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Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 11:07:16, Oct 21st 2014 - fairy tales can come true - In a December 14th, 2012 letter to the editor in the Fil ... [Read More]
- 11:06:26, Oct 21st 2014 - fairy tales can come true - In a December 14th, 2012 letter to the editor in the Fil ... [Read More]
- 9:51:26, Oct 21st 2014 - Anti-conspiracy - #5. RP schools has passed every audit with flying colors. #6. ... [Read More]
- 4:43:44, Oct 21st 2014 - omg - Maybe the several individuals that CAN afford and WANT the new school, should j ... [Read More]
- 2:54:11, Oct 21st 2014 - Vote NO - I don't understand the rationale behind spending $38M on a school for a dis ... [Read More]
- 1:51:24, Oct 21st 2014 - ivoteyes - Ms. Machutt, please do not speak on behalf of the entire community by sayi ... [Read More]
- 1:13:23, Oct 21st 2014 - truth - And I am sure you will be all for footing the bill to put a band-aid (10 mill ... [Read More]
- 12:21:32, Oct 21st 2014 - Anthony's Wood-Fired Pizza - Thank you for the article Karen! We did in fact find a ... [Read More]
- 11:15:26, Oct 21st 2014 - Let's hear them - I would like to know what Kim and mike suggest we do to address t ... [Read More]
- 9:49:05, Oct 21st 2014 - Tom Kaase-Fillmore County Commissioner, 1st District - I appreciate and recognize how ... [Read More]
Fri, Feb 7th, 2003
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Ruth Jeanette Elton, 94, of Harmony, died February 3, 2003 at Winneshiek County Memorial Hospital in Decorah, Iowa.
Ruth Jeanette Madson was born in Marshall, N.D. on March 18, 1908, the daughter of Henry and Minnie Kyseth Madson. On April 15, 1925, she married Arnold Elton in Lanesboro. They farmed in rural Harmony and later moved to Harmony. After her husband's death on Sept. 20, 1979, she moved to Harmony Manor and entered Harmony Nursing Home in 1997. During the Depression she was a seamstress and later worked at the Ben Franklin for many years. Mrs. Elton was a longtime member of Greenfield Lutheran Church, WELCA and circle, and she enjoyed crocheting, knitting and sewing. Survivors include six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren, a son-in-law, George Michel of Decorah, IA, and a special niece, Marilyn (Donne) Tammel of Preston. She was preceded in death by an infant son, a daughter, a grandson, three sisters and a brother. The funeral was held Feb. 8, 2003 at Greenfield Lutheran Church in Harmony, with the Rev. Jim Radatz officiating. Burial was in Greenfield Cemetery in Harmony. Lindstrom Funeral Home in Harmony was in charge of arrangements.