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Virgil Kenneth Arett


Mon, Jun 30th, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Virgil Kenneth Arett, age 92, of Spring Valley, Minn. passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014.

He was born March 22, 1922 in Freeborn County near Moscow, Minn. to Benjamin and Ida Mae (Hubbard) Arett. He married Lillian E. Kingsley June 8, 1940 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa.

He drove heavy construction equipment in Austin, Minn. until he was drafted into the army in 1944 where he served in the Philippines until 1946. After his discharge he returned to the area and continued working as a heavy equipment operator until his retirement from Freeman Construction 30 years ago.

Virgil and Lillian moved to the Spring Valley area in 1948. He was proud of all the building sites, roads, bridges, and waterways that he built in Fillmore County for Freeman Construction. In his retirement he became an incredible baker of pies, cookies and bread.

Virgil is survived by his children Kyle (Debbie) Arett of McDonough, Ga., Kent (Erika) Arett of Ludlow, KY, and Vicky (Jim) O’Connell of Spring Valley; 8 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; sisters, Mary King of San Leandro, Cali. and Janet Roberts of Blooming Prairie, Minn.; sisters-in-law, Laura Zidlicky of Postville, Iowa, Betty Arett of Austin, Minn, Ginny Palmer of Pleasanton, Cali., and Margo Arett of Blaine, Minn.; and his long term friend and care giver, Vicky Moore and her family of Spring Valley.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Lillian, daughter, Cynthia, parents, Benjamin and Ida Mae, sisters, Fern, Alice, Gladys, and Barbara, and brothers, Raymond, Pete, and Duane.

Funeral services for Virgil K. Arett will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday July 2, 2014 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Spring Valley with the Rev Dennis Timmerman and Rev Laura Fladten officiating. Burial will take place in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church.

Curtis Lloyd Osterhus

Wed, Jun 25th, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Curtis Lloyd Osterhus age 69, of Spring Valley, Minn., passed peacefully at his home with his family by his side after a courageous 4 month battle against cancer. He was born on August 31, 1944 in Spring Valley to Lloyd and Bernice (Larson) Oster ..... 
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Lloyd M. Leibfried

Tue, Jun 24th, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Lloyd M. Leibfried, age 71, of Spring Valley, Minn. passed away peacefully at his home in Spring Valley on Thursday, June 19, 2014. Lloyd was born in Sherburn, Minn. on March 14, 1943, son of Joseph & Florence (Studer) Leibfried. At age 5, his fam ..... 
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Stella Brusse

Tue, Jun 3rd, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Stella Brusse, age 97, of Spring Valley, Minn. passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Ostrander Care and Rehab in Ostrander, Minn. Stella was born near Cherry Grove, Minn. to Ben and Mollie (Mathison) Nagel on September 10, 1916. She married Calvin ..... 
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Cyril R. Rathbun

Tue, Jun 3rd, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Cyril R. Rathbun, age 86, of Spring Valley, Minn. died Saturday, May 31, 2014, at the Grand Meadow Care Center in Grand Meadow, Minn. Cyril Roy Rathbun was born September 5, 1927 in Washington, Minn. to Perry and Minnie (Forrester) Rathbun. He att ..... 
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Tue, Apr 29th, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Clement “Casey” Mackori Clement “Casey” Mackori (Savage, Minn.) originally from Kenya, Africa was born May 18, 1977. He was a beloved husband, father, and faithful friend who died unexpectedly from a brain bleed on Thursday, April 23 at the ..... 
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Minar O. Therneau

Tue, Apr 22nd, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Minar O. Therneau, age 88, of Spring Valley, Minn. died Saturday April 19, 2014 at his home. Minar Otis Therneau was born on June 1, 1925, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Otis and Emily (Bussell) Therneau. He lived with his parents and his brother Glod ..... 
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Margaret E. Isenberg

Fri, Apr 11th, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Margaret E. Isenberg died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Spring Valley Care Center.  She was born Margaret Elizabeth Thompson, daughter of Elmer and Mary Jane (Adams) Thompson in Goldfield, Iowa on November 22, 1926. On August 30, 1947, Margaret ..... 
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Carol E. Hamersma

Fri, Apr 4th, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Carol Hamersma, age 66, of Spring Valley, Minn., died Tuesday April 1, 2014 at Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield, Minn. She was born April 14, 1947 in Spring Valley to Albert and Ella (Jensen) Musel. She was the youngest daughter of 12 siblin ..... 
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