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Indiana State Department of Agriculture

ISDA > Home > Hoosier Homestead > Hoosier Homestead Recipients February 2011 Hoosier Homestead Recipients February 2011

Adams County

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Joseph Kozlowski family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 150 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1837 the farm was established in Decatur inside Adams County.

The Ron Schueler family was unable to attend the ceremony; however, they were still recognized by Lt. Governor Becky Skillman for their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1874 the farm was established in Decatur inside Adams County.

 

Allen County

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Dave & Dolores Rennecker family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1888 the farm was established in Ft. Wayne inside Allen County.

Blackford County

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman, Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay and Representative Kevin Mahan presented the Brian and Jessica Kitterman family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 150 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1856 the farm was established in Hartford City inside Blackford County.

Boone County

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Kenneth Perkins family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1872 the farm was established in Lebanon inside Boone County.

Carroll County

The Peter Hanrahan-Peter Leahy family was unable to attend the ceremony; however, they were still recognized by Lt. Governor Becky Skillman for their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1876 the farm was established in Delphi inside Carroll County.

 

Clark County

The Hamm family was unable to attend the ceremony; however, they were still recognized by Lt. Governor Becky Skillman for their more than 150 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1859 the farm was established in Memphis inside Clark County.

 

Clinton County

The Don Blanch family was unable to attend the ceremony; however, they were still recognized by Lt. Governor Becky Skillman for their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1909 the farm was established in Michigantown inside Clinton County.

 

Daviess County

 

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the John & Rosa Ryan family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1867 the farm was established in Montgomery inside Daviess County.

 

Dearborn County

The Glasgo family was unable to attend the ceremony; however, they were still recognized by Lt. Governor Becky Skillman for their more than 150 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1832 the farm was established in Guilford  inside Dearborn County.

 

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Harold and Regina Larmann family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1900 the farm was established in Sunman inside Dearborn County.

 

Decatur County

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Neal family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1880 the farm was established in Greensburg inside Decatur County.

Hancock County

The James & Phyllis Arthur family was unable to attend the ceremony; however, they were still recognized by Lt. Governor Becky Skillman for their more than 150 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1860 the farm was established in New Palestine inside Hancock County.

 

Howard County

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Maher family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 150 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1860 the farm was established in Kokomo inside Howard County.

 

Jackson County

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Bernice Christopher family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 150 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1860 the farm was established in Crothersville inside Jackson County.

 

The Ray & Jeannie Redicker family was unable to attend the ceremony; however, they were still recognized by Lt. Governor Becky Skillman for their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1862 the farm was established in Vallonia inside Jackson County.

 

Jennings County

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Lewis & Judy Gant family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1875 the farm was established in Westport inside Jennings County.

 

Lake County

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Charles Bailey family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1882 the farm was established in Lowell inside Lake County.

 

Montgomery County

The Carolyn Flaningam family was unable to attend the ceremony; however, thy werew still recognized by Lt. Governor Becky with a Hoosier Homestead Award for their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1910 the farm was established in Darlington inside Montgomery County.

 

Noble County

The Emmett Lovett family was unable to attend the ceremony; however, they were still recognized by Lt. Governor Becky Skillman with a Hoosier Homestead Award for their more than 150 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1858 the farm was established in Kendallville inside Noble County.

 

Orange County

The Cathy Coulter Qualkinbush family was unable to attend the ceremony; however, they were stil recognized by Lt. Governor Becky Skillman with a Hoosier Homestead Award for their more than 150 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1824 the farm was established in Paoli inside Orange County.

 

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Peggy Jones family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1883 the farm was established in French Lick inside Orange County.

 

Pike County

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Dean Reibold family with a Hoosier Homestead Award for their more than 150 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1853 the farm was established in Lynnville inside Pike County.

 

Ripley County

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Cinda Ahlrich family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1890 the farm was established in Osgood inside Ripley County.

 

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Kenneth Knigga family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1909 the farm was established in Dillsboro inside Ripley County.

 

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the John & Julie Ann Obendorf family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1865 the farm was established in Versailles inside Ripley County.

 

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Paul D. & Cheryll A. Obendorf family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1865 the farm was established in Versailles inside Ripley County.

 

Sullivan County

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Martha Davis family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1910 the farm was established in Carlisle inside Sullivan County.

 

Wabash County

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Brian and Deborah Keffaber family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1900 the farm was established in Wabash inside Wabash County.

 

Warrick County

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Dean Reibold family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 150 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1853 the farm was established in Lynnville inside Warrick County.
 

Wayne County


Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Ruth Louise Doerstler family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1910 the farm was established in Greensfork inside Wayne County.

 

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Lori Lee Tice family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1909 the farm was established in Richmond inside Wayne County.