| November/December 1988

VINCENT J. DEUTSCH, formerly of Otter Creek, La Motte and Zwingle, Iowa died July 18, 1988 at Sunnycrest Manor in Dubuque, Iowa.

He was a sawyer, blacksmith, carpenter, steam-engine man and story teller. Deutsch was associated with the late Justin Hingtgen of La Motte, Iowa and was sawyer at George Hedtke's Davis Junction, Illinois Show.

Vince is survived by cousins.

Submitted by Bob Koos, Box 66, La Motte, Iowa 52054.

ROYCE D. SMITH was born on August 6,1918, to Clarence D. Smith and Lena Blakley Smith, on a farm north of McDonald, Kansas.

In 1938, Royce married Blanche Clark of Benkelman, Nebraska. They lived on the family farm and maintained their business of farming and operating an Auto and Machine Shop.