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Robert O. Grimes


Thu, Nov 5th, 2015
Posted in Peterson Obituaries

Robert O. Grimes, 90, of Peterson, Minn. died on Tuesday, November 03, 2015, at his home.

Robert was born on October 16, 1925, in Franklin, Minn. to Oscar and Esther (Brookman) Grimes.

He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1945. Robert retired in 1968, from the Army as a 1SGE8. He received a WWII Victory Medal, Army of Occupation Medal, a Japan Clasp, Bronze Star, and Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and Vietnam Service Medal. Robert served in Japan, Germany, Korea, Okinawa, Vietnam and the United States.

On June 19, 1954, Robert was united in marriage with Arlene Larson at Grace Lutheran Church in Peterson.

He later earned his GED. Robert worked as security officer at Winona Hospital, he worked several factory jobs, was a school bus driver and janitor for the Peterson School District, He mowed over 22 lawns in Peterson, and was a member of the Peterson American Legion. Robert was also a member, usher and was the Sunday school treasurer at Grace Lutheran Church in Peterson.

He is survived by his wife, Arlene; and two sons: Paul Grimes and David (Arden) Grimes.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, one sister, and seven step-sisters and step–brothers.

There was a private family service at his home with Chaplain Thomas Schoen officiating.

Burial with full military rights will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Preston, Minn.

Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service in Rushford assisted the family.

Paul Francis Caflisch

Thu, Nov 5th, 2015
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Paul Francis Caflisch of Chatfield, Minn. passed away October 30, 2015 at the age of 70. He was born November 24, 1944 in Rochester, Minn. and raised in Simpson, Minn. Paul graduated from John Marshall Senior High School in Rochester. He studied ..... 
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Randy LeRoy Campbell

Thu, Nov 5th, 2015
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Randy LeRoy Campbell, 49, of Chatfield passed away at his home on November 3, 2015. Randy was born May 22, 1966 in Rochester to Roy and Bonnie (Stecker) Campbell. Randy attended schools in Chatfield and graduated from Chatfield High School in 19 ..... 
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Gerald “Jerry” Dean Johnson

Thu, Nov 5th, 2015
Posted in Canton Obituaries

Jerry was born in Amherst, Minn. on December 8, 1938. He married Evelyn Malli on August 25, 1956. Jerry, age 76, of Canton, Minn. passed away on November 2, 2015 surrounded by his family at his side. He farmed in Amherst until his retirement, whe ..... 
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Dennis R. Thompson

Thu, Nov 5th, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Dennis R. Thompson, age 64, of rural Spring Valley, Minn., died Friday afternoon, October 30, 2015, at his residence. Dennis was born March 28, 1951, in LaCrosse, Wis., to Floyd and Doris (Richards) Thompson. The family moved to Douglas, Minn., wh ..... 
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Debra L. Gibson

Thu, Nov 5th, 2015
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Debra Louise (Ellefson) Gibson, 55, of Rushford died Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, at her home. Debbie was born in Lexington Park, Md., to Murland and Louise (Markegard) Ellefson Dec. 17, 1959. She finished school and dental hygienist college in Jacksonv ..... 
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Roland M.Torgerson

Thu, Nov 5th, 2015
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Roland M. (Torgie) Togerson, Mabel, Minn. died at the age of 94, October 28, at The Meadows Assisted Living in Mabel with family by his side. Roland was born September 26, 1921 in Bode, Iowa to Ray and Ruth (Thorn) Torgerson. In 1939, he graduate ..... 
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Joan Bernice Ruesink-Alexander

Thu, Oct 29th, 2015
Posted in Wykoff Obituaries

Joan Bernice Ruesink-Alexander, 82, of Rochester, MN passed away Thursday, October 29, 2015 at Cottagewood Senior Communities. Joan Bernice Eickhoff was born November 13, 1932 to Alvin and Nora (Hanson) Eickhoff in Fillmore County, MN. Joan gradua ..... 
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Richard E. Bestor

Thu, Oct 29th, 2015
Posted in Preston Obituaries

Richard E. Bestor, age 79, of Red Wing, Minn., passed away at Mayo Clinic Health System in Lake City, Minn. on October 18, 2015. He was born February 24, 1936, Graduating from Preston High School. He married Marian Halverson and they were later divi ..... 
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