Long time gas engine enthusiast DON ADAMS passed away July 20,
1987 at the age of 54 following heart surgery.
Don was a member of the Local 662 Gas Engine Tractor Show. He
showed gas engines all over Indiana and Ohio. He was an employee of
Delco Remy in Anderson, Indiana and a member of the Local 662.
All who knew Don will miss him.
Submitted by Morris Titus, UAW Local No. 662, 2025 Hillcrest
Drive, Anderson, Indiana 46012.
LETHA SEVART, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away July 2, 1987. She
was the wife of Vincent Sevart.
Letha and Vincent were members of the Argyle Antique Gas Engine
Association, Colchester, Illinois and the Pioneer Harvest Fiesta,
Fort Scott, Kansas, where they displayed their gas engines and
Letha will be missed by her family, friends and Association
Submitted by Marjorie Sevart, Secretary, Pioneer Harvest Fiesta.
111 N. Cherokee, Girard, Kansas 66743.
GEORGE ROBERT JACKSON, 82, of Fort Scott, Kansas died Tuesday,
July 28, 1987.
Jackson was the founder of the Pioneer Harvest Fiesta, a steam
engine show that has been an annual event at Fort Scott for 30
years. He was a retired Frisco Railroad Engineer, a member of the
First Christian Church of Fort Scott, the Rising Sun Lodge, A.F.
& A.M. of which he was a past master; York Rite and Scottish
Rite and Mizra Shrine.
Submitted by Mrs. George Jackson, 810 S. Judson, Fort Scott,
GERALD G. HENNY, a long time member of Illinois-Missouri Tractor
and Engine Club, passed away July 10, 1987 at the age of 68.
Henny, as most people called him, was a heavy equipment mechanic
all his life. He worked in Hawaii for several years, then around
the St. Louis, Missouri area for equipment companies and
contractors. He was always very thorough and precise in all his
work and endeavors.
Henny is greatly missed by his wife, Edna Joanne, relatives, and
a great many friends.
Submitted by Rich Krumm, Sunset Hills, Missouri.