The following unidentified newspaper article was found in a scrapbook owned by Town Historian Richard Schmal:
Griffith Girl, Niece of Mrs. G. Westerberg, Is Polio Victim
Polio claimed its second victim in Lake County this year Sunday night when 7-year-old Dianne Lynne Paulsen died in Methodist hospital at Gary.
She was the niece of Mrs. Gilbert Westerberg of Castle Street, Lowell, and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Paulsen of Griffith. The Paulsens have two younger children, Becky Jane and Harry, Jr. Grandparents are William Grimmer, Sr., and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Paulsen of Griffith.