Weather Committee

Pioneer Days “Weather Committee” Each year the Kalida Lions Club and the Kalida Firefighters hope for good weather during Pioneer Days. They look for help from their deceased fellow members now known as the “Weather Committee,” listed here with the year of each member’s death.

Lions Club Members

John Moening…………..1968

Alva (Bud) Wells………..1973

Ben Bockrath……………1976

Bob McCollum…………..1978

Ed Holtkamp Sr…………1981

Paul Vorst……………….1984

Charles Landwehr………1984

Bert Alstaetter………….1984

DeWayne Schoeff……..1986

Jim Moening…………….1986

Romie Nartker………….1987

Leon Kuhlman………….1989

Max Dauer………………1990

Charles Roy…………….1990

Alvin Recker……………1990

Albert Warnement……..1992

C.D. Krouse…………….1992

Eugene Osterhage…….1993

Joe Buss…………………1994

Frank Knueve…………..1995

Tony Rampe…………….1996

Bob Gerding…………….1997

Alphonse Jerwers………1997

Wid Stechschulte……….1998

Arnold Vorst……………..1998

Adolph Maag…………….2000

Bob Horstman…………..2001

Tom Miller………………..2001

Walter Schroeder……….2003

Albinus Miller…………….2006

Leonard Kahle…………..2008

Virgil Unverferth…………2010

Gary Stechschulte………2010

Donald Gerdeman………2012

Thomas Erhart…………..2013

Thomas (Bud) Shirey…..2013

Harry Siefker …………….2013

Dale Nienberg …………..2014

Norm Knott……………….2014

John G. Phillips…………2016

Firefighters Members

Paul Utendorf…………..1962

Romie Schumacker……1968

Clyde (Pete) Felkey…..1970

Carl Plescher…………..1978

Wilbur Remlinger………1978

Paul Nartker…………….1986

Melitus Schnipke……….1991

Art Beckman…………….1998

Earl Sarka……………….1998

Paul Lammers…………..2000

Charles Berheide……….2005

Tom Fortman……………2007

Tom Reynolds…………..2009

Bill Schnipke…………….2012

Allan Dowler…………….2013

Donald Holtkamp……….2014

Norman (Normie) Kahle…2015


Special Friends of Pioneer Days

Annie (Vorst) Ketcham……..2015