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Geneva E. Girardin


Fri, Apr 12th, 2013
Posted in Preston Obituaries

Geneva E. Girardin

Geneva E. Girardin, age 94, of Preston, Minn., died Monday evening, April 8, 2013, at Harmony Community Healthcare, Harmony, Minn.

Geneva was born December 8, 1918, in Albert City, Iowa, to Erik and Nellie (Dahlstrom) Anderson. She married Elmer Girardin August 16, 1937, in Pocahontas, Iowa. The couple made their home in various places in Minnnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin until moving to Preston in 1961. She was a homemaker and while in Preston worked for a number of years as a secretary at the Ken Dunwell optometrist office. Following retirement the couple would winter in Texas. Elmer died September 30, 1996.

Geneva was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Preston and was active in their women’s groups. She loved her family and especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by four children, Joel (Coleen) Girardin of Cannon Falls, Minn.; Jolyn (Wayne) Olson of Blue Earth, Minn.; Kim Girardin of Winona, Minn.; and Kaynel (Terry) Rindels of Preston; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. She was preceded in death by one granddaughter, three sisters and six brothers.

The funeral was held Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Christ Lutheran Church with Rev. Dave Jore officiating. Burial of her ashes will be in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis at a later date.

Fillmore County launches new free discount prescription savings program

Fri, Apr 12th, 2013
Posted in Preston Health & Wellness

Preston, MN – Fillmore County is pleased to join the Coast2Coast Rx Card program. The new Coast2Coast Rx card will allow all County residents, regardless of income, age, or health status to participate in the program and save on the cost of thei ..... 
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JuliaClaire Repeat Boutique in Preston celebrates its first year

Fri, Apr 5th, 2013
Posted in Preston Features

Trish Keating opened up a consignment shop in Preston a year ago, and named it JuliaClaire Repeat Boutique, after her two granddaughters. She had dreamed of owning her own shop for years, and worked hard to make that dream come true. “It’s ha ..... 
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One Moment, Please... Promoting Fillmore County

Fri, Apr 5th, 2013
Posted in Preston Commentary

By Jason Sethre Publisher Fillmore County Journal & Olmsted County Journal Cell: 507-251-5297 jason@fillmorecountyjournal.com As you may have noticed, recently, we invested in having our Fillmore County Journal van wrapped up at Kelly’s Prin ..... 
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Lewis “Louie” Joseph Roessler

Fri, Apr 5th, 2013
Posted in Preston Obituaries

Lewis “Louie” Joseph Roessler Lewis (Louie) Joseph Roessler, 94, of Rochester, Minn. died Saturday, March 30th at Golden Living Center East in Rochester, where he had resided for the past month. He was born March 12, 1919, in Rochester, son o ..... 
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Birth Announcement - Gabriella Marie Stene

Fri, Apr 5th, 2013
Posted in Preston Social Scenes

Gabriella Marie Stene Matthew and Nicole Stene of Preston, Minn. are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Gabriella Marie Sten. Gabriella was born March 9, 2013, weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz and was 18 1/2 inches long. She joins brothers, David a ..... 
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Preston requests proposal to develop new comprehensive plan

Fri, Apr 5th, 2013
Posted in Preston Government

By Karen Reisner City Administrator Joe Hoffman reported at the council’s April 1 meeting that the current 1999 Preston Comprehensive Land Use Plan is 14 years old. Councilman David Harrison was absent. Hoffman noted that Planning and Zoning h ..... 
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Man vs. silo

Fri, Apr 5th, 2013
Posted in Preston Agriculture

By Jason Sethre On the morning of Monday, April 1, 2013, a group of farmers and heavy equipment operators from the area assembled to take down a 600,000 pound silo full of silage and standing over 70 feet tall. Like the days of Stonehenge and the ..... 
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Fillmore Central Community Education - One Block At A Time

Fri, Apr 5th, 2013
Posted in Preston Features

Fillmore Central’s Community Education offers a variety of programs for families with children age birth to 5. The mission of our early childhood programs is providing children with successful starts through healthy, nurturing, learning environme ..... 
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