ELLSWORTH WEILAND of Sandusky, Ohio, passed away on May 6 at the age of 72, of an apparent heart attack.
He was a machinist and a collector of gas engines and light plants. He had a shop in which he enjoyed working and fixing and restoring things. He enjoyed going to Portland, Indiana, where he would take gas engines and camp there. He also would go to Pennsylvania to the swap meet and find all sorts of goodies. He made new friends and was well liked by all who knew him. He is greatly missed.
Submitted by his brother, Denver Weiland.
MIKE G. JANZEN passed away from an apparent heart attack on March 21, 1987, at the age of 71. Mike was an avid engine collector, restorer for many years and amassed a nice collection of stationary gas engines and tractors. He has exhibited his engines at many shows and his fine engines will be missed by all.
Mike was a life long resident of South Dakota. After retiring, he and his wife, Elda, moved to Bridgewater where he not only continued his engine hobby but helped in civic affairs by serving on the City Council.
Mike will be missed by his wife, 7 children, 21 grandchildren and also by his many friends and engine enthusiasts who enjoyed his hobby with him.
Submitted by Wayne Schmidt, friend and nephew.
TANNER LYNN MILLER, 5 year old son of Lynn and Debra Roy Miller died by drowning in a swollen creek on April 16, 1987.
He was a very attractive and intelligent little boy, and was a member of the Salomon Valley Antique Association of Stockton, Kansas. He was also a member of a bluegrass group, the Bou Creek Skunk Runners.
His grandfather and grandmother Roy gave him a restored H John Deere. He knew an H from other John Deeres, and loved tractors-especially green ones. He and his grandfather were planning on working to make it topnotch; you can bet my dad will do just that and more in memory of him.
Our family wants to thank all of the organizations and collectors for all of the cards, memorials and flowers. We love you little guy.
Submitted by Uncle Craig J. Roy, 1513 Beach, Salina, KS 67401.
LESTER F. 'MIKE' HONEY-MAN died February 1, 1987. He will be missed by all who knew him; he will be remembered for his smile. Mike enjoyed the steam and gas engine shows and very much enjoyed exhibiting his gas engines. All of Mike's engines will be kept in the family.
Submitted by his wife, Mrs. Lester F. Honeyman, 1997 LeFevre Rd., Troy, Oho 45373.