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Published July 23, 2012, 04:00 AM

Family, fellow farmers gather to harvest Hillsboro man's crop

Leon Bertsch injured his Achilles heel while playing kickball last month during the Hillsboro Days celebration. While recuperating from surgery at home, the 53-year-old died unexpectedly Monday. Neighbors, lots of neighbors, stepped in Sunday, with a caravan of combines and grain trucks that made quick work of Bertsch’s barley.

By: Patrick Springer, Forum Communications

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