| September/October 1993

  • Memoriam

  • Memoriam

JOHN MARKERT, 76, from Farmington Hills, Michigan, passed away June 4, 1993, after a one week illness.

He attended shows for the past 25 years in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana.

Anyone who ever met John will never forget him.

Submitted by William C. Kuhl, 464 S. 5th St., Sebewaing, Michigan 48759.

HENRY PETER MEINERSMAN of Huntington Station, New York, passed away June 13, 1993 of cancer. He was 60.

Pete, a high school Industrial Arts teacher by trade, was a whiz when it came to working on and restoring antique machinery. He was a great welder, machinist and woodworker. After retiring, Peter joined his wife, Mary Alice, and two daughters, Susanna and Lisa, at Bon Bons Chocolatier, the most complete hand-dipped chocolate store on Long Island. Not only could Pete be seen at area engine shows with his Maytag washing machines and engines, he was also very active in the candy and chocolate industry, going to shows and seminars all over the East.