"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Tuesday, December 1st, 2015
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 7:21:36, Nov 30th 2015 - Andy Wolter - Hey ol' neighbor! Apparently the FCJ doesn't archive your columns; I ca ... [Read More]
- 4:58:14, Nov 30th 2015 - doc - I ordered a California burger for take out. It was a really tasty burger and it ... [Read More]
- 9:41:05, Nov 27th 2015 - WoW - As a long time reader of your paper I think it should stay how it is. It's a ch ... [Read More]
- 1:35:05, Nov 26th 2015 - consaredumb - The most vocal people are always the most ignorant. ... [Read More]
- 2:58:00, Nov 25th 2015 - James1952 - The word on the street is that the folks who own the land above the schoo ... [Read More]
- 10:17:32, Nov 25th 2015 - - Yes it does take money to operate schools and keep buildings open. If the high s ... [Read More]
- 9:09:47, Nov 25th 2015 - @Says - Bottom line... it takes money to operate & keep open school buildings. Yes, I ... [Read More]
- 7:57:56, Nov 25th 2015 - nature man - I think y'all are in denial. Atrazine in all your well, shallow aquifer ... [Read More]
- 10:20:12, Nov 24th 2015 - - It's about the money? What an ignorant comment. Is that what you teach your kid ... [Read More]
- 9:20:20, Nov 24th 2015 - reader - What an inspiring message! Thank you! ... [Read More]
Fri, May 2nd, 2003
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
John Jacob Wilken passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rogers, Arkansas on April 19, 2003 at the age of 80 years.
John was born July 13, 1922 at Lime Spring, Iowa, the son of Chris and Rose (Bronner) Wilken. He attended the Greenleafton School and graduated from the Dunwoody Institute. John entered the Army during WWII and served in the 82nd Airborne Division at Ft. Bragg and Ft. Benning. He also served during the Korean Conflict. He was united in marriage to Rosemary McClellan on May 27, 1949 at the Little Brown Church at Nashua, IA. He and Rosemary lived in Cresco and John was a partner in Cresco Masonry with Warren Lewis for 30 years. John served a period as a Cresco City Councilman during his years in business. He retired in 1984. They continued to live in Cresco until 1990 when they moved to Bella Vista, Arkansas. Survivors include his wife, Rosemary of Bella Vista; four sons, Douglas (Kathy) of Newton, Iowa, Bruce (Bonnie) and Scott (Alma) both of Cresco, and Jeff of Bella Vista, Arkansas; two grandchildren; and two sisters, Lillian Griswold of Boulder, Colorado and Geneva (Russell) Arneson of Harmony, Minn. Funeral services were held April 25, 2003 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Wykoff, Minn. with interment in the St. Matthew’s Lutheran Cemetery, Granger, Minn. Flag presentation was conducted by the Cresco VFW and the American Legion Posts.