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Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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- 8:00:02, Aug 19th 2014 - doc - Republicans want the truth, they just don't like facts. ... [Read More]
- 7:58:04, Aug 19th 2014 - doc - Gas prices were $4.25 the last summer that GWB was in office. ... [Read More]
- 4:40:55, Aug 19th 2014 - dave - Gas prices were $1.79 a gallon when GWB left office ... [Read More]
- 9:08:48, Aug 19th 2014 - doc - What was the MN unemployment rate when GWB was in office? ... [Read More]
- 10:48:03, Aug 15th 2014 - Retired - A quick google search offers numerous ideas for community education. Knitt ... [Read More]
- 10:44:01, Aug 15th 2014 - tom - I believe that part of what made this country great was the ability to work to ... [Read More]
- 12:31:16, Aug 14th 2014 - Mad Mike - All you liberal's think a like. You read what you want to read and liste ... [Read More]
- 10:28:11, Aug 13th 2014 - Dale Eppen - Herb, I am so happy you like Obama Care. I also assume you like half a ... [Read More]
- 9:54:03, Aug 11th 2014 - rschalow - Sign the Petition: Tell North Dakota Leaders that the oil companies aren't ... [Read More]
- 1:25:19, Aug 11th 2014 - NCLoon - Would Mr. Gudmonson please share with us where he gathered all of the data r ... [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.