Charles W. Anthes, born February 3, 1880. Died July 3, 1970 at Riverside, California. He read the Iron Men for years. A good engineer: We were at shows in Kansas and Nebraska. Born at Clay Center, Nebraska.
Sent in by his brother, Sidney L. Anthes, Stratford, Texas.
Jon Curt Shepard, 16, son of Colleen Shepard and the late Cap Shepard, passed away October 16, 1970, of hodgekins disease.
Curt is the grandson of the late Mr. & Mrs. Ralph W. Shelburne and enjoyed attending the steam engine reunions with his grandfather. Curt also was a newspaper boy for several years, a member of The Boy Scouts, and enjoyed playing his drums.
Also surviving is a brother, Chris, and a sister, Caron.
Curt lived with his family at 580 W. Pine Street, Zionsville, Indiana.
Sent in by his aunt, Judy Shelburne.
George E. Winkelman, Sr., 72 South Main Street, West Alexandria, Ohio 45381, aged 82, passed away October 10, 1970, at his home. A subscriber to Iron Men Album and a recent contributor of pictures he was a retired stationary steam engineer having an Ohio license for fifty-two years. He was a regular visitor to the Darke County Threshers Show at Greenville, Ohio, and a frequent visitor to the National Show.
He will be missed by his widow Mary, five daughters and five sons, 35 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.
He had received a number of letters as a result of items in recent Iron Man Albums, which he was unable to answer during his recent illness. The family will try to answer all letters received but much of his information was from memory and may not be able to be given in a letter.
Submitted by his son, Charles E. Winkelman, 44 Haldy Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43204.
Arthur J. Goodban, 85, of York, Nebraska, a retired machinist and a legendary figure at fairs, parades and threshing machine affairs because of his exhibits, passed away in September 1970, at the York General Hospital.
Born September 25, 1884, at Cortland. He started machine work as a small boy, and in 1907 bought his first small lathe and drill press and opened his own shop in his home community. In 1925 he moved to York and opened his shop, known as 'Let AJ. Fix It.'
He retired at York in 1966.
He was a member of United Presbyterian Church, 100F and Charter member of the Midwest Old Settlers and Threshers at Mount Pleasant, Iowa.
Surviving are his widow, Inez, two sons, one daughter and six stepchildren, one sister, nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Sent in by Mrs. A. J. Goodban, 410 West 6th St., York, Nebraska 68467 -Also Mr. Hollis Cortelyou, Higgins, Texas.
Vernon R. Eiry, 71, retired farmer of rural Green Springs, Ohio, passed away Thursday, September 17,1970, at Fremont Memorial Hospital following an illness of one week. Mr. Eiry had lived his entire life in the house in which he was born in 1899.
He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Carrie Hintz, Fremont, and a brother Allen Eiry, Green Springs and a niece, Gladys Anspach, Fremont.
Sent in by Mr. Allen Eiry, Green Springs, Ohio.
Mr. Maurice F. Clouse, 72, of R. D. 1, Woodbury, Penna., passed away October 26, 1970, in Altoona Hospital after suffering injuries and shock resulting from walking into the side of a car on Route 36.
Surviving is his widow, Hannah, two daughters, six grandchildren, a brother and a sister.
In the past he brought his engine to the Williams Grove Show.
Sent in by Roy C. Hunt, 7 West 4th Ave., Everett, Pa.