Celebrating 42 Years
Tom Duffield Closes Book on Co-op Career
March 9, 2022
The shuffle of papers and discussion of company plans were put on hold as the meeting room was transformed into a reception area recognizing a retirement after 42 years of employment.
He grew up on a small acreage east of Chappell, but didn't consider himself a farmer. However, it spent much of his life helping farmers.
Ron Duffield recently completed a 42 year career with the Frenchman Valley Cooperative in Chappell.
He came into the work relationship with the Co-op needing a job.
“I applied for a job. I was trained in mechanics,” he said March 3 during a celebration of his retirement....