Standing with Mark Studer’s Wesley hometown hero banner are his grandson, Tracy and his wife, Mandie, and his great-grandson, Johnny and his wife, Jamie and their daughter, 11-month-old Hazel Mae. The Studers are lining Wesley’s Main Street with banners depicting those who served our country. Photo by Alan Van Ormer

Historical photos now line Wesley’s main boulevard

WESLEY—An effort to honor veterans in Wesley is a time-consuming but rewarding endeavor for Tracy and Mandie Studer.

“We feel people don’t understand our history, understand the wars. We want to teach people about our past,” Mandie said. “A lot of the veterans never talked about the war. Conversations are starting. People are researching. It’s unbelievable some of the stories that they come and tell us about. I feel we’ve started a conversation that I think sometimes gets overlooked.”


Read more in the Aug. 13 Kossuth County Advance.

Kossuth County Advance

14 E. Nebraska St.

Algona, IA 50511  

Phone: (515) 295-3535

Fax: (515) 295-7217

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