| July/August 1987

  • Memoriam

  • Memoriam

ELLSWORTH WEILAND of Sandusky, Ohio, passed away on May 6 at the age of 72, of an apparent heart attack.

He was a machinist and a collector of gas engines and light plants. He had a shop in which he enjoyed working and fixing and restoring things. He enjoyed going to Portland, Indiana, where he would take gas engines and camp there. He also would go to Pennsylvania to the swap meet and find all sorts of goodies. He made new friends and was well liked by all who knew him. He is greatly missed.

Submitted by his brother, Denver Weiland.

MIKE G. JANZEN passed away from an apparent heart attack on March 21, 1987, at the age of 71. Mike was an avid engine collector, restorer for many years and amassed a nice collection of stationary gas engines and tractors. He has exhibited his engines at many shows and his fine engines will be missed by all.

Mike was a life long resident of South Dakota. After retiring, he and his wife, Elda, moved to Bridgewater where he not only continued his engine hobby but helped in civic affairs by serving on the City Council.

Mike will be missed by his wife, 7 children, 21 grandchildren and also by his many friends and engine enthusiasts who enjoyed his hobby with him.