The Tower Heritage Center – 320 S. 5th Ave., West Bend, WI 53095Friday, December 2, 2022Free for members or with regular museum admission

The newest incarnation of the Achievement Hall of Fame exhibit will open to the public on Friday, December 2, 2022. This year’s inductees include:

Norbert Dettmann – Regarded in the Farmington community as an elder statesman and leader, Norbert Dettmann’s influence greatly impacted Washington County through his life of tireless service.

Michael Rodenkirch – In 1846, Michael left his home in Prussia for a new country where he would help build a new community. Immigrants like Michael drew strength from family and community as they made a new life.

Reuben Schmahl – Schmahl spent nearly half his life improving the lives of those around him, from his home community in the Village of Jackson to the greater Washington County area. Farming was Reuben’s livelihood, but his life was dedicated to people.

Calvin Schmidt – Described as well-known in Washington County for his love of people and good humor, Calvin Schmidt had an eye toward the future while standing firm in his belief that the past should be preserved.

Dr. Herman Weber – For 50 years, Dr. Herman Weber improved the lives of Washington County residents not only with his medical practice but also through his business acumen and entrepreneurial efforts.

Eugene Wendelborn – After a career with the Gehl Company spanning over four decades, Eugene enthusiastically embarked on a nearly 20-year stint as a volunteer for the Washington County Historical Society.

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