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Gordon Burdette Tienter


Fri, Mar 21st, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Gordon Burdette Tienter, 87, of Chatfield, Minn. died Friday, March 14, 2014 at Regina Medical Center in Hastings, Minn.

Gordon was born June 25, 1926 in rural Preston to Harry & Emma (Rueber) Tienter. He attended country school. In 1945 he entered the Army and served as a cook in Philippines and Korea. On April 23, 1948 he married Jean Baker at the Methodist Church in Elgin. He attended Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis.

The couple moved to Chatfield where he worked at the Chevy garage. They then moved to Rochester, Minn., later returning to Chatfield to work at Rollies Hardware. The family then moved to Frontenac, Minn. where he managed the Methodist Camp. In Elgin he was a custodian at the elementary school for 17 years. The couple returned to Chatfield in 1998.

Gordon enjoyed taking many trips from coast to coast & Canada to visit family. His love was music. He played the guitar, harmonica, accordion, and always included his grandkids & family. He also enjoyed driving, fishing & camping trips, and card games. He was also fond of spending winters in Arizona after his retirement.

Survivors include his wife, Jean of Chatfield; three children: Debra (Allen) Ringer of Pine City, Minn.; Dennis (Sherryl)Tienter of Plainview, Minn.; and Rebecca (Eric) Wisted of Winona, Minn.; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren; one brother, Leland (Carolyn) Tienter; and many special nieces and nephews.

Gordon is preceded in death by his parents, four sisters & four brothers.

A memorial service celebrating the life of Gordon was held 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 21, 2014 at the Chatfield United Methodist Church with Rev. Debra Jene Collum officiating.

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Chatfield Center for the Arts announces upcoming April events

Fri, Mar 21st, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Arts & Culture

The Chatfield Center for the Arts is dedicated to bringing excellent entertainment of all genres to southeastern Minnesota. Join us for some of our upcoming events! •The Memory Brothers: April 6, 2014 from 6-9 p.m. in Potter Auditorium. The are ..... 
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New name, new location, same great service

Fri, Mar 14th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Features

Main Street Wireless, LLC, formerly Magnum Wireless, of Chatfield, Minn. has opened in its new location at 20 Main Street South in Chatfield. The business, which originally opened in the Magnum Sports building in May 2013, is now located in the for ..... 
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CUP for apartments in Chatfield general commercial district issued

Fri, Mar 14th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Government

At the Chatfield City Council’s March 10 meeting an application submitted by property owners Geoff and Monica Griffin to construct four apartments in their building located at 15 Third Street SE was approved. Councilor Ken Jacobson was absent. ..... 
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Christian “Chris” Sebastian Grutzmacher

Tue, Mar 11th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Christian “Chris” Sebastian Grutzmacher “Mr. G”, 67, of Chatfield, Minn., died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, of natural causes. He was born July 10, 1946, in Winona, Minn., to Walter and Ida (Gillingham) Grutzmacher of Lewiston, Minn. Chris gra ..... 
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Newell Delbert Holt

Tue, Mar 11th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Newell Delbert Holt, 84 of Chatfield, Minn., died Tuesday March 4, 2014 at Mayo Clinic Hospital –Saint Marys. Newell was born January 15, 1930 to the late Stanley and Velora Holt. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean war. P ..... 
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Goldsmiths’ gentle giants

Fri, Mar 7th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Features

Dan Goldsmith says, “Don’t be intimidated by their size.” As I look up...way up to the face of “Fawn”, a strikingly magnificent Belgian horse, looks down with affection in her eyes. Amy and Dan Goldsmith own Goldsmith Belgians located ..... 
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In the company of horses

Fri, Mar 7th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Features

Bring up the topic of horses to Tracy Hanson of Chatfield, Minn., and a certain glint comes into his eyes as he describes his love for horses. The only thing which brings a bigger smile to Tracy’s face is talking about his family and their involve ..... 
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Chatfield to forgo billing for extra water and sewer costs

Fri, Feb 28th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Government

Chatfield encourages residents with drinking water temperature of 40 degrees or lower to run their water continuously to prevent freezing of lateral water lines, a water main freezing, or a broken water main. Councilors approved the averaging of eac ..... 
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