"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 8:44:09, Jul 20th 2014 - @ new resident - Wykoff has a summer softball league for youths ages 5-18 and they ha ... [Read More]
- 11:28:08, Jul 18th 2014 - Go kaase! - Tom I hope you get elected as sheriff! Although you have worked in roche ... [Read More]
- 3:14:00, Jul 18th 2014 - SV citizen - I have concern that there would be a conflict of interest with Kaase bei ... [Read More]
- 1:22:00, Jul 18th 2014 - Bear - Obama care isnt the answer. Sure Mr. Grehl some people in Minnesota have medi ... [Read More]
- 9:13:08, Jul 18th 2014 - KingslandGrad95 - what?-even though smoking marijuana is illegal, unless the amount o ... [Read More]
- 6:52:38, Jul 17th 2014 - Kaase for Sheriff - First of all I think that both candidates have great ideas. But i ... [Read More]
- 4:13:24, Jul 16th 2014 - Two dogs - Why would Mr. Kaase want to take a pay cut of $30,000 dollar a year plus t ... [Read More]
- 9:57:55, Jul 16th 2014 - Kaase got my vote👍 - With this interview kaase got my vote! We need change in the ... [Read More]
- 6:54:19, Jul 16th 2014 - what? - The school on 1st ave pushes there snow onto the street. And NO ONE in harmon ... [Read More]
- 6:43:45, Jul 16th 2014 - what? - Christan was one of the kids who was caught smoking pot by the school, along ... [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.