The Golden Roll


| July/August 1983



MRS. ALLARD PETERSON, 66, Eland, Wisconsin, died recently in Wausau Hospital. She was a former member of the North Central Wisconsin Steam and Gas Engine Club Her surviving husband is a well-known writer of early Central Wisconsin history and other stories of early farming days. She will be missed by all those who knew her.

RAYMOND L. ARNOLD of Cavalier, North Dakota, passed away April 4, 1983, at the age of 81. For many years Raymond and his two brothers were always at every threshing show in the area always thinking and talking tractors, both gas and steam. They also used them for many years on their farm plowing, threshing and on the saw mill. Raymond had served in the U.S. Navy for four years during WW II. He was a quiet man and if he liked you, you had a friend. He will be missed by many of them.

Submitted by W. O. Krumwiede, Voltaire, North Dakota 58792.

CURTIS R. SAWYER, 71, died February 11, 1983. He was a farmer for many years. He was a retired employee of Lancaster Fairfield Hospital for 16 years. He was engineer at Kings Island steam train, member of Miami Valley Steam Threshers, the Railroad Museum at Worthington and member of the Lancaster-Glen ford Antique Car and Steam Association.

Submitted by his wife, Mary Sawyer, Box 36, Stouts Ville, Ohio 43154.

RALPH W. (POLLY) LEIST, 80, died January 20, 1983. He was a retired 28-year boiler fireman at the Pick away County Court House. He served as court bailiff, Deputy Sheriff and served on the police force. He was a WW II veteran, a member of Hall-Adkins Post of American Legion, member of Miami Valley Steam Threshers Association, member of the National American Trap Shooting Association and member of the National Rifle Association.