Works family honored by K-State

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October 25, 2019 - 5:05 PM

Descendants of the late Jane Works will be recognized today as The Family of the Year at Kansas State University. Among those included are, front row from left, Fred Works, Karen Works, Janie Works, Ginny Works Petersen and Tami Works; and back row, Judy Works, Dick Works, Joe Works, Jeff Petersen and Bob Works.

The Works family will be recognized today as the Family of the Year at Family Day at Kansas State University in Manhattan.

Six generations of the Works family have attended KSU, beginning in 1867 with Olive Pickett Dodge, the grandmother of the late Jane Dodge Works of Humboldt, according to the family’s application for the honor.

The Chimes Junior Honorary selects the Family of the Year and sponsors the annual competition.

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