At age 19 Hans came to California, married his high school sweetheart, and became an early partner with Bill Staus in the dairy now known as the Straus Family Creamery (back then it was Blake’s Landing Farms). Later he designed and helped launch the Marconi Center in Marshall, a conference center and state park on Tomales Bay, just north of San Francisco. Join us as 85-year-old Hans talks with his daughter Ingrid Noyes about the stark reality of the war years, and how he built a new life in West Marin.
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