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Kappers - Alma Mae


Fri, Aug 13th, 2004
Posted in Obituaries

Alma Mae Kappers, 94, of Spring Valley, died Aug. 8, 2004 at Olmsted Medical Center in Rochester.

Alma Mae Broadwater was born Nov. 23, 1909, in Bristol Township, Fillmore County, attended Prairie Queen School through the eighth grade and graduated from Preston High School in 1928. On Oct. 30, 1937, she married Freddie Kappers, and they were later divorced. She taught in Preston and in Fillmore County rural schools until the schools consolidated. Mrs. Kappers then worked at Libby, McNeill & Libby for a short time and was assistant head bookkeeper at First National Bank in Rochester until her retirement in 1974. She had been a member of Greenleafton Reformed Church since she was 16 years old.

Survivors include three daughters, Jan (Dick) Evenson of Clermont, Iowa, and Westlaco, Texas, Margie (Bernie) Wampach of Rochester and Evie (Larry) Read of West Des Moines, Iowa; nine grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. Two brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.

The funeral for Alma Mae Kappers was Aug. 12 at Greenleafton Reformed Church in rural Preston, with the Rev. Roger Lokker officiating. Burial was in Greenleafton Cemetery. Hindt Funeral Home in Spring Valley was in charge of arrangements.

Holm - Johnie N.

Fri, Aug 13th, 2004
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Johnie N. Holm, 76, of Grand Meadow, died Aug. 7, 2004 at Seasons Hospice in Rochester.

He was born Jan. 17, 1928, in Mason City, Iowa. On Jan. 22, 1950, he married Doris Neel in Mason City. He farmed in the Mason City area unti ..... 
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Hanson - Burdilla A.

Fri, Aug 13th, 2004
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Burdilla A. Hanson, 93, of Chatfield, died Aug. 7, 2004 at Chosen Valley Care Center, where she had lived nine years.

Born Nov. 4, 1910, in Chatfield, she graduated from Preston High School in 1928 and from La Crosse Lutheran Ho ..... 
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Goldsmith - Charles M.

Fri, Aug 13th, 2004
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Charles M. Goldsmith, 71, of Cortez, Colo., formerly of Chatfield, died Aug. 5, 2004 at New Mexico Heart Hospital in Albuquerque.

He was born Aug. 29, 1932, in Chatfield. Mr. Goldsmith retired from the Air Force with the rank of ..... 
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Ellis -Helen M.

Fri, Aug 13th, 2004
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Helen M. Ellis, 85, of Mabel, died Aug. 7, 2004 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, Wis.

Helen M. Ford was born Jan. 7, 1919, in Mabel to Peter and Maria (Solum) Ford. She attended Mabel High School and Mabel Firs ..... 
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Pooler - Mildred G.

Fri, Aug 6th, 2004
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Mildred G. Pooler, 99, of Rochester, formerly of Preston, died Aug. 1. 2004 at Samaritan Bethany Home on Eighth.

Mildred Geneva Alfson was born Jun 21, 1905, near Henrytown, Minn., to Tobias and Johanna (Jennie) Alfson. She grad ..... 
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Peter - Roger

Fri, Aug 6th, 2004
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Roger Peter, 83, of Mabel, died Aug. 1, 2004 at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.

He was born Aug. 4, 1920, in Winneshiek County, Iowa to Alred and Elta (Libbey) Peter. He attended area country schools. On March 10, 1944, he ma ..... 
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Metzger - Eli

Fri, Aug 6th, 2004
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Eli Metzger, 88, of Chatfield, died Aug. 2, 2004 at Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield following a lengthy illness. He had lived at the care center since Oct. 3, 2001.

Born April 22, 1916, in Elgin, Iowa, and grew up there. ..... 
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Johnson - Helen

Fri, Aug 6th, 2004
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Helen Johnson, 82, of Grand Meadow, died July 27, 2004 at Grand Meadow Healthcare Center.

Helen Hanson was born July 11, 1922, in Taopi. On March 1, 1943, she married Richard E. Bud Johnson at the St. Olaf Lutheran parsonage i ..... 
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