A newspaper photograph taken in 1988 shows 10-year-old Beau Buell Adams sitting behind his grandfather Frank Buell’s desk at Farmers State Bank in Winthrop, “trying out the chair he hopes to occupy some day,” according to the caption.
Ann Caldwell Buell
Long-time Farmers State Bank matriarch Ann Caldwell Buell gracefully passed away Jan. 30, 2014, in Winthrop, WA at age 95. Ann and her late husband Frank Buell purchased Farmers State Bank in 1964 and moved to the Methow Valley from Seattle in 1967. Hers was a familiar face, as she worked in the small family-owned […]