| November/December 1986

  • Memoriam

  • Memoriam

HERMAN SCHLICHTING, of rural Lamar, MO passed away June 8, 1986 at the age of 74.

Herman was a farmer and a thresherman in the popular Rumely OilPull days. He became a member of the Pioneer Harvester shortly after the formation of the Pioneer Harvest Fiesta in 1956 at Fort Scott, KS.

Herman arranged several threshing bees at his farm near Lamar, two of which were powered by steam engines from Ft. Scott, others by International tractors, which stimulated much interest in other area shows attended regularly by Herman. He was always ready and willing to give a helping hand and will be greatly missed.

 Submitted by: George Jackson, President, Pioneer Harvest Fiesta, Ft. Scott, KS.

ROBERT A. WELLNITZ of Los Alamos, NM passed away on July 3, 1986. He was an employee of the Los Alamos National Laboratory at the time of his death.

Bob had many hobbies that he actively pursued including geology and collecting vintage automobiles and antique power equipment. He was a long-time member of the Tri-State Antique Engine and Threshers Association of Bird City, KS. Bob and his wife Beverly were annual participants at the Bird City Show. He was also an annual engine exhibitor at the Conejos County Harvest Festival in La Jara, Colorado.