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Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 8:58:49, Mar 10th 2014 - dan - Great letter Steve! That is attitude we should be taking, alternatives will be ... [Read More]
- 3:44:17, Mar 7th 2014 - Robert - Fossil fuels are damaging are resources, polluting are air & water and destr ... [Read More]
- 12:32:02, Mar 7th 2014 - - "Turks suffered at the hands of Greece, Bulgaria, and Serbia. Hundreds of thousand ... [Read More]
- 7:38:38, Mar 5th 2014 - bootscoot21 - Thank you Dr. Van Gorp for this complete look at what our generation is ... [Read More]
- 8:39:53, Mar 4th 2014 - firstname.lastname@example.org - Excellent commentary, very thoughtful. Although quite len ... [Read More]
- 9:54:09, Mar 1st 2014 - - We have lost a good friend from Harmony High school class of 1970. I have many goo ... [Read More]
- 9:48:08, Mar 1st 2014 - - Rest in Peace Loenard ... [Read More]
- 9:14:19, Feb 25th 2014 - email@example.com - Eric, I don't know if you remember me but I am Erik Paulsen's M ... [Read More]
- 8:58:12, Feb 25th 2014 - jjoyengel - You are both wonderful people! You have and are doing something not just ... [Read More]
- 3:16:25, Feb 24th 2014 - TY - THANK YOU FCJ! I am not sure any of this would have happened without the excelle ... [Read More]
Fri, Sep 5th, 2003
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Dale Lee Stockdale, 88, of rural Grand Meadow, a retired farmer, died August 27, 2003 at the Ostrander Nursing Home, where he had lived a short time.
Born July 23, 1915, near Lime Springs in Howard County, Iowa, he grew up in the area, attended Lime Springs schools and played in a baseball league. While growing up, he worked for neighbors and later for Reid Murdock, now Seneca, for a number of years. On Sept. 1, 1937, he married Elaine Loucks at her parents’ home. They farmed south of Ostrander for six years and then at York for 21 years before moving to the farm they purchased west of Ostrander in April 1946. In addition to farming, he sold Cargill Seed and Archers Oil for many years. Mr. Stockdale was a longtime member of Bennington Lutheran Church before it became a part of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ostrander. He was a member and officer of the Frankford Grange, had been a member of Golden Circle Senior Citizens in Ostrander for 20 years, was a volunteer driver for SEMCAC. Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Janelle (Wayne) Thorson of Spring Valley, Karen (Donald) Tapp of Lincoln, Neb., and Juliene (David) Brady of Stewartville; a son, Kenneth (Diane) of Grand Meadow; 18 grandchildren; and 39 great-grandchildren. Three brothers preceded him in death. The funeral was September 1, 2003 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ostrander, with the Rev. Nancy Solomonson officiating. Burial was in Bennington Cemetery in Bennington Township, Mower County. Hindt-Hutchins Funeral Home in Spring Valley was in charge of arrangements.