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Ellestad - Emil


Fri, Nov 21st, 2003
Posted in Obituaries

Emil Ellestad, 96 of Spring Grove died November 15, 2003 at Tweeten Health Services.

Emily Myhre was born Jan. 20, 1907, in rural Spring Grove and was a lifelong area resident. She was baptized and confirmed in Norwegian in Blackhammer Lutheran Church in rural Spring Grove and attended rural schools. She worked for a short time at Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, Wis., and married Neuman Ellestad in October of 1926. They farmed in Wilmington Township and later moved to Spring Grove. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and its women's groups. She also was a 50-year member of the Spring Grove Sons of Norway Lodge.

Surviving are two sons, Mervin (Shirley) of Spring Grove and Donald (Marie) of Caledonia; three daughters, Ione (Mervin) Quinnell, Dorothy (Bradlee) Karlsbroten and Norma (Jennings) Johnson, all of Spring Grove; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a brother, Milton Myhre of Spring Grove and two sisters, Luella Wiemerslage and Palma Holland, both of Spring Grove. She was preceded in death by her husband, three brothers and four sisters.

The funeral for Emil Ellestad, was November 19, 2003 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spring Grove, the Rev. Zane Anderson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Roble Funeral Home in Spring Grove was in charge of arrangements.

Yost - James W.

Fri, Nov 14th, 2003
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James W. Yost, 55, of Lime Springs died of complications of diabetes November 10, 2003 at his home.

He was born April 19, 1948, in Lime Springs and served in the Navy for 18 years, including during the Vietnam War. He was a lon ..... 
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Wendt - Dorothy

Fri, Nov 14th, 2003
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Dorothy Wendt, 87, of Preston, a former nurse and farm homemaker, died November 8, 2003 at Harmony Healthcare in Harmony.

Dorothy Sanden was born Dec. 10, 1915, near Harmony to Glenn and Selma (Sanden) Finney. She grew up in th ..... 
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Tienter - Harold E.

Fri, Nov 14th, 2003
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Harold E. Tienter, 82, of Preston, a retired insurance salesman, died November 5, 2003 at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.

Born Aug. 19, 1921, in Carimona Township, Fillmore County, he attended school at North Windy Ridge in ..... 
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Storlie - Melbourne Curtis

Fri, Nov 14th, 2003
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Melbourne Curtis Storlie, 73, of rural Mabel, a lifelong resident of the Spring Grove-Mabel area, died November 10, 2003 at Green Lea Manor Nursing Home In Mabel.   He was born May 27, 1930, in Spring Grove. He attended Sprin ..... 
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Rockvam - Eldred ‘Rocky’

Fri, Nov 14th, 2003
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Eldred Rockvam, 85, of Chatfield, died November 6, 2003 at Chosen Valley Care Center.

Mr. Rockvam was born Feb. 28, 1918, in rural Chatfield. He married Edna Sample on March 14, 1967, in Rochester. She preceded him in death. [Read the Rest]

Johnson - Millicent Velma

Fri, Nov 14th, 2003
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Millicent Velma Johnson, 89, of Harmony, died November 3, 2003 at her home.

Millicent Velma Yates was born Dec. 26, 1913, in Canton, the daughter of Albert and Edith Yates. She graduated from Harmony High School in 1931. In hig ..... 
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Ostgard - Irene M. Dickerson

Fri, Nov 14th, 2003
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Irene M. Ostgard, 90, of Spring Valley, died November 10, 2003 at Olmsted Community Hospital in Rochester.

Irene Buchanan was born Jan. 11, 1913, in Webster, S.D., graduated from Austin High School in 1929, and after attending ..... 
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Vreeman - Kenneth

Fri, Nov 7th, 2003
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Kenneth Vreeman, 82, of Cherry Grove, a former farmer and construction worker, died November 1, 2003 at Regional Health Services of Howard County, Iowa, in Cresco of complications of a stroke.

He was born July 17, 1921, in Fore ..... 
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