HELEN HAWBAKER, 72, wife of Aden Hawbaker, Greencastle,
Pennsylvania, passed away January 31, 1992 after an extended
Helen, a retired school teacher, was a charter member of the
Cumberland Valley Antique Engine and Machinery Association, and
served as secretary for the group from 1989 until her passing.
Helen’s interest in the antique machinery hobby was apparent
from the beginning of the CVAEAMA’s existence in 1982 when she
recorded the names of persons interested in starting a club in the
Franklin County area. Her husband Aden was the association’s
A faithful worker at the group’s functions with her husband,
Helen could always be counted on to help wherever needed.
She was a member of the Fetterhoff Chapel United Methodist
Church, where she taught Sunday School for more than 40 years. She
taught elementary grades in the Greencastle School District for
more than 30 years, and was a member of the Pennsylvania Retired
Teachers Association. She was president of the Greencastle
A.A.R.P., and secretary of the Quincy United Methodist Home
Auxiliary, as well as past president of Women’s Missionary
Society of Fetterhoff Chapel Church.
She is missed by her family and the many friends she made while
attending engine meets throughout the area. She is survived by her
husband Aden, two sons, and five grandchildren. Submitted by
Alton Good, 5380 Swope Rd., Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
LLOYD J. GRAF, 71 of Lockwood, Missouri, died May 6, 1992.
He is survived by his wife Louise, son Joe, brother J. B., and
sister Juanita Looney.
Lloyd was a medically retired First Lieutenant of the 358th
Infantry. He served in the U. S. Army in World War II, received the
Purple Heart, Bronze Star and Silver Star, and was awarded a
He was a member of Branch 16, Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor
Association, Republic, Missouri.
Although his health would not permit him to show his engines, he
never lost interest in ‘old iron’ and seldom missed a club
He will be missed. Submitted by Gary Kimmons, Sec./Treas.,
Branch 16, EDGE&TA, 633 E. Sparkman Drive, Republic, Missouri
BILL SAWATZKY, 54, of Dinuba, California died suddenly on June
15, 1992 while sitting in his favorite chair at his farm home.
Bill was a natural-born tractor mechanic and it has been stated
that he could look straight through a tractor and diagnose the
problem from without. He worked in his chosen field for
approximately 30 years for Pioneer Equipment of Reedley,
California, with various makes of tractors.
Due to a heart condition he was forced to retire at an early
age. He joined Branch 8 of the Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor
Association and served faithfully until his death. He had just
finished restoring a John Deere AO tractor to mint condition but
was never able to show it because God called him unto Himself into
His Heavenly Home.
He certainly will be missed by his many friends and all the
members of EDGE&TA Branch 8. Our heartfelt sympathy has been
extended to the Sawatzky family. Submitted by close friend and
fellow Branch 8 member, Menno L. Kliewer, 43138 Road 52, Reedley
GLENN STEVENSON HOWARD died May 11, 1992. A life-long resident
of Advance, North Carolina, he was owner and operator of Southland
Mr. Howard was elected Davie County Commissioner in 1972 and
served in that capacity for 12 years. For the past four years, he
was chairman of the Davie County Board of Commissioners. Glenn was
a 32nd degree member with the Winston-Salem Scottish Rites and past
president of the Winston-Salem Oasis Temple. He was a member of
Farmington Masonic Lodge #265. Glenn was very active in all phases
of Davie County community affairs.
Glenn was a great enthusiast of antique cars and trucks. By
being a member of the Rust and Dust Club of Winston-Salem, North
Carolina, he shared his love of antiques and ‘knowledge of the
past’ with everyone around him.
Surviving family includes two sons, Steve and Thomas Howard,
both of Route 1, Advance, North Carolina, and a grandson, Glenn
Stevenson Howard of Kernersville, North Carolina.
Glenn Stevenson Howard will always be remembered as a caring,
loving friend to everyone who was fortunate to share his
friendship. Submitted by Shirley T. McInnis, Sec., Rust and
Dust Club, 280 Dorse Rd., Winston-Salem, North Carolina