Letterwerks Sign City
 
VBC Video
"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Online Edition
Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
 
<< | < | 3230 | 3231 | 3232 | 3233 | 3234 | > | >>

Valborg Haugen


Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
Posted in

Valborg Haugen, 94, of Rushford, a retired cook, died March 12, 2001 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford. She had lived at Good Shepherd Lutheran Apartments the past six years.

Valborg Hanson was born May 30, 1906, in Rushford and was sent to an orphanage in Beloit, Iowa, after her mother's death. She graduated from Lutheran Normal School in Canton, S.D., and moved to Rushford when she was 17. On July 13, 1924, she married Walter Haugen, and they lived in the Rushford area most of their married lives. Her husband died in July 1977. Mrs. Haugen was head cook at Grassby Home Cafe, Niggle's Cafe and Johnny's Cafe until her retirement. She enjoyed embroidering and gardening.

Survivors include two sons, Wallace (Valaira) of Golden, Colo., and Roger (Esther) of Burlington, N.D.; a daughter, Margie (Arlyn) Brevig of Rushford; 15 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, a grandson, four sisters and four brothers. The funeral for Valborg Haugen was held March 17, 2001 at Rushford Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Roger Michaelson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Hoff Funeral Homes-Cook Rushford Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Elmer Christopherson

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
Posted in

Elmer Christopherson, 91, of Preston, a retired butter-maker, died March 9, 2001 at the Preston Good Samaritan Care Center.

Born on April 12, 1909, in Holmen, Wis., he attended country school near Holmen. On April 24, 1935, he married Lillia ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Lloyd John Van Dixhorn

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
Posted in

Rev. Dr. Lloyd John Van Dixhorn, 68, of Preston, died at home on February 24th of kidney cancer.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Lena; a son, Graham; a daughter, Heidi; four grandchildren; a mother, Lina; eight brothers and sisters; n ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Bennie Barber

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
Posted in

Bennie Barber, 81, of Thief River Falls, Minn., died March 13, 2001 at Northwest Medical Center, CNC Unit, Thief River Falls.

Bennie Barber was born on May 17, 1919 in Pilot Mound Township, to Leora Barber. He was baptized into the Lutheran ..... 
[Read the Rest]

LaCrescent, MN - Apple Capital of Minnesota

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
Posted in

LaCrescent is a growing community with a thriving business district. Located in the southeast corner of Minnesota, LaCrescent has a boundary of the Mississippi River on one side, and the apple orchard covered bluffs on the other. Enjoy our annual App ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Houston, MN

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
Posted in

The spirit of revitalization rocks as Houston enters a new century poised for progress. Surrounded by bluffs and bordered by the Root River, the area offers an ideal setting for outdoor enthusiasts and a healthy environment in which to live and work. ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Harmony, MN

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
Posted in

Like many small towns a hundred years ago, Harmony grew up near the railroad and was peopled by immigrants from Norway, Germany and Ireland. Local legend says that the settlers decided to make their community an incorporated "village" and met to choo ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Fountain, MN

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
Posted in

Fountain, the western gateway to the Root River State Trail, is also the home of the Fillmore County Historical Center. The Historical Center houses a complete museum of antiques, collectibles, and memorabilia from the past, either lent or donated by ..... 
[Read the Rest]

Chatfield, MN

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
Posted in

Chatfield is one of those places that everyone needs to experience from time to time. Oh sure, there are supermarkets and a few convenience stores in town, like everywhere else, but this place is full of history. The downtown is filled with turn-of-t ..... 
[Read the Rest]
<< | < | 3230 | 3231 | 3232 | 3233 | 3234 | > | >>