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Journal Profile # 73


Sun, Jul 2nd, 2000
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Name: Winifred Eiken
Home: Henrytown
Age: 63 on April 12
Profession: Amish Tour Guide
Family: Husband - Roger; 2 sons - Ashley and Richard; 2 daughters - Jill and Joan; 12 grandchildren; 1 great grandson.
Hobby/Interests: Swimming, basketball & camping
Last Book Read: “Island of the Blue Dolphins”
Favorite Magazine: Country Living
Latest Accomplishment: Retiring after 15-1/2 years of working at Rush Products. I received a beautiful Bulova watch from the company.
Favorite Quote: "Don't worry about it, everything always turns out fine anyway."
What I like about living in Fillmore County: Everything - the people, the scenery, all the fun things to do in our area, there's so much to see and do (like Opera on the Farm).
Fondest Memory: When I was about six years old, I came on the train from Auburn, Washington to Winona with my Dad. We took a taxi to my Grandma and Grandpa Wilson's farm near Peterson. On day Grandpa hitched up a horse to Great Grandpa Himlie's buggy and we went riding up Highway 16 to visit my Aunt Hazel, Uncle Marvin, and cousin Milford who lived 5 or 6 miles away.
Prized Possession: My family and friends.
Why I read the Journal: To keep up on local happenings and I enjoy the stories by all the talented local writers.


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