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Saturday, November 28th, 2015
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- 9:41:05, Nov 27th 2015 - WoW - As a long time reader of your paper I think it should stay how it is. It's a ch ... [Read More]
- 1:35:05, Nov 26th 2015 - consaredumb - The most vocal people are always the most ignorant. ... [Read More]
- 2:58:00, Nov 25th 2015 - James1952 - The word on the street is that the folks who own the land above the schoo ... [Read More]
- 10:17:32, Nov 25th 2015 - - Yes it does take money to operate schools and keep buildings open. If the high s ... [Read More]
- 9:09:47, Nov 25th 2015 - @Says - Bottom line... it takes money to operate & keep open school buildings. Yes, I ... [Read More]
- 7:57:56, Nov 25th 2015 - nature man - I think y'all are in denial. Atrazine in all your well, shallow aquifer ... [Read More]
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- 8:07:37, Nov 24th 2015 - Stan Gudmundson - I've never responded to any comments made about anything I've writt ... [Read More]
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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.