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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 Ruth Ramaker on March 25, 1936, in Spring Valley. The couple farmed in a number of places in Fillmore County until retiring in 1973 and moving into Preston. He then worked for Liudahl Plumbing and Heating in Harmony and then Dick's Automation in Preston for a number of years. He was a member of Preston United Methodist Church and a former member of the Cherry Grove EUB.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Don (Sylvia) of Harmony and Jerry (Linda) of Rochester; a daughter, Joyce (Richard) Prinsen of Greenleafton; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Helen Engle of Harmony, Sophia (Harry) Englehart of Chester, Iowa, Florence Miller of Preston and Dorothy (Wally) Santo of Janesville, MN. He was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter and three brothers.

A memorial service for Mr. Brink was held Tuesday, November 28, 2000, at Preston United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Anthony Fink officiating. Burial of the ashes was in Crown Hill Cemetery in Preston. Thauwald Funeral Home in Preston was in charge of arrangements.
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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

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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

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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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