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Audrey Engrav


Fri, Jul 6th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Audrey I. Engrav, 96, of Rushford, Minn. died on Thursday, December 29, 2011, at Valley View Healthcare and Rehab Center in Houston.

Audrey was born on June 13, 1915, in Houston, Minn. to Emil and Jane (Hostvet) Thronson. She was raised in Houston where she attended school. On January 14, 1934, she married James M. Engrav. The couple moved to Rushford, Minn. Audrey worked as a nurs’s’ aid for twenty years at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford. Audrey was a member of Rushford Lutheran Church where she was an active circle member. She also served as a Cub Scout Den Mother. In her spare time Audrey enjoyed: knitting, crocheting, sewing, quilting, crafts, traveling, shopping, holidays, cooking, spending time with her family and talking about the “Good Ole Days”.

Audrey is survived by two children: Paul (Jeanneen) Engrav of Rushford and Jane (Wayne) Schuster of Brownton, Minn.; grandchildren: Timothy (Kris) Engrav, Kristina (Justin) Crowder, Alison Schuster, Oliver Schuster and Jillian Schuster; great-grandchildren: Abby, Alex, Caleb, Eli and Drake; sisters: Lyla Cruze, Marge Poppe and Norma Muenkel; and by many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James; and brothers, Donald and Daniel Thronson.

There was a memorial service, celebrating Audrey’s life on Saturday, July 7, 2012, at Rushford Lutheran Church with the Rev. Roger Michaelson officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Rushford Lutheran Church or Valley View Healthcare and Rehab Center.

Challenging corporate abuse of power brings citizens together

Fri, Jul 6th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Agriculture

RUSHFORD, Minn. — Over 100 farmers, small business owners and other rural residents came together in Rushford last night at a Land Stewardship Project (LSP) meeting to discuss how excessive corporate power negatively affects almost every aspect of ..... 
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Tri-County Electric awards $16,950 in scholarships

Fri, Jun 29th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Business Announcements

Rushford, MN— Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TEC) recently awarded $16,950 in scholarship to 47 local high school students. Since 1991 the cooperative has given $211,187 to area high school graduates. The money for the scholarships is funded t ..... 
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Rushford gets kids biking safely

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Jun 29th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Health & Wellness

It’s been nearly 20 years since Rushford has held a bike safety clinic for its young people. This past Wednesday, thanks to tenacious part-time Rushford police officer Chris Frick, the community once again saw kids practicing the basics on the sch ..... 
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2nd Annual Rushford Days silent auction

Fri, Jun 29th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Faith & Worship

Grace Place is celebrating Rushford Days with its 2nd Annual Silent Auction. This year it will take place at the Norsquare (outside the Pharmacy), 115 W. Jessie St, Rushford, MN. Store volunteers have been collecting antique toys, small furniture, a ..... 
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Rushford looking at more infrastructure upgrades

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Jun 29th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Government

Already having completed countless upgrades in just the last 5 years, since the flood of 2007, Rushford is continuing to have to consider further upgrades to both its wastewater and electric systems. Bill change and Jim Stremel, of BDM Consulting En ..... 
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Rushford Library Board architect offers up plans

By Kirsten Zoellner

Mon, Jun 18th, 2012
Posted in Rushford Government

Acting on the council’s last direction to seek out preliminary plans for the renovation of the Tew Memorial Library, the Library Board and architect Val Schute, of River Architects, presented viable options at last Monday’s council meeting. At l ..... 
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Rushford loses USDA grant and loan

By Kirsten Zoellner

Mon, Jun 11th, 2012
Posted in Rushford All

Two days after the last city council meeting, Rushford was hopeful they could meet a June 30 deadline for the city hall and library projects. However, it was unclear whether the city would be granted any funding through a USDA American Recovery and ..... 
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Farmers Co-op Elevator Company announces major grain facility expansion

Mon, Jun 4th, 2012
Posted in Rushford All

The Farmers Cooperative Elevator Company has announced a major grain facility update at their South Fork location in the Village of Rushford. Board Chairman Steve Oian says the addition of a 514,000 bushel storage bin, 4,700 bushel/hour Zimmerman dr ..... 
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