| January/February 1982

JEROME VANDEVENNE of R.R. 3, Sombra, Ontario, Canada was killed as the result of an antique tractor accident on August 22,1981, at the age of 69.

Jerome was a well-known farmer who lived on County Road 2 about three miles east of Sombra. He was very interested in collecting and restoring old tractors of which he had several rare and unusual makes. He was a member and a director of the Western Ontario Steam Threshers Association, and was in charge of the tractor display at the show each year. He was also a member of the Richmond, Michigan Antique Engine and Threshing Association.

This very popular man had one of the largest funerals ever seen in this area. He will be missed by everyone.

Submitted by Francis Peers, 29 N. River Road, Wallaceburg, Ontario, Canada N8A 4R3.

REGINALD KEMP of R.R. 3, Tilbury, Ontario died suddenly on August 17, 1981 at the age of 77.

Reg and his brother, Russ, were timbermen and sawmill operators for many years. At the time of his death Reg was still engaged in manufacturing wooden handles for almost any tool as well as operating a hardware outlet.


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