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2013 Chickasaw County - Roger and Laurie Tiemessen

Posted on 08/08/2013 at 11:39 AM
Roger and Laurie Tiemessen have been involved in 4-H for many years. Roger was an active 4-Her of the Washington Cadets with horse and woodworking projects. He was very active on County Council, completing county presentations every year with some going to state level. He was awarded the Citizenship-Washington Focus...

2012 Chickasaw County- Garth & Nancy Griffin

Posted on 07/18/2012 at 2:27 PM
Garth and Nancy Griffin have been chosen as Chickasaw County’s 2012 Hall of Fame recipients. Both Garth and Nancy were members of clubs in Chickasaw County. Some of the project areas that Garth took interest in were beef, swine and crops. He earned many awards at the county level. As...

2011 Chickasaw County - Calvin & Nancy Poppe

Posted on 08/30/2011 at 2:06 PM
Calvin, a native of Chickasaw County and Nancy, a native of Hamilton County were 4-H members in the 60’s. They were both active members during this time with Calvin having dairy heifers and enjoyed 4-H softball. Nancy focused on the non-livestock projects. She gave presentations at the county level with...

2010 Chickasaw County - Joyce Mueterthies

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 2:08 PM
Joyce Mueterthies started her 4-H journey with the support of her parents when she joined the Lawler Lively Lassies in 1972.. All of her siblings were nine-year members of either the Lawler Lively Lassies or the Lawler Lively Lads 4-H clubs, which later combined into one club. This was the...

2009 Chickasaw County - Richard & Joyce Schilling

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 2:38 PM
Richard was an active 4-Her of the Williamstown Jr. Farmers from 1947-1955 with sheep & lambs, hay & gardening as projects. He was awarded the National Convention Chicago trip in 1954. Not only did he serve all the offices during his 4-H years but was also a leader for 30...

2008 Chickasaw County - Ron McGregor

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 11:14 AM
Ron’s first involvement with 4-H was as a member of the Bradford club in Chickasaw County in 1940. Ron showed steers at the county fair for two or three years. His son, Steve, started showing steers in 1967. A few years later, Ron started helping as a beef superintendent and...

2007 Chickasaw County - Tom & Cora Lynch

Posted on 04/12/2011 at 11:19 AM
Tom and Cora Lynch believe that involvement in 4-H has always been a part of their family life. All four of their children were very involved in 4-H and 4-H programs. Tom and Cora are still actively involved in the Chickasaw County 4-H fair as they have been the Livestock...

2006 Chickasaw County - Carol & Fred Bohaty

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 2:01 PM
Carol Bohaty was a 4-H Leader for the Far Out 4’s 4-H Club for 24 years. As a leader she attended leaders meetings, trainings, and State Forums in Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota. She has been a 4-H County Fair Judge for 17 years. She was a member of the Chickasaw...

2005 Chickasaw County - Lawrence (Bud) & Naomi Hruska

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 11:12 AM
Lawrence Hruska was a leader of the Utica Lucky 4’s 4-H Club from 1963-1982 (20 years) and a Project Leader from 1983-1984. He started the softball games at the Saude Park. He implemented discs for bases that are still there for the Utica Lucky 4-H Club as well as others...

2004 Chickasaw County - Charlie Edson

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 12:14 PM
Charlie has been leader of the Bradford Eager Beavers for 25 years. He has been a vital component of the 4-H/FFA Fair. Every year he places saw dust in the barns. He helps at all the livestock weigh-ins. He has helped with the horse show. In 2003 when the rains...

2003 Chickasaw County - Vi Palmersheim

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 2:43 PM
Vi Palmersheim joined 4-H in 1928 when she was 10 years old. She gave demonstrations at Cattle Congress in Waterloo and was the Chickasaw County 4-H President in 1933. Vi married Joe Palmersheim in February 1939, and they raised four children – Jack, Jim, Barbara, and Bill – who were...

2002 Chickasaw County - Joan Mueterthies

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 12:11 PM
Joan Mueterthies enjoyed being an active 4-H member and trying a variety of projects during her nine years in 4-H. When her oldest daughter joined the Lawler Lively Lassies in 1969, Joan began working with the club as an assistant leader. She helped the members with their projects and giving...
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