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George W. Judy


Wed, Dec 18th, 2013
Posted in Whalan Obituaries

George W. Judy, age 94, formerly of Whalan, Minn., died Monday, December 16, 2013, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home.

George was born March 17, 1919 in Springfield, SD. In October of 1941 George served for the US army until December of 1945. During World War II George was stationed on the Aleutian Island and the Philippine Islands. After returning to the US he was united in marriage to Etta Mae Good. Together they farmed in rural Whalan and raised one daughter, Karla.

As a World War II veteran, George was very proud to serve as a commander for the American Legion for many years. He always felt honored to perform military honors for countless veterans. One of George’s favorite pastimes was watching the Minnesota Twins. In his later years during the baseball season he would watch almost everyday. He also enjoyed going to watch the Whalan fast pitch softball team. As a caring father and grandfather he will be sadly missed.

George is survived by his daughter, Karla (Ellsworth) Holland of Rushford, Minn.; grandchildren, Terry (Mona) Holland of League City, TX and Lisa (Bobby) Mort of Chambersburg, PA; great-grandchildren, Jake, Ashley, Emily, and Aaron; and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Etta Mae; infant son, Galen Francis; and all of his brothers and sisters.

Services for George will be held 2 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2013 at Rushford Lutheran Church. Visitation will take place at Hoff Funeral Home in Rushford from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, December 19, 2013. Burial will be held at a later date at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.

Kjell Olav Nordlie

Tue, Nov 26th, 2013
Posted in Whalan Obituaries

Kjell Olav Nordlie, the son of Kaare and Magna “Kjenner” Nordlie was born on September 3, 1946, in Sarpsborg, Norway. He grew up in the Sarpsborg, Norway area where he attended school. He later attended Oslo Teachers College where he received hi ..... 
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Melvin A. Olson

Fri, May 24th, 2013
Posted in Whalan Obituaries

Melvin A. Olson age 84 of Bloomington, Minn., Veteran of United States Marines, 39 year employee of Honeywell, died May 16, 2013. Melvin was born December 24, 1928 in Whalan, Minn to Andrew and Matilda Olson. He is survived by his wife of 62 ..... 
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Larry E. Nielsen

Mon, Aug 27th, 2012
Posted in Whalan Obituaries

Larry E. Nielsen, 78, of Whalan and formerly of Rushford, died on Saturday, August 25th at his home, surrounded by his family, following a 22 month battle with cancer. Larry was born on April 5, 1934, in Albert Lea, Minn. to Niels K. and Dennise (Pe ..... 
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Dorothy Blagsvedt

Fri, Aug 3rd, 2012
Posted in Whalan Obituaries

Dorothy Blagsvedt Dorothy Marie Blagsvedt, age 86, of Sacred Heart, died Monday, July 30, 2012, at the RenVilla Nursing Home in Renville. Dorothy Marie Blagsvedt was born on October 13, 1925, on the family farm near Whalan, Minnesota to Martin ..... 
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