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Alvin Walter "Jeff" Shaw


Fri, Apr 19th, 2002
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Alvin Walter "Jeff" Shaw, 90, of Wykoff, a retired farmer, died April 9, 2002 at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.

He was born Oct. 4, 1911, in South Dakota, and later moved to Fillmore where he began farming. On July 19, 1941, he married Erma Ericson in rural Fountain. From March 1941 to October 1945 he served in the Army with duty in Europe, and after his discharge returned to farming. In 1978 he retired and moved to Wykoff and worked for Green Thumb at the Wykoff school for nine years. Mr. Shaw was a life member of the Wykoff American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and playing cards.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Gary (Linda) of Chatfield; two daughters, Gail (Charles) Rollie of Spring Valley and Shiela (Mark) Carroll of Rochester; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Hazel Vesey of Rochester and Beulah Winslow of Fillmore. He was preceded in death by two sons, a grandson and 10 brothers and sisters.

The funeral was held April 12, 2002 at the Free Methodist Church in Fillmore, with the Rev. Mike Hopper officiating. Burial was in Fillmore Cemetery. Thauwald Funeral Home in Spring Valley was in charge of arrangements.

Manvel L. Olness

Fri, Apr 19th, 2002
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Manvel L. Olness, 93, of Rushford, formerly of St. Charles, died April 7, 2002 at Winona Community Memorial Hospital.

He was born Aug. 3, 1908, in Arendahl Township, Fillmore County, and attended Peterson School. On Jan. 2, 1932, he married ..... 
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Jessa Kay Slostad

Fri, Apr 19th, 2002
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Jessa Kay Slostad, 20, daughter of Paul and Carla Slostad of Apple Valley, MN, formerly of Preston, died of cystic fibrosis on April 10, 2002, at Minneapolis Children's Hospital.

Born July 5, 1981, in Shakopee, MN, she graduated from Minneap ..... 
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Laura Dybvik

Fri, Apr 19th, 2002
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Laura Dybvik, 85, of Harmony, a homemaker, died April 14, 2002 at Harmony Nursing Home, where she had lived since 1998.

Laura Elizabeth Anderson was born Sept. 18, 1916, in Fremont Township, She was the daughter of Gust and Petra (Pederson) ..... 
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Harvey Biel

Fri, Apr 19th, 2002
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Harvey Biel, 92, of Granger, a retired Fillmore County farmer, died April 15, 2002 at Evans Memorial Home in Cresco, IA.

He was born Oct. 27, 1909, in Ridgeway, IA, to Louis and Amanda (Garms) Biel and graduated from Cresco High School in 19 ..... 
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Vivian R. Arneson

Fri, Apr 19th, 2002
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Vivian R. Arneson, 87, of Mabel, a retired nursing home employee, died April 14, 2002 at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.

Vivian R. Headington was born Jan. 23, 1915, in Winneshiek County, Iowa, to Wallace and Martha (Olson) Headington. Sh ..... 
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Astri, my Astri where art thou?

Fri, Apr 12th, 2002
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A primer for searching Fillmore County genealogy records for pioneer ancestorsBy Deb Nelson GourleyMarch 18, 2002

Imagine a class called Genealogy 101: Fillmore County Pioneers. You are only given the following information ..... 
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Garns wheel still spinning after 200 years

Fri, Apr 12th, 2002
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February 4, 2002

Inheriting a 200-year-old Garns family spinning wheel from my Grandmother, Stella (Brdsgrd) Nelson, was exhilarating. Having myself been an avid handspinner for years, I could visualize what the assembled spinning wheel would ..... 
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Garness Church roots go back to farm in Norway

Fri, Apr 12th, 2002
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December 31, 2001

The familiar sounds I grew up with, the unloading of the horses, the snorting and pawing, and the cinching of the saddles were all heard that cold blustery day, January 14, 1996. However, someone very important to me was missin ..... 
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