It is with our deepest sorrows to share the news of Bob’s passing.
Robert Lee (“Bob”) Olson, Sr. of Tekamah, NE and proprietor of Lee Valley was born February 1, 1930, in the Argo area of rural Craig, Nebraska to Arthur A. Olson and Florence J. (Lundholm) Olson. He passed away on June 14, 2017, surrounded by his wife and children. He was baptized and confirmed at Swaburg Lutheran Church in rural Uehling, Nebraska. Bob attended Argo rural school and graduated from Uehling High School in 1947. Bob started farming and raising livestock in high school. In his early years, he helped build Boys Town and also worked at the Mead Ordinance Plant and Uehling Hay Mill. He took over the care of the farm and of his family upon the untimely death of his father when Bob was just 19….
We would like to thank the sellers and buyers, both in person and online, who attended our summer farm machinery consignment auction on August 17th at Lee Valley north of Tekamah, NE. We again sold a tremendous amount of machinery and had a very active market. We sold items for over 400 consigners and had buyers from many states plus Canada and Mexico. We would not be here without our valued customers for the last 55 years!
A big round of applause goes out to the Burt County 4-H crew for providing the lunch stand. You did a great job. THANK YOU!
As always, we want to extend a HEARTFELT THANK YOU to our dedicated team of employees and their families who put in a tremendous amount of extra time and effort to make these sales happen. Whether you were part of the office staff, the auction team, the loading and unloading crew, or the parking crew, please know you are very much appreciated!
Our next consignment sale will be Thursday February 15th, 2018.
Lee Valley, Inc. has been in the business of buying and selling new and used farm machinery for 55 years. We are located six miles north of Tekamah, Nebraska on Highway 75. Tekamah is on the Missouri River bottom between Omaha, Nebraska and Sioux City, Iowa. We hold two consignment auctions a year.
THE MISSOURI RIVER BRIDGE AT DECATUR, NE IS CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC EFFECTIVE MONDAY, AUGUST 14TH FOR APPROXIMATELY ONE MONTH. PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY TO USE AN ALTERNATE ROUTE. THE NEAREST RIVER CROSSING IS EITHER SOUIX CITY, IA OR BLAIR, NE.
Randy, and Scott Olson buy, sell, and trade good new and used farm machinery on a daily basis. We offer an ever-changing inventory of all types of farm equipment. If we do not have what you need, we will try to find it for you.