I don't have access to the Republican Courier, but the following appeared in the Lima News on 7/24/1940:
Mrs. Barbara Sisco, Findlay, July 24 Last rites will be conducted at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon in St. Paul's Evangelical Church here for Mrs. Barbara Sisco, 84, who died Tuesday at the home of a son, Lester U. Sisco, following an illness of a week. She was born in Union Co. and has resided her since 1899.Surviving are the son, daughter and a brother. Rev. L. H. Naumann will officiate at the rites and interment will be in the Maple Grove cemetery here.