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Palmer "Butch" Strickler
NEW GLARUS - Palmer "Butch" Strickler was born on April 10, 1922 in New Glarus, WI, the son of Kathryn and Eugene Strickler. Born of a Swiss sausage maker, he always knew the meaning of hard work, having grown up in the family business. After graduating from New Glarus High School in 1940, Butch entered UW-Madison and played football and basketball before transferring to Ripon College where he became a hall of famer in both sports.