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Donald Clarence and Marianne June Vergin (Zaske), interviewed by Rebecca Mavencamp, Sept. 23rd 2013


Biographical Information:


Don Vergin was born west of Rockford to a farming family and lived there until 1945 when his father sold it and began Vergin Trucking. He married Mary Zaske in 1956 and they raised four children in Rockford until moving to Motley, Minnesota. He has served the Lions Club for over 50 years, receiving many awards during his life.

Subjects Discussed:


Information on rural life and entertainment, particularly the Lake Sarah Pavilion, bars and restaurants in the Rockford and Greenfield area; the use of City Hall for entertainment; barn dances; how they met; the Mutterer Drive In; highway 55; cutting ice on Mielke’s resort.

Listen to the full interview on audio file, or read the interview transcription:

Interview - Donald and Marianne Vergin / Rebecca Mavencamp
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