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Elsa Biel Wilkie


Mon, Mar 30th, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Funeral services for Elsa Wilkie were held 1 p.m. Monday, March 23, 2015 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley, Minn., with Pastor Jim Scaife officiating. Burial took place in the church cemetery. Visitation was held 2-4 p.m. Sunday, March 22, 2015 at the Hindt Funeral Home in Spring Valley, Minn. and one hour prior to the service at the church.

Elsa M. Wilkie, age 75, of Spring Valley, Minn. passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015 at her home.

Elsa Marie Biel was born May 22, 1939 to Harold C.E. and Marie (Hartig) Biel in Spring Valley, Minn. She was baptized into the Christian faith on July 3, 1939. She grew up in the Zion Lutheran congregation and was a charter member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley. Elsa graduated from Spring Valley High School and continued her education at Austin Community College, Winona State University, and the University of London, England. On April 2, 1956, Elsa was united in marriage to Delmar Wilkie; they later divorced in 1983. In 1973, Elsa and Delmar purchased and operated AA Waste Away and the Appliance Center of Austin, Minn. Elsa also taught at Austin Community College, sold real estate, owned and operated ShortStop Photo with her son, Steve, was a marketing director, social worker, and a behavioral change counselor at Mayo Clinic. In her spare time, Elsa enjoyed spending time with her family, reading, theatre, and traveling, especially to England to visit many friends.

Elsa is survived by her children; Bill (Kris) Wilkie of Hollandale, Minn., Karen (Dan) Millenacker of Bloomington, Minn., Steve (Laurie) Wilkie of Shakopee, Minn., and Sue (Keith) Hanson of Austin, Minn.; eight grandchildren; three step grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Harold W. (Cheryl) Biel of Minneapolis, Minn.; and daughter-in-law, Michelle (Carl) Palma of Green Bay, Wisc.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold C.E. and Marie and her youngest son, David.

Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.

Condolences may be left online at www.hindtfuneralhomes.com

Bids accepted for Spring Valley Industrial Park project

Mon, Mar 30th, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Government

The Spring Valley City Council met in regular session on March 23, attended by all members (Tony Archer, Todd Jones, Mayor Jim Struzyk, Bill Bires, Jeff Vehrenkamp, and City Administrator Deb Zimmer). Following the Pledge of Allegiance, Tom Wente g ..... 
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Kingsland K-6 school year starts with two Pre-Assessment Days

Mon, Mar 23rd, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Education

March 16, the Kingsland School Board met in regular session. In attendance were Doug Plaehn, Ann Oeltjen, Kristin Beck, Troy Asher, Deb Larson, and Superintendent John McDonald. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance and approval of th ..... 
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Lenora Hintze

Mon, Mar 23rd, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Lenora Hintze peacefully passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at the Spring Valley Care Center in Spring Valley, Minn., 10 days short of celebrating her 101st birthday. Lenora Hilda (Grabau) Hintze was born March 24, 1914, to Albert and Bertha ..... 
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Who will be the next District 1 Commissioner?

Mon, Mar 23rd, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Government

Q & A with candidates vying for open Fillmore County District 1 Commissioner seat on March 31, 2015. Of 11,930 registered voters in all five districts of Fillmore County, District 1 has the most number of registered voters -- at 2,650. The question ..... 
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Who will be the next District 1 Commissioner?

Mon, Mar 23rd, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Government

Q & A with candidates vying for open Fillmore County District 1 Commissioner seat on March 31, 2015. Of 11,930 registered voters in all five districts of Fillmore County, District 1 has the most number of registered voters -- at 2,650. The question ..... 
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Who will be the next District 1 Commissioner?

Mon, Mar 23rd, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Government

Q & A with candidates vying for open Fillmore County District 1 Commissioner seat on March 31, 2015. Of 11,930 registered voters in all five districts of Fillmore County, District 1 has the most number of registered voters -- at 2,650. The question ..... 
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Spring Valley Council considers Industrial Park expansion

Mon, Mar 16th, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Government

A regular meeting of the Spring Valley City Council was held on March 9. Members in attendance were Mayor Jim Struzyk, Jeff Vehrenkamp, Bill Bires, Tony Archer, and Administrator Deb Zimmer. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance, approv ..... 
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Erwin D. Tart

Mon, Mar 16th, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Funeral Mass for Erwin D. Tart was held 10:30 Wednesday March 11, 2015 at St Ignatius Catholic Church in Spring Valley, with Father Marreddy Pothiredy officiating. Visitation was held at the Hindt Funeral Home in Spring Valley from 5-7 p.m. Tues ..... 
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