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Howard Shipton


Sun, Sep 10th, 2000
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A memorial service for Howard Shipton, 83, of Mesa, AZ, formerly of Spring Valley, will be held Saturday, September 16, 2000, at 2 p.m. at the Hindt-Hutchins Funeral Home, Spring Valley, with the Rev. E.C. Franke officiating.

He was born August 29, 1916, near Spring Valley, son of Ray and Clara (Davidson) Shipton, and died August 17, 2000. After a medical discharge from the US Army, Howard trained at the Austin Technical School to become a machinist. On August 29, 1953, he married Marian Marie Krumrey at the Little Brown Church. He spent most of his life in Mesa, AZ and worked for Air Research in Phoenix, AZ. Howard enjoyed sports and was an avid bowler.

Surviving are his wife; one brother, Glenn Shipton, of Preston; one sister, Allene Reihl, of Rochester and many nieces and nephews. He was proceeded in death by his parents and one brother, Kenneth Shipton.

Hindt-Hutchins Funeral Home in Spring Valley is in charge of arrangements.
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Melvin H. Nash

Sun, Sep 10th, 2000
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Melvin Nash, 95, of Wykoff, a retired farmer, electrician and carpenter, died Friday, September 1, 2000 at the Camilia Rose Care Center in Coon Rapids, MN.

He was born June 11, 1905, near Cherry Grove. He lived in or near Wykoff most of his l ..... 
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Rushford, MN

Sun, Sep 10th, 2000
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The first pioneers pole-boated up the Root River to the junction of Rush Creek, peered through 10-foot tall grasses, and learned what Indians already knew - this was astonishing beauty. On Christmas Eve 1854, the first four families gathered and name ..... 
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Peterson, MN

Sun, Sep 10th, 2000
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Peterson, nestled in the nar-row Root River Valley, was founded in 1867, when the rail-road was built on land donated for the use by Peter Peterson Haslerud, who settled here in 1853. He owned and platted the village site and was the major force behi ..... 
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Ostrander, MN

Sun, Sep 10th, 2000
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Ostrander, population 276, is located on the very western edge of Fillmore County. If you were to visit Ostrander in the summer, you would most likely find a softball game in progress. Fast pitch softball has been a tradition in Ostrander for many ye ..... 
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Mabel, MN

Sun, Sep 10th, 2000
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Mabel, Minnesota is snug-gled in the southeast corner of Fillmore County; 60 miles SE of Rochester, 120 miles south of the Twin Cities; 40 miles SW of LaCrosse, Wisconsin or just 20 miles north of Decorah, Iowa.

Frank Adams was the chief cons ..... 
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LeRoy, MN

Sun, Sep 10th, 2000
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Lake Louise State Park is located in southeastern Minnesota near the Iowa border. The park is located in Mower County, 1 1/2 miles north of LeRoy on County Road 14, State Highway map index: L-21.

Lake Louise State Park is often referred to as ..... 
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Lanesboro, MN

Sun, Sep 10th, 2000
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Nestled in a deep valley of the Root River (South Branch) is the unique city of Lanesboro. This quaint townsite of less than one thousand residents, located in the state hardwood forest reminds one of the many hillside villages in Norway. Norwegian i ..... 
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LaCrescent, MN

Sun, Sep 10th, 2000
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Apple Capital of Minnesota


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 appl ..... 
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