IN MEMORIAM

By Staff
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HERMAN SCHLICHTING, of rural Lamar, MO passed
away June 8, 1986 at the age of 74.

Herman was a farmer and a thresherman in the popular Rumely
OilPull days. He became a member of the Pioneer Harvester shortly
after the formation of the Pioneer Harvest Fiesta in 1956 at Fort
Scott, KS.

Herman arranged several threshing bees at his farm near Lamar,
two of which were powered by steam engines from Ft. Scott, others
by International tractors, which stimulated much interest in other
area shows attended regularly by Herman. He was always ready and
willing to give a helping hand and will be greatly missed.

 Submitted by: George Jackson, President, Pioneer Harvest
Fiesta, Ft. Scott, KS.

ROBERT A. WELLNITZ of Los Alamos, NM passed
away on July 3, 1986. He was an employee of the Los Alamos National
Laboratory at the time of his death.

Bob had many hobbies that he actively pursued including geology
and collecting vintage automobiles and antique power equipment. He
was a long-time member of the Tri-State Antique Engine and
Threshers Association of Bird City, KS. Bob and his wife Beverly
were annual participants at the Bird City Show. He was also an
annual engine exhibitor at the Conejos County Harvest Festival in
La Jara, Colorado.

Bob’s enthusiasm for the hobby and smile for everyone he met
will be missed by all

Submitted by H. Robinson, 2055 47th St., Los Alamos, NM
87544.

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