Dorothy Erickson

Dorothy Erickson, age 95 of Northfield, passed away Sunday morning, September 28, 2014, at the Three Links Care Center.   Dorothy Marie Elstad Erickson was born March 13, 1919, on the family farm in Greenvale Township, Dakota County, Minnesota, to Martin and Thyra (Petersen) Elstad. She was baptized at Hazelwood Danish Lutheran Church and confirmed at Christiania Lutheran Free Church (now...

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William Hangen

William J. Hangen was born into life on March 28, 1931, on his father’s 50th birthday. He was one of two children of William M. And Mabel (Jinkerson) Hangen. He was born, baptized and confirmed in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1948, Bill graduated from Theodore Roosevelt High School and went on to receive his bachelor’s degree at Columbia University in St. Louis. In 1950, he met Shirley Diebal, and...

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Robert Jones

Robert Jones died peacefully at home, on Tuesday Morning, September 23, 2014, after courageously living with a rare form of cancer for nine years. He was 70. Robert Louis Jones was born May 16, 1944 in Fairmont, MN, the son of Earle & Inez (Spee) Jones. He grew up in Northrup, MN, until 1951 when the family moved to a farm near Forest City. Bob attended country school until 8th grade and...

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Thomas Berres

Thomas Michael Berres was born August 27, 1952, in Farmington, Minnesota, to Charles and Cecilia (Landsburger) Berres. He attended St. Joseph’s Parochial School in Rosemount and graduated from Farmington High School in 1970. Following his education he worked as block layer, school bus driver, truck driver for Hoffbeck Trucking, along with working excavation on his own. He married Charlotte Stam...

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Carl Rowan

Carl Patrick Breslan Rowan was born March 19, 1990, in Edina, Minnesota, to Patrick and Jennifer (Tuma) Rowan. As a child he lived with his family in California until moving to Northfield in December 1993. He attended school in Northfield and Little Falls, graduating from Northfield High School in 2008. In September 2008, he joined the US Marine Corps. He served near the North African Coast and...

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Bernice Elwood

Bernice “Bea” Agnes (Johnson) Elwood, the daughter of Louis and Agnes (Sherlock) Johnson, was born on October 12, 1918, in Palo Alto County, Iowa, and passed away peacefully in the Reflections Care Suites at Three Links Care Center in Northfield, Minnesota, on September 12, 2014, at the age of 95. Bea received her education in Graettinger, Iowa, graduating from Graettinger High School in...

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