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Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 8:58:49, Mar 10th 2014 - dan - Great letter Steve! That is attitude we should be taking, alternatives will be ... [Read More]
- 3:44:17, Mar 7th 2014 - Robert - Fossil fuels are damaging are resources, polluting are air & water and destr ... [Read More]
- 12:32:02, Mar 7th 2014 - - "Turks suffered at the hands of Greece, Bulgaria, and Serbia. Hundreds of thousand ... [Read More]
- 7:38:38, Mar 5th 2014 - bootscoot21 - Thank you Dr. Van Gorp for this complete look at what our generation is ... [Read More]
- 8:39:53, Mar 4th 2014 - email@example.com - Excellent commentary, very thoughtful. Although quite len ... [Read More]
- 9:54:09, Mar 1st 2014 - - We have lost a good friend from Harmony High school class of 1970. I have many goo ... [Read More]
- 9:48:08, Mar 1st 2014 - - Rest in Peace Loenard ... [Read More]
- 9:14:19, Feb 25th 2014 - firstname.lastname@example.org - Eric, I don't know if you remember me but I am Erik Paulsen's M ... [Read More]
- 8:58:12, Feb 25th 2014 - jjoyengel - You are both wonderful people! You have and are doing something not just ... [Read More]
- 3:16:25, Feb 24th 2014 - TY - THANK YOU FCJ! I am not sure any of this would have happened without the excelle ... [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.