Woman recalls life with Hormels

Published 12:00 am Saturday, October 5, 2002

Color this story in sepia, that brownish gray that unflinchingly distinguishes the old from the new.

Alice P. Berry's story is just that -- a trip back in time to another era in Austin's rich history.

A time when Jay Catherwood Hormel and his French war bride, Germaine Dubois, were the toast of the town.

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A time when the home-grown businessman and his wife lived the good life in their mansion on an estate at the edge of the city with their three sons.

Alice P. Berry was there and a part of the Hormel family.

To learn more about Berry and a slice of Hormel family history, click on ‘Living.’