High School Youth Dies at Elgin
Sidney Gene Wilson, 17-year-old Elgin high school junior, passed away August 1.
He was the son of Fonzy Wilson of Minam and a brother of Esley Wilson of Elgin, with whom he made his home; two sisters, Bethel Crogan and Jessie Wilson McDowell of Elgin; a brother, Richard of Elgin, and a half-brother Willard Young stationed in Japan.
Funeral services were held Monday at the Nazarene church in Elgin and interment was in the Elgin cemetery.
Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday, Front Page, August 7, 1947