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Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame Inductees

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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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