| April/May 1986

  • Memoriam

  • Memoriam

ERLING 'TOMMY' THOMPSON died on November 17, 1985, in McMinnville, Oregon. He was 74.

Tommy was a member of Branch 15 of EDGE&.TA, and loved to collect engines and swap stories. He was a loyal churchman, Kiwanian, hon. volunteer fireman, and friend of youth he met in his business of bicycles and hobbies over a span of 30 years.

Submitted by his wife, Katherine Thompson, 1549 Morgan Lane, McMinnville, Oregon 97128.

LESTER STACEY, of Randolph, New York, aged 66, passed away on January 27, 1986.

He will be greatly missed by family and friends of the Chautauqua County Antique Equipment Association, Inc. He had a very unusual collection of walking sticks, a complete blacksmith forge and tools. He was also a collector of brass hose nozzles. We all lost a good machinist and an inventor.

Submitted by Mrs. Carroll Lawson, secretary, Chautauqua County Antique Association, Inc., 630 Sprague Hill Rd., Falconer, New York 14733.


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