"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Sunday, May 19th, 2013
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 5:56:33, May 18th 2013 - modgudur - I guess the child is anti-gun control since Obama went to all that trouble ... [Read More]
- 9:27:41, May 16th 2013 - caal girl - Nice outfit on you. I loved some of the dresses but am holding my breath ... [Read More]
- 2:03:34, May 14th 2013 - - Thanks for sharing the trip with us! ... [Read More]
- 4:12:01, May 9th 2013 - Amanda Ziebell - Wow! Thanks to the Fillmore County Journal for this kind story. For a ... [Read More]
- 11:47:30, May 7th 2013 - EW - ramble.....ramble.....ramble..... ... [Read More]
- 10:25:25, May 7th 2013 - Thunder6 - Great article! I love to see the Youth of Fillmore County receiveing acco ... [Read More]
- 6:52:10, May 6th 2013 - Jason Sethre, Publisher of Fillmore County Journal & Olmsted County Journal - Maryh, ... [Read More]
- 7:29:56, May 5th 2013 - maryh - Where are OCJ's available for pickup...other than at the new office? ... [Read More]
- 2:41:47, May 3rd 2013 - Remark1976 - Mrs. Buckbee, I just looked up Senate File 796 and in it there are said p ... [Read More]
- 2:22:20, May 3rd 2013 - Remark1976 - Mrs. Buckbee, how do you come up with $1.1 billion that trout fishing bri ... [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.