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Clinton Gordon Ewalt


Fri, Mar 21st, 2003
Posted in Obituaries

Clinton Gordon Ewalt, 82, of Harmony, a former farmer and retired Granger Co-op Creamery manager, died March 17, 2003 at his home.

Born April 1, 1920, in Bristol Township, Fillmore County, to Tillie and Burleigh Ewalt, he attended Bristol Grove School through the eighth grade, and after graduating from Harmony High School in 1937 farmed with his father until joining the Army Air Forces on Dec. 17, 1941. In the fall of 1942 he was sent to Alaska to work on B24 bombers and in 1944 he was transferred to headquarters of the Alaska Department. After his discharge, he was a mechanic for Todd Implement for two years and then farmed in the Harmony area. On June 7, 1947, he married Dorothy Wanless. He was manager of the Granger Co-op Creamery until his retirement and worked part time at the Harmony IGA. He served on various boards and held offices in the Methodist Church in Harmony and later at Root River Church of the Brethren.

Survivors include three sons, Scott of Harmony, Dana of Watauga, Texas, and Glendon of Grand Marais, Minn.; several grandchildren; a brother, Ray of Harmony; and a sister, Shirley Faber of Cincinnati. His wife preceded him in death.

A memorial service was held March 21, 2003 at Root River Church of the Brethren, with the Rev. Frances Townsend officiating. Burial was in Prairie Queen Cemetery, near the church. Lindstroms Funeral Home in Harmony was in charge of arrangements.

Gordon P. Rushton

Fri, Mar 14th, 2003
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Gordon P. Rushton, 78, of Preston, died March 11, 2003 at Preston Good Samaritan Center.

Born April 18, 1924, in Walsall, Saffordshire, England, he moved to Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, with his family in 1925 and attended schoo ..... 
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Josephine M. Peterson

Fri, Mar 14th, 2003
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Josephine M. Peterson, 94, of Rushford, died March 7, 2003 at Winona Community Memorial Hospital.

Josephine Woxland was born Dec. 11, 1908. She married Edward Peterson on Oct. 19, 1927, in Rushford. She was a lifelong resident ..... 
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Mary L. Ostby

Fri, Mar 14th, 2003
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Mary L. Ostby, 67, of Chatfield, a homemaker, died March 11, 2003 at Rochester Methodist Hospital, where she had been a patient since March 7.

Mary L. Mahan was born Nov. 10, 1935, in Bonair, Iowa, and graduated from high schoo ..... 
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Erma S. Lee Olson

Fri, Mar 14th, 2003
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Erma S. Lee Olson, 85, of Peterson, died March 7, 2003 at Good Shepherd Home in Rushford.

Erma Sylvia Lee was born Sept. 9, 1917, in Fillmore County. She married Clifford Olson on June 22, 1940, in Highland, Minn. She was a gra ..... 
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Kermit Meyer

Fri, Mar 14th, 2003
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Kermit Meyer, 70, of rural Wykoff died March 9, 2003 at his home.

He was born April 2, 1932, on his family's rural Wykoff farm, where he lived all his life. Kermit was the son of Herman and Algie (Hanley) Meyer. He attended sch ..... 
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William McEnery

Fri, Mar 14th, 2003
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William McEnery, 69, of Bloomington, died March 3, 2003 in California.

He was born in Chicago on Oct. 18, 1933 to Eugene and Eleanor (Byrnes) McEnery. He was a 1955 graduate of St. Mary's College in Winona. On May 3, 1958, he m ..... 
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Verna L. Larson

Fri, Mar 14th, 2003
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Verna L. Larson, 82 of Houston, Minn., died March 7, 2003 at the Valley View Nursing Home.

She was born May 5, 1920, in Money Creek, Minn. to Edward and Emma (Buchholz) McElmury. In 1943, Verna married Carroll (Cy) Larson in Mil ..... 
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Theonal R. 'Bud' Johnson

Fri, Mar 14th, 2003
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Theonal R. 'Bud' Johnson, 86, of rural Wykoff, a longtime area farmer, died March 9, 2003 at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, Wis.

Theonal was born Nov. 18, 1916, in rural Highland, the son of Ludvig and Mildred (Skall ..... 
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