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Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
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- 4:12:01, May 9th 2013 - Amanda Ziebell - Wow! Thanks to the Fillmore County Journal for this kind story. For a ... [Read More]
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- 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]
Fri, Oct 18th, 2002
Posted in Obituaries
Posted in Obituaries
Neil J. Byers, 76, of West Salem, Wis., formerly of Preston, died Oct. 14, 2002 at Lakeview Center Nursing Home in West Salem.
He was born Oct. 30, 1925, in Preston, grew up there and graduated from Preston High School in 1942. From Jan. 25, 1944, to July 18, 1946, he served with an anti-tank company in the Marines. He served in the South Pacific, including at Okinawa, and achieved the rank of private first class. After his discharge, he returned to Minnesota and studied journalism at Mankato State College and Winona State University. He was married and later divorced. He is survived by an uncle. The funeral for Neil J. Byers was Oct. 18, 2002 at Thauwald Funeral Home in Preston, with the Rev. Carolyn Westlake officiating. Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery in Preston with military graveside rites by the Preston VFW and American Legion posts.