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Vernon H. “Spud” Born


Sun, Aug 27th, 2000
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Vernon “Spud” Born, 82, of Spring Valley, died Monday, August 21, 2000 at St Marys Hospital in Rochester.

He was born June 29, 1918 in Fillmore Township to A.E. Born and Dorthea “Dora” Drewes. He attended schools in the area and went on to three years of college in Rochester. He was united in marriage to Lela Maloney on April 22, 1957 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, IA. They raised six children. Vernon worked in the shipyards in California during WW II and was involved with the building of the first Atomic Bomb Plant. When he returned to the area he drove truck for a number of years. He was also in Partnership with his father in the plumbing and heating business in Spring Valley for 10 years and later farmed in Fillmore Township near Spring Valley for 45 years. Vernon was actively involved with disaster relief throughout the county for many years.

He is survived by his wife, Lela, of Spring Valley, and children Ray (Marty) Born of Guam, Susan (Roger Bendickson) Born-Bryant of Rochester, Charlene (Richard) Chistopherson of Stewartville, Steven (Gail) Born of Tulsa, OK, Sandy (Chris) Ball of Tiffan, IA, and Joyce Mensink of Spring Valley; 16 grandchildren, and one sister Margaret (Lorenze) Russert of Winona, MN. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Helen and Frieda and two brothers Harold and Earl.

Services for Mr. Born were held Friday, August 25, 2000 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church with the Rev. Kevin Woestehoff officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Hindt-Hutchins Funeral Home in Spring Valley was in charge of arrangements.

In the Service

Sun, Aug 20th, 2000
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Birth Announcements

Sun, Aug 20th, 2000
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Channon and Heather Miner of rural Preston annnounce the birth of their daughter, Ashley Lynn, on Monday, August 14, 2000 at 10:34 p.m. at Rochester Methodist Hospital. Ashley was 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches long. She is welcomed home by b ..... 
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College News

Sun, Aug 20th, 2000
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Graduation announcements
•Julene Earley of Fountain graduated Cum Laude from Southwest State University on May 6th.
•Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, IA, announced the graduation of Armanda Hall of Lime Springs, Renee Frank of Sprin ..... 
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Brian Scrabeck

Sun, Aug 20th, 2000
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Brian Scrabeck received a commission in the United States Navy after graduation from the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD.
Scrabeck earned a BS in Aeronautical Engineering. He will now be attending the Nuclear Engineering School in Ch ..... 
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Blagsvedt - Arneson

Sun, Aug 20th, 2000
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Lisa Kae Blagsvedt and Richard James Arneson were married April 22 in Spring Grove. Parents are Kenneth and Patricia Blagsvedt of Spring Grove and Arlin and Karen Arneson of Canton. The bride is a social worker at Fillmore County Social Services and ..... 
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Engagements/Weddings

Sun, Aug 20th, 2000
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