2002 Delaware County - Rhea Klaus

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2002 Delaware County - Rhea Klaus

 

2002 Deleware County - Rhea KlausRhea Klaus and her husband Raymond live in Colesburg, Iowa.  Rhea was the 4-H program assistant in Delaware County from 1970 to 1980.  In that role she supported the total 4-H program in Delaware County under the supervision of County Extension Education Directors Bob Hall and Rod Hamer.

Rhea has dedicated her life to helping others in many ways.  Her 4-H involvement began as a 4-H leader from 1957 to 1970, when she started work at the Delaware County Extension office.  Since her retirement in 1980, Rhea continues to volunteer with 4-H activities at the Delaware County Fair.

In 1997, Rhea received the Ruby Clover Award in recognition of her 30 years of service to 4-H.  Her work throughout the years has been exemplary and she often worked long hours to complete difficult tasks.  Rhea has been a positive influence in the lives of many local youth and is held in high regard by fellow volunteers and co-workers.
 

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