Wesley Sovers, Mrs. Kate Sovers' son, died in France October 6 of
pneumonia, and her nephew, George Hynek of Oxford Junction, Ia., died
of the same disease September 23.
~Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette, November 9, 1918
Gold Star Hero to Rest
Another gold star hero, who died overseas, will be laid to rest in
Johnson county soon. Wesley Sovers, who died across the ocean, will be
buried, with military honors, at Solon, Sunday, November 6th. Iowa City
Legionaires are urged by Lieut. Ed. L. O'Connor, commander of the Roy
L. Chopek post, Iowa City, to attend the funeral of their ill-fated
brother-in-arms. The Iowa City soldier boys are instructed to meet en
masse at the Legion hall in Solon at 1 o'clock, that afternoon.
~Iowa City Press-Citizen, November 4, 1921