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Roger Milton Jahns


Fri, Mar 21st, 2003
Posted in Obituaries

Roger Milton Jahns, 72, of Lime Springs, a retired Postal Service employee, died March 18, 2003 at his home.

He was born July 26, 1930, in Spring Valley to Milton and Amanda Jahns and attended Spring Valley schools. At age 17, he enlisted in the Army, served in Japan during the Korean War and returned to Spring Valley after his discharge. He owned and operated a motel and cafe in Grand Meadow for a few years before moving to Tacoma, Wash. He held various positions with the U.S. Postal Service, including postmaster in Sequim, Wash. He attended Tacoma Community College and later received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Central Washington University. After retiring in 1985, he owned a tax and accounting business until moving to Lime Springs in 1999.

Survivors include his wife of 33 years, LaDonna; a son, David (Cynthia) of Seattle; two daughters, Julie (Michael) McGillivray and Tina Jahns, both of Tacoma; five stepchildren, Cheryl Young of Gig Harbor, Wash., Marlene “Midge” (Russell) Beers and Gordon (Keeley) Strong, both of Seattle, Karen Finley of Tacoma and Susan (Roger) Morgan of Saundestown, R.I.; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Marcella (Harvey) Merkel and Shirley (Harold) Rollie, both of Spring Valley; and two brothers, William (Shirley) of Lake City and Bob (Mary) of Omaha, Neb.

The funeral was March 22, 2003 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Lime Springs, Iowa, with the Rev. Linda Presholt Johnson officiating. Lindstrom Funeral Home in Lime Springs was in charge of arrangements.

Thomas W. Holter

Fri, Mar 21st, 2003
Posted in Obituaries

Thomas W. Holter, 91, of New Hope, Minn., formerly of the Mabel area, died March 14, 2003 at his home.

Born Dec. 23, 1911, on a farm in Highland Township, Winneshiek County, Iowa, he attended Mabel High School and Luther Colleg ..... 
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Clinton Gordon Ewalt

Fri, Mar 21st, 2003
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Clinton Gordon Ewalt, 82, of Harmony, a former farmer and retired Granger Co-op Creamery manager, died March 17, 2003 at his home.

Born April 1, 1920, in Bristol Township, Fillmore County, to Tillie and Burleigh Ewalt, he atten ..... 
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Gordon P. Rushton

Fri, Mar 14th, 2003
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Gordon P. Rushton, 78, of Preston, died March 11, 2003 at Preston Good Samaritan Center.

Born April 18, 1924, in Walsall, Saffordshire, England, he moved to Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, with his family in 1925 and attended schoo ..... 
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Josephine M. Peterson

Fri, Mar 14th, 2003
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Josephine M. Peterson, 94, of Rushford, died March 7, 2003 at Winona Community Memorial Hospital.

Josephine Woxland was born Dec. 11, 1908. She married Edward Peterson on Oct. 19, 1927, in Rushford. She was a lifelong resident ..... 
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Mary L. Ostby

Fri, Mar 14th, 2003
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Mary L. Ostby, 67, of Chatfield, a homemaker, died March 11, 2003 at Rochester Methodist Hospital, where she had been a patient since March 7.

Mary L. Mahan was born Nov. 10, 1935, in Bonair, Iowa, and graduated from high schoo ..... 
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Erma S. Lee Olson

Fri, Mar 14th, 2003
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Erma S. Lee Olson, 85, of Peterson, died March 7, 2003 at Good Shepherd Home in Rushford.

Erma Sylvia Lee was born Sept. 9, 1917, in Fillmore County. She married Clifford Olson on June 22, 1940, in Highland, Minn. She was a gra ..... 
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Kermit Meyer

Fri, Mar 14th, 2003
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Kermit Meyer, 70, of rural Wykoff died March 9, 2003 at his home.

He was born April 2, 1932, on his family's rural Wykoff farm, where he lived all his life. Kermit was the son of Herman and Algie (Hanley) Meyer. He attended sch ..... 
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William McEnery

Fri, Mar 14th, 2003
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William McEnery, 69, of Bloomington, died March 3, 2003 in California.

He was born in Chicago on Oct. 18, 1933 to Eugene and Eleanor (Byrnes) McEnery. He was a 1955 graduate of St. Mary's College in Winona. On May 3, 1958, he m ..... 
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