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Historical part of Nevada County gone

On the passing of Ernie Bierwagen, his family we admired from their historical roots in this county:

At high school, I admired his children’s 4-H projects turned agribusiness. His theological roots I admired from St. Paul’s and recently Grace Lutheran’s. I worked with him 17 years at NID and many years before me, my mother, Norlene, and sister, Melanie, worked with him and went to church with him.

When I left NID, it was grace to take Holy Communion beside him and refreshing in a way I cannot explain. And if by chance you met this man, this farmer, well it was an honor, an honor.

Celeste Cave


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