Photo 32-JSH-11

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I was born in this house in 1967 and lived here until 1976. The barn, right silo, and roadside buildings are gone. Parts of the barn foundation remain. The long back shed and granary remain. The front porch on the home also is gone.

Back in the 70s my parents (Emil Tomtschik) owned nearly 500 acres with this farm and milked nearly 200 cows. Before that, I believe someone named Matz owned it. They sold some land to the high school for athletic fields. They were unable to continue farming on their own and had to sell. It steadily declined after that. Someone owns the home now and is trying to restore it.

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