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Saturday, July 26th, 2014
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- 3:01:39, Jul 22nd 2014 - Don K. - My medical premium will go up significantly next year under Obama care. Thi ... [Read More]
- 8:44:09, Jul 20th 2014 - @ new resident - Wykoff has a summer softball league for youths ages 5-18 and they ha ... [Read More]
- 11:28:08, Jul 18th 2014 - Go kaase! - Tom I hope you get elected as sheriff! Although you have worked in roche ... [Read More]
- 3:14:00, Jul 18th 2014 - SV citizen - I have concern that there would be a conflict of interest with Kaase bei ... [Read More]
- 1:22:00, Jul 18th 2014 - Bear - Obama care isnt the answer. Sure Mr. Grehl some people in Minnesota have medi ... [Read More]
- 9:13:08, Jul 18th 2014 - KingslandGrad95 - what?-even though smoking marijuana is illegal, unless the amount o ... [Read More]
- 6:52:38, Jul 17th 2014 - Kaase for Sheriff - First of all I think that both candidates have great ideas. But i ... [Read More]
- 4:13:24, Jul 16th 2014 - Two dogs - Why would Mr. Kaase want to take a pay cut of $30,000 dollar a year plus t ... [Read More]
- 9:57:55, Jul 16th 2014 - Kaase got my vote👍 - With this interview kaase got my vote! We need change in the ... [Read More]
- 6:54:19, Jul 16th 2014 - what? - The school on 1st ave pushes there snow onto the street. And NO ONE in harmon ... [Read More]
Fri, Aug 8th, 2003
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Leonard Herman Topness, 93, of Preston, a retired Whalan-area farmer, died July 31, 2003 at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester, where he had been a patient since for two days.
Leonard Topness was born Sept. 10, 1909, in rural Whalan. On June 15, 1953, he married Viola Duff at the Highland Prairie Church parsonage in rural Peterson. They farmed in the Whalan area until 1988, and then lived in Rushford for four years before moving to Preston 11 years ago. Mr. Topness had lived at Preston Good Samaritan Center the past six months. His wife died Sept. 17, 1996. Survivors include two sons, Larry (Deborah) Topness of rural Whalan and Carl (Maryann) Smith of Preston; a daughter, Harriet (Richard) Jansen of Ramsey, Minn.; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Sidney (Borghild) of Lanesboro; and two sisters, Minerva (Arnold) Thompson of Caledonia and Isabel Johnson of Houston. A brother preceded him in death. The funeral for Mr. Topness was August 4, 2003 at Elstad Lutheran Church in rural Lanesboro, with the Rev. Wade Davick officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Johnson-Riley Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.