"Where Fillmore County News Comes First"
Friday, April 25th, 2014
Volume ∞ Issue ∞
- 4:25:14, Apr 18th 2014 - SignRancher - I can't wait to check it out ! My daughter, who lives in Rushford, can' ... [Read More]
- 10:55:36, Apr 3rd 2014 - Attendee - I do think the meeting went well in terms of sharing information. But also ... [Read More]
- 11:56:59, Apr 2nd 2014 - svtaxpayer - Start the meeting with the same old rehash about how great college class ... [Read More]
- 11:30:55, Mar 28th 2014 - RoryKramer - I couldn't have said it any better. My family has shopped at Willie's f ... [Read More]
- 8:44:51, Mar 26th 2014 - Gunnar Berg - Would that be Henrik's lessor known younger brother "Al"? ... [Read More]
- 1:21:46, Mar 23rd 2014 - REDHORSE51 - EXCELLENT COMMENTARY ON BULLYING, HOWEVER THE AUTHOR STILL SUPPORTS THE ... [Read More]
- 6:23:24, Mar 17th 2014 - about time - About time they start giving tickets to people who park where it days no ... [Read More]
- 5:51:04, Mar 17th 2014 - what? - I guess it depends who you are in this town. I called and talked to the city ... [Read More]
- 4:03:17, Mar 14th 2014 - - Looking for his mom and found this. Randy you will be greatly missed. I loved all ... [Read More]
- 10:21:04, Mar 14th 2014 - Doc - So many winners. ... [Read More]
Fri, May 10th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Obituaries
Posted in Rushford Obituaries
Henry M. Colbenson, 78, of Rushford, Minn. died on Sunday, May 5, 2013, at his home.
Henry was born on February 6, 1935, in Money Creek Township of Houston County, Minn. to N. John and Marie (Thompson) Colbenson. He was raised in rural Rushford and graduated from Rushford High School in 1953. He served in the U.S. Army as an Army Specialist from November 15, 1956, to November 15, 1958, and in the Army Reserves until November 15, 1962.
On October 3, 1959, Henry married Jeannette Oldendorf in Winona, Minn. He attended Winona Vocational School in the Business and Marketing program. Henry spent most of his career as an independent insurance agent.
Henry was a member of Rushford Lutheran Church and the Rushford Lions Club where he received the Melvin Jones Award. Henry was also a member of the Mystic Star Lodge #69 in Rushford, where he received the Hiram Award. He sponsored and played softball for the First National Agency softball team.
Henry is survived by his wife, Jeannette; two daughters: Ann (Mike) Hallum of Osseo, Wis. and Susan (Marc) Fournier of Shoreview, Minn.; a nephew who Henry and Jeannette raised from childhood, Mark Colbenson; thirteen grandchildren; and his siblings: Catherine Sorum of Rushford, John Colbenson of Isanti, Minn., Ardis Scattum of Minnesota City, Minn., and Joyce Warnken of Rushford, Minn.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Bertram and Cubby; and another nephew that he raised, Mike Colbenson.
The funeral service was on Friday, May 10, at Rushford Lutheran Church with the Rev. Roger Michaelson officiating. Burial was in the Rushford Lutheran Cemetery.
The family prefers memorials to be directed to Rushford Lutheran Church or the American Heart Association.