JOE FAHNESTOCK, a good and beloved friend of thousands of steam men, tractor men and engine men, passed away September 27, 1988. He will be sadly missed by all who were privileged to know him, and happily remembered through his writings in the Iron Men Album, Gas Engine Magazine and Engineers and Engines.
Joe and his 'Joe Dear' tractor have been a familiar sight at Darke County Steam Threshers, Miami Valley Steam Threshers, Tri State Gas Engine and Tractor Assn. (Portland, Indiana), and Poor Farmers' Campsite, Fletcher, Ohio over the years. His gift was in writing about people (Iron Man of the Month, Sparkplug of the Month, etc.), and through them Joe has preserved their machinery and experiences for all of us to enjoy.
Joe's wife Pat was always on the back seat of the 'Joe Dear'. I am sure she would appreciate a postcard from some of his friends, or maybe a contribution to the American Cancer Society in Joe's memory. Her address is: Mrs. Pat Fahnestock, 1819 LeFevre Road, Troy, Ohio 45373.
Submitted by Ed Hufnal, 208 Penn Road, Troy, Ohio 45373.
This is to inform you and your readers that WAYNE D. JACOBS, Pinconning, Michigan, passed away after a lengthy illness on September 8, 1988. As most of your readers know, Wayne had submitted many articles to various magazines over the years. Due to these articles he obtained many friends throughout the country and we can think of no better way to let everyone know of his passing.
Wayne was an International Harvester dealer from 1945 until 1963 and through the years had collected many pieces of literature on all brands of equipment.
Wayne had exhibited portions of his collection at various shows and had sold some of the literature to interested parties. He offered a lot of advice, stories and information to anyone who asked.
He will be missed by us all.
Submitted by Phyllis E. Jacobs (Mrs. W.D. Jacobs), 220 N. Water Street, Pinconning, Michigan 48650.
MR. VICTOR KATTINE always took the Iron Men Album and the last year or so his wife had to read it to him. This is in memory of our dear friend 'Vic', as everyone knew him. Born March 23, 1903, died June 11, 1988, Vic was a retired farmer. Also he formerly operated a farm equipment repair shop in Russellville, Ohio. He was a charter member of the Ohio Valley Antique Machinery, Inc. from the very first and up until the last few years was active in the Machinery show. Vic is survived by his dear wife Lela, two nieces and a nephew. Vic will be sadly missed by his many friends of the Machinery Show.
Submitted by John Metcalfe, 5799 Richland dr., Milford, Ohio 45150.
We were saddened to learn of the passing of MILTON L. LLOYD, 80, at his home on September 9.
Mr. Lloyd was a charter member and vice-president of the society since its beginning 26 years ago. He was a carpenter and sawmill man, and was foreman when the club moved a barn to the grounds of the Carroll County Farm Museum where they now hold their activities. He will be very much missed by all.
Submitted by Raymond L. Young, 118 Pennsylvania Avenue, Westminster, Maryland 21157.