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2019 Decatur County: Charles and Marletta Warren

Posted on 08/19/2019 at 12:00 PM
Charles and Marletta Warren have volunteered many years together; serving as 4-H leaders, evaluating record books, and being on various committees in Decatur County. Charles and Marletta farmed over 35 years before they retired and moved to Leon. Charles, now age 89 lives at Terrace Park Assistant Living, and Marletta,...
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2018 Decatur County: Gary Stripe

Posted on 08/21/2018 at 2:51 PM
Gary was first exposed to 4-H at age 3 when his older brother joined the LeRoy Merry Makers 4-H Club. Seven years later he felt like a “seasoned veteran” when he joined 4-H. Gary was active in the LeRoy Merry Makers club showing dairy and market beef until graduating from...
Posted in Decatur, 2018 |

2017 Decatur County:Dennis Hullinger

Posted on 08/24/2017 at 9:04 PM
Dennis Hullinger (1944-1994) grew up in a 4-H family on the farm. The lessons he learned in 4-H helped him during his adult life as a farmer, and led him to be involved in many volunteer organizations. Community was important to him, particularly encouraging the youth of his community. He...

2010 Decatur County - Sandy Erickson

Posted on 04/21/2011 at 2:01 PM
Sandy Erickson has been instrumental to the Decatur County 4-H program for nearly 40 years. Until recently, Sandy assumed many of the program management functions, including providing volunteer resources and managing the 4-H Blue Ribbon enrollment and recordkeeping process. The Extension Office is also the Fair Board’s business and management...

2009 Decatur County - John & Zana McKibben

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 2:31 PM
Statement by daughter (Serena Linn) about Zana: Mom was not one of the original leaders but did serve as a leader. She also in later years served on the Decatur County Fair Board. She was a true 4-Her. And it was fun to hear tales about her. Like, she made...

2008 Decatur County - Marlene & Jim Scott

Posted on 04/19/2011 at 11:04 AM
Jim and wife Marlene have both been active, long-time supporters of the 4-H program in Decatur County. Jim, a former club member (1946-54), has served in various leadership roles since 1961. He has been a club leader or assistant leader over a 20 year period; serving on various county 4-H...

2002 Decatur County - Lucille Deemer

Posted on 03/24/2011 at 12:39 PM
Lucille began her association with 4-H as a youth member in Ringgold County. In Decatur County Lucille has worked in a number of leadership roles. She served as a community club leader from 1972-1984. During that time and beyond she has served on the Fair Board (several years as board...
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