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Boyd R. Brown


Sun, Dec 3rd, 2000
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Boyd Brown, 90, of Loveland, CO, formerly of Chatfield, died November 15, 2000, at Alterra Sterling House in Loveland.

He was born April 28, 1910, in Chatfield and graduated from Chatfield High School in 1929. On October 19, 1932, he married Beth Irene Marshall in Preston. They moved to Loveland from Chatfield in 1953 and owned and operated Brown's Corner from 1954 to 1960. They later built Brown's Gun and Tackle near Loveland and operated the business from 1962 until their retirement in 1977. His wife died April 8, 1995. Mr. Brown was a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association and enjoyed hunting and fishing in the mountains of Colorado and writing poetry. He helped sponsor many needy families at Christmas.

Survivors include a brother, Warren (Gin) of Omaha, NE. A brother and a sister preceded him in death.

An interment service for Mr. Brown was held Saturday, November 25, 2000, in the Chatfield Cemetery, with the Rev. John Sime officiating. Services were conducted Monday at Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home in Loveland, CO, with the Rev. Tim Kemnitz of Shepherd of the Hills Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greeley, CO, officiating. The body was cremated. Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield is in charge of local arrangements.
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Glenn E. Brink

Sun, Dec 3rd, 2000
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Glenn Brink, 86, of Preston, died Friday, November 24, 2000, at Harmony Health Care in Harmony.

He was born April 3, 1914, in Florenceville, Iowa, grew up in Cherry Grove and was confirmed in the Lutheran church in Spring Valley. He married R ..... 
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Helen L. Allen

Sun, Dec 3rd, 2000
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Helen Allen, 87, of Chatfield, died Friday, November 24, 2000, at Stewartville Nursing Home after a short illness.

Helen Leora Horsman was born December 28, 1912, in Spring Valley. Following her graduation from Spring Valley High School, she ..... 
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Harmony, MN

Sun, Dec 3rd, 2000
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Like many small towns a hundred years ago, Harmony grew up near the railroad and was peopled by immigrants from Norway, Germany and Ireland. Local legend says that the settlers decided to make their community an incorporated "village" and met to choo ..... 
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Fountain, MN

Sun, Dec 3rd, 2000
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Fountain, the western gateway to the Root River State Trail, is also the home of the Fillmore County Historical Center. The Historical Center houses a complete museum of antiques, collectibles, and memorabilia from the past, either lent or donated by ..... 
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Chatfield, MN

Sun, Dec 3rd, 2000
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Chatfield is one of those places that everyone needs to experience from time to time. Oh sure, there are supermarkets and a few convenience stores in town, like everywhere else, but this place is full of history. The downtown is filled with turn-of-t ..... 
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Canton, MN

Sun, Dec 3rd, 2000
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Canton, Minnesota, located along U.S. Highway 52 is the first city in Minnesota along this major north-south route.

Canton was originally founded in 1879 as a stopping point for the railroad. At first its legal name was "Boomer," depicting ho ..... 
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Caledonia, MN

Sun, Dec 3rd, 2000
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Caledonia was named for the ancient name of Scotland. Caledonians celebrate their founding with an annual Founder's Day celebration in June. The hardwood forests and terrain are unique to this area. Torrents of meltwater carved out deep valleys and l ..... 
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Preston, MN

Sun, Dec 3rd, 2000
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The city of Preston became situated on the south branch of the Root River in 1853. The location of the town was most desirable as the river afforded opportunities for a dam, land for houses and access to abundant supplies of timber, water power, ston ..... 
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