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Farmer rescues motorists during blizzard – Brandon Sun
by ahnationtalk onMarch 16, 201764 Views
On the morning of a blustery blizzard last week, Dave Kroeker bowed his head and asked the Lord if he could be of service to others. Hours later, the Killarney farmer couldn’t have guessed he’d be called twice to pull stranded travellers off the snow-covered highway just outside…
Subhash Goyal, right, was stranded in his vehicle north of Killarney for 17 hours during last week’s treacherous blizzard until he was rescued by farmer Dave Kroeker. (PHOTO BY ADRIENNE KROEKER)
Adrienne Kroeker, left, and her husband Dave hosted their storm-stayed travellers, from left, Subhash Goyal, Paula Cameron and Craig Soldier. They gathered for meals and played dominoes during their stay, as last week’s blizzard made highway travel impossible.
Cameron and Soldier arrive at the Kroekers’ home, after they were stranded on Highway 18 during last week’s blizzard. Dave needed two tractors to get to the Soldiers after his first ride got stuck. (DAVE AND ADRIENNE KROEKER)