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Betty Timm


Tue, Mar 11th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Obituaries

Betty Timm, 90, of Wykoff, Minn., passed away peacefully Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Spring Valley Senior Center.

She was born Aug. 7, 1923, in Forestville, Minn., to Lulu (Jeffers) and Charles Schwartz. She lived most of her life in the rural Wykoff area. After graduating from Chatfield High School, Class of 1942, she spent several years with her sisters in southern California where she worked for the IRS. She returned to Minnesota soon after World War II, and married Irvin Timm, her husband of 62 years, on Mother’s Day, May 13, 1951. Betty and Irvin lived on their farm in rural Wykoff for nearly 60 years before moving to the Spring Valley Senior Center. In addition to the many demands of being a farm wife and mother, she also went to school in 1967 to 68 to obtain her licensed practical nurse degree. She then worked as a nurse at Olmsted Community Hospital and as private duty nurse for more than 20 years.

A very energetic woman for all of her life, among the many things she enjoyed were caring for her grandchildren and other children, flower and vegetable gardening, canning, raising pets and orphaned animals, making delicious home-cooked meals, playing cards and sewing. She had a lifelong soft spot for children, the disadvantaged and for anyone needing a little extra support.

She is survived by her husband, Irvin; daughter, Donna Marie Kubesh (Don), of New Hampton, Iowa; and sons, Thomas Craig Timm (James Wilterding), of Albuquerque, N.M., and Terry Timm (Janice), of Rochester, Minn.; former daughter-in-law, Cheryl, of Chatfield; sister-in-law, Mayvis Schwartz, of Pilot Mound, Minn.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four sisters, Carol, Maxine, Dorothy and Bernadine; and three brothers, Fritz, Charles Jr., and Sheldon.

Funeral service was on Thursday, March 6, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, with Pastor Preston Paul officiating.

Visitation was on Wednesday, March 5, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield, one hour before the service at the church. Burial was in the St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Chatfield.
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Stephen Leo Glady

Tue, Mar 4th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Obituaries

Stephen Leo Glady, age 69, of rural Wykoff, Minn., died Sunday evening, March 2, 2014, at the Spring Valley Care Center. Stephen was born January 17, 1945, in Wykoff the son of Leo and Esther (Mensink) Glady at his great-aunt’s, Mrs. Anna Shep ..... 
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Health care and Obama care...

Fri, Feb 28th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Letter to the Editor

To the Editor, Karen Reisner’s February 17 editorial acknowledged Obama Care is “not yet a work of perfection”. Kind of like saying the Captain of the Titanic made a “small error of judgment” by steaming at top speed through an area kno ..... 
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Kingsland Schools receive petition, sets community meeting

Fri, Feb 21st, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Education

With a petition in hand, Lynn Kidd, of Wykoff, Minn. addressed the Kingsland School Board and announced, “I have 230 signatures from people who walked into my office to sign this petition to recall the motion that was made to close the middle scho ..... 
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Cindy Gallea to compete in 12th Iditarod

Fri, Feb 14th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Features

While some people in this area complain about the cold and the snow of winter, there are others whose passion depends on such conditions. Cindy Gallea of Wykoff, Minn. has a passion for dog sled racing or “mushing” and the snow we now have in ..... 
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Randy L. Meyer

Tue, Feb 11th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Obituaries

Randy L. Meyer, age 54, of rural Wykoff, Minn., passed away unexpectedly Monday morning, February 10, 2014, at his residence. Randy was born September 25, 1959, in Rochester the son of Kermit and Louella (Albrecht) Meyer. He was raised in the Fil ..... 
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Kingsland discusses impact of snow days

Fri, Jan 31st, 2014
Posted in Wykoff 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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Problem solved but problem remains for City of Wykoff

Fri, Jan 24th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Progress Edition

In an interesting turn of events, it was decided that Steve Bushman would provide consultation during the construction of the waste treatment plant for the City of Wykoff. Previously, Bushman had visited with the council and offered his services in D ..... 
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