Wilfred H. “Dick” Tegtmeier, 74, of Beatrice co-founded Exmark Manufacturing with three others before branching out on his own to start Encore.
Innovative mower developer and founder of two successful companies Dick Tegtmeier died April 29. Tegtmeier, 74, was a co-founder of Exmark Mfg. and later.
Dick Tegtmeier was born in Kansas and in 1956, at the age of 17, he left home. He couldn't afford to go to college so he moved to Witchita, Kansas, and got a job .