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Esther Katherine Carlson Blakely, 89, Cannon Falls, died Tuesday at Cannon Falls Community Hospital. She was born Nov. 22, 1913, in Decorah, Iowa, to Martin and Jorine (Ramsey) Woldum. She graduated in 1931 from Decorah High School. On Nov. 18, 1933, she married Carl "Pete" Carlson of Cannon Falls. She married Everette "Curly" Blakely on Nov. 1, 1974. She was a longtime member of First English Lutheran Church, Cannon Falls.
Donovan R. Markey, 81, Wabasha, died Tuesday at home. He was born May 24, 1921, in Pepin to John and Theodora (Flint) Markey. They moved to Wabasha in 1931. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II overseas in the South Pacific. He returned to Wabasha and married Betty Wiemann May 14, 1948, in Wabasha. He worked 19 years at Big Jo Flour Mill in Wabasha. He then worked in high line electrical construction and at Senrick Oil Co., Wabasha. He retired in 1978 because of his health.
Goodhue Pioneers Goodhue Pioneer Club will hold a noon potluck Friday at the Goodhue Community Center. Veterans meetings Goodhue County Veterans Service Officer Robert Davis satellite visits for today and Jan. 15 have been canceled and rescheduled as follows: Jan 22 9-10:30 a.m. Cannon Falls City Hall, noon-2 p.m. Kenyon VFW. Jan 29 noon-2 p.m. Zumbrota VFW, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Pine Island American Legion. February visits will be on schedule. Partners in Tourism Pierce County Partners in Tourism board will meet at 7:30 a.m. Jan.
At Fairview Red Wing: Dec. 29, 2002 Willie Charles Thomas III was born Sunday to Tonya Rowan and Willie Thomas of Red Wing.
Pierce County Jail book-ins Dec. 30 John Lawson, 42, River Falls, by River Falls police, domestic battery, domestic disorderly conduct; released. Joshua Beeler, 17, Prescott, by sheriff, theft; released. Mitchell O'Keefe, 21, Beldenville, by sheriff, hit and run; released. Colton Roberts, 18, River Falls, by sheriff, property damage; released. Rachel Albrightson, 18, Woodville, Wis., by sheriff, forgery; released. Jordan Gedatus, 18, Woodville, Wis., forgery; released. Dec.
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS' PROCEEDINGS GOODHUE COUNTY, MN DECEMBER 17, 2002 Red Wing, Minnesota The Goodhue County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday, December 17, 2002, at 9:30 a.m. in regular session at the Goodhue County Government Center, Red Wing, MN, with Commissioners Bryant, Grosso, Iocco, Samuelson, and Noah all present. MINUTE SUMMARY December 17, 2002 Approved the December 3, 2002, regular board meeting minutes as written. (Motion carried 5-0) Approved the December 17, 2002, regular board meeting agenda as amended.
Today Red Wing City Council, 5:30 p.m., Mississippi National. D-Day lecture, 6:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, Cannon Falls. Wacouta Town Board, 7 p.m., Town Hall. Bay City American Legion, 7:30 p.m., Fire Hall. Featherstone Township Planning Commission, 7:30 p.m., Town Hall. Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., AA clubroom. Wednesday Pierce County Land Conservation Committee, 8:30 a.m., Pierce County Office Building. Military Order of Purple Heart, 9 a.m., Liberty's Restaurant. Goodhue County Board, 9 a.m., Grandpa's G
Police tickets Monday: Lori Gaus, River Falls, stop sign; male, 17, Welch, speeding. Sheriff's tickets Monday: Michael Nelson, New Prague, Minn., speeding (76-55); Roberta Grose, Kenyon, speeding (72-55). Jail book-ins Monday Oscar Ornelas, 20, Dodge Center, board for Dodge County. Shawntan Smith, 30, Maplewood, Minn., board for Dodge County. Charles Gomber, 36, Wheaton, Minn., by sheriff, warrant for child support matter. Michael Lickness, 22, 523 10th St., 120-day sentence, theft. Thomas Letexier, 23, 614 West
Merna May Gilmore, 89, Montgomery, Ala., died there Thursday. She was born April 29, 1913, in Sheridan County, Neb., to George and Amanda (Reinecke) Cooper. She attended schools in Alliance, Neb., and graduated from high school in 1931. She married John Gilmore, and they moved to Fort Morgan, Colo., where they lived for nearly 30 years and then retired. He died July 3, 1981.
Eunice Lorraine Polk, 81, Red Wing, died Saturday at Fairview Seminary Home. She was born Aug. 21, 1921, in Stillwater, Minn., to Alvin and Agnes (Olson) Halvorson. The family moved to Minneota, Minn., where she started school. In 1932, the family moved to Detroit Lakes, Minn., where she attended school until the seventh grade when the family moved to Halstad, Minn., where her dad was superintendent of schools. She graduated from high school in 1939, and from Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., in 1943, with a home economics and phy-ed degree. She taught high school in Karlstad, Minn.