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Four generations: Nancy Bekemeyer Walker, John Bekemeyer, Nancy Bekemeyer, Julie Mendez, Jan Walls, Gage Walls Rivera, Rachael Walls Rivera, Bryce Walker and William Walker.

Bekemeyers recognized for century of farming

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Four generations: Nancy Bekemeyer Walker, John Bekemeyer, Nancy Bekemeyer, Julie Mendez, Jan Walls, Gage Walls Rivera, Rachael Walls Rivera, Bryce Walker and William Walker.

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George John and Willie Bekemeyer, pictured in the late 1940s or early 1950s, started their farm in 1920.

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George John and Willie Bekemeyer, pictured in the late 1940s or early 1950s, started their farm in 1920.

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George John and Willie Bekemeyer started their family farm in 1920. Their son, George William, right, eventually took over the operation with the insistence of his sisters, front.

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George John and Willie Bekemeyer started their family farm in 1920. Their son, George William, right, eventually took over the operation with the insistence of his sisters, front.

The Bekemeyer shipping label circa 1940s.

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The Bekemeyer shipping label circa 1940s.

The second and third generations of Bekemeyers helped keep the farm in operation: George and Nancy Bekemeyer and their children, Jan, Julie, George Jr., John and Nancy.

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The second and third generations of Bekemeyers helped keep the farm in operation: George and Nancy Bekemeyer and their children, Jan, Julie, George Jr., John and Nancy.

A young Nancy Bekemeyer Walker spent many moments in the farm with her grandfather, George John Bekemeyer.

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A young Nancy Bekemeyer Walker spent many moments in the farm with her grandfather, George John Bekemeyer.

George William and Nancy Bekemeyer

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George William and Nancy Bekemeyer

George William and Nancy Bekemeyer

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George William and Nancy Bekemeyer

George William Bekemeyer continued the hard work begun by his parents in 1920. Today, his son, John Bekemeyer, runs the family farm.

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George William Bekemeyer continued the hard work begun by his parents in 1920. Today, his son, John Bekemeyer, runs the family farm.

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Four generations: Julie Mendez, Rachael Walls Rivera, Gage Walls Rivera, Jan Walls, John Bekemeyer, Nancy Bekemeyer, Nancy Bekemeyer Walker, Bryce Walker and William Walker.

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Four generations: Julie Mendez, Rachael Walls Rivera, Gage Walls Rivera, Jan Walls, John Bekemeyer, Nancy Bekemeyer, Nancy Bekemeyer Walker, Bryce Walker and William Walker.

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