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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, Jun 27th, 2003
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Arvilla DeVries, a lifelong Preston area resident, died June 22, 2003 at Austin Medical Center in Austin.
Born Arvilla Cady on April 17, 1917, in Spring Valley, the daughter of Benton and Alma (Rudlong) Cady. She grew up in the Preston area and was a 1935 graduate of Preston High School. On Sept. 28, 1938, she married Elmer DeVries in Preston, where the couple made their home. She was a homemaker and worked at the Victory Cafe, the Five & Dime Store, Farmers and Merchants Bank and the DeVries Barbershop, where she also had a record store. She also worked at Northwest Aluminum and was a hostess at the Branding Iron restaurant until she retired at the age of 83. Her husband died in 1977. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church and was a long-time member of the Crown Hill Cemetery Association. Survivors include a son, Jon of Chicago; a daughter, Kay (Bob) Finney of Austin; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; four sisters, Betty Nietz of Scottsdsale, Ariz., Donna (Dale) Bork of Inver Grove Heights, Minn., and Joan (Curtis) Krebsbach and Lois Fossey, both of Austin; three brothers, Carroll Cady of Bloomington, Minn., and Ivan (Carolyn) Cady and Earl (Mary) Cady, both of Rochester. She was preceded in death by a grandson and two brothers. The funeral was held June 25, 2003 at the Christ Lutheran Church in Preston, with the Rev. Jennifer Graf officiating. Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery, Preston. Thauwald Funeral Home in Preston was in charge of arrangements.