Tim Nass grows pure white beard for Dysart 150th, follows in grandfather’s footsteps

Tim Nass, one of three Dysart Sesquicentennial Beard and Mustache Contest winners, pictured this past July 3 in the community building. During the contest, Nass wore a ribbon from Dysart’s Centennial celebration when his grandfather Ted Nass competed in the same contest. PHOTO BY RUBY F. MCALLISTER

DYSART – During Dysart’s Centennial (1983), Ted Nass was recognized for his pure white beard and had received a trophy.

In Dysart’s Sesquicentennial (2023) – celebrations for which officially took place this past July – Tim Nass, grandson of Ted, received recognition for having a similar pure white beard like his Grandfather’s, 50 years ago.

Tim is retired from the U.S. Coast Guard and now lives in Dubuque.