By Staff

Carl T. Howell, 86, of Montgomery City, Mo.,
passed away on May 20, 2003. He was active in the Montgomery County
Old Threshers Show, where he loved showing his 1936 Allis-Chalmers
tractor. He liked to work on small engines, repairing garden
tractors and lawnmowers. In his earlier years he worked with
horses, training them on a ranch in Nebraska. He enjoyed helping
out in any way he could and looked forward to seeing his friends at
the shows. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Submitted by Bob Hart, Hermann, Mo.

Walden Cope of Truxton, Mo., passed away on
Aug. 7, 2003, following a lingering illness. He was a lifetime
farmer in a large operation. He was also a dedicated member of the
Montgomery County Old Threshers Show. His very nice 12 HP Advance
steam engine has been a part of that show for many years.

He was active in his surrounding community, involved in such
things as the Montgomery County Historical Society, the local fire
department, school district, member and chairman of the New
Providence Church, and the soil and water conservation

In his later years he enjoyed working in his shop building cedar
chests and other fine furniture. He was always ready to help with
anything that would benefit the community and better the lives of
others. He enjoyed meeting his many friends at the shows and will
be missed by all that knew him.

Submitted by Bob Hart, Hermann, Mo.

Harold I. Ottaway, 85, Wichita, Kan., died
Sept. 2, 2003. Harold and his brother, Herb, along with their
father, Lester, founded Joyland Park in Wichita after World War II.
After Lester died in the 1950s Harold operated the park with his
brothers Herb and Eddie. Joyland Park, although small, is still
highly regarded by amusement park historians and aficionados for
its period rides and machinery.

After retiring from the park in the 1960s, Harold, who had
always been a collector and had a strong love of machinery, spent
his time collecting antique farm equipment, steam tractors and gas
tractors. Harold was a respected member of the steam community and
actively promoted the hobby.

Harold is survived by his wife, Evelyn; a son, Hal, a daughter,
Sarah, all of Wichita; three brothers, Herbert and Don of Wichita
and Lester of Overland Park, Kan.; three grandchildren and one

Submitted by Mark Corson, Crown Point, Ind.

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