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2011 Monroe County - Leo & Catherine Beary

Posted on 08/30/2011 at 1:23 PM
Nearly sixty years ago, Leo and Catherine Beary began their involvement with the Monroe County 4-H program when, in 1951, Leo became co-leader of the newly formed Weller Champions 4-H Club. A few years later, Catherine became a leader for her daughters’ home economics club, the Union Leaderettes. Her participation...

2010 Monroe County - Vaughn and Patricia Faber

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 12:51 PM
Vaughn and Patricia Faber of rural Blakesburg have lived on their farm in Monroe County, Iowa for the past sixty-three years. They purchased their first farm in the fall of 1947, the same year they were married following Vaughn’s return from the military service in the South Pacific during World...

2009 Monroe County - John P. & Lois M. Knowles

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 1:14 PM
John & Lois have been lifelong supporters of the 4-H program in Monroe County. Both served as 4-H leaders in the Melrose Community and with the outstanding support they flourished for two decades with the Melrose Majors and the Jackson Stars Clubs. John served on the 4-H Committee, Monroe County...

2008 Monroe County - Deanie Walsh McDowell

Posted on 04/15/2011 at 12:47 PM
Deanie is a long time 4-H leader and 4-H county committee member. Deanie has served on Extension Council, assisted judges during judging at county fair, awards donor each year at county fair, donor each year to scholarship fund, donor for new entrances at the Monroe County 4-H & FFA Fairgrounds....

2007 Monroe County - Charles (Jake) & Betty (Arlene) Jacobs

Posted on 04/07/2011 at 12:49 PM
Charles (Jake) and Betty (Arlene) Jacobs are instrumental Monroe County 4-H volunteers and have been for many years. Both were active leaders in the Mantua Township Area. Jake was a Monroe County 4-H Leader for 17 years and Arlene for 20. Both concluded their leader rein in 1987. Through those...

2006 Monroe County - Ruby Clark

Posted on 04/05/2011 at 12:52 PM
Ruby Wallace Clark was born November 4, 1921 and passed away on March 9, 2005. She became the first leader of the Union Leaderettes 4-H Club when it was organized in 1958. The club, with a large membership, always had outstanding exhibits, many state fair exhibits, demonstration teams and national/state...

2005 Monroe County - Rose Mary Scott

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 2:11 PM
Rose Mary Scott began her 4-H career in 1948 when she joined the Mantua Maidens. She was an original member of the club. She didn’t show livestock, but took home economics projects. Rose Mary’s 4-H career continued when she became the leader of the Bluff Creek Bluebirds, the club that...

2004 Monroe County - Marilyn Walker

Posted on 03/31/2011 at 11:10 AM
Monroe County Extension is proud to nominate Marilyn Walker to the 2004 4-H Hall of Fame. When the Union Leaderettes 4-H Club was organized in the township where Marilyn was raised, she signed a membership card. She was in ninth grade and she became a very active member throughout her...

2003 Monroe County - Margaret Mordan

Posted on 03/29/2011 at 12:48 PM
4-H has always been a part of Margaret Mordan’s life. She started as a 4-H member in Lucas County. Upon graduation from Iowa State University in 1957, she began working for Extension as a home economist and girl’s activity director in Monroe County. She stayed at this job for 11...

2002 Monroe County - Lucille Bettis

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 2:23 PM
Volunteering has always been a way of life for Lucille Bettis. “My dad always did whatever he could for other people,” she said. Lucille has continued in his footsteps. “It is so important to do everything that we can to help others,” she said. Lucille is always compassionate, enthusiastic, and...
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