Weld County Cattlewomen and Colorado Cattlewomen recognize Boyd Bivens and Arthur Harms
June 14, 2010
Weld County Cattlewomen and Colorado Cattlewomen asked to have nominations of people who had served in the United States Armed Forces to be recognized for Father’s Day. The following two people nominated this year are Boyd Bivens and Arthur Harms.
Boyd Bivens of LaSalle served his country in WWII in the Phillipine Islands. After being discharged from the Army, he and his wife, Lillian, farmed east of Grover. Later they ran a locker plant and grocery store in Grover. He also spent a few years working for the TR Ranch. They then moved to LaSalle where Boyd worked for the school district until his retirement in 1989. He now helps the Weld Country Election Dept. during the busy election season. He also enjoys sowing, weeding and reaping the harvest from his large garden.
Arthur Harms, served in the Army from 1942-1946 in the Army Anti Aircraft Artillery Unit in Hawaii and helped train soldiers at Camp Stewart in Georgia. After he was discharged, he ranched and farmed with his father east of Grover. He and his wife adopted two children and after they were raised, they retired in Eaton in 1980. He now lives near Gill and at age 95 continues to help raise a garden with the help of his new wife.