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The American Legion Auxiliary




Edward H. Monahan Post No. 64

The American Legion, Department of Iowa


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       The ever willing hand of a mother, the sister and the wife of the ex-service man has not tired if its great work of relief and service to the nation's defenders. The American Legion Auxiliary is indeed a thriving institution acting in an extensive degree for the benefit of ex-service men and their dependents. It functions in a manner typical of woman, filled with tender mercies and eager to extend the hand of sympathy. No other body has done more for Monahan Post than has the Auxilary. It has arranged programs to entertain the ex-service men and banquets to cheer them on in their association. Every courtesy has been showered on Monahan Post yhat was possible to extend. Voluntary action, willingness, and adesire to be of greater use is the spirit of this body of gracious women.

       On Memorial Day of each year the Auxiliary places floral tributes on the graves of all of Sioux City's war dead. At the funerals of the Gold Stars there was always a florial piece at the bier, as a token of the great love and esteem of our beloved Women's Auxiliary.

       Words cannot describe the volume of relief work that has been tendered the families of Sioux City's service men and women by this organization. It is only a small part of its altruistic program, however. And as time unfolds the results of the generous attention and deeds of kindness that it has shown, there will be a record of faithful service on the memories of men that will not pass away.

       May God bless the efforts of The American Legion Auxiliary.


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