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Marjorie Gilbertson


Fri, May 4th, 2001
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Marjorie Gilbertson, 89, of Pine River, Minn., formerly of the Mabel area, died April 26, 2001 at the Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Center in Pine River.

Marjorie Otterness was born Oct. 31, 1911, in Spring Grove. She attended Blackhammer Country School and graduated from Spring Grove High School. In 1934, she married Walter Gilbertson in Blackhammer. The couple moved to the Mabel area in 1939 and lived there until 1986, when they moved to Pine River. Mrs. Gilbertson was a member of First Lutheran Church in Pine River, and a former member of Scheie Lutheran Church in rural Mabel.

Survivors include a daughter, Carol Anderson of Pine River; two grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and eight step-great-grandchildren. Her husband and a brother preceded her in death.

The funeral for Marjorie Gilbertson was held May 1, 2001 at Scheie Lutheran Church with the Rev. Gene Hermeier officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel was in charge of arrangements.

Bryce Warren Duxbury

Fri, May 4th, 2001
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Bryce Warren Duxbury, 78, of Harmony, died April 29, 2001at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester following a short illness.

Born Feb. 16, 1923, he enlisted in the U.S. Army on April 21, 1941, and was sent to the Philippine Islands, where he serv ..... 
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Edna L. Davidson

Fri, May 4th, 2001
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Edna L. Davidson, 91, of Sauer Memorial Home in Winona, formerly of Spring Valley, died May 2, 2001.

Edna L. Schneider was born Feb. 24, 1910, in Jordan Township, Fillmore County. She attended country schools and St. John's Lutheran Church i ..... 
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Betsy Rachel Brekke

Fri, May 4th, 2001
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Betsy Rachel Brekke, 62, of rural Preston, a homemaker, died April 26, 2001 at her home.

Betsy Rachel Erickson was born July 26, 1938, in Lanesboro and graduated from Lanesboro High School in 1957. She lived in rural Lanesboro until 1957 and ..... 
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Robert D. Albrecht

Fri, May 4th, 2001
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Robert D. Albrecht, 72, of rural Mabel, a retired farmer, died May 1, 2001 at his home following a long illness with cancer.

Robert was born Oct. 2, 1928, in Chicago, Illinois to John and Louise (Loss) Albrecht. On Oct. 22, 19, he married Be ..... 
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The "Art" of friendship

Fri, Apr 27th, 2001
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Monday, April 23, 2001

Commonweal Theater Company offers an outstanding execution of French playwright Ms. Yasmina Reza’s "Art." But don’t let the title fool you. The subject of modern art is a guise for a candid exploration into the meaning of fri ..... 
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Planning Commission

Fri, Apr 27th, 2001
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“It looked like a bluff to me”By John TorgrimsonMonday, April 30, 2001


Curt Walter of Rochester, representing Richland Telecom, ran into a buzz-saw of opposition at Thursday’s Fillmore County Planning Commission meeting.

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Lanesboro City Council

Fri, Apr 27th, 2001
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Council deals with art commission business, creates parking study groupBy John TorgrimsonMonday, April 30, 2001

The Lanesboro Art Center Commission has identified a preferred site to locate the proposed Regional Art Center. The commission vote ..... 
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Five on board; five “seconds”

Fri, Apr 27th, 2001
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Monday, April 30, 2001

For the past three months, the County Board has basically been a four-member board. Former Commissioner Gary Peterson announced his resignation in late January, and he attended few meetings between then and his exit in m ..... 
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