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Mon, Sep 22nd, 2014
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Joel F. Schrock

. Joel F. Schrock, age 76, a 45-year resident of Geneva, Ill. passed away Saturday, September 6, 2014, at Ebenezer Ridges Healthcare Center in Burnsville, Minn. from complications of Parkinsons.

He was born June 29, 1938, in Goshen, Ind., the son of Joseph Troy and Opal Rubye (Broadwater) Schrock, and was raised on the family farm in rural Preston, Minn.

In 1956, Joel graduated from the University of Minnesota Agriculture High School in Waseca, Minn. He married Joan Marilyn Dahlquist on September 3, 1960. In 1962, he graduated from the University of Minnesota€“St. Paul with a degree in Ag Science/Horticulture, and in 1963, the couple moved to Illinois, where Joel accepted a position with Ball Seed Company. In 1978, Joel purchased Heinz Brothers Greenhouse, a family owned business, in St. Charles. In 1985, he purchased land in St. Charles and built the retail business in its current location on Main Street (Route 64). Joan and their son, Joel (Jay), joined the business alongside Joel in 1995. Joel was actively involved in the horticulture industry, Farm Bureau, and Geneva Lutheran Church. He enjoyed tractors, attending auctions and spending time at their lake home in Woodruff, Wisc.

In June of this year, Joel and Joan moved to Apple Valley, Minn. He will be greatly missed by all those who knew him.

Joel is survived by his loving wife, Joan (Dahlquist); children Susan (Gary) Millard of Cincinnati, Ohio; Joel C. (Heidi) Schrock of St. Charles; and Stacey (Andrew) Simonett of Lake-ville, Minn.; sisters Janeen Sarlin of New York City, N.Y.; Judith Aufenthie of La Crosse, Wisc.; and Joanita Brantl of Chandler, Ariz.; aunt Betty Gene Broadwater (Maynard) Heitner of Eden Prairie, Minn.; sister-in-law Carol Dahlquist of Roseville, Minn.; grandchildren Joseph and Benjamin Millard and Sara and Drew Simonett; and many dear cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Joel was preceded in death by his parents and in-laws; brothers-in-law Jerome Dahlquist, Jim Aufenthie, and Jack Brantl; and grandchildren Grace and Jacob Simonett.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, October 5, 2014, at 1:00 pm at Fairview Ebenezer Ridges Care Center Chapel, 13820 Community Drive, Burnsville, Minn. with Pastor Chris Beckman officiating.

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Mon, Sep 22nd, 2014
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LaVonne Ann Hellickson LaVonne Ann Hellickson, 84, of Preston, Minn., died at her home on Sunday afternoon, September 14, 2014. LaVonne was born September 16, 1929, on a farm near Cherry Grove, Minn., to Ralph (Jack) and Nellie (Ramaker) McKenzie ..... 
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Mon, Sep 22nd, 2014
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Roger Dallas Garnatz Roger Dallas Garnatz 63 of Duluth, Minn., formerly of Rochester, Minn. died unexpectedly Sunday September 14, 2014 at Essentia Health center in Duluth Minn. Roger was born September 11, 1951 to Dallas and Ruth (Stender) Garna ..... 
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Mark Dean Kneeskern

Mon, Sep 8th, 2014
Posted in Preston Obituaries

Mark Dean Kneeskern was born July 10, 1972, in Audubon, Iowa, to Laurice (Peterson) Kneeskern and Cloy Kneeskern. He attended grade school and high school in Audubon, and attended Iowa State University in Ames, where he graduated with a Bachelor of ..... 
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John Dennis Applen

Mon, Sep 1st, 2014
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John Dennis Applen, 65, of Eyota, Minn. passed away August 21, 2014 at Mayo Clinic Hospital - Saint Mary’s Campus. John was born February 18, 1949 in Rochester to Donald and Viola (Howard) Applen. He attended schools in Chatfield, graduating fr ..... 
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John Dennis Applen

Mon, Sep 1st, 2014
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John Dennis Applen, 65, of Eyota passed away August 21, 2014 at Mayo Clinic Hospital - Saint Mary’s Campus. John was born February 18, 1949 in Rochester to Donald and Viola (Howard) Applen. He attended schools in Chatfield, graduating from Chat ..... 
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Emily Jean Peterson

Mon, Aug 25th, 2014
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Emily Jean Peterson, 39, was born on June 25, 1975 in Decorah, Iowa. As a little girl Emily was bubbly, happy, and spoiled by her two sisters and her brother. She was the apple of her daddy’s eye. Emily was the most generous, good-hearted, and ca ..... 
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Marvin Knox

Mon, Aug 25th, 2014
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Marvin Knox, age 75, of Brooklyn Park, Minn. Marvin was born and raised in Burr Oak, Iowa and graduate of the University of Iowa in 1961. He worked at Honeywell in the Avionics Division for 34 years. He is survived by wife of 51 years, Bette; childr ..... 
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Ralph J. Hanson

Mon, Aug 25th, 2014
Posted in Preston Obituaries

Retired Sgt. Major Ralph Jesse Hanson was born in Preston, Minn. on September 5, 1942 to the late Ralph H. & Francis J. (Shaw) Hanson. He graduated from Preston High School in June 1961 and enlisted in the U.S. Army on June 12, 1961. He retired from ..... 
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