Wayne "Ren" Sirles

BioID: 
22
Last Name: 
Sirles
First Name: 
Wayne "Ren"
Experience: 
Operates Rnedleman Orchards (peach, apple, nectarines)
  • Age: 66
  • Interview Date: 7/23/2008
  • Interviewer: Michael Maniscalco, Illinois State Museum
  • Interview Length: 89 minutes Sit-Down Interview
  • County: Union
  • Ren grew up on his family’s Centennial Farm (Rendleman Orchards), which he operates with his wife Betty and son Wayne. The farm grows and ships peaches, apples, nectarines, and vegetables to commercial produce markets throughout the Midwest.

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County: 
Union
Gender: 
Male
Interview Decade: 
2000s
Age at Interview: 
60s