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2012 Fremont County- JoAnn Birkby

Posted on 07/18/2012 at 3:09 PM
JoAnn Birkby started out as a nine year 4-H’er in Nodaway County Missouri. During those nine years, she had cattle, cooking, sewing, and home improvement projects. JoAnn said those were the days when the whole family went to the 4-H meetings. They played games, had a great time, and each...

2011 Fremont County - Dave & Lois Aistrope

Posted on 08/30/2011 at 1:52 PM
Dave and Lois were both active 4-H members in Mills County, held 4-H club offices and became 4-H leaders in Fremont County. As 4-H parents, Dave and Lois helped chaperone American Royal, State 4-H Conference and CWF. Dave and Lois received the 4-H alumni award in 1977. Lois was an...

2010 Fremont County - Vern and Mary Lightfoot

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 1:40 PM
Vern and Mary Lightfoot are one of Fremont County’s very unique couples. The Lightfoots, married in 1948, have lived at their current house since 1950. Although neither Vern nor Mary were in 4-H themselves, they raised four children—Rita, Janet, Rob and Theresa--who were all active 4-H members. Both Vern and...

2008 Fremont County - William Tyner

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 10:46 AM
Bill Tyner epitomizes a bygone era when 4-H, family, and county fairs were important to an individual, the family and the community. Bill’s mother, a 4-H leader for several years, may have been an inspiration to Bill as he was a nine year member of 4-H, graduating in 1940 and...

2007 Fremont County - Paul McElroy

Posted on 04/07/2011 at 2:24 PM
Throughout its history, Fremont County 4-H has been extremely fortunate to have individuals who have given an extraordinary amount of time and dedication to the 4-H program and Extension service. One of those individuals was Paul McElroy, who started working with Fremont County Extension in 1943 and continued until his...

2006 Fremont County - Lorraine & Ruth Nenneman

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 1:29 PM
Lorraine was leader of West Nishna Livestock for 11 years, 1948-1958. Ruth was leader of Sidney Silver Skylarks for 6 years, 1953-1958. Lorraine was the first generation of his family to work as a volunteer for the 4-H program and the Extension Service. His father felt it was a waste...

2005 Fremont County - Richard M. McClure

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 2:56 PM
Dick served as Fremont County Extension Education Director for 37 years. He began his Extension career as a youth assistant in Mills County immediately after graduating from Iowa State in June of 1957 and served as a County Extension Associate in Dallas County for three years before relocating to Sidney....

2004 Fremont County - Jesse A. McIntyre

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 11:54 AM
Jesse’s father was active in Fremont County Fair before Jesse. In 1928, before he was in 4-H, Jesse had a ton litter for Farm Bureau. He started 4-H in 1929 as a member of the WMP 4-H Club. Jesse was very active in Fremont County 4-H from 1929 to 1940....

2003 Fremont County - Max Boyd

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 1:55 PM
Max was asked by a neighbor and friend, Paul McElroy, if he would take his place on the Fremont County Fair Board. Max thought Paul was talking in the future, but Max was elected the following term and served in this capacity for 25 years. Twenty of those years were...

2002 Fremont County - Ellen Rice

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 1:08 PM
Miss Ellen Rice was born and raised east of Hamburg, IA, attended Nebraska U. and taught school in Wyoming for several years before returning to the southwest Iowa area. Her career included work at the County Extension Office and the Hamburg Hospital. Rice served as a member of the Fremont County...
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