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2012 Louisa County- Robert & Marillyn Schlutz

Posted on 07/30/2012 at 11:01 AM
This year’s inductees to the 4-H Hall of fame from Louisa County are in what they describe as their “giving back” phase. Robert Schlutz and Marillyn Furnas were born and raised on farms in Louisa and Muscatine Counties, respectively. They had both been in 4-H since 4th grade and found...

2011 Louisa County - Dr. Raymond Dill

Posted on 08/30/2011 at 1:32 PM
It’s understandable when a parent or grandparent contributes time, money, sweat and tears to the 4-H program in Iowa, especially when they were also in 4-H; that’s an investment in family and the future. But how do you explain someone that makes that kind of investment without family ties to...

2010 Louisa County - Royce and Charlotte Bonnichsen

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 1:12 PM
A lifetime 4-Her….that’s how Charlotte describes her involvement in the program. The ISU Extension Yearbooks in Louisa County show her as a 1st year 4-Her in 1944. She was a member of the Live Wires, a club in the Wyman area, for the next 7 years. Later as a mom...

2009 Louisa County - Bill & Helen Edwards

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 1:30 PM
He was the quiet, introverted type; she was outgoing and talkative: but they both found 4-H to be something that appealed to them when they were youngsters. For William (Bill) Edwards and Helen (Richardson) Edwards, that appeal has grown over a lifetime into something more like a love of 4-H...

2008 Louisa County - Terry & Janice Pugh

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 10:22 AM
Terry and Janice Pugh of Columbus City have lived on a little ‘mini farm’ for 34 years. Raising sheep and seeing the beauty of each new baby lamb born in the spring. From the births to the bottle-fed the couple have enjoyed this chore together and share their interest of...

2006 Louisa County - Shirlee Werner

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 1:06 PM
Shirlee Werner (then Shirlee Della Penna) was a member of 4-H in Louisa County as a child. During her 4-H years she participated in many projects of the club, but some of her favorite activities were clothing construction and the style shows that followed. What Shirlee did in 4-H as...

2005 Louisa County - Larry Boysen

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 2:29 PM
4-H has been an important part of Larry’s life for 56 years. He joined the local neighborhood 4-H club in 1949. Along with a brother and sister being 4-H members, his mother was also a leader. A few years pass by and Larry finds himself the leader of the Wamaco...

2004 Louisa County - Kathy Barrick

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 11:24 AM
When Kathy Barrick joined the Marshall Miniature Farmeretts 4-H Club, she never thought that 30 years later she still would be involved with Louisa County 4-H. After graduation from Central College with a degree in Home Economics plus vocational certification from Iowa State University she began teaching Home Economics in...

2003 Louisa County - A.J. Boysen

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 1:36 PM
After WW II and with an Agriculture Farm Operation degree from Iowa State College in 1948, A.J. Boysen married and returned to his home farm in Louisa County. A few years later A.J. was approached by neighbors to organize a Marshall Township 4-H club, which was called Marshall Miniatures Farmers....

2002 Louisa County - Keith B. Hiller

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 1:54 PM
Keith Hiller's, 4-H contributions began in 1924 when he joined 4-H and continued as a member for 12 years. During this time he carried a variety of agricultural projects and was active in county 4-H activities, attended the State Boy's 4-H Short Course and won a trip to the International...
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