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After all the kids were married, the majority of the buildings were torn down. Sundays were spent with all the grandkids on the farm. The kids were instructed to stay out of the barn, don't go in the ditches, and stay away from the swamp. Maybe us kids ruined it for our kids.—Carol Hertzner
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My grandfather, John Jacob Abuhl owned the 120 acres and farmed it together with my dad Loren and 4 sons for nearly 40 years beginning in 1941. Dad... read more »
I grew up on this 120 acre dairy farm from 1949 to 1970. My Mom and Dad had holstein dairy cows, pigs and chickens. It was a good life. read more »
This farm was originally owned by Fritz Pfister, then handed down to his son Fritz. In 1965, Fritz Jr. retired and put the farm up for auction. My... read more »