| May/June 1969

Mr. Oswald Steinmeyer of Fenton, Missouri passed away December 29, 1968. He was a lover of steam engines and well known around the steam shows. He had help to restore several engines. Sent in by Mr. Emmet H. Drewel, Labachie, Missouri.

Edward A. Schmidt, 77 of Correl Minnesota passed away on November 30, 1968. Mr. Schmidt was born in Akron Township, February 26, 1891. In his younger years he worked for the railroad for five years but was engaged in farming up to the time of his death. He and his brothers held the 'Akron Township Threshing Bee' for eight years. Surviving are his wife and two brothers. Sent in by Mr. E.G. Rose, Benson, Minnesota.

Mr. Albert Erbele, 66, of Lehr, North Dakota passed away August 24, 1968, after a brief illness. He had a nice collection of antiques. Sent in by Teddy B. Erbele and family.

John Achey of Dresser, Wisconsin passed away October 16, 1968. He was well known as the founder and first president of the Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Association. He was also instrumental in putting on a show at Dresser, Wisconsin each fall. He owned a nice collection which he showed at Dresser. Sent in by Mr. Holland E. Maxwell, Huntington, Indiana

Mr. Wade E. Marshall, 80, of Brookville, Ohio passed away August 3, 1968. He farmed until the age of 54 then worked in shop for 10 years before retiring. He enjoyed being around and firing steam engines. Sent in by Clark Davidson, Gordon, Ohio.


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