Sabetha Fire Department celebrates Family Night, Retirements

Sabetha Herald – November 13, 2018

Retired firemen and current firemen gather at the Sabetha Fire Department Family night to celebrate the retirement of Tom Nolte and Ryan Meyer. Pictured, with years served, are FRONT ROW (L-R) Dylan Livengood, 5 years; Lieutenant Bryan Minge, 4 years; Tim Winkler, 5 years; Alan Meyer, 27 years; and Chief Jim Johnson, 43 years; SECOND ROW (L-R) retired Bob Steiner, 45 years; retired Russ Baumgartner, 20 years; retired Bob Baumgartner, 20 years; newly retired Tom Nolte, 35 years; Josh Burger, 9 years; Jason Daharsh, 1 year; Andrew Hartter, 1 year; Matt Popkess, 29 years; newly retired Ryan Meyer, 29 years; and retired Zayne Painter, 21 years; THIRD ROW (L-R) Captain Jason Meyer, 8 years; Grant Meyer, 1 year; and Dave Nonnast, less than a year; BACK ROW (L-R) retired Rob Oom, 20 years; Tracy Rokey (partially hidden), 34 years; Lieutenant Tristan Nichols, 5 years; Assistant Chief Gary Elliott, 21 years; Corbin Knobloch, 1 year; Captain Riley Wells (partially hidden), 5 years; Josh Hartter, 2 years; Jesse Hartter, 3 years; retired Dave Hartter, 29 years; Baylen Edelman, 3 years; and Kevin Wiltz (partially hidden), 19 years. Not pictured is Jacob Hartter, 4 years; Blake Popkess, 4 years; and retired Don Strahm, 35 years.

Ryan Meyer, left, and Tom Nolte retire from the Sabetha Fire Department after a combined 64 years of service. Nolte served 35 years, and Meyer served 29 years.

Sabetha Mayor Doug Clark and City Commissioner Julie Burenheide attend the Sabetha Fire Department Family Night for the retirements of Tom Nolte and Ryan Meyer. The two served for 64 years combined. Pictured are (L-R) Fire Chief Jim Johnson, Tom Nolte, Mayor Doug Clark, Ryan Meyer and Commissioner Julie Burenheide.


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