FC: Mylo and Dorothy Preheim
1: Jake Preheim built this farm near Freeman where Mylo grew up.
3: As a teenager Mylo managed the Cities Service station in Freeman.
4: On May 7, 1942, Mylo Preheim & Dorothy Jensen were married on her parents' farm near Marion. The newlyweds moved to Yankton where Mylo was a barber. Later they moved to Irene because Dorothy got a teaching job at District 50 near there. Dorothy taught in rural schools for 13 years, in the Irene School for 5 years, and in Parker for 17 years.
6: World War II was raging and this young man wanted a VICTORY haircut, which Mylo gave him.
8: Mylo & Dorothy had four children. Lee died in 1958 of a spinal tumor. | F A M I L Y
9: Lee Michael, Patricia, Cheryl & Greg
10: Mylo always was self-employed and was a jack-of-all trades: barber, electronics sales & repair, public address equipment provider & announcer, sign painter, piano tuner, etc., etc., etc. He was instrumental in developing the baseball diamond in Irene in the 1950s. In 1961 he was chair of the Dakota Territorial Centennial for Southeast South Dakota. Mylo was a member of the Turner County Fair Board for over 40 years. He helped to develop Heritage Park on the fairgrounds.
12: Mylo built the Dakota Special. He & Dorothy and their friends Mag & Babe Hanson took it to over 400 community occasions in 20 years.
13: The Engineers
14: Mylo loved to collect history...His Parker Music Museum (pictured at right) was a very interesting place. | The Preheims lived in Irene from 1942-1967 when they built this house in Parker. They lived there from 1967-2008.
16: The Family in 1988 | l. to r: Patty, Heath, Kristin, Laura, Jill, Dorothy, Jay, Mylo, Ashley, Cheryl, Greg
17: The Family in 2006 John & Cheryl Koch, Kristin & Laura Pat Batcheller & Jill (Harry & Jay absent) Greg & Theresa Preheim, Heath (Ellie) & Ashley Dorothy & Mylo celebrating 64 years together!
18: 64 years of dancing in wedded bliss! | 300 friends and relatives came to celebrate Dorothy & Mylo's Anniversary and Mylo's 90th birthday in May, 2006.