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Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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- 4:43:44, Oct 21st 2014 - omg - Maybe the several individuals that CAN afford and WANT the new school, should j ... [Read More]
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- 1:51:24, Oct 21st 2014 - ivoteyes - Ms. Machutt, please do not speak on behalf of the entire community by sayi ... [Read More]
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- 12:21:32, Oct 21st 2014 - Anthony's Wood-Fired Pizza - Thank you for the article Karen! We did in fact find a ... [Read More]
- 11:15:26, Oct 21st 2014 - Let's hear them - I would like to know what Kim and mike suggest we do to address t ... [Read More]
- 9:49:05, Oct 21st 2014 - Tom Kaase-Fillmore County Commissioner, 1st District - I appreciate and recognize how ... [Read More]
Fri, Jan 23rd, 2004
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Ruth Sikkink, 88, of Zumbrota, formerly of Preston, died January 18, 2004 at Zumbrota Health Care Services.
Ruth Bjortomt was born July 29, 1915, in Beaver Township, Fillmore County to Martin and Alma (Osterhus) Bjortomt. On January 28, 1939, she married Arden Sikkink in Harmony. The couple made their home and farmed in the Greenleafton/Preston area until moving to Zumbrota in 1957. They owned and operated the Zumbrota Bakery until 1965. Mrs. Sikkink then was executive housekeeper at Madonna Towers in Rochester until her retirement in 1978. Following her retirement, she cleaned houses for people in the area. Mr. Sikkink died July 25, 1999. She was an active member of United Redeemer Lutheran Church in Zumbrota and also was a member of the Zumbrota Hospital and Home Auxiliary, Zumbrota Senior Citizens and Senior Citizens County Board. Survivors include two daughters, Sharon (Arnie) Groszbach and Karen (Francis) Pflibsen, both of Zumbrota; one son, Alan (Arlys) of Zumbrota; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Norman Bjortomt of Preston; and three sisters, Verna Hahn of Zumbrota, LaVonne (Stanley) Wold of Lake City and Betty (Donald) Riehl of Preston. One brother preceded her in death. The memorial service for Ruth Sikkink was January 22, 2004 at United Redeemer Lutheran Church in Zumbrota, with the Rev. Clark Carey officiating. Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery in Preston. Her body was cremated. Thauwald Funeral Home in Preston is in charge of arrangements.