Monday, May 12, 2014
Farmer Edwin “Bud” Skalla became the talk of the town across Iowa when news of his will began to spread. Skalla left the majority of his $13.4 million fortune to 13 local Catholic parishes across Iowa. Last Thursday, the Catholic priests each received a $750,000 check.
See Kyle Munson, Bachelor Farmer’s Bequest a Windfall for Iowa Priests, USA Today, May 11, 2014.
Special thanks to Jim Hillhouse (Professional Legal Marketing (PLM, Inc.)) for bringing this article to my attention.