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Margaret E. Sikkink


Fri, Oct 5th, 2001
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Margaret E. Sikkink, 76, of rural Harmony, died August 26, 2001 at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.

Margaret Boese was born Aug. 9, 1925, in Madison, S.D., the daughter of August and Irene (Kuehn) Boese. In her youth, she lived in Lakota, Iowa, and in Good Thunder, Waltham and Harmony. She was a 1942 graduate of Austin High School and attended Mankato State College and Winona State College. She married Lowell Sikkink on Aug. 12, 19, in rural Harmony. Mrs. Sikkink worked with the physically and mentally disabled at the Sunshine House in Harmony for many years. Mr. Sikkink died Feb. 3, 1995. Since then, Mrs. Sikkink had been employed by the Fillmore County Food Shelf and the Spring Valley Historical Society. She taught Sunday school and was active in the Greenleafton Reformed Church women's groups.

Survivors include three sons, Stephen (Linda) of Rochester, Reggie (Leanne) of Lake City, and Michael (Amy) of St. Charles; one daughter, Sheila Sikkink of Coon Rapids, Minn.; 10 grandchildren; two brothers, Henry (Betty) Boese of South Carolina and Arnold (Marcia) Boese of Winona; and two sisters, Frances Wilson of Oregon and Naomi (Jerry) Johnson of Winona. One son, one daughter, one brother and one sister also preceded her in death.

The funeral was held August 29, 2001 at Greenleafton Re-formed Church with the Rev. Jonathan Loper officiating. Burial will be in the Greenleafton Cemetery. Thauwald Funeral Home in Preston was in charge of arrangements.

Landon Manford Corson

Fri, Oct 5th, 2001
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Landon Manford Corson, stillborn son of Carlisle and Traci (Whelan) Corson of Preston died Sunday, Spetember 30, 2001 at Olmsted Community Hospital in Rochester.

Surviving are his parents; one brother, Logan, at home; paternal grandmother, Mi ..... 
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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 ma ..... 
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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]
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