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Monday, November 30th, 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, Jan 10th, 2003
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Kenneth Fred Henry Niemeyer, 77, of Wykoff, died Jan. 4, 2003 at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester following a lengthy illness.
He was born June 15, 1925, in rural Wykoff, the son of Armin and Ella (Meisner) Niemeyer. He attended Wykoff schools and worked on his parentsí farm until his marriage to Betty Burns on July 28, 1949, in Preston. The couple made their home in rural Wykoff, where they farmed. He also worked for Schroeder Mining Co., Tuohy Furniture and Kappers Construction. He retired because of illness in 1996, and the couple moved to Wykoff. He played the accordion in area bands most of his adult life, including the Farmers Union Band in Wykoff, the Original Blue Denim Farmers for 25 years and the Whitewater Melody Men for 11 years. He was a life member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wykoff, where he served on the church council and sang in the choir. He served on the Fillmore Township Board as treasurer for 34 years. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. Surviving are his wife; three sons, Kelvin (Linda) of Spring Valley, Bob (Betty) of Wykoff and Bill (Kathy) of Chatfield; three daughters, Cheryl (Dick) Dodds of Craig, Colo., Cindy (Neal) Hinners of Spring Valley and Barb (Chip) Hampel of Chatfield; 15 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren; a brother, Larry (Marlene) of Spring Valley; and two sisters, Dorothy (Kelly) Simpson of Spring Valley and Rita (Roland) Kohlmeyer of Fountain. He was preceded in death by infant twin daughters and a sister. The funeral for Kenneth Fred Henry Niemeyer was Jan. 8, 2003 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wykoff, with the Rev. Donald Flaten officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Thauwald Funeral Home in Spring Valley was in charge of arrangements.