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Remembering the Fallen

The weather was inviting Monday as a large crowd of supporters gathered for the Memorial Day service at Greenwood Cemetery in Sidney Monday.

The service, held at the Veteran Section, was opened by Cheyenne County Veteran Service Office Fred Wiedeburg, followed by Evangelical Free Church Pastor Kyle Larson offering the invocation.

2021 Sidney High School graduate Elizabeth Weimer sung the National Anthem.

This year's guest speaker was SCPO Bobby Martinez, USN, Ret.

“I'm extra humbled to be here today,” Martinez said.

He said in addition to being humbled, he felt terrified.

“It's not the speakin...


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