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Howard Gossman


Sun, Jun 18th, 2000
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Howard Gossman, 68, a rural Whalan farmer, died Sunday, June 11, 2000 at Rochester Methodist Hospital. He had been ill since May 6.

Born March 3, 1932, in Cresco, IA, he graduated from Canton High School and lived in rural Canton until joining the Army in 1950, serving during the Korean War. He lived in Madras, OR, from 1959 until 1962 and then in Harmony until moving to Whalan in 1962. On October 19, 1958, he married Opal Schrautmier in Bend, OR. Mr. Gossman was a member of American Legion Post 400 of Canton.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Thomas of Whalan, Randy (Lisa) of Canton and Bob (Sheila) of Preston; four daughters, Debra (David) Thompson of Norfolk, VA, Janice Stoneburg of Winona, Connie (Mike) Thedens of Elgin and Kristi (Dan) Ruesink of Cherry Grove; 17 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; six brothers, Wayne (Vivienne) and Merlyn (Vernelle), both of Decorah, IA, Lloyd (Colleen) of Mabel, Harold (Marci) of Tucson, AZ, Carroll (Sharon) of Canton and Roman (Mercedes) of Rose Creek; and three sisters, Jean (Jim) McCabe of Kirksville, MO, Wanda (Ralph) Milligan of Bluffton, IA, and Margo (Bruce) Kroshus of Oronoco. He was preceded in death by two sons, a daughter, a brother-in-law Skip Stoneburg, and two grandsons.

The funeral for Mr. Gossman was held Thursday, June 15, 2000 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Lanesboro, with the Rev. Thomas Loomis officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery with military graveside rites by American Legion Post 400. Johnson-Riley Funeral Home in Lanesboro was in charge of arrangements.

Ruth Thompson

Sun, Jun 18th, 2000
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Ruth Thompson, 83, of Chatfield, a homemaker, died Sat-urday morning, June 10, 2000 at Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield where she had resided since December 20, 1999.

Ruth Anderson was born July 2, 1916, in rural Fountain and attended R ..... 
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Richard O. Strike

Sun, Jun 18th, 2000
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Richard Strike, 75, of LeRoy, a longtime area farmer, died Saturday, June 10, 2000 en route to Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.

Born December 8, 1924, in Kasson, he attended area rural schools through the eighth grade and served with the Ma ..... 
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Frances T. Spande

Sun, Jun 18th, 2000
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Frances T. Spande, age 107, of Mabel, died Monday, June 12, 2000 at the Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel.

Frances was born February 5, 1893 in Preble Township, Fillmore County, to Theodore and Oliva (Aagland) Spande. She attended school ..... 
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Wayne L. Broadwater

Sun, Jun 18th, 2000
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Wayne Broadwater, age 54, of rural Preston, died Sunday morning, June 11, 2000 at his home.

Wayne Lyle Broadwater was born August 24, 1945, in Preston, the son of Porter and Betty (TerMaat) Broadwater. He was raised on the family dairy farm i ..... 
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'Round the Towns

Mon, Jun 12th, 2000
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Spring Valley Three construction workers have volunteered to make repairs to the Masonic Lodge near Spring Valley. Ed Capek of Rochester and two friends have offered to repair the damaged structure at no cost on the condition that they be allo ..... 
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Who you gonna call? Dustbusters?

Mon, Jun 12th, 2000
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Fillmore County Planning Commission May meeting
At the beginning of Thursday nights' Fillmore County Planning Commission meeting, commissioner Duane Bakke told the audience assembled "many of you are here to talk about dust on ..... 
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Play Ball!

Mon, Jun 12th, 2000
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Monday, May 29, 2000

Outside the old St. Mane Theatre in downtown Lanes-boro, the sweet strains of the Count Baise and Duke Ellington orchestras float through the warm evening air. Even before entering the theatre, you know you are about to be ..... 
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In praise of small places.

Mon, Jun 12th, 2000
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First time author Tony Andersen is a true patriot of Minnesota. Born and raised in St. Paul, one gets the impression after reading his recently released book Small Town Minnesota A to Z, (Afton Historical Society Press; 120 pages, $24.95) that he wou ..... 
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