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Robert P. “Skipper” Rislove


Wed, Jul 30th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Robert P. ”Skipper” Rislove, 76, of Rushford, Minn. died on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford.

Skipper was born on December 21, 1937, in Rushford to Peter and Hildred (Erickson) Rislove. He lived all of his life in Rushford. Skipper graduated from Rushford High School in 1955. He served in the U.S. National Guard for six years. On June 10, 1958, he married Janet Thompson. Skipper enjoyed farming and drove truck for many area companies. In his spare time he enjoyed restoring John Deere tractors, deer hunting and Skipper loved NASCAR, especially #3, Dale Senior.

He is survived by his wife, Janet; four children: Heidi (Linden) Johnson, Lynn Rislove, Robin Rislove, and Scott (Angela) Rislove all of Rushford; eight grantchildren: Erica, Nicole, Adam, Casey, Chelsey, Emily, Sonja, and Wyatt; 14 great-grandchildren; and by two brothers: Doug Rislove and Dave (Mary) Rislove, both of Rushford.

Skipper was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister-in-law, JoAnn Rislove.

The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Monday, August, 4, at Rushford Lutheran Church with the Rev. Roger Michaelson officiating. Burial will be in the Rushford Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, at Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service in Rushford and one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church.
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Rushford-Peterson addresses building security

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Jul 25th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Education

The district has ramped up its protocol for usage and opted for restricted access by key, following a concern brought forth by board member Taylor Peterson regarding unauthorized and unsupervised use of the facility. Under the new plan, access to th ..... 
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Engagement - Johnson ~ Anderson

Fri, Jul 25th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Social Scenes

Todd and Theresa Johnson of Lanesboro, Minn., are happy to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Haeli Johnson, to Clay Anderson, son of Steve and Lisa Anderson of Rushford, Minn. Haeli is a 2008 graduate of Lanesboro ..... 
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Rushford Days 2014 packed full of fun

Fri, Jul 25th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Features

The City of Rushford, Minn. was blessed with perfect weather for Rushford Days 2014 which was held July 14-20. The sunshine and warm temperatures brought a large crowd who did not let road construction in town stop them from enjoying the celebration ..... 
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Rushford EDA revamps forbearance terms

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Jul 18th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Government

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Engagement - Snyder ~ Meisch

Fri, Jul 18th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Social Scenes

Amber Rae Snyder and Christopher John Meisch are pleased to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. Amber is the daughter of Mary Ann and Marlin Carrier of Rushford, Minn. and the late Kerry Snyder. She is a graduate of Rushford-Peterson ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson schools receives books to promote early literacy

Thu, Jul 10th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Education

Owatonna, Minn. - Rushford-Peterson Schools was one of 29 organizations to receive donated books through Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation’s (SMIF) BookStart program, a partnership between SMIF and Capstone. This grant program, which awarde ..... 
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Rushford Grace Place is pleased to announce their 4th annual Rushford Grace Place silent auction with funds donated to Thrivent

Thu, Jul 10th, 2014
Posted in Rushford Business Announcements

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The ABC's of bees

Mon, Jul 7th, 2014
Posted in Rushford The Great Outdoors

A free beekeeping class, “The ABC’s of Bees,” will be held Wednesday, July 9, from 5-6 p.m., at Creekside Park in Rushford, Minn., in the small pavilion. The class is part of an ongoing educational and community effort by the Rushford Peterson ..... 
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