Passing of Eldon Helmke
OABA is saddened to report the passing of Eldon Helmke. Eldon spent most of his working life managing farmer-owned co-ops. He worked as an assistant manager at Scott Equity for 9 years, general manager of Spencerville Farmers Union for 3 years, general manager of Scott Equity for 20 years and regional manager for Land O' Lakes for 3 years. Eldon retired from Deshler Farmers Elevator after 5 years.