THE GOLDEN ROLL


| September/October 1984



NORMAN L. JANSON, age 78, of Bay City, Michigan, passed away January 11 at his home. He was born in Saginaw, Michigan and had resided in Bay City for the past 25 years. He was retired from the J.I. Case Company as a service representative and had formerly been employed by the O.J. Herman Company on May 1, 1976.

He was a member of the Memorial Presbyterian Church, the Mid-Michigan Antique Machinery Association, the Northwest Michigan Engine and Threshers Club and the Saginaw Valley Live Steam Association.

Norman built several scale model Case traction engines. He willingly shared his vast amount of knowledge with all who asked him for assistance.

Submitted by Arnold F. Hentschl, 8508 Sand Beach Road, Harbor Beach, Michigan 48441.

A life-long resident of rural Scio, Ohio, CHARLES M. HARRISON, 73, died on Sunday, May 20, 1984.

He was a dairy farmer, having resided all his life on the farm where he was born. He was a 50 year member of Mount Hope Grange and Modern Woodmen Lodge and a lifetime member of the Scio United Methodist Church. He was also a member of the Harrison County Farm Bureau; charter member, vice-president and president for four years of the Tuscarawas Pioneer Power Association. He was also the first vice-president and later president of the Stumptown Steam Threshers Association from 1966 until poor health forced him to resign in 1979. Also, he was a member of the Tri-State Historical Steam Engine Association, Carroll County Historical Society and a North Township trustee.