Norma Lee Harmon, age 74 of rural Dennison, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 22, 2017, in Rochester, Minnesota. Norma Lee Harmon was born January 14, 1943, in Plum City, Wisconsin, to Leo and Dorothy (Traynor] Harmon. She was raised on the family farm near Arkansaw, Wisconsin, and attended country school. She graduated from Arkansaw High School in 1961 and attended Eau Claire Technical...

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Charles Engel

Charles was born the son of Frederic and Doris (Haaven) Engel on September 26, 1955 in Grand Forks, North Dakota. He moved with his family to St. Louis Park where he was raised and graduated from high school. In high school, Chuck excelled in sports earning all-conference in soccer, basketball and baseball. He was recognized for his athletic talents and was a recipient of SLP High School...

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Catherine “Kay” Bickel

Catherine “Kay” Bickel, age 95, of Northfield, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017 at Evergreen Lodge of Northfield Retirement Community. Catherine was born April 28, 1922, in Devils Lake, North Dakota, the daughter of Charles and Sadie (Aynsley) DeWolfe. At a young age, she moved with her family to Northfield and graduated from Northfield High School. Catherine met Roy Bickel at a party and Roy...

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Lindsey E. Lien

Lindsey E. Lien, age 68, of Excelsior, Minnesota, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017, at his home as a result of cancer diagnosed in 2015 and, after a short remission, returned. His wife, Mary Ellen, was at his side. Lindsey was born November 16, 1948, in Princeton, Minnesota, the son of Elton and Mildred (Schultz) Lien. At a young age, he moved with his family to Northfield where he was raised...

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B. Wayne Balch

Wayne Balch, age 78 of Northfield, passed away Tuesday evening, May 2, 2017, at Methodist Hospital in Rochester. Buford Wayne Balch was born December 20, 1938, in New Hope, Madison County, Alabama, to Clarence B. and Era V. (McPeters) Balch. He was raised in the Huntsville, Alabama area, and at the age of 17, enlisted in the US Air Force in January 1956. He served in Japan and following his...

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Raymond Taylor

Raymond was born, November 13, 1929, in Northfield, Minnesota, the son of Charles and Marie (Drentlaw) Taylor. He was raised near Randolph and graduated from high school. All the while growing up, Ray worked alongside his father on the family farm. He was united in marriage to Mary Bresnahan on August 23, 1952 at Church of St. Dominic in Northfield. As the couple were just starting a family, Ray...

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