Margaret Carrington

Margaret Carrington, age 97 of Northfield, , formerly of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, passed away Thursday afternoon, April 20, 2017, at Evergreen Lodge of the Northfield Retirement Community. Survivors include her sons, Mark S. and Thomas R. Carrington of Pittsfield; her daughter and son-in-law, Jane Laurel Carrington and Stephen M. May of Northfield; and her grandson, Paul N. Carrington....

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Angeline L. Anderson

Angeline Lucille Anderson was born April 13, 1919 (minutes after her twin sister Adeline) to Helmer and Ida (Haldorson) Markison at their home in rural Lakeville, Minnesota.  She was baptized and confirmed at West Christiania Lutheran Church.  She attended school at the Eureka 47 country school.  Her mother died when she was nine years old. She often remarked about the wonderful job her Dad did...

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Raymond R. Johnson

Ray Johnson, age 85 of Northfield, passed away Friday morning, April 14, 2017, at Three Links Care Center. Raymond Roland Johnson was born September 17, 1931, in River Falls, Wisconsin, to Clarence and Frances (Kukuska) Johnson. He attended country school and at the age of 16 moved to Northfield to work with Culver Olson on his 420-acre farm near Dennison. While roller skating at the Northfield...

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William Farmer

William Edward Farmer was born on January 4, 1936, in Fisher, IL, to Earl and Alma (Humphrey) Farmer.  He was raised in Champaign, IL, and graduated from Champaign High School in1953.  He joined the Navy later that year and served in the Seabees in both Spain and Africa.  Following his honorable discharge, Bill moved to Danville, IL and worked as a Sunbeam bread delivery man and Prudential...

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Omar Otterness

Omar Otterness, age 98, of Northfield, Professor Emeritus of Religion at St. Olaf College, passed away on April 11, 2017, at the Northfield Retirement Center. He was born December 21, 1918, in Brookings, South Dakota, to Lars and Alma Otterness. His grandfather Ole was one of the first homesteaders of Brookings County. Raised in Brookings, Omar attended Augustana College and received a B.A. and...

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Joseph Stam

Joseph Stam, age 74 of Gonzales, Louisiana, formerly of Northfield, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Gonzales on Friday, April 7, 2017. Joseph Raymond Stam was born March 30, 1943, in Faribault, Minnesota, to Charles and Marian (Fremouw) Stam, Sr. He was raised in Northfield and graduated from Northfield High School in 1961. Following high school he volunteered for service in the US Navy....

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