2022 Grand Marshals
2022 Asotin County Fair & Rodeo Grand Marshals
Glen & Zana Witters
Howdy! We’re Glen and Zana Witters. We feel honored and privileged to be selected Grand Marshals of the 2022 Asotin County Fair & Rodeo.
Glen & Zana have been married 61-years and have lived in Asotin County for most of their lives. They have three son’s Richard, Yancy, and Casey. With their combined families they are blessed to say they are a family of 36.
A little history about them, Glen was born in Kamiah, Idaho in 1938. In 1943 the Witter’s family moved to Clarkston where Glen and his four siblings attended Clarkston Schools. After graduating from Clarkston High School in 1957 Glen joined the Army National Guard. After his Army commitment was fulfilled, he returned home and worked a few years for local farmers and ranchers, and also Meats Incorporated. In 1972 Glen began a career with Poe Asphalt and Paving until his retirement in 1996. Glen Worked away from home most summers living in a camper paving many highways in the surrounding area. Glen also owned and operated Glen’s Mobile Butchering. It was a family business that he and his son’s did together.
Zana (Botts) was born in Lewiston, Idaho in 1940. Along with her two younger sisters she was raised on the X3 family cattle ranch along the Grande Ronde River where she excelled as a cowgirl. In 1956 Zana was selected to the Asotin County Fair Royalty Court. In 1959 she was also on the Lewiston Roundup Royalty Court. Zana attended all grades of school at Anatone, Washington graduating in 1958 from AHS. Zana continued her education at LCNS (LCSC) graduating with a teaching degree in 1960. For a few years Zana taught school in Flora, Oregon before becoming a homemaker and raising their three sons.
Glen and Zana’s boys participated in the Asotin County Fair showing steers and pigs along with other 4-H and FFA activities. Glen and Zana were members of the Asotin County Livestock Sales Committee for several years and helped with the fairs open class food department. Glen’s Mobile Butchering also processed the Asotin Fair’s livestock animals for several years.
A big joy for Glen and Zana was to see all 8 of their grandchildren participate in the Asotin County Fair from showing animals, sewing, rodeo, horse shows, parades, and food entries. Two granddaughters were on the Asotin County Fair & Rodeo Royalty Court, they never missed an event. The fun continues as their great grandchildren have started participating in the Asotin County fair activities the last couple of years.
You can bet Glen and Zana will be in their seats supporting the next generation of fair goers and exhibitors!
The Asotin County Fair has been and still is a very important event in Glen and Zana’s family. They appreciate and thank all the people who have volunteered so many hours to help keep the fair up and running for all these years. Glen and Zana are looking forward to seeing you all at the 2022 Asotin County Fair and Rodeo. Please stop them to say hello! They wish the best health and happiness to everyone.
Glen and Zana Witters