Longtime fixture in farm community dies

Local News

December 27, 2018 - 10:13 AM

Stanley Dreher, a long-time Allen County farmer and former state representative, died Christmas morning at his home in rural Iola.

Iolan Stanley E. Dreher Jr., 92, a titan in the Allen County farming community for nearly half a century, died Christmas Day at his home.

In addition to the multiple boards, committees and councils on which he served as both leader and member for years, Dreher was a member of the Kansas House of Representatives from 1996 to 2004.

Dreher farmed for 45 years before retiring in 2005.