Hard-working and straightforward people of unshakable faith who leave footprints that their descendants will follow!
The book, written in a romantic style, will absorb you. You will be involved in stories of secure and resilient families who build successful companies.
The Author is Astrid Kepler Neitzke. Her father, Otto Kepler, is a first-generation immigrant. Her grandfather, Adolfo, was a courageous and tireless explorer, who came from Europe as a teenager. The Kepler Weber company started with blacksmithing and is today known worldwide in the agribusiness sector in the post-harvest stage of the grain production chain.
Astrid is his youngest daughter, who was born when her parents’ life was at its peak. As a baby of four months, she loses her father! What he left behind gave her lasting impressions that shaped the course of her life.
A huge treasure! Her mother, Fanny Stillner Kepler, continues to lead the family, keeping them happy together in the small town called initially New Württemberg and today Panambi, where until the Second World War, they also spoke the German language.
Astrid discovers that her grandfather, Vincenz Stillner, a native of Austria, was a street boy in Vienna, who became a beloved and respected pastor in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
The Kepler family continues to work and have faith. Other families are connected, like the Richters, the Rehns, the Stillners, and the Neitzkes. Astrid marries Ari Neitzke.
The Author upholds the cheerful and adventurous humor she inherited. People forged by fire which left a legacy to be remembered and imitated.