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Tuesday, May 26th, 2015
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 6:58:59, May 26th 2015 - REDHORSE51 - Chicago Tribune, Tuesday, May 26. 56 shot and 12 killed over the long M ... [Read More]
- 8:53:13, May 24th 2015 - Greg Rendahl - Jason, while you certainly make some good points in your opinion piece ... [Read More]
- 4:56:30, May 22nd 2015 - Shame on you - "A gun is an instrument of death. It is designed for one purpose, to k ... [Read More]
- 1:35:20, May 22nd 2015 - Michael - As a Navy veteran I salute Ron Scheevel for his service and sacrifice in Vi ... [Read More]
- 12:48:16, May 22nd 2015 - Kim Wentworth - a couple of points in response. the NRA has had a long history in gu ... [Read More]
- 11:57:35, May 22nd 2015 - RogerClegg - Re felon voting: Glad this bill failed. If you aren’t willing to fo ... [Read More]
- 12:15:00, May 20th 2015 - Shorty - Makes me feel pretty old when I read about people I knew. I would like to ... [Read More]
- 11:34:36, May 20th 2015 - SV80 - To Future: I can empathize with your regarding Hawkeye63. He exhibits all t ... [Read More]
- 12:49:06, May 19th 2015 - future - @Hawkeye63 My entire argument has been based on legal civil rights argument ... [Read More]
- 7:22:50, May 19th 2015 - hawkeye63 - There you have it fellow citizens, I sure hope America is paying attentio ... [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.