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Robert Louis Boehmke


Tue, Dec 17th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Robert Louis Boehmke 84, of Rushford, Minn. died Friday, December 13, 2013 at Winona Health in Winona, Minn.

Robert was born Oct 5, 1929 in Wiscoy Township, Minn. to Carl and Hazel (Feine) Boehmke. He was baptized at St. JohnLutheranChurch in Hart, Minn. Robert grew up in Hart and attended St JohnParochial school. He farmed with his father at Hart for several years. He worked at Fiberite in Winona for a few years and then became a contractor working in the Rushford area for over 40 years. He loved working in his vegetable and flower garden, selling his produce and often times giving it away. He was a sports fan and loved cheering on his favorite teams: the Packers, Cubs and Twins, and also enjoyed following local sports teams. In his retirement he was busy watching the birds outside his window, putting puzzles together, and watching his flowers bloom. Robert belonged to St Mark Lutheran Church where he served on many church boards.

Survivors include his wife Maxine of 61 years, five children: Debra Manion of Big Lake, Minn., Gloria (Rich) Urbich of Minnesota City, Minn., Lynne (Allen) Eide of Savage, Minn,, Cindy (Tom) McManimon of Chatfield, Minn., and Scott Boehmke of Rushford. 3 sisters: Shirley Bublitz of Henderson Nev., Roberta Anderson of Rushford, Marcella Boehmke of Winona,Minn.; two brothers: Charles Boehmke of Rushford and Louis Boehmke of Lake City, Minn.; 11 grandchilden and 11 great grand children.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Ellen; one grandchild, Kari Eide; Son-in-law Gerald Manion; and his parents.

The funeral service for Robert will be at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 18, 2013, at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Rushford with the Rev. Merlin Stephan officiating. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, at Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service in Rushford and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church. In keeping with his wishes, following the funeral service, Robert’s body will be cremated with burial of his cremated body this coming Spring at St. John (Brand) Cemetery in Hart, Minn.
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Rushford approves third officer unanimously

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Dec 13th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Government

After two months of discussion and the item brought before the council on three occasions, with at least one decision ending in a deadlocked 2-2 vote, the city council approved the hiring of a third, full-time police officer. The city has held a thi ..... 
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Obert A. Johnson

Tue, Dec 10th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Obert A. Johnson, 84, of Rushford, Minn. died on Sunday, December 8, 2013, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford. Obert was born on December 11, 1928, in Arendahl Township of Fillmore County Minnesota to Christ and Ella (Koljord) Johnson. ..... 
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Engagement - Todd ~ Agrimson

Fri, Dec 6th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Social Scenes

Tracy Todd, of Rushford, Minn. and Mark Agrimson, of Peterson, Minn. are proud to announce their upcoming wedding. The bride, 21, is a senior at Winona State University and will graduate with a degree in Elementary Education with Early Childhood E ..... 
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Rushford churches bring the Christmas story to life December 20 and 21

Fri, Dec 6th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Faith & Worship

As you drive from store to store searching for that last perfect Christmas gift and spend countless hours baking cookies from recipes that only come out once a year, you may find yourself overlooking the true meaning of the Christmas season. The m ..... 
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Edna Mae Kelly

Tue, Dec 3rd, 2013
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Edna Mae Kelly, 93 of Winona, Minn., formerly of Rushford, Minn., died on Thursday, November 28, at the Golden Living Center in St. Charles, Minn. surrounded by her family. She was born January 26, 1920 in Bismarck ND to Bryan F and Lenice (Turne ..... 
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Rushford debates police staffing, coverage

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Nov 29th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Government

The ongoing issue over whether or not to fill the police department vacancy left by recently resigned, full-time officer Chris Frick continues to bring out public support and heated debate. Police Chief Adam Eide came before the council on November ..... 
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Local communities rally around girl

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Nov 22nd, 2013
Posted in Rushford Features

Alysta King is, by essence, a joy to be around. The Rushford 10-year old and 4th-grader at Houston Elementary is known for her big smile and bubbly attitude, so it’s no wonder that she’s often surrounded by family and friends. “She has been an ..... 
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Rushford-Peterson narrows options for future

By Kirsten Zoellner

Fri, Nov 22nd, 2013
Posted in Rushford Education

The Future Facilities Task Force has spent weeks working out the details of potential options for the future of the district’s aging facilities. After a failed referendum last December, the district called for the task force to pour over the sugge ..... 
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