"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Sunday, April 20th, 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
Joseph Albert Follmuth, 71, of rural St. Ansgar, Iowa, a longtime area dairy and grain farmer, died July 31, 2003 at Rochester Methodist Hospital.
Born July 24, 1932, in Mitchell County, Iowa, he grew up in the area and graduated from Lyle High School in 1950. From 1953 to 1955, he served in the Army. He was stationed at Fort Sill, Okla., and achieved the rank of sergeant. On June 5, 1955, he married Marlys Johnson at the Lutheran Church in Mona and they farmed in the St. Ansgar area throughout their married lives. Mr. Follmuth was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Lyle, American Legion Post 105 and served on the Pleasant Hill Cemetery Board. He enjoyed playing pool. Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Kathie (Dave) Dahl of Lyle, Arlene (Kevin) Myhre and Joy (Doug) Salz, both of St. Ansgar, and Gloria (Dick) Reding of Osage, Iowa; a son, Steve (Corky) of Stacyville, Iowa; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Ruth (Floyd) Kaster of Spring Valley. A sister preceded him in death. The funeral was August 3 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Lyle, with the Rev. Barbara Finley-Shea officiating. Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Mona, Iowa, with military rites by Lyle American Legion Post 105.