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Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
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- 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]
- 7:26:03, May 17th 2015 - future - @Hawkeye63 I'm going to address your post per sentence to make it clearer ... [Read More]
Fri, Aug 29th, 2003
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Ewald A. Meisner, 87, a retired Wykoff-area dairy farmer, died August 25, 2003 at Stewartville Care Center.
He was born March 14, 1916, on his parents’ farm west of Wykoff, son of William and Minnie (Gehrking) Meisner. He lived there most of his life until retirement, except for a few years spent on his stepfather’s farm near Bangor, Wisc. On March 31, 1937, he married Hulda Horstman in West Salem, Wis. They farmed on the Wykoff homestead for 42 years and moved to Wykoff following retirement in 1979. They had lived in Stewartville since February 2002. Mr. Meisner was one of the first commercial dairy farmers in Fillmore County, was a founder of the Wykoff Co-op and was recognized for his efforts in agriculture/soil conservation with strip-cropping. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wykoff, where he served on the council and as an usher and sang in the Men’s Quartet. He was a member of the Wykoff Lions Club and was active in the Farmers Union. Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Thelma (Myron) Nash and Diane Campeau, both of Coon Rapids, Minn., Joyce (Joel) Magnuson of Austin, Colo., and Lois (Bob) Neis of Waukesha, Wisc.; a son, Dennis (Jane) of Wykoff; 11 grandchildren; a foster grandson; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Harold (Ruthie) of Montevideo, Minn.; and two stepbrothers, Edwin (Vernetta) Niedfeldt and Emil Niedfeldt, both of Bangor. He was preceded in death by a son, two infant grandchildren, an infant great-granddaughter, three sisters, two brothers, a stepbrother and three stepsisters. The funeral was August 28, 2003 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wykoff, with the Rev. Don Flaten officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Thauwald Funeral Home in Spring Valley was in charge of arrangements.