||Cut grass for people within a mile of home
||Rode hay bailer pushing the wires through
the header boards ($.01 per bail)
||Worked on bailer pushing & pulling
plus special tie on tie wires @ header boards.
||at end of day also drove the truck to pick
up the bails @ $.02 per bail
during corn harvest followed corn picker with peck baskets
picking up all that was dropped by the corn picker
worked on combine when harvesting wheat, tying the sacks when
they became full--learned special tie that was fast to do.
||Worked for truck gardener, mainly picking
tomatoes. Also dusted cabbage plants with arsenic. His
back would get tired of bending over on each plant so he poked holes
in the bottom of a syrup can with an ice pick. He then tried a
rope and just shook it once over the plants. The farmer
thought that was a pretty good idea.
||Set pins in the Maple Bowl bowling alley
in the old manual racks. Was the only one with hands big
enough to pick up 9 pins at one time to reset them
||After a tornado went through north county
and helped clean up all the trees, shrubs, and other debris in Mr.
Kuhs sunken garden. (Kuhs Buick & Kuhs Real Real Estate).
This took all summer to clean up and burn
||Carpenter apprentice for Fruim Colnon
||Joined the US Navy and became an aviation
electronic technician (4 years)
||Worked at MacDonald Aircraft as a
||Attended college. During the summer
worked for a local home builder doing carpentry, labor, drywall,
||Draftsman for Food Equipment Mfgr.
Draftsman for Niehringhaus Metal Products.
||Purchasing Agent for Bank Building
||Estimator for Bank Building Equipment
||Field Supervisor at Lakeview Farms
||? really "retired" ?