Letterwerks Sign City
 
"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Online Edition
Saturday, April 25th, 2015
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
 
<< | < | 3421 | 3422 | 3423 | 3424 | 3425 | > | >>

Marjorie L. Wilson


Fri, Jun 15th, 2001
Posted in

Marjorie L. Wilson, 82, of Preston, a farmer and former teacher, died June 3, 2001 at Preston Good Samaritan Care Center.

Born Feb. 20, 1919, in Hutton, Preston Township, Fillmore County, the daughter of Henry and Leona (Klein) Wilson. She graduated from Preston High School in 1935, and after graduating from Preston Normal School in 1936, taught in rural Fillmore County schools for five years. One of the first women in the United States to volunteer for active duty, she served in the WAVES from Oct. 9, 1942, until January 1946. During her service, she worked for the chief of naval operations in Washington, D.C. After her discharge, she returned to the Preston area and farmed until entering Preston Good Samaritan Center last year. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church.

Survivors include a sister, Christie Collett of Preston. Two brothers and two sisters preceded her in death.

The funeral for Marjorie L. Wilson was June 6 at Christ Lutheran Church in Preston with the Revs. James Rushton and Bernard Daiker co-officiating. Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery in Preston with military graveside rites by the Preston Servicemen's Club. Thauwald Funeral Home in Preston was in charge of arrangements.


Gilma Thoen Walsh

Fri, Jun 15th, 2001
Posted in

Gilma Thoen Walsh, 85, of Lanesboro, a longtime librarian and grocery store employee, died June 2, 2001 at the Preston Care Center where she had lived six months.

Gilma Thoen was born July 8, 1915, in rural Lanesboro and graduated from Lanes ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Helen "Beth" Walhus

Fri, Jun 15th, 2001
Posted in

Helen "Beth" Walhus, 93, a longtime Mabel resident, died June 3, 2001 at Tweeten Health Services in Spring Grove.

Helen Corson was born Feb. 8, 1908, in Ada, Minn., graduated from Ada High School in 1925 and after graduating from St. Cloud S ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Marie Ryan

Fri, Jun 15th, 2001
Posted in

Marie Ryan, 84, of Harmony, a former farm homemaker, died June 3, 2001 at Regional Health Services of Howard County, Iowa.

Marie Pederson was born May 6, 1917, in Winneshiek County, Iowa. On March 4, 1946, she married Donald W. Ryan in Canto ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Emil Eickhoff

Fri, Jun 15th, 2001
Posted in

Emil Eickhoff, 95, of Wykoff, died Thursday, June 14, at Seasons Hospice in Rochester where he had been a resident for the past six months.

Emil Fred Eickhoff, a retired farmer, was born on April 5, 1906, in rural Fountain, to William and Sop ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Bernice B. Nielsen

Fri, Jun 15th, 2001
Posted in

Bernice B. Nielsen, 81, of Ostrander, a former farm homemaker, died June 9, 2001at Ostrander Nursing Home where she had been a patient a short time.

Bernice B. Braesch was born Nov. 20, 1919, in Lincoln Township, near Albert City, Iowa to He ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Kenneth J. McConnell

Fri, Jun 15th, 2001
Posted in

Kenneth J. McConnell, 70, of Mabel, a longtime farmer and DECO employee, died June 9, 2001 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford.

He was born March 10, 1931, in Decorah, Iowa, to Emmett and Anne (Fitzgerald) McConnell. He attended Decor ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Loyes A. Housker

Fri, Jun 15th, 2001
Posted in

Loyes A. Housker, 81, a longtime Mabel resident, died June 7, 2001 at Winneshiek County Memorial Hospital in Decorah, Iowa.

Loyes Ramlo was born Dec. 18, 1919, in Mabel to Carl and Clara (Bersie) Ramlo. She graduated from Mabel High School i ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Nelda Frogner

Fri, Jun 15th, 2001
Posted in

Nelda Frogner, 93, of Harmony, died June 7, 2001 at Harmony Healthcare after being a dialysis patient for over 4 years.

Nelda Achatz was born April 22, 1908, in Harmony, the daughter of Frederick and Emma (Wertman) Achatz. She graduated from ..... 
[Read the Rest]
<< | < | 3421 | 3422 | 3423 | 3424 | 3425 | > | >>
Studio A Photography