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I'm not sure the year my parents, LaVerne and Helen Stoltz, bought this farm, but I was born in June 1958, (the 4th of 4 children), and they had lived here a few years already. I remember sitting on a homemade grader (for weight) when the long driveway was muddy and my dad had to even out the gravel. My dad was diagnosed with cancer in November 1968 and we sold the farm in March of 1969 to Chuck Webster of Madison. As of May 2011 the only thing left standing, that I could see, was the silo, and trees had grown up on both sides of the long driveway. How things change over the years!—Donna Stoltz Gorman
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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 »