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Glen E. VanGrevenhof


Thu, Sep 5th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Glen Edward VanGrevenhof, age 70, of Spring Valley, Minnesota died peacefully at his home early Wednesday, September 4, 2013.

A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday September 6, 2013, at Faith United Methodist Church in Spring Valley, with Pastor Dave Leider and retired guest Pastor and friend Norm Witt officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. The disposition of ashes will be private. Memorials are preferred to Seasons Hospice.

Glen was born on September 29, 1942 to Ed and Murna VanGrevenhof in Spring Valley. He attended Spring Valley schools, graduating in 1960. Following graduation he worked for Miller Brothers construction. In 1965 he started working for Standard Oil, first with his father’s gas station and then as a bulk agent. He later began farming and owned and operated a canned milk route. At one point in addition to farming Glen worked at Mayo Clinic in Rochester (which he did for 2 years) and drove school bus for Spring Valley schools (for 16 years). For more than 24 years Glen worked for Fillmore County DHIA, while also owning and operating a skid loader business as well as township road maintenance part time. After DHIA Glen worked full time as the owner and operator of a township road maintenance business, including mowing and cutting trees. He did this work until only months prior to his passing. He was always busy and enjoyed his work.

On November 13, 1965 he married Stella Hager of Modena, Wisconsin; and on January 1, 1967 they were blessed with the birth of their daughter Ginger. On August 4, 1990 Ginger married Jonathan Zierdt; and Glen never missed an opportunity to boast about his daughter and son-in-law.

He enjoyed tractors, especially International Harvester and also Oliver, on which both he did many restorations. He loved to bring back life to something that sometimes seemed hopeless. If he wasn’t working on tractors, he was researching them. He especially enjoyed being around people that shared his interest.

Glen is survived by his wife Stella, daughter Ginger (Jonathan) Zierdt of Mankato, a brother Harry Eugene (Elaine) of Fort Dodge, Iowa; and a niece and two nephews. Glen was preceded in death by his parents, an infant brother and a sister.

Condolences may be left at www.HindtFuneralHomes.com
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Darlene Esther Meyer

Tue, Sep 3rd, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Darlene Esther Meyer, age 86, of Spring Valley, Minn., died Tuesday morning, September 3, 2013, of Alzheimer’s at her home with her family at her side while under Mayo Hospice. Darlene was born May 22, 1927, in Fillmore Co., Minn., the daughter ..... 
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Spring Valley briefed about SE Minnesota Initiative Fund

Fri, Aug 30th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Government

By Gary Peterson Jennifer Nelson representing the Southeast Minnesota Initiative Fund appeared before the council and explained the objectives of the organization in the coming year. She said that the priorities would be Economic Development and Ea ..... 
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Kingsland prepares for 2013-14 school year

Fri, Aug 23rd, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Education

By Barb Jeffers The Kingsland School Board met on Monday, August 19, 2013 in the Kingsland Conference Room. All school board members were present along with Superintendent McDonald. Consent Agenda Items were approved including the minutes review ..... 
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Spring Valley celebrates Ag Days 2013

Fri, Aug 23rd, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Features

By Barb Jeffers Good old fashioned fun and some mud filled fun took place in Spring Valley, Minn. during the city’s annual Ag Days celebration. Ag Days took place from Tuesday, August 13 to Sunday, August 18, 2013 with a full schedule of events ..... 
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Lilly Ann Welch & Matthew Kyle Welch

Fri, Aug 16th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Social Scenes

Kyle and Heather Welch of Spring Valley, Minn. are proud to announce the birth of their twins, Lilly Ann and Matthew Kyle. They were born June 17, 2013. Lilly weighed 5 lbs. 13 oz. and was 19 inches long. Matthew weighed 6 lbs. 9 oz. and was 19 1/ ..... 
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Lenora Anne Bly Schmidt

Tue, Aug 13th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Lenora Anne Bly Schmidt, 90, died August 9, 2013 at Spring Valley Senior Living Care Center in Spring Valley, MN. On September 16, 1922, Lenora was born to Bert T. and Etta Rose (Krieger) Bly at the family home on Washington Street in Spring Vall ..... 
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Highway 16 between Spring Valley and Preston opens to traffic

Mon, Aug 12th, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley State of Minnesota

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Highway 16 in Fillmore County from Spring Valley to Preston is now open to traffic, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Highway 16 had been closed while crews conducted culvert repairs. Motorists shoul ..... 
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Lloyd R. Rathbun

Fri, Aug 2nd, 2013
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Lloyd R. Rathbun, age 84, of Cambridge died July 27, 2013 at Prairie Senior Cottages in Isanti. Lloyd Raymond Rathbun was born October 2, 1928 in Spring Valley, Minn. to Perry and Minnie (Forester) Rathbun. He was raised with five siblings in ..... 
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