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Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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- 3:01:39, Jul 22nd 2014 - Don K. - My medical premium will go up significantly next year under Obama care. Thi ... [Read More]
- 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]
Fri, Jan 3rd, 2003
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Norma J. Hovey, 78, of rural Mabel, died Dec. 27, 2002 in the Green Lea Manor Nursing Home, Mabel, where she had lived since April.
Norma Josephine Stinson was born on Aug. 2, 1924, in Orleans Township, Winneshiek County to Alfred and Josephine (Johnson) Stinson. She graduated from Cresco High School in 1942. She married Harlan Hovey in Orleans Lutheran Church on June 10, 1945. The couple farmed for 16 years in Orleans Township before moving to rural Burr Oak. She worked part time at the Burr Oak Post Office for several years, eventually serving as assistant postmaster. She had served as a Sunday School teacher and 4-H leader. She was a member of Burr Oak Lutheran Church, its WELCA group and its Ruth Circle. She enjoyed old-time dances and card clubs. Survivors include her husband, Harlan; six daughters, Louise (Donald) Kleiboer and Myrna (Larry) Wilson, both of Mabel, Marlene (Arlan) Thompson of Iowa City, Iowa, Susan Hovey of Falls Church, Va., Juanita (Jeffrey) DeLong of Marion, Iowa, and Jolene (James) Lawrence of Waukesha, Wis.; 15 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a stillborn child, two brothers and a sister. The funeral for Norma J. Hovey was Dec. 31, 2002 at Burr Oak Lutheran Church in Burr Oak with the Rev. Allen Hermeier officiating. Burial was in the Orleans Cemetery in Winneshiek County, Iowa. Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel was in charge of arrangements.