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Lawrence J. B. Aakre


Fri, Oct 5th, 2001
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Lawrence J. B. Aakre, 87, a resident of Living Center West, died September 26, 2001 in Mercy Medical Center following a long illness.

Lawrence was born September 18, 1914 on a farm in Winneshiek County, IA to Andrew and Ella Jean Aakre. He married Nancy Jean Endsley on October 28, 1939, in Cedar Rapids, IA. She died January 5, 1986. Lawrence had worked for the Crandic Railroad, Iowa Electric and had farmed. He was a member of VFW Post 788, Iowa Branch of the 2nd Indianhead Infantry Division Association Inc. and the Fairfax American Legion Post 572. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II.

Survivors include a brother, Ray of Rushford, MN; and two sisters, Inez Essery of Sun City, AZ, and Eleanor Wilkes of Anderson, CA. Also surviving are numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and three brothers, Ernest, Knute and William Aakre.

Services were September 29, 2001 at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories. The Rev. Michael Kleeberger of Squaw Creek Baptist Church, Marion, IA officiated. Burial, with military honors by VFW Post 788 was at the Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
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Clarence W. Schultz

Fri, Oct 5th, 2001
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Clarence W. Schultz, 80, of Preston, died Tuesday October 2, 2001 at Olmsted Community Hospital in Rochester.

He was born Jan. 3, 1921, in Preston and attended area public schools. He was a farm laborer in Fillmore County.

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M. E. ”Red” Fauver

Fri, Oct 5th, 2001
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M. E. ”Red” Fauver, 91 of Chatfield, a retired electrical worker, died September 26, 2001 at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester, where he had been a patient five days. He had resided at Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield since April 2000.
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David J. Bothun

Fri, Oct 5th, 2001
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David J. Bothun, 50, of Ely, Minn., grandson of Morilla Jacobson of Chatfield, died Sept. 19, 2001 at Ely-Bloomenson Community Hospital.

Born Nov. 20, 1950, in Preston, he graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in Babbitt in 1969 and ..... 
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Richard A. Mays

Fri, Oct 5th, 2001
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Richard A. Mays, 76, of Rushford, died October 1, 2001 at Good Shepherd Home in Rushford. He was born Oct. 4, 1924, in Hastings, NE He moved with his family at age 3 to St. James, MN, and graduated from St. James High School in 1942. He farmed with h ..... 
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Wykoff, MN

Fri, Oct 5th, 2001
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When you visit the heart of Bluff Country, take the drive on MN Hwy. 80 and you will find Wykoff, "The Gateway to Forestville."

Our limestone karst region is dotted with "sink holes" which indicate caverns below ground. You can visit one of t ..... 
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Whalan/Highland area

Fri, Oct 5th, 2001
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Whalan, with a population of about 90, is one of the smaller towns on the trail, though one of the most memorable. The town provides excellent access to the [Read the Rest]

Stewartville, MN

Fri, Oct 5th, 2001
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Stewartville is a small city with a friendly atmosphere located in the beautiful Root River Valley 10 miles south of Rochester. Known as the Gateway to the Historic Bluff County, Stewartville has much to offer, whether you come for a visit or stay fo ..... 
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St. Charles, MN

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St. Charles, known as the Gladiola Capitol, and located at the Gateway to Whitewater State Park to the north and I-90 entrance to S.E. MN. Historic Bluff ..... 
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