C. EVERETT YOUNG, 66, of Kinzers, Pennsylvania, died April 24th
at Lancaster General Hospital after a brief illness.
Young was self-employed in boiler repair and service. Earlier,
he was vice president of the Arthur S. Young Company. After
retirement, he worked part time at ABC Groff Inc., New Holland.
He and his wife, Mildred Sheaffer Young, observed their 43rd
wedding anniversary October 18. Born in Salisbury Township, he was
the son of the late Arthur S. and Luetta M. Sheaffer Young. He
belonged to Leacock Presbyterian Church of Paradise, where he was
an elder and trustee.
Young was past president and director of the Rough and Tumble
Engineers Historical Association of Kinzers. He was past president
of the Paradise Township Lions Club, a former fire chief and past
president of the Kinzers Fire Company, and vice president of the
Firemens’ Relief Association of Paradise Township.
He served in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II.
Surviving besides his wife are two sons, Dale Arthur of
Lancaster and Scott Everett of Kinzers; two daughters, Brenda Sue,
wife of William A. Grager Jr. of Strasburg, and Kathleen Jane, wife
of Douglas L. Goss of Willow Street; two sisters, Jane E., wife of
E. Herman Brackbill of Leola, and Nancy L., wife of Ray M. Young of
Peach Bottom; and eight grandchildren.
BURTON M. WELLS 83, of Moline, Illinois died April 20th,
He was employed at Farmall Works of International Harvester in
Rock Island, Illinois, for 30 years as superintendent of the motor
plant, and retired in 1970.
Mr. Wells was a member of the Antique Engine and Tractor
Association of Atkinson, Illinois. He has a large collection of gas
engines and related items. He enjoyed building model gas and hot
A good machinist, Mr. Wells was always ready to help his friends
with any machining problems.
He and his wife attended many engine shows within a radius of
Mr. Wells is survived by his wife, Helen; a daughter, Christine
Patnoe; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and a
He is greatly missed by his friends and family.
Submitted by Donald R. King, 355 19th Avenue Ct., East
Moline, Illinois 61244.
RAYMOND W. KRUKEWITT, 77, of Sidney, Illinois passed away March
He was an active member of the I & I Antique Tractor Club of
Illinois and Indiana. He was a 4-H Leader for 25 years in Champaign
A great Massey-Harris enthusiast, he was featured on the DuPont
1990 calendar for the month of October, with his 1930 model GP
Massey-Harris 4-wheel drive.
A great friend of everyone, he will be missed in many
Submitted by Darius D. Harms, R. R. #2, Box 117, St. Joseph,
STANLEY E. WOYNER, 78, of 57 High Street, Portland, Connecticut,
husband of the late Eleanor (Sandberg) Woyner, died December 8,
1990 after a short illness. He was born in Colchester on March 17,
1912, son of the late Albert and Rosie Woyner, and lived in
Portland since 1942.
He retired from Southern New England Telephone Company. He was
an active member of various gas engine and antique car clubs. He
was a member of the Warren Lodge No. 51 AF&AM.
He is survived by a daughter, Edna Anderson of Guilford; a
brother, George Woyner of Portland; three sisters, Betty Gleemo of
Rockville, Wanda Stout of New Britain, and Lillian Orf of
Fullerton, Calif.; two grandchildren, several nieces and nephews,
and a close family friend,, Marjorie Anderson.
Submitted by Richard H. Babbitt, R.F.D. 2, Box 95, 1571
Glasgo Road, Voluntown, CT 06384.
My good friend, LEROY J. BENZIGER of Sandusky, Ohio, passed away
on March 15, 1991 at the age of 91. He truly loved Gas Engine
He recently donated his Lake Shore Electric Car #46 to the Mad
River and NKP Railroad Society of Bellevue, Ohio where it will be
put on permanent display. The car is 40 feet long and still has its
original potbelly stove and all of its original glass. He had
several old gas engines that he loved to ‘tinker’ with.
He will be missed by his sons, his brother, and many friends he
made at sales all over northwestern Ohio.
Submitted by James M. Semon, 140 Wilder Drive, Oakville,
Ontario, Canada L6L 5G3.
CLEVELAND FORREST GARREN, 72, of rural Centralia, Illinois, died
suddenly at his home May 10, 1991.
Cleve was an engineer and a member of Operating Engineers
Local 520. He was a former mayor of Junction City, II. He was a
member of the Shattuc United Methodist Church, where he taught
Cleve was an accomplished machinist and enjoyed helping his many
friends in restorations of engines and tractors. Cleve owned and
restored several engines. He was particularly adept at solving
mechanical problems. Attending engine shows in Indiana, Illinois,
Iowa and Oklahoma was an enjoyment of his.
He is survived by his wife Lelah, one son, one daughter, one
stepson and four stepdaughters, many grandchildren and
He will be sadly missed by his family and many friends.
Submitted by Mel Mercer, R.R. 5, Box 339, Centralia,