“Gem property near Lenore donated”

Dear Editor,  

I read with interest the story of above property and so pleased that Peter Galawan has made this donation to help protect wildlife habitant and “yes” Peter did attend Hagyard and Oak Lake High School but that is where facts end.

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Peter and his siblings lived one mile south of this property. My grandfather, John Forrest bought this farm on section 33 - 10 - 24 and made his home there from 1892 - 1928. My parents, Morris and Mary Forrest bought the farm in 1930 and lived and raised their family there until 1967.

Peter bought it approximately two to three years later and it was always considered to be in the Oak Lake area. 

I am sure birds will appreciate this donation.

Marie “Forrest”Siemens


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