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Sunday, March 9th, 2014
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- 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, 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.