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Thursday, April 24th, 2014
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 4:25:14, Apr 18th 2014 - SignRancher - I can't wait to check it out ! My daughter, who lives in Rushford, can' ... [Read More]
- 10:55:36, Apr 3rd 2014 - Attendee - I do think the meeting went well in terms of sharing information. But also ... [Read More]
- 11:56:59, Apr 2nd 2014 - svtaxpayer - Start the meeting with the same old rehash about how great college class ... [Read More]
- 11:30:55, Mar 28th 2014 - RoryKramer - I couldn't have said it any better. My family has shopped at Willie's f ... [Read More]
- 8:44:51, Mar 26th 2014 - Gunnar Berg - Would that be Henrik's lessor known younger brother "Al"? ... [Read More]
- 1:21:46, Mar 23rd 2014 - REDHORSE51 - EXCELLENT COMMENTARY ON BULLYING, HOWEVER THE AUTHOR STILL SUPPORTS THE ... [Read More]
- 6:23:24, Mar 17th 2014 - about time - About time they start giving tickets to people who park where it days no ... [Read More]
- 5:51:04, Mar 17th 2014 - what? - I guess it depends who you are in this town. I called and talked to the city ... [Read More]
- 4:03:17, Mar 14th 2014 - - Looking for his mom and found this. Randy you will be greatly missed. I loved all ... [Read More]
- 10:21:04, Mar 14th 2014 - Doc - So many winners. ... [Read More]
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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.