Bio of Anne Lahmers Weil

I got the Yellowstone job because my dad had a friend who's son had worked there the previous summer. I applied on a lark- never imagining that they would take me since I was just a senior in high school and lived so far from Wyoming (Ohio). I had never been out west before and really hadn't even been away from home for longer than 2 weeks on my own. I was a dish machine operator only for that one summer in 1971. After Y-stone, I attended Slippery Rock State College in Pennsylvania and earned a teaching degree. I taught in Ohio for 3 years and then moved to North Carolina, got married and had 2 children. My husband, Eric is a college professor and my two kids are both in college now. Nathan, 22, is a senior at East Carolina University studying Public History . Our daughter, Gretchen is 19 and a freshman at Averett University in Virginia where she is majoring in Biology and Equine Studies. I have been teaching special education all of these years and just finished my 29th year.

My favorite Yellowstone memories are of sliding down the laundry chute-( I probably went 3-4 times) and taking mountain climbing lessons in the Tetons. I also remember all the hitch-hiking adventures with Mollie Bigger and Barb Fulton. There was a memorable night spent along the shores of Shoshone Lake when we couldn't find the campground.