COCHRANTON, Pa. – Robert Freyermuth of Cochranton, Pa., was posthumously honored with the Pennsylvania Holstein Association’s Pioneer Memorial Award.
Leader. Freyermuth was an association leader at the local and county level, according to his nomination form completed by the Crawford County Holstein Club.
He contributed endless time and money to keep Holstein activities growing locally and was known for his efforts to development of people and community.
He was a member of the county club for more than 20 years, served on show committees and judged showmanship and fitting, and showed his own herd at fairs and shows for more than 30 years.
Statewide. Freyermuth’s contributions to the Holstein industry went beyond his local community. He served as a Pennsylvania Holstein Association director for six years, and served on the executive committee for three years.
When the state Holstein show was held in Crawford County, he gave time and money to organize and conduct the show. Freyermuth also served on the state sale and show committees, and was also active in the showring at state shows.
Freyermuth was also a member of the National Holstein Association for more than 20 years.
Away from the barn. Freyermuth also served on the county soil conservation committee, Farm Credit and DHIA boards, Extension board and the county fair dairy committee.
He is survived by his wife and four children.
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