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Ione Erdean Langdon


Wed, Feb 5th, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Ione Langdon, age 91, of Spring Valley, Minn. passed away Thursday, January 30, 2014 at the Spring Valley Care Center.

Ione Erdean Stadtlander was born June 25, 1922, the daughter of Fred and Ida (Muhlenbruch) Stadtlander. From 8th grade until graduation, Ione played on the girls’ varsity basketball in Iowa. She was also a part of the Glee Club and played piano. In 1940, Ione graduated from Rowan High School, being the valedictorian of her class. On July 6, 1945, Ione was united in marriage to Albert Langdon at her parent’s home in rural Rowan, Iowa. Ione loved gardening and especially enjoyed African violets. When she wasn’t gardening, Ione could be found playing card games, canasta, and Rummikub. She was a very good friend and was very thrifty and frugal.

Ione is survived by her husband Albert Langdon of Spring Valley, children, Bruce (Donna Faye) Langdon of Ash Flat, Ariz., Kent (Diane) Langdon of Oshkosh, Wis., and Carol (Roger) Sanford of Spring Valley. Grandchildren, Joanna Langdon of Boston, Mass. and Catherine Langdon of Oshkosh.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Marladean, and granddaughter Rachel.

Memorial services for Ione Langdon were held on Monday, February 3, 2014 at Faith United Methodist Church in Spring Valley, with Pastor David Lieder officiating. Burial will take place in the Spring Valley Cemetery at a later date.

Evelyn M. Rathbun

Wed, Feb 5th, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Evelyn M. Rathbun, age 75, formerly of Spring Valley, Minn., died Wednesday January 29, 2014 at Samaritan Bethany Home in Rochester, Minn. She was born September 8, 1938 in Rural Spring Valley to Wilbur and Hazel (Lenz) Rathbun. She attended schoo ..... 
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Kingsland School District ...

Fri, Jan 31st, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Letter to the Editor

To the Editor, The publisher of the Fillmore County Journal, Jason Sethre, had a very good article in the January 20th edition. It was an interview with John McDonald, the superintendent for the Kingsland School District and it was related to the c ..... 
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Kingsland discusses impact of snow days

Fri, Jan 31st, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Education

The Kingsland School Board met on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kingsland Conference Room. All members were present with the exception of Steve Tart. Superintendant John McDonald was also present. Following the Pledge of Allegi ..... 
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Paul Martin Eastwold

Tue, Jan 28th, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Paul Martin Eastwold, 75, passed away Saturday, January 25, 2014 at the Ostrander Care and Rehab. Paul was born to Lloyd and Delia (Lawson) Eastwold on May 1, 1938. He graduated from LeRoy-Ostrander High School in 1956 and served in the Arm ..... 
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Rack's Bar and Grill in Spring Valley contributes to local economy

Fri, Jan 24th, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Progress Edition

Steve and Karla Tart purchased their business in April 2013, but their vision had started way before that. For years the Tart family had been customers at Tootie’s, a bar and grill, in Spring Valley. Three of four years prior to buying the busine ..... 
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Jean Guy

Wed, Jan 22nd, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Jean Guy died Saturday, January 18 at home. She was born Jean Ann LaRose, daughter of Joseph and Betty (Maurer) LaRose in Minneapolis, Minn. on June 22, 1957. On November 26, 1981, Jean married Gary Guy. She enjoyed playing Bingo, trying her luck ..... 
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Bernice Osterhus

Tue, Jan 21st, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Bernice Osterhus, age 97, of Spring Valley, Minn., passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at Spring Valley Care Center. Bernice Janet Larson was born August 11, 1916 to John B. and Julia Larson in Buckeye, Iowa. She attended school until the 8th gr ..... 
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Spring Valley City Council organizes for 2014

Fri, Jan 17th, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Government

The Spring Valley City Council met on January 13 and approved a long list of first of the year business. The minutes from the December 9 and December were approved. The January Preliminary Accounts Payables consisting of eight pages was approved a ..... 
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