Aielts overcome hardships on century farm
WORTHINGTON — Walter and Vera Aeilts had been married for 23 years when they purchased a quarter section of land northwest of Bigelow in March 1914. The couple — natives of Emden, Germany — emigrated to the U.S. with their daughter, Minnie, and sons George and Will. They would eventually add eight more children to their family after arriving in America.
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