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Gordon “Gordy” Kallis


Tue, Apr 15th, 2014
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Gordon “Gordy” Kallis, age 55, of Mabel, Minn. died Thursday, April 10, 2014.

Gordy was born November 3, 1958 in Caledonia, Minn. to Rodney and Beverly (Holland) Kallis. He graduated from the Mabel-Canton High School in 1977. On August 26, 1984 he married Sara Sagdalen at the Little Brown Church in Nassua, Iowa. They later divorced. He lived his entire life in the Mabel area and farmed and worked construction in the area. He enjoyed working and farming, especially working with livestock.

Gordy is survived by two daughters Amy (Sam) Nelson of Chatfield, Minn. and Kelly (Trent) Eide of Lanesboro, Minn.; two grandchildren Nolan and Norah Eide; his mother Beverly of Spring Grove, Minn.; brothers and sisters Kevin of Rochester, Minn., Jeffrey (Cindy) of Rochester, Joni (Deb Groth) of Rochester, Mike of Caledonia, and Steve (Gina) of Owatonna, Minn.; a niece; 3 nephews; and many cousins, aunts, and uncles. He was preceded in death by his father Rodney; and grandparents Jay and Beulah Kallis, and James and Palma Holland.

Memorial services were on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the Scheie Lutheran Church in rural Mabel with the Rev. Mary Waudby officiating. Inurnment was in the Faith Lutheran Cemetery in Blackhammer, Minn.

Elaine Colleen Thompson Johnson

Fri, Apr 11th, 2014
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Elaine Colleen Thompson Johnson was born October 30, 1942 to Cleo and Edna (Haakenson) Thompson in Lanesboro, Minn. Elaine and her cousin Joan Thompson were both baptized together at Mabel Lutheran Church, Mabel, Minn. Elaine attended the O’Hara C ..... 
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Mabel City Council approves proposals

Fri, Apr 11th, 2014
Posted in Mabel Government

The Mabel City Council met on April 9, 2014 at 7 p.m. All council members were present except for Kirsten Wyffels. Shawn Welty and Mark Davy from Davy Engineering were present at the meeting to present the council with the bids for Proposals 1 and ..... 
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Preparation is key to successful blood donation

Fri, Mar 21st, 2014
Posted in Mabel Health & Wellness

Mabel American Legion, Mabel on Monday, March 31 from 2-7 p.m. – Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood supply for patients in need. Once a donor has made the commitment to give blood, it is important to take a few ..... 
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Lucas John Westby

Thu, Mar 13th, 2014
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Lucas John Westby, age 29, of Minneapolis, Minn., formerly of Mabel, Minn., died March 10, 2014 at the Hennepin County Medical Hospital. Lucas was born August 2, 1984 in Decorah, Iowa to John and Diane (Tollefson) Westby. He grew up in Mabel, was ..... 
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Elizabeth “Betty” A. Luzum

Tue, Feb 25th, 2014
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Elizabeth “Betty” A. Luzum, 85, a long-time resident of Marion, Iowa, passed peacefully on Thursday, February 20, 2014. Remaining to honor her memory is her loving husband of 55 years, Kenneth; children, Craig (Linda) Luzum of Smyrna, Ga, Ste ..... 
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Ruth Allen

Mon, Feb 24th, 2014
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Ruth Allen, age 92, of Mabel, Minn. died Friday, February 21, 2014 at the Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel. Ruth was born October 9, 1921 near Riceford, Minn. to Henry L. and Geneva R. (Bell) Hagen. She graduated from the Mabel High School i ..... 
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Lorene Sydel (Lageson) Sartell

Mon, Feb 24th, 2014
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Lorene Sydel (Lageson) Sartell died December 25, 2013 in Arizona just days away from 95 years. She was born January 8, 1918 to Anna and Albert Lageson in Mabel, Minn. She was baptized and confirmed in Mabel First Lutheran Church, Mabel. She attend ..... 
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Mabel-Canton’s Sumdog Math Competition participants win meet

Fri, Feb 21st, 2014
Posted in Mabel Education

The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on February 18, 2014 at 7 p.m. All members were present except for Troy Soiney and Mark Weidemann. Principal Jeff Nolte was also absent. The minutes from the January 21, 2014 board meeting were reviewed a ..... 
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