TAYLOR J. MARSHALL of rural Sycamore, Illinois, passed away on Saturday, April 16, 1988 at the age of 79.
On his farm, among towering oaks, he provided space for the Northern Illinois Steam Power Club for 19 years. It was traditional for him and his wife, Hazel, to lead the parade of steam engines, tractors and antique vehicles each day of the show.
In addition to being an honorary member of the NISPC, he also was an associate member of the Illinois Sheriff's Assoc., and the Charter Grove Cemetery Assoc.
He was born on March 28, 1909 in Sycamore Township. He married Hazel M. Listy on June 14, 1930.
He will be missed by everyone who knew him.
Submitted by L. E. (Steve) Stevenson, 5N330 Petersdorf Road, Bartlett, IL 60103.
SAMUEL EARL (CURLY) TRIPP passed away on February 26, 1988, at Boissevain, Manitoba, Canada, in his 74th year after a lengthy illness.
Earl, better known as Curly, was an early member of the boys and girls Calf Club, a member of the Canadian Foresters and a member of the Ninga Cemetery Board. He participated in the Spring Drive and the Fall Round Up at the Ninga Livestock Association Pasture, where his sense of humor is, and for a long time to come, will still be remembered.
Earl was one of the founders of the Turtle Mountain Flywheel Club and remained an active member with genuine interest in preserving the past. He spent many of his retirement years at various volunteer projects.
Rusty (the trusty tractor) and Curly became a very familiar sight in Ninga and district.
Curly will probably be best remembered for his willingness to help others in times of need with no limit on his time or efforts to help his fellow man.
Earl remained a bachelor all his life and farmed, raising grain, cattle and horses.
Submitted by Charlie Baldock, Box 1348 Killarney Manitoba, Canada ROK 1GO.