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Evelyn Lucille Skjeie


Fri, Sep 13th, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries



Evelyn Lucille Skjeie, 92, of Chatfield, Minn. died Thursday, September 5, 2013, at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield. Evelyn was born November 4, 1920, in Ellington Twp., Hancock County, Iowa to Hans and Fronie (Fuller) Scott.

On May 27, 1939, she married Allen Gilman Skjeie in Albert Lea, Minn. In 1961 the couple moved to Chatfield from Riceville, Iowa. Evelyn continued living on the farm after the death of her husband until moving into an apartment in Chatfield in 2003. After the children were raised, Evelyn worked for many years as a nurse’s aide at the Chatfield Care Center. She enjoyed gardening and taking care of her many flower gardens. She also enjoyed a good game of Bingo and was very talented at crocheting.

Evelyn is survived by her four children: Karon (Larry) McMaster of Lincoln, California; Richard (Linda) Skjeie of Kasson; Lucille (Fred) Leist of Silverdale, Washington; and Duane (Joyce) Skjeie of Chatfield. Thirteen grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren also survive her. She was preceded in death by her husband Allen, daughter Wanda Kurtz, son-in-law Leonard Kurtz, grandson Donald Skjeie, four brothers and three sisters.

A visitation and memorial gathering was on Tuesday, September 10, at Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield.
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Chatfield adopts preliminary 2014 levy reflecting a slight decrease

Fri, Sep 13th, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Government

By Karen Reisner The Chatfield City Council at their September 9 meeting adopted the 2014 preliminary budget and levy. City clerk Joel Young reported that the city managed to keep the proposed levy about the same as 2013 because of the sales tax ex ..... 
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Wedding - McCabe ~ Beck

Fri, Sep 6th, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Social Scenes

Tom and Tammy McCabe of Chatfield, Minn. are happy to announce the wedding of their daughter, Samantha McCabe, to Marty Beck, son of Thomas Beck of Lime Springs, Iowa and Ia and Shirley McCarville of LeRoy, Minn. The bride is a 2013 graduate fro ..... 
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Chatfield approves parcel split

Fri, Aug 30th, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Government

By Karen Reisner Kyle and Karla Bucknell requested a split of the Ferguson parcel on Hill Street at the Chatfield City Council’s August 26 meeting. The couple is looking to buy a 3.43 acre portion of the property that lies on the eastern side of ..... 
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Evelyn C. Bernard

Tue, Aug 27th, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Evelyn C. Bernard, 97, of Chatfield, Minn., died on Sunday, August 25, 2013 of natural causes at her home. Evelyn Cecelia Kunerth was born on April 12, 1916 in Haverhill Twp., MN, to Henry and Clara (Eggler) Kunerth. She grew up on the family farm ..... 
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Chatfield Schools prepared for upcoming school year

By Mitchell Walbridge

Fri, Aug 23rd, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Education

By Mitchell Walbridge The Chatfield School Board met Monday, August 19 for its regular August meeting. The short meeting was focused around plans and updates for the rapidly approaching 2013-2014 school year. Elementary Principal Craig Ihrke exp ..... 
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Philip Wane Holt

Thu, Aug 22nd, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Philip Wane Holt 51, of Ostrander passed away August 21, 2013 at home following a lengthy cancer battle. Philip was born December 15, 1961 in Rochester MN. He attended High School in both Alabama and Minnesota, later obtaining his GED in Minnesota ..... 
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Morris Luther Spelhaug

Fri, Aug 16th, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Morris Luther Spelhaug, 90, of Stewartville, Minn. died Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at his home. Morris was born Feb. 2, 1923, in Crosby, N.D., to Christian and Alma (Swenson) Spelhaug. He attended school through the eighth grade. On May 25, 1943, he ..... 
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Chatfield Western Days “spurs fun for all”

Fri, Aug 16th, 2013
Posted in Chatfield Features

By Barb Jeffers Western Days 2013 in Chatfield, Minn., was held August 8 - 11, was packed full of events the entire four days of the celebration with activities taking place from one end of town to the other and everywhere in between. Wit’s End ..... 
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