"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 8:53:13, May 24th 2015 - Greg Rendahl - Jason, while you certainly make some good points in your opinion piece ... [Read More]
- 4:56:30, May 22nd 2015 - Shame on you - "A gun is an instrument of death. It is designed for one purpose, to k ... [Read More]
- 1:35:20, May 22nd 2015 - Michael - As a Navy veteran I salute Ron Scheevel for his service and sacrifice in Vi ... [Read More]
- 12:48:16, May 22nd 2015 - Kim Wentworth - a couple of points in response. the NRA has had a long history in gu ... [Read More]
- 11:57:35, May 22nd 2015 - RogerClegg - Re felon voting: Glad this bill failed. If you arenâ€™t willing to fo ... [Read More]
- 12:15:00, May 20th 2015 - Shorty - Makes me feel pretty old when I read about people I knew. I would like to ... [Read More]
- 11:34:36, May 20th 2015 - SV80 - To Future: I can empathize with your regarding Hawkeye63. He exhibits all t ... [Read More]
- 12:49:06, May 19th 2015 - future - @Hawkeye63 My entire argument has been based on legal civil rights argument ... [Read More]
- 7:22:50, May 19th 2015 - hawkeye63 - There you have it fellow citizens, I sure hope America is paying attentio ... [Read More]
- 6:06:44, May 18th 2015 - Redhorse51 - Thank you for a great read. Like an addicting mini-series, I could not ... [Read More]
Fri, Sep 12th, 2003
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Diedrich ‘Dick’ Niedfeldt, 84, of Rochester, formerly of Canton, died September. 7, 2003 at Madonna Towers Nursing Care of Rochester.
He was born July 4, 1919, in Bangor, Wis., and attended Bangor-area schools through the eighth grade. From 1939 to 1945 he served in the Navy with duty in the Pacific Theater on the heavy cruiser USS Portland for four years and on the submarine USS Atule for two years. After his discharge he worked at the Mabel Elevator. In 1947 he married Jean Mathison of Mabel and they moved to Anoka, Minn. He attended Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis, and after receiving his journeyman and master’s electrician license in 1956 they moved to Canton. Mr. Niedfeldt owned and operated Dick’s Electric for nearly 40 years until his retirement. He was a member of the Canton Fire Department, Canton American Legion and the Mabel VFW, and was a director of the Canton State Bank. An active member of Henrytown Lutheran Church, he served as president of the church council, treasurer and deacon, and was on call committee and the cemetery board. Survivors include a son; Steven (Debra) of Rochester; two daughters, Susan (Ron) Kurth of St. Charles and Candace (Dan) McElroy of Rochester; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, a daughter, a son, seven brothers and a sister. The funeral for Diedrich “Dick” Niedfeldt was September 10, 2003 at Henrytown Lutheran Church north of Canton. Burial was in the Spring Valley Cemetery. Abraham-Lindstrom Funeral Home in Harmony was in charge of arrangements.