CLEARWATER TRIBUNE HOME
JULY 1, 2010
From this Chair…
By Cloann McNall
Randy and Sharon Curtis hosted “celebrities” Harry Walrath and his wife, Dorene of Fairbanks, AK while they were here Friday to attend the 100th anniversary celebration of Walrath Insurance Agency.
Long-time friends of the
couple greeted them at a barbeque Friday
on a site on
The business is still located in the original building although current owners Neal and Jeannie Johnson did an extensive indoor/outdoor remodel on the building since becoming sole owners in 1991.
The business was established in 1910 by Harry’s grandfather, Harry L. Walrath. His father T. M. Walrath was later associated with the business and Harry took over in 1963.
Harry left the business 28
years later in 1991 to become director of the state Dept. of Insurance. He left
that position five years later and moved to
Dorene works for the
The Walraths have two other
children, Casey who lives in
The Clearwater Tribune will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2012. We are just now starting to make plans for the event.
One thing is for sure: Time Marches On, as is sung by Tracy Lawrence in a recent country western hit.