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Robert 'Bob' Hansen


Fri, Aug 15th, 2003
Posted in Obituaries

Robert 'Bob' Hansen, 76, of LeRoy, a retired Hillandale Farms employee, died August 12, 2003 at his home. He had been ill with cancer since October 2002. He was born Nov. 21, 1926, in Howard County, Iowa, and attended Oakdale country school in Iowa. During World War II, he served with an Army field artillery unit stationed in Korea and the Philippines and was discharged in 1946. On June 1, 1952, he married Darlene Hopp at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. They lived in LeRoy all their married lives. Mr. Hansen worked as a lineman with General Telephone Co. until 1953. He then was a route driver picking up eggs from local farmers for LeRoy Packing Co. until 1960. In 1960 he began working for Mendelson & Halling Egg Processing Plant as a route driver and was plant foreman when the company was bought out by Hillandale Farms of New Hampton, Iowa, in 1980. He was employed by Hillandale Farms until his retirement in 1992. He served as a LeRoy city councilman and was a member of First Baptist Church in LeRoy, where he served as a deacon and trustee for many years. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Rachel (Dan) Young of LeRoy and Renae Dohlman of Lake City; two sons, Randy of LeRoy and Ron (Judy) of Cottage Grove, Minn.; 10 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and a sister, Emily (Richard) Hancock of Clarks Grove, Minn. Two brothers and an infant sister preceded him in death. The funeral for Robert "Bob" Hansen was August 15, 2003 at First Baptist Church in LeRoy, with the Rev. Eugene Slagstad officiating. Burial will be in LeRoy Cemetery. Hindt-Hutchins Funeral Home in LeRoy was in charge of arrangements.

Gerald Elton

Fri, Aug 15th, 2003
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Gerald Reuben Elton, 75, of Woodville died August 6, 2003 at his residence following an illness with cancer.

Gerald Elton was born on March 28, 1928 in Harmony, Minn.; the son of Reuben and Mae Louise (Culberton) Elton. He was ..... 
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Phyllis C. Burkholder

Fri, Aug 15th, 2003
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Phyllis C. Burkholder, 85, of Mabel, formerly of Harmony died August 11, 2003 at the Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel.

Phyllis Burkholder was born August 16, 1917 in Mabel to Granville and Martha Adelia (Miner) Bates. She g ..... 
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Riddle - Letter to the editor

Fri, Aug 15th, 2003
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Letter about Heartland

I am writing to express concern about the proposed Heartland Tire Burning Plant near Preston, MN. According to plans, the plant would burn 103,000 tons of tires a year, or 396 tons a day, producing thousan ..... 
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Joseph Albert Follmuth

Fri, Aug 8th, 2003
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Joseph Albert Follmuth, 71, of rural St. Ansgar, Iowa, a longtime area dairy and grain farmer, died July 31, 2003 at Rochester Methodist Hospital.

Born July 24, 1932, in Mitchell County, Iowa, he grew up in the area and graduat ..... 
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William "Ted" Schneider

Fri, Aug 8th, 2003
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William "Ted" Schneider, 81, of Adams, formerly of Chat-field, died July 31, 2003 at the Adams Health Care Center.

He was born Jan. 4, 1922, in Chatfield. From 1942 to 1946 he served in the Navy with the rank of seaman. Mr. Sch ..... 
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Theron Marvel Redalen

Fri, Aug 8th, 2003
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Theron Marvel Redalen, 82, of Fountain, a retired farmer, died August 1, 2003 at Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield.

Born Jan. 31, 1921, in Fountain, he graduated from Lanesboro High School in 1939 and lived in the Fountain ..... 
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Henry “Hank” Steinemann

Fri, Aug 8th, 2003
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Henry “Hank” Steinemann, age 76 of Freeport, Minn, died July 22 at his home after a short bout with cancer

Mr. Steinemann was born, the youngest child, June 14, 1927 in Melrose, to Henry Sr. and Elizabeth (Osterhues) Steinemann. ..... 
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Anorah Dahl

Fri, Aug 8th, 2003
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Anorah Dahl, 98, of Chatfield, a homemaker, died August 2, 2003 at Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield.

Anorah Kolstad was born July 31, 1905, in rural Fountain. She lived there until 1931 and then in rural Chatfield until e ..... 
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