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Town of Frankfort centennial
(1890-1990)

Organizations,   pp. 43-50


Page 48

Circa 1947 4-H booth displayed at the Athens Fair by the
Franklin 4-H Club
Virgene Treankler
Delores Weyneth
UI Lrutwe busche
Delores Schillinger
Marilyn Treankler
Josephine Dunow
Ethel Giese
Harold Loskot
Lucille Hoernke
Noreen Giese
Bruce Wussow
Herbert Hoernke
LaVerna Giese
Ralph Schillinger
Donald Dvorak
Audrey Ballerstein
Alex Dahlke
Donna Treankler
Delbert Ballerstein
Fritz Redman
Ernest Redman
Frank Redman
Joseph Garbarski
Hazel Redman
Herlene Gilhar
Merlin Kilty
Joann Schemenauer
Raymond Schemenauer
Theodore Poplowski
Gertrude Dahlke
Walter Garbarski
1946                        1947
Mary Klappert               Crystal Schultz
Harriet Klumb               Anita Mielke
Elviria Goelden             Wilford Leffel
Harold Goelden              Albert Mielke
Clarence Garbarski          Evelyn Mielke
Ruth Giese                  Sylvester Sazama
Alvina Giese                Melvin Leffel
Wallace Hamann              John Resch
Milton Grieser
Angeline Kubs
Raymond Wehrman
Eugene Wehrman
George Urana
The new Frankfort Friends 4-H Club was organized on
November 26, 1974.
A group of interested children and adults met at the
Frankfort Town Hall to organize a 4-H club, Mr. and Mrs.
Loddie Loskot were chosen to be the general leaders. Miss
Joan Gruber the county 4-H home economist was present to
explain the 4-H club organization and work projects. The
following were chosen as project leaders. Mrs. Vernon Leffel,
Knitting, Robert Ballerstein, woodworking, clothing, Mrs.
Merlin Kilty, Foods and Nutrition, Mrs. Albert Wolff,
Wildlife, Ronald Brown, Gardening, Mrs. Loddie Loskot,
Dairying, Albert Wolff, photography, Loddie Loskot, explor-
ing, Mrs. Gary Nienow, flowers, Mrs. Ronald Brown,
mechanics Carl Totzke. Officers elected were Douglas Brown,
president Patrick Kilty, vice president Mary Wolff, secretary
and Larry Brown treasurer.
The name of the new club was voted on to be called the
Frankfort Friends 4-H Club. Members joining the first year
were Ronald Ballerstein, Donald Ballerstein, Linda Bailer-
stein, Beverly Brown, Douglas Brown, Larry Brown, Douglas
Gray, Mark Kilty, Patrick Kilty, Michael Leffel, Virginia
Leffel, Carmen Loskot, Loddie Lee Loskot, Karen Loskot,
Jackie Nienow, Kim Nienow, Ronald Nienow, Robert Orth,
Ronald Orth, Terry Orth, Joe Soppa, Tommy Soppa, Cathy
Totzke, Mary Wolff, Rhonda Wolff, Deanna Busche, Cindy
Busche, Carmen Gray, Jackie Gray, Valerie Kaser, Brian
Soppa, Rachelle Kaser.
Officers 1975               Officers 1990
Douglas Brown, President    Bridget Finke, President
Patrick Kilty, Vice President Julie Giese, Vice President
Mary Wolff, Secretary       Kelly Passehl, Secretary
Larry Brown, Treasurer      Wendy Ploeckelman, Treasurer
Officers 1976               Keith Ploeckelman, Historian
Patrick Kilty, President
Donald Ballerstein, Vice President
Virginia Leffel, Secretary
Ronald Nienow, Treasurer
Officers 1977
Mark Kilty, President
Mary Wolff, Vice President
Carmen Gray, Secretary
Ronald Nienow, Treasurer
Officers 1978
Mary Wolff, President
Jackie Nienow, Vice President
Sue Streit, Secretary
Mark Kilty, Treasurer
Officers 1979
Steve Marcis, President
Mary Wolff, Vice President
Kim Nienow, Secretary
Laura Witte, Treasurer
Members who joined following years were Derrek Gray, Jeff
Kaser, Michelle Kaser, Steve Marcis, Kristine Wolff, Scott
Giese, Mike Leffel, Cary Podevels, Loran Weiland, Laura Witte,
Merri Marcis, Sherri Marcis, Jim Streit, Susan Streit, Cheryl
Loskot, James Leffel, Juanita LeVoy, Anne McGhee, Bonnie
McGhee, Danny McGhee, Robert Regele, Darlene Streit, Donna
Streit.
ADULT PROJECT LEADERS
Loddie Loskot, Dorothy Loskot, Albert Wolff, Miriam
Wolff, Audrey Nienow, Patricia Leffel, Ronald Brown, Robert
Ballerstein, Donna Kilty, Mrs. Beverly Fecker, Dennis
Telschow, Gary Fecker, Elmer Wolff, Jean Wolff, Meldon
Giese, Patricia Giese, Mrs. Margene Streit, Mrs. Neil Witte.
JUNIOR LEADERS
Carmen Gray, Douglas Gray, Virginia Leffel, Loddie Lee
Loskot, Jr., Mary Wolff.


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