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Rasmussen - Lylas Kathryn


Fri, Jul 16th, 2004
Posted in Obituaries

Lylas Kathryn Rasmussen, 84, of rural Mabel, died July 7, 2004 at Harmony Healthcare in Harmony.

Lylas Kathryn Gjetley was born May 20, 1920, in Winneshiek County, Iowa, to Will and Stena (Vick) Gjetley. She graduated from Decorah High School in 1938 and attended Madison Business College in Madison, Wis. From 1939 to 1950, she was employed as a secretary/office manager at Remington Rand, Inc. in Madison and Signal Hill Oil Co. in Long Beach, Calif., and also worked in offices in Denver, New Orleans and Minneapolis. During those years, she enjoyed traveling with her sister. On Oct. 22, 1950, she married Vernon Rasmussen at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Newton, Iowa, and they farmed near Hesper, Iowa. In 1983, they accompanied the Luren Singing Society on a tour of Norway. Her husband died Feb. 20, 2001. She was a member of the Hesper Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday school and was active in choir, WELCA and circle, and was a former member of the Decorah Lutheran Church.

Survivors include three daughters, Sheila (Tom) Norby of Canton, Sharon (Gary) Hanson of Spring Grove and Carol (Gordon) Gaustad of Decorah; three sons, Alan (Kris) of Decorah, and Dean and Craig (Joan), both of Mabel; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Edith (Leland) Naley of Decorah; and a brother, Curtis Gjetley. A daughter and a sister preceded her in death.

The funeral for Lylas Kathryn Rasmussen was July 12 at the Lutheran Church in Hesper, Iowa, with the Rev. Hans Floan officiating. Burial was in the Hesper Lutheran Cemetery. Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel was in charge of arrangements.

Olstad - Inez A.

Fri, Jul 16th, 2004
Posted in Obituaries

Inez A. Olstad, 97, of Rushford, died July 12, 2004 at her home.

Inez A. Glenna was born March 11, 1907, in Holt Township, Fillmore County to Ludwig O. and Lena (Johnson) Glenna. On May 21, 1932, she married Gynther Olstad in H ..... 
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Landgrebe - Gary J.

Fri, Jul 16th, 2004
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Gary J. Landgrebe, 47, of Racine died July 8, 2004 in a helicopter crash in rural Rochester.

He was born in Warren, Minn., on Aug. 16, 1956. He married Pam Stender Aug. 6, 1977, in Spring Valley. He was serving his third term a ..... 
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Johnson -Ada Leona

Fri, Jul 16th, 2004
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Ada Leona Johnson, 84, of Harmony, died July 12, 2004 at Harmony Health Care Center, where she had lived for a short time.

She was born Oct. 30, 1919, in Henrytown and attended Henrytown schools through eighth grade. On Sept. 2 ..... 
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Jahns - Beverly Ruth Marie

Fri, Jul 16th, 2004
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Beverly Ruth Marie Jahns, 77, of Wabasha, formerly of Stewartville and Fillmore County, died July 7, 2004 at her home.

Beverly Ruth Marie Schunke was born May 14, 1927, in rural Wykoff, Fillmore County, grew up on the family fa ..... 
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Halverson - Orvin H.

Fri, Jul 16th, 2004
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Orvin H. Halverson, 82, of Mabel, died July 10, 2004 at Winneshiek County Memorial Hospital in Decorah, Iowa.

Born March 7, 1922, in Preble Township, Fillmore County to Andrew and Cora (Stensgard) Halverson. He attended Rooster ..... 
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Dvorak - Edward L.

Fri, Jul 16th, 2004
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Edward L. Dvorak, 94, of Rushford, died July 11, 2004 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford where he had lived since 2000.

He was born April 1, 1910, in Money Creek Township, Houston County to John and Catherine (Kahoun) D ..... 
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Culhane - Thomas J.

Fri, Jul 16th, 2004
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Thomas J. Culhane, 58, of Rushford, died July 7, 2004, at his home.

He was born on April 14, 1946, in Rushford to Daniel R. and Rose Margaret (Sheehan) Culhane. He grew up in Rushford, and graduated from Rushford High School in ..... 
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Cordes - Claude R.

Fri, Jul 9th, 2004
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Claude R. Cordes, 58, of Vinegar Hill near Rushford died Wednesday, June 30, 2004, at his home.

He was born on January 7, 1946, in LaCrosse, Wis. to Willard and Myrtle (Doblar) Cordes. He attended Vinegar Hill School and Rushfo ..... 
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