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Gaylon C. Richardson


Wed, Feb 24th, 2016
Posted in Canton Obituaries



Gaylon C. Richardson, age 86, of Canton, Minnesota died Monday, February 22, 2016 at Harmony Healthcare from Multiple System Atrophy (MSA).

Gaylon was born October 11, 1929 in Bristol Township, Fillmore County, Minnesota to Carl and Hazel (Turnmire) Richardson. He attended the Canton High School and started working for Snyder’s Nursery in Canton. Gaylon was baptized at the Canton Presbyterian Church and later confirmed there in 1943. From January, 1951 to December, 1952, he served in the United States Army in Germany with the 979 Field Artillery Battalion. On April 21, 1956 he married Lucille Anderson at the Greenfield Lutheran Church in Harmony. He worked for Ramlo Construction for twenty years and then farmed in Canton Township from 1964 until 1995 when they moved into Canton.

Gaylon was a member of the Canton-Scotland Presbyterian Church in Canton and the Canton American Legion. He enjoyed fishing, bird watching, and being on the farm.

Gaylon is survived by four children Kim (Dave) Wangen of Harmony, Stacey, Scott, and Tami (Doug) Marin all of Canton; eleven grandchildren Todd (Kelly) Wangen, Andrea Wangen, Andrew (Ashley) Richardson, Travis (Terra) Richardson, Jennifer (Scott) Schuelke, Ashley (Jon) Wood, Amber (Luke) Richardson, Jannessa (Dylan) Richardson, Trevor Wangen, Taylor Richardson, and Logan Richardson; thirteen great grandchildren Drew, Garrett, Grace, and Kyleigh Wangen, Bryanna, Tyler, and Ricki Richardson, Freya and Gabe Woods, LuciAnna Richardson, Micah and Bronson Steffens, and Odin Stone; two brothers Russell of Canton, and Mike (Bonnie) of the Twin Cities; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucy, four great grandchildren, his parents, two brothers, and a sister.

Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, February 27, 2016 at the Canton-Scotland Presbyterian Church in Canton, Minnesota with Rev. Margaret Jumonville officiating. Military honors will be by the Canton American Legion. Burial will be in the Bristol Center Cemetery in rural Harmony. Visitation will be 9:30 – 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Church. The Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel is assisting with arrangements.

CANTON TOWNSHIP ROCK BIDS

Mon, Feb 22nd, 2016
Posted in Canton Legals

CANTON TOWNSHIP ROCK BIDS The Canton Township Board will accept quotes on crushed rock which meets state specifications. Quotes are to be on a per yard basis, delivered, spread and picked up as needed. Quotes are to be sent or delivered to the Tow ..... 
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Journal Writing Project - Senior year

Mon, Feb 22nd, 2016
Posted in Canton Journal Student Writing Project

By Delanie Davis We are nearing the end of our senior year and getting closer to our senior trip. This school year is already half over. Most of us still have no clue what we want to do after we graduate. This just goes to show how fast time flies. ..... 
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Mabel-Canton Board meets with North Winneshiek School Board

Mon, Feb 22nd, 2016
Posted in Canton Education

The Mabel-Canton School Board met for their regular meeting on February 16 at 7 p.m. Several board members were absent. The superintendent, business official, and two school board members from North Winneshiek Community School attended the meeting ..... 
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Canton supports Meals on Wheels

Mon, Feb 15th, 2016
Posted in Canton Government

The Canton City Council voted to support the local Meals on Wheels program at their regular meeting on February 10. Mayor Donivee Johnson was present via Skype and Acting Mayor Cindy Shanks led the meeting. Debbie Betthauser, Senior Services Di ..... 
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Kaitlyn Helene Hansen

Mon, Feb 1st, 2016
Posted in Canton Obituaries

Kaitlyn Helene Hansen, age 16, a junior at Fillmore Central High School, from Canton, Minnesota, died Thursday, January 28 near Chatfield from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Kaitlyn was born February 26, 1999 at Children’s Hospi ..... 
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Canton approves fees and designates

Mon, Jan 18th, 2016
Posted in Canton Government

The Canton City Council reviewed the Slate of Designates and fees for 2016 at their regular meeting on January 13. Mayor Donivee Johnson was not present, so councilor Cindy Shanks led the meeting as Acting Mayor. The Slate of Designates was approv ..... 
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Winter concerts at Mabel-Canton a success

Mon, Dec 21st, 2015
Posted in Canton Education

Aimee Lake, the district business manager, gave the Truth In Taxation presentation at the Mabel-Canton school board meeting on December, 15, 2015. Lake noted that the budget is down -0.9% overall and that it is looking good. Expenditures are curre ..... 
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Chicken ordinance in Canton?

Mon, Dec 14th, 2015
Posted in Canton Government

Chickens were on the agenda at the regular meeting of the Canton City Council on December 9. Mayor Donivee Johnson advised the council that Canton resident Julie Pugh has chickens in her backyard. She stated that Ms. Pugh has said that she keeps ..... 
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