GREG R. JONES, 36, of Oak Grove, Missouri passed away February 11, 1995 of cancer.
He loved going to antique tractor and gas engine shows. He started this when he was 12 years old and living in Hamilton, Missouri. He enjoyed showing his old engines and garden tractors. He also loved the GEM, sharing it with others.
He is sadly missed by friends and family.Submitted by Becky Jones, 1511 16th St. Place, Oak Grove, Missouri 64075.
LESTER KOEHLER, 70, W581 Huckleberry Street, Edgar, Missouri, died Monday, September 26, 1994, at Wausau Hospital.
He farmed in the town of Wien and also was employed as a mechanic for the Bauman Garage in Fenwood. He drove a school bus for the Edgar School System for over 25 years and repaired and fabricated equipment at a shop at his residence. An active member of the North Central Steam and Gas Engine Club, he had antique tractors which his sons and grandchildren had fun using.
Survivors include his wife, Arline (Wiesman) Koehler, two sons, Randal and Kevin, one stepson, Donald, and eight grandchildren and two sisters.
Lester will be missed by everyone.Submitted by Lorraine Martyn.
We send this notice in memory of KENSEL (KENNY) KILEN, of Tiffin, Ohio, who died February 28, 1995, following a short illness.
Born March 11, 1908, he married Mattie Mathias on January 11, 1941. She survives, as do three sons, eight grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Kenny was a member of First Assembly of God Church, and the Seneca Antique Machinery Association. He worked at the National Machinery Company for 27 years and was retired from there for 27 years.
He loved going to the shows and tinkering in his workshop. He is
very much missed by his family and many friends.
Submitted by his son, Dave Kilen, 965 N. Twp. Rd. 73, Tiffin, Ohio 44883-9654.
GEORGE ROUSSEAU, a former Centralia resident, died at Paradise Manor Nursing Home in Belle Plaine, Kansas, on Saturday, April 1, 1995.
George was born August 10, 1916, at Cherokee, Oklahoma, to Chester and Julia (Sartin) Rousseau and was a retired heavy equipment operator.
Survivors include two brothers, John and Ernest; two half-sisters, Merl Childers and Lucy Hernandez, and a nephew.Submitted by Helen Pearman, Sec. Branch 20, of Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Assoc., 5040 Boston Harbor Road, N.E., Olympia, Washington.