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NMPF Board Member Passes Away Over the Holidays

January 10, 2014

Long-time NMPF board member Bill Dropik, 75, passed away December 24th at his home in Nelson, MN. In addition to representing First District Association on the NMPF Board of Directors for eight years, Dropik was active in the Minnesota Milk Producers Association and the Dairy Leaders Roundtable. He farmed in central Minnesota for 50 years, and was still actively involved in his family dairy operation until his death. He is survived by his wife of 55 years Helen, eight children, 22 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren.