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Irene B. Jacobson


Mon, Dec 29th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Obituaries

Irene B. Jacobson, age 95, of Wykoff, Minn., died Thursday morning, December 18, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.

Irene was born September 24, 1919, on a farm in rural Plover, Iowa, the daughter of O. A. and Bertha (Schoenberger) Zech. Shortly following her birth her mother died and she spent the next five years of her life with an aunt and uncle until rejoining her father and eight siblings on the farm in Plover. She married Burton Jacobson February 3, 1940, in Pocahontas, Iowa. The couple made their home on a number of farms in Iowa until moving to Minn. in 1949. They moved to Wykoff in 1966, where they purchased their current home. She worked in the cafeteria in the Wykoff Public School until her retirement. Following their retirement the couple traveled throughout the entire United States and wintered in Arizona for 14 years. Burton died April 24, 2001.

Irene was a member of the Wykoff United Methodist Church and was an active member of their UMW. She was also a member of the Birthday Club. She enjoyed reading and was an avid gardener and Minnesota Twins fan. She loved visiting with her family and friends.

She is survived by five children, Gerald Sr. of Wykoff, Linda Jacobson of Wykoff, Barbara Jacobson of Eagan, Kathleen (Curtis) Ruhser of Elkader, Iowa, and Charlene Czapiewski of Spring Valley; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Lois Jacobson; and her eight siblings.

The funeral was held 11 a.m., Tuesday, December 23, 2014, at the Wykoff United Methodist Church with Rev. Amanda Larsen officiating. Burial was in the Wykoff Cemetery. Friends called at the Thauwald Funeral Home in Wykoff, 5 – 8 p.m., Monday, and at the church on Tuesday an hour before the service.

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Kingsland School to use Teachers On Call service

Mon, Dec 22nd, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Education

The Kingsland (Spring Valley) school board met on December 15. Members Kristin Beck, Gwen Howard, Steve Tart, Deb Larson, Doug Plaehn, and Superintendent John McDonald were present. The meeting started with a Truth in Taxation hearing at 6:15 p.m. ..... 
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Wykoff approves change order for waste treatment center

Mon, Dec 8th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Government

Wykoff city council held a special meeting on November 18 to speak with a representative from the engineering company hired to complete the new waste water treatment center. At their previous regular council meeting, a change order had been submitt ..... 
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2014 WAHS Christmas tours and concert

Mon, Dec 1st, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Arts & Culture

The Wykoff Area Historical Society will celebrate the season with Christmas Home Tours and a Christmas Concert at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wykoff. On Saturday, December 6, Christmas Home Tours will feature area Wykoff homes beautifully dec ..... 
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Three Rivers Conference Honor Band

Mon, Nov 24th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Education

Congratulations to Kingsland students selected as 2014 Three Rivers Conference Honor Band participants. Front row: Amy Welch, Kori Kruegel. Back row: Allen Junge, Adam Buchholtz, Logan O’Connell.

Three Rivers Conference Honor Choir

Mon, Nov 24th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Education

Congratulations to Kingsland 2014 Three Rivers Conference Honor Choir participants. Front row: Josie Bellrichard, Kayla Mulhern, Hannah Frank, Courtney Erding. Back row: Julius Wolf, James Hayes-Hall, Quinn Larson, Dane Gillespie.

Wykoff council presented a change order for treatment center

Mon, Nov 24th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Government

The Wykoff city council stared off their November meeting with committee reports approving a purchase of an enclosed trailer for the fire department. Fire chief Wade Baker was not present but had passed the information on to mayor Comstock to relay ..... 
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Three Rivers Conference Honor Band

Fri, Nov 21st, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Education

Congratulations to Kingsland students selected as 2014 Three Rivers Conference Honor Band participants. Front row: Amy Welch, Kori Kruegel. Back row: Allen Junge, Adam Buchholtz, Logan O’Connell.

Joanne Marie Williams

Mon, Nov 17th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Obituaries

Joanne Marie (Rowe) Williams, age 64, of Wykoff, Minn., died Sunday, November 9, 2014, at her home with her family by her side. Joanne was born April 27, 1950, in Wykoff, the daughter of Arthur “Art” and Maxine (Sutherland) Rowe. She graduated ..... 
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