"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, Feb 28th, 2003
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Rebecca Adah Alexander, 88, of Spring Valley and formerly of Preston, died Feb. 21, 2003 at Spring Valley Care Center.
Rebecca Adah Brabau was born July 6, 1914, in Forestville Township in Fillmore County. She received her elementary education at Forestville Center and Wykoff High School. She then worked one year and graduated from Preston Normal Training Department in 1932. She taught in a one-room school for nine years. She married Kenneth Alexander on Aug. 17, 1937, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. They farmed in the Greenleafton area for 37 years. She returned to college at Winona State University and graduated in 1970. She taught in Preston public schools for 14 years. When not at school, she enjoyed homemaking, gardening and flowers. She served as a 4-H leader and Sunday school teacher. She was a member of the Friends In Council and the Root River Church of Brethren, transferring to Preston United Methodist Church after moving to Preston in 1974. She is survived by a son, Klaren (Helen) Alexander of Atlanta; a daughter, Barbara (William) Storey of Nederland, Texas; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Louise (Nordahl) Hendrickson of Spring Valley. The funeral for Rebecca Adah Alexander was Feb. 25, 2003 at Preston United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Carolyn Westlake officiating. Burial was in Prairie Queen Cemetery in rural Preston. Thauwald Funeral Home in Preston was in charge of arrangements.