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Louis Peterson


Fri, Aug 3rd, 2001
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Louis Peterson, age 91, of Preston, MN, died August 1, 2001, at the Preston Good Samaritan Center.

Louie was born June 20, 1910, in Zumbrota, MN, the son of Paul and Olive Peterson. He was raised in Zumbrota, MN, and did carpentry and insulation installation until his marriage to Marie Gartner January 15, 1944, in Preston. The couple made their home on the Frank Gartner, Sr. farm all of their married life where Louie farmed. He was a member of St. Columban Catholic Church in Preston where he served on the cemetery board and helped with bingo. Louie was an avid bowler and was a member of the National Bowlers Association.

Louie is survived by his wife, Marie; one sister, Mary Lewis of Rochester, MN; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers.

The funeral Mass was August 4, 2001, at St. Columban Catholic Church with Rev. Thomas Loomis officiating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery in Preston. Thauwald Funeral Home in Preston was in charge of arrangements.

Joseph Clarence Gildner

Fri, Aug 3rd, 2001
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Joseph Clarence Gildner, 81, of Preston, a retired farmer, died Aug. 1, 2001 at the Harmony Nursing Home, where he had lived since June 1999.

Born March 29, 1920, in Hubbard, IA, the son of Robert and Margaret (Butler) Gildner, he grew up in ..... 
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Olympic Games With Chinese Tendencies

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Monday, July 23, 2001

If you haven’t heard by now, China will host the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The country has been working for the last 10 years to get the games believing that the international spectacle will give China the prestige ..... 
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To the Editor,

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Monday, August 6, 2001

We would like to address a problem that has bothered us for several years at the Fillmore Fair and also some of the other local fairs in our area.

Our problem is with the 4-H Livestock Auction. We feel the auct ..... 
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To the Editor,
Monday, August 6, 2001

Emotions rule over law at Board of Adjustment meeting (July 30, 2001 Journal).

My sympathy goes out to the Livingoods.

My wife and I own a small farm on the outside of Mabel. Fil ..... 
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Vernon H. Vigeland

Fri, Aug 3rd, 2001
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Vernon H. Vigeland, 77, of LaCrosse, Wis., formerly of Mabel, Minn. died March 12, 2001 at the Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel where he had resided for only a week.

Vernon was born September 5, 1923 in Preble Township, Fillmore County, M ..... 
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