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Conrad Jean Aug


Wed, Oct 9th, 2013
Posted in Preston Obituaries

Conrad Jean Aug, 77 of Preston died October 7,2013 at the Harmony Care Center. At his request his body was donated to Mayo Clinic.

Conrad Aug was born on February 29th, 1936 on the family farm just outside of Greenleafton, MN to Gustave and Anna (Sikkink). He went to school and is a graduate of Preston High School. He was on the State Champion football team that was undefeated. After high school he attended Le Tourneau University in Longview, Texas were he obtained a degree in mechanical engineering. He also attended the University of Minnesota.

On June 7, 1958 he married Dixie Strahl. They moved to Endicott, NY that year where Conrad started his career with IBM. After 1 year he transferred to IBM in Rochester, MN so he could be close to family and raise one of his own. While there he had several patents. He remained in Rochester until his retirement after 38 years. Not one to sit still for long he returned to work for a few more years at Celistica in

Rochester.

Conrad enjoyed golfing, making jam and jelly, but most of all he loved his land in Buffalo Grove where he spent much of his time over the years. He made many gallons of maple syrup with close friends, had friends/family out for “stew” parties, hunted with his family and always had the fire ready when everyone came back in from a long day of being in the woods. He loved driving out to their cabin in Buffalo Grove, going there a couple times a day. He and his wife also went for an evening drive in the country almost every night. He enjoyed watching and taking care of many birds between the cabin and his home over the years, knowing every type that visited down to their migrating patterns. He loved watching his grandkids grow up and he lit up whenever he heard what they were up to.

He is survived by; one son, Dean (Tracey) Aug of Preston; one daughter, Sharone (Scott) Rustad of Fountain; three grandchildren, Kaitlynn Aug of Preston, and Sam & Sierra Rustad of Fountain; one brother, Richard (Carol) Aug of Rochester; two sisters Kaye (Doug) Minnich of Grand Meadow and Faye Alden of Austin and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, son Darren and two brothers; Charles & Donald Aug; one sister Alberta Aug.

Conrad’s funeral will be at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2013, at Greenleafton Reformed Church with Pastor Roger Lokker officiating. Visitation will also be at Greenleafton Reformed Ch .....
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Fillmore Central to purchase sprinkler system

Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in Preston Education

By Jade Sexton The Fillmore Central football team raised $8,500 this fall by selling coupon books during their annual fundraiser. This money will be spent on a new sprinkler system for the fields. At the regular board meeting on September 24, At ..... 
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Preston’s “Taste of the Trail” well attended

Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in Preston Features

Bikers from South Dakota, Wyoming, Iowa, Illinois, the Twin Cities, and from the local surrounding area attended Preston’s “Taste of the Trail” event on September 21. Guests sampled food items at the Preston Trailhead Park donated by Preston A ..... 
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Engagement - Meiners ~ Marzolf

Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in Preston Social Scenes

Teresa Ann Meiners and John Leo Marzolf are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the bride are Jerry and Connie Meiners of Eyota, Minn. and parents of the groom are Erlyn and Sandy Marzolf of Preston, Minn. Teres ..... 
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Engagement - Trende ~ Pederson

Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in Preston Social Scenes

Steve and Karen Trende of Preston, Minn. are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jenna Trende, to Andrew Pederson, son of Dan and Janelle Pederson of Sauk Rapids, Minn. Jenna is a 2005 graduate of Fillmore Central High ..... 
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Level three sex offender moves out of Fillmore County

Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in Preston Court

After an initial report stating that 29 year-old Joshua Jones had moved to a residence near Preston, Minn. in Fillmore County, deputies have confirmed that Jones has moved out of the rural Preston area last week and is staying at a Rochester, Minn. ..... 
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Preston enters into option agreement for POP property

Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in Preston Government

By Karen Reisner The Preston City Council and the Preston EDA held a combined meeting on September 23 to discuss the possible disposition of Preston Oil Products (POP), the long abandoned gas station at the corner of St. Paul Street SW and Mill Str ..... 
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Walz announces $10 million grant for Preston Veteran Cemetery

Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in Preston Government

Construction of the cemetery will give peace of mind to 51,150 Minnesota Veterans and their families MANKATO, Minn. – Representative Tim Walz announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs awarded a $10 million grant covering 100 percent o ..... 
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Highlights of 2013 Trout Rendezvous

Fri, Sep 27th, 2013
Posted in Preston The Great Outdoors

The 2013 Trout Rendezvous, held at the Preston Trailhead Park, was a time for trout enthusiasts to gather and participate in a number of trout related activities. The event was sponsored by the Hiawatha Trout Unlimited Chapter and the National Trout ..... 
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