harbor
The 75th Anniversary of the attack of Pearl Harbor is Wednesday December 7th. The American Legion Ross Reid Post 9 and Auxiliary is again honoring those who served and those you lost their lives.
The public is invited to a short ceremony at Veterans Park in Oelwein, on Wednesday, 11:00 am to remember.
This year, Auxiliary President Barb Voshell will lay a wreath on the site of thee monument, paying tribute to two Oelwein sons, Roy Powers and Jimmy Palides, who gave their life for their country that day in 1941.
Joining in the remembrance ceremony with be two Oelwein High School Band members Sammie Paul and Taylor Gish with a rendition of echo taps.