The Dethloff Family

Focuses on the honorees of the 1995 Annual Heritage Family Dinner sponsored by BECHS. Active in the Amboy area since 1898, the Dethloffs are traced in word and picture through a century of involvement in church and community.

The Wieckings: As the Twig is Bent

Highlights the lives of this “family of achievers” from father H.R. Wiecking and mother Emma (Kerndt) and their five illustrious offspring. Daughter Anna, for whom (along with sister Emma) MSU’s Wiecking Center was named, points out how parents and teachers “influence children for good...when some of the ideals that make our country great have been submerged.” 


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