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Sunday, December 21st, 2014
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- 10:14:19, Dec 21st 2014 - JEngdahlJ - The ACA grace period law could have adverse implications for the healthc ... [Read More]
- 8:39:57, Dec 21st 2014 - REDHORSE51 - Maybe the school should just be moved to Preston. ... [Read More]
- 2:56:27, Dec 21st 2014 - not happy - There needs to be police in harmony when they have school activities. Its ... [Read More]
- 2:48:34, Dec 21st 2014 - lol - Fillmore central what a bunch of bullies ... [Read More]
- 2:47:19, Dec 21st 2014 - omg - Do u use butter. Do you use eggs. Do u feed your baby milk. I could keep going ... [Read More]
- 9:04:35, Dec 20th 2014 - jfc - Peace on Earth? "Aren't humans amazing? They kill wildlife - birds, deer, al ... [Read More]
- 8:43:29, Dec 20th 2014 - Wow! - Fountainfarmer I am not trying to debate here just simply stating more homewor ... [Read More]
- 7:37:34, Dec 19th 2014 - REDHORSE51 - HE IS A CLASS ACT AND APPARENTLY HIS WIFE IS ALSO. ENJOY RETIREMENT TOG ... [Read More]
- 12:39:46, Dec 19th 2014 - Vegaia - Peace? "Aren't humans amazing? They kill wildlife - birds, deer, all kin ... [Read More]
- 9:29:07, Dec 19th 2014 - firstname.lastname@example.org - Rest in Peace Daryl. Classmate of 73, Judy ... [Read More]
Fri, Apr 11th, 2003
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Peter C. Daley, age 70, of Preston, died Sunday morning, March 30, 2003, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.
Pete was born December 10, 1932, in Winona, the son of Lawrence and Merrial (Ahern) Daley. He was raised and attended school in the Lewiston area graduating in 1951. He worked on the family farm until 1955 when he joined the US Army and was stationed in Korea as a field communications crewman. He was discharged in 1957 going back to the family farm and then attended Winona Technical School studying electronics. He married Geraldine Speltz June 30, 1962 in Rollingstone. The couple made their home in Preston on August 1, 1962, where Pete owned and operated Daley’s Radio and TV until 1984 when he started as a rural letter carrier until his retirement on December 1, 2002. He was currently helping his wife in her day care business. Pete was a very active member of St. Columban Catholic Church in Preston; the Knights of Columbus, currently Grand Knight of Council #6896; member and past-commander and past-quartermaster of the Preston VFW; had been a member of the Rochester Toastmasters and was a current member of the Bluff Country Toastmasters; was active in the Rural Minnesota Letter Carriers Assoc., was past-president of Area 1 and was past-president and past-secretary of the Fillmore County Letter Carriers Assoc., was a former member of the Preston Ambulance Service; was a past member of the Preston Planning & Zoning Commission; and was a member of MCCL. Pete is survived by his wife, Geraldine; two sons, Ted (Dawn) of Eagan, MN, and Larry of Okinawa; one daughter, Kristine (Matt) Daley of Plymouth, MI; four grandchildren; one sister, Mary Ann Scherbring of Shakopee, MN; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Larry. The funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 23, 2003, at St. Columban Catholic Church in Preston with Rev. Thomas Loomis officiating. Burial with military graveside rites will be in Crown Hill Cemetery in Preston. Friends may call at the Thauwald Funeral Home in Preston 5:00 - 9:00 p.m, Monday and at the church on Tuesday one hour before the service. There will be a rosary 7:00 p.m. Monday led by the Knights of Columbus followed by a prayer service at 8:00 p.m. all at the funeral home. Thauwald Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.