| May/June 1986

STANLEY C. MACK,, Bethel, Ohio, passed away February 24, 1986 at the age of 58 years.

Stanley was one of the five original founders of the Ohio Valley Antique Machinery Show. He compiled and edited the Ohio Valley Antique Machinery Tenth Anniversary Pictorial Book. He served as a director, held the position of secretary, and was the association's historian over the sixteen years of the association's existence. His rare 15-30 International tractor was featured on the 1974 OVAM souvenir plate.

He was very well known and respected by hundreds of antique farm machinery enthusiasts. Stanley will be sadly missed by his friends and family.

Submitted by Dan Hardyman, Secretary, OVAM, 404 N. Main Street, Georgetown, OH 45121.

EARNEST OTIS BRESSLER was born near Kearney, Nebraska on January 17, 1910. In 1928, the family moved to Bird City, Kansas. He was involved in farming all his life.

In the early days of the Tri-State Antique Engine and Threshers Association at Bird City, he was mostly an interested bystander, but when he lost his pilot's license for health reasons (he was an avid flyer) her turned to old steamers and tractors. This hobby was his work for the rest of his life.


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