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By Byrne Bennett
The Record-Times 

Sign goes up at Mann memorial site


Last updated 10/12/2023 at 9:42am

Byrne Bennett | The Record-Times

Reardan Heroes officers Gail Daniels and Wayne Terry at the Joe E. Mann Memorial site, which is just east of the high school baseball field off U.S. Highway 2.

REARDAN - Six years ago, Medical Lake contractor Wayne Terry met Gail Daniels when he was hired to remodel the basement of a local church. One of his first comments to her was, "I can't believe no one in Reardan has done anything to honor Joe Mann."

Daniels was a classmate of one of Mann's nephews and had heard stories of his act of self-sacrifice that earned him the Medal of Honor in World War II, but she couldn't explain to Terry why Reardan had not honored Mann.

After further discussion, Daniels and Terry formed a nonprofit organization called Reardan Heroes. Their vision was to build...

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