In Memoriam

By Staff

Tom Ewald of Two River, Wis., passed away on May 27, 2004. He was born Feb. 26, 1941.

Tom enjoyed collecting tractors, engines and antique construction toys. He restored and took them to tractor and engine shows. Tom and his wife, Karen, attended many tractor and engine shows in the U.S., and they were very fortunate to travel with C.H. Wendel’s tours to Australia, New Zealand and Germany.

Tom is survived by his wife of 38 years, Karen, and his two children, Michael and Jennifer. He was loved by his family and many friends, and will be missed by all who knew him.

Submitted by Karen Ewald, Two Rivers, Wis.

Burgoyne Jerome Frank, 79, a lifelong resident of Ellicott City, Md., died May 31, 2004. He was born Aug. 10, 1924, in the same house he lived in all his life.

As a young man, he worked in the family chicken business and custom threshing business. He later worked at Westinghouse for 45 years and retired in 1989.

He was a member of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) and was a charter member of the Chesapeake Region AACA in 1955. He was a member of the Gettysburg, Pa., Mason-Dixon and Brandywine, Pa., AACA regions. He was a member of the Horseless Carriage Club of American and the Horseless Carriage Club of the Susquehanna Valley Region, Pa.

He was a member of the Howard County Antique Farm Machinery Club, the Rough and Tumble Steam Engine Assn., Kinzer, Pa., the Mason-Dixon Historical Society, the Maryland Steam Historical Society, the Menges Mills Historic Horse, Steam & Gas Engine Assn., as well as the Spark Plug Collectors of America.

He enjoyed collecting and restoring antique automobiles, as well as collecting spark plugs, gas engines, old lawn tractors and other historic items.

He annually attended many antique automobile, and steam and gas engine shows throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and North Carolina.

Surviving are sisters Eileen Frank Kazer and Mable Olivia Frank; a brother, Edward Rossetter Frank Jr.; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Brown Frank; two nieces; three nephews; five great-nieces; six great-nephews; one great-great-niece; and four great-great-nephews.

Submitted by Edward R. Frank, Ellicott City, Md.

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