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Deloris Irene Lindley

Posted October 19, 2016 at 6:37 pm

Deloris Irene Lindley

Service for Deloris Irene Lindley was held at St. John Lutheran Church, Springfield, MN on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. Interment was at the Westbrook City Cemetery. On line condolences may be left for the family at

Deloris, 87, Springfield, died Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at St. John Lutheran Home, Springfield.

Deloris Irene Lindley was born on June 12, 1929 to Raymond and Florence (Larson) Anderson, Westbrook, MN. She graduated from Westbrook Schools. On Easter Sunday, March 28, 1948, Deloris was united in marriage with Donald Franklin Lindley at Trinity Lutheran Church in Westbrook, MN.

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    Lorraine Mae Meakins

    A visitation for Lorraine Mae Meakins will be held at the Westbrook Funeral Home, Westbrook, MN on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 2:30 p.m. Online condolences may be sent at

    Lorraine Mae Meakins, age 87 of Marshall, passed away on October 15, 2016 at Sanford Health in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

    Lorraine was

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    Amy Engen

    A Celebration of Life Service for Amy Engen will be held Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Highwater Lutheran Church in rural Lamberton with Pastor Michael Stangleand officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery, rural Lamberton.

    Visitation will take place on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at LaCanne Family Funeral Home in Jeffers and on Thursday for one hour prior to the service at the church.

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    Meet Laura . . .

    Melanie Stringer gave a first person, interactive historical program Meet Laura Ingalls Wilder last week at the Wilder Museum and Visitor Center in Walnut Grove. Above she interacts with people at the museum Memory Lane.

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    Crunch Time

    •The WWG




    in the Great Lakes Apple Crunch

    By Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    WWG— Last Thursday afternoon if you heard a loud crunching sound coming from Walnut Grove — not to worry — it was the elementary students participating in the Great Lakes Apple Crunch.

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    Melody West takes over Estates Salon

    Melody West takes

    over Estates Salon

    •West is taking over the Estates Salon, replacing Deb Lamb who retired October first, located in Peterson Estates

    By Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    Westbrook — Melody Horkey West is no stranger to Westbrook having grown up and graduating from Westbrook Walnut Grove School. Melody and her husband Kyle have a

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    Bertha Hoekstra


    Doon, Iowa

    October 14, 2016

    Bertha H. Hoekstra, 85, of Doon, Iowa, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at Whispering Heights, Rock Valley, Iowa.

    Funeral services were Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Doon

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    Frances Vanden Bosch


    Inwood, Iowa

    October 8, 2016

    Frances Groeneweg Vanden Bosch, 91, of Inwood, Iowa, died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at Hegg Memorial Hospital, Rock Valley.

    Memorial service was Wednesday, Oct. 12,

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    Alvord farmer loses cattle to poisoning

    After a trip to Florida during hurricane weather, Joel Moser and his wife, Marilyn, who farm near Alvord, returned home to find approximately 100 head of their cattle sick with lead poisoning. Several cattle died Tuesday, Oct. 11, and, as of Friday, Oct. 14,the poisoned cattle continue to die off.

    “They started dying Tuesday morning,” said Joel Moser. “It started with a

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    Fall cleaning at Gitchie Manitou

    A transition from the wildlife bureau to the parks bureau of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources indicates a shift in priority for Gitchie Manitou State Preserve.

    As a result of the transition of management, crews with the DNR were out at Gitchie Manitou last week to clear out thickets of plum trees, Russian olive and

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