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Peterson - Gordon L.


Fri, Oct 17th, 2003
Posted in Obituaries

Gordon L. Peterson, 79, of Lanesboro, president of Peterson Motors Ford & Mercury in Lanesboro and Spring Valley, died October 8, 2003 in Spring Valley Care Center after a lengthy illness.

He was born Aug. 6, 1924, and attended Benson School and Lanesboro High School until going to work to help save the family farm. He worked for Eustermann Ford in Lewiston as a salesman until starting Peterson Motors in Lanesboro and in 1968 Peterson Motors in Spring Valley. He served on the boards of Bethlehem Church, Lanesboro Fire Department for 21 years, Lanesboro Industries, Lanesboro Housing Develop-ment and Lanesboro Golf Course. He also revived the Lanesboro Drug Store in 1968. He was a representative on the Minnesota Automobile Dealers Association. He married Dolores L. Peterson on Sept. 21, 1945, in Highland Prairie, rural Peterson.

Surviving are his wife; a son, Wes (Jan) Peterson of Spring Valley; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Dorothy Berland and Alice (Lynn) Iverson, both of Lanesboro. He was preceded in death by a son, three sisters and three brothers.

The funeral for Gordon L. Peterson was October 11, 2003 in Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Lanesboro, with the Rev. Kerry Eversole officiating. Burial was in Lanesboro Cemetery. Johnson-Riley Funeral Home in Lanesboro was in charge of arrangements.

Jameson - Norma Loretta

Fri, Oct 17th, 2003
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Norma Loretta Jameson, 94, of Preble Township, rural Mabel, died October 14, 2003 at Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel.

Norma Loretta Wiste was born Sept. 17, 1909, in Adams and attended rural school at Storlie School in Sp ..... 
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Johnson - Robert Paul

Fri, Oct 17th, 2003
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Robert Paul Johnson, 88 of Chico, Calif., a Preston native, died October 7, 2003 in a convalescent home in Chico.

He was born Sept. 17, 1915, in Preston, where he grew up. He graduated from West Point in 1941 and earned a law d ..... 
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Berg - Oscar C.

Fri, Oct 17th, 2003
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Oscar C. Berg, 89, of Ostrander, formerly of Cresco, died October 9, 2003 at Ostrander Nursing Home.

He was born May 8, 1914, in rural Goodrich, Minn, the son of Ferdinand and Henrietta (Arness) Berg. On April 12, 1940, he marr ..... 
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McDaniel - Lillian J.

Fri, Oct 10th, 2003
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Lillian J. McDaniel died October 3, 2003 at her home. Lillian Johnson was born Sept. 12, 1921, in LeRoy. She attended Austin Public Schools and married Curtis W. McDaniel on Nov. 30, 1946, in her parents home. She was a hairdresser in Austin, and in ..... 
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Hellickson - Mavis G.

Fri, Oct 10th, 2003
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Mavis G. Hellickson, 77, of LeRoy, formerly of Ostrander, Spring Valley and Harmony, died September 30, 2003 at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.

Mavis Geneva Applen was born Sept. 13, 1926, in Fillmore County and attended Har ..... 
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Borgen - Edna P.

Fri, Oct 10th, 2003
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Edna P. Borgen died October 4, 2003 at Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield where she resided for one month.

Edna Dahl was born April 28, 1913, in rural Pilot Mound, Fillmore County. She married Elmer Borgen on Nov. 19, 1931, ..... 
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Blakeslee - Wesley Allan

Fri, Oct 10th, 2003
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Wesley Allan Blakeslee, 42, of Roseau, formerly of Spring Valley, died September 30, 2003 at Roseau Area Hospital of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. He was diagnosed with ALS in December 1998.

Born Nov. 8, 1960, in Rochester, he ..... 
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Barr - Grace I.

Fri, Oct 10th, 2003
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Grace I. Barr, 96, of Canton, formerly of St. Charles and Rochester, died September 30, 2003 at Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel, where she had lived the past four years.

Grace I. Small was born Aug. 18, 1907, in rural St. ..... 
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