| May/June 1997

WILLIAM (BILL) E. CAMM, New Salisbury, Indiana, passed away August 27, 1996, after a fight with lung cancer. He was a veteran of the Korean War, a retired Chemical Operator for DuPont Company, former Chief of Ramsey Volunteer Fire Department, a Mason, founding member of the South Central Indiana Antique Engine and Tractor Club, member of Tri-State Engine and Tractor Club, and a member of Southern Indiana Antique Machinery Club.

He was an excellent machinist and was interested in the repair of magnetos, which he did for friends. Always willing to loan parts from his engines so others could get theirs to run, his smile and wit is sadly missed by his wife, Jo Ann, daughter Paula, son Adam, grandchildren and all friends.

Submitted by Wayne Lucas, 2120 Edwardsville Galena Rd., Georgetown, Indiana 47122.

DONALD PAUL WELDELE of Helena, Montana passed away November 14, 1996 from a heart attack at the age of 60. He is survived by his wife Darlene and son, Bryan, and daughter, Neda Quinn.

Besides his love for his family, he also loved collecting Maytag memorabilia. He also loved finding stationary engines, taking them apart piece by piece, (ordering all original parts if needed, mufflers, oilers, etc.) and putting them back together again, making sure they ran well. He enjoyed painting them in their original color. Donald was an avid enthusiast of these engines for 20 years or more.

He went to flywheel shows all over the state of Montana. He met and talked to many people involved with engines. He is missed very much by his family, friends and people who knew him through his love for engines.

Submitted by his wife, Darlene and family, 705 Lydia Road, Helena, Montana 59602.

ROBERT B. NOLAND, of Asheville, North Carolina, born November 8, 1925, passed away July 25, 1996. A veteran of World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps, he was retired from Asheville Fire Department as Captain in charge of maintaining the fire trucks etc. He also retired from his own business, Industrial Machine Service, a welding and machine shop.

A member of the Apple Country Engine and Tractor Association, he attended many steam and engine shows in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Indiana.

His enthusiasm and knowledge of old antique engines will be greatly missed by many fellow collectors, his family and friends.

Robert is survived by his wife, Nancy; daughter Diane; two sons, Philip and Maurice; and three grandchildren, Jessica, Cody, and Katie, who all attended shows with him.

Submitted by James B. Conger Jr., 10 Skylyn Ct., Asheville, N C 28806-3922.


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