| July/August 1985

LAVERNE M. OTT passed away March 9, 1985. He was born April 9, 1931.

Laverne was self-employed in the excavating business. He owned and operated several steam engines and was an outstanding member of the Michigan Steam Engine and Threshers Club.

He devoted his spare time to restoring his steam engines and traveling to many of the steam shows around the country. He always had time to help his friends do whatever was needed.

He was a very good man and will be greatly missed by us all.

Submitted by Todd Luks, 607 W. Dansville Rd., Mason, Michigan 48854.

HOWARD M. DUNN, 86, Mt. Orab, Ohio, died April 7, 1985 after a brief illness. In his early teens, he learned to operate steam engines and threshing machines and would travel with his father from one farm to another at harvesting time.