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Lucille A. Loken


Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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Lucille A. Loken, 82, of Rushford, a longtime area farm homemaker, died March 13, 2001 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford.

Lucille A. Pederson was born April 21, 1918, in Amherst Township, Fillmore County. On Oct. 19, 1938, she married George Oliver Loken in Lanesboro. They farmed in the Houston, Hokah and Caledonia areas before purchasing a farm south of Rushford. A member of Cross of Christ Lutheran Church in Rushford, she was a Sunday school teacher, sang in the choir and belonged to ladies aid and ALCW.

Survivors include her husband; five sons, Larry (MaryAnn Moham) of Rushford, Roy (Dixie) of Rollingstone, Dennis (Cindy) of Mankato, Robert (Sue) of Dakota and Jeffrey (Freida) of Stewartville; 16 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Deloris (Harold) Blagsvedt of Spring Grove; and two brothers, Dale (Beverly) Pederson and Carroll (Gladys) Pederson, both of La Crosse, Wis. She was preceded in death by two grandchildren, three brothers and a sister.

The funeral for Lucille A. Loken was held March 16, 2001 at Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Lane Zaffke officiating. Burial was in Stone Church Cemetery. Hoff Funeral Home-Houston Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

Harry A. Jonsgaard

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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Harry A. Jonsgaard, 92, of Rushford, a retired U.S. Steel employee, died Friday (March 9, 2001) at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford.

He was born in April 12, 1908, in Fremont Township, Winona County. On Nov. 24, 1928, he married Agnes ..... 
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Valborg Haugen

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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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 ..... 
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Elmer Christopherson

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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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 ..... 
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Lloyd John Van Dixhorn

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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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 ..... 
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Bennie Barber

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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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 ..... 
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LaCrescent, MN - Apple Capital of Minnesota

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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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 ..... 
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Houston, MN

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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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. ..... 
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Harmony, MN

Fri, Mar 16th, 2001
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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 ..... 
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