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July Veteran of the Month

LeRoy D. Prellwitz was honored Tuesday, July 5, 2022, by Jefferson County Commissioners as Veteran of the Month.Prellwitz was born on the family farm in Washington County, Kansas, on October 13, 1928, and attended eight years of country grade school.As most farm families in those days, weekly trips to town on Saturday was always associated with egg and milk deliveries, stocking up on groceries and often attending dances. While in high school at Morrowville, Kansas, he was active in the band. His favorite instrument was the clarinet.During his earlier years he also recalled doing day work for neighboring farmers and earning 50 cents an hour.P...

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