"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Monday, March 10th, 2014
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 3:44:17, Mar 7th 2014 - Robert - Fossil fuels are damaging are resources, polluting are air & water and destr ... [Read More]
- 12:32:02, Mar 7th 2014 - - "Turks suffered at the hands of Greece, Bulgaria, and Serbia. Hundreds of thousand ... [Read More]
- 7:38:38, Mar 5th 2014 - bootscoot21 - Thank you Dr. Van Gorp for this complete look at what our generation is ... [Read More]
- 8:39:53, Mar 4th 2014 - email@example.com - Excellent commentary, very thoughtful. Although quite len ... [Read More]
- 9:54:09, Mar 1st 2014 - - We have lost a good friend from Harmony High school class of 1970. I have many goo ... [Read More]
- 9:48:08, Mar 1st 2014 - - Rest in Peace Loenard ... [Read More]
- 9:14:19, Feb 25th 2014 - firstname.lastname@example.org - Eric, I don't know if you remember me but I am Erik Paulsen's M ... [Read More]
- 8:58:12, Feb 25th 2014 - jjoyengel - You are both wonderful people! You have and are doing something not just ... [Read More]
- 3:16:25, Feb 24th 2014 - TY - THANK YOU FCJ! I am not sure any of this would have happened without the excelle ... [Read More]
- 6:29:53, Feb 23rd 2014 - Proud family member - Thank you for this wonderful article about my nephew and his fa ... [Read More]
Fri, Nov 29th, 2002
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Alexander “Alex” G. Black, 86, of Peterson, MN passed away on Nov. 23, 2002 at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford, MN.
Alex was born August 30, 1916 in LaCrosse, WI to Alexander G. and Eveline (Martinson) Black. Alex attended LaCrosse schools and graduated from Logan High School in 1934. He was inducted into the Army in May of 1941. He served with the 34th Division, also known as the Red Bull Division in African and Italian campaigns during WWII. Alex served a total of 49 months with 40 of those months overseas. He was honorably discharged in 1945. On June 21, 1947 he married Ruth E. Boyum in Peterson, MN. Alex worked at the Trane Co. in LaCrosse for 28 years retiring in 1981. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and the American Legion Post 526 in Peterson, MN. Alex loved the outdoors. He enjoyed gardening, hunting and fishing, especially fly-fishing for trout. Alex was also an avid Green Bay Packer fan. Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Ruth; son, Alan (Pam) Black of LaCrescent, MN; sister, Eveline Elving of Marysville, WA; niece, Sandy (Dennis) Evans and nephew, Richard (Veronica) Staats both of Marysville, WA. Alex was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Ruth. Funeral services were Nov. 27, 2002 at Grace Lutheran Church in Peterson with Peter Huggenvik officiating. Burial was in the East Grace Cemetery in Peterson. Hoff Funeral Homes Rushford Chapel was in charge of arrangements.