Selma Johnson

Selma Bergstrom Johnson, age 95 of Northfield, passed away Thursday morning, September 3, 2015, at the care center of the Northfield Retirement community. A memorial service will be held at 10:30AM, Friday, September 11, 2015, at the Chapel of the Northfield Retirement Community. Visitation will be one hour prior. Arrangements are with the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home....

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Stephen Swanson

Stephen Olney Swanson was born on August 31, 1932, in Minneapolis, MN, to C.R. (Cully) and Dorothy Swanson. He died in Northfield, MN, on August 23, 2015. He lived in or near where his father worked—Northfield, Saint Louis Park, Hopkins, MN; Iowa City, IA; Pensacola, FL; Minneapolis and then back to Northfield. He married Judith Seleen in 1956. Together, with their children Scott, Shelley, Noel...

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Robert Anderson

Robert “Bob” Anderson passed away peacefully on August 20th, 2015, at the age of 91, at the Northfield Retirement Center, surrounded by his loving family. Bob was born in Fargo, ND on June 24, 1924 to Waldemar & Mabel Anderson. He grew up in Oakes & Ellendale, ND. During WW II, he served in the U.S. Maritime Service , the Merchant Marines as a radio officer helping transport...

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Kenneth Jennings

Kenneth L. Jennings, former Conductor of the St. Olaf Choir, passed away in his home on August 20, 2015, at the age of 90. Born May 13, 1925, he grew up in Fairfield and Westport, Connecticut. His first job, at age ten, was as pianist for Sunday school worship, and by age fourteen he was in demand as an accompanist who was both quick and musical. From 1944 to 1946 he served in the U. S. Army and...

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Sandra Molkenbur

Sandra Ann (Achartz) Molkenbur, age 68, passed away unexpectedly at her home in Northfield on August 15, 2015. Sandy was born in St. Paul to John and Marlys Achartz. She was the oldest of four children and the only daughter. She graduated from St. Bernard’s High School in 1965 and from St. Cloud State in 1969. She married Jim Molkenbur in 1969. They moved to Northfield in 1976 to raise their...

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Sylvia Luckman

Sylvia Marion Sorenson Luckman was born March 17, 1939, in Northfield to Sophus and Verna (Ness) Sorenson. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. Sylvia grew up on the family farm where she enjoyed rounding up the cows from the pasture and being surrounded by the wide open spaces. She was less enthusiastic about the rooster, who chased her around the farmyard. Sylvia met...

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