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For The Record Page The Tyler Tribute, Thursday, April 15, Obituaries ARNOLD ELVIN OLSEN Lake Benton, MN Funeral services for Arnold Elvin Olsen, 84 of Lake Benton, MN were held Monday, April 12, 11 a.m. at First English Lutheran Church, Tyler, MN. Officiant was Rev. Steve Carmany. Scripture readers were Alyssa Olsen and Brianna Olsen. Special music was provided by ,organist Terri Lovre; Craig Ebel concertina and vocal, Lori Ebel trumpet; and "Papa, The Old Accordian Man," "Sweet Violets Waltz" recorded and played by Arnold Olsen. Congregational hymns were "This Is My Father's World," Just As I Am," and "Go, Tell It On The Mountain." Casket bearers were Arnold's five children and one grandson: Carol Nissei, Leon Olsen, Doreen Krog, Larry Olsen, Lisa Myhrberg and Allen Olsen. Honorary casket bearers were Arnold's grandchildren: Lori Ebel, Jodi Brueggen, Trevor Krog, Ashley Olsen, Alyssa Olsen, Brianna Oisen, Lacey Olsen, Karissa Olsen, Brady Olson, Terron Olson, Ryne Myhrberg, Tanner Myhrberg; and three great-grand- children: Philip Brueggen, Kobe Dahl Krog and Presley Brueggen. Full Military Honors provided by A.C. Hansen American Legion Post and Tyler VFW. Taps by Lori Ebel and Brian Brueggen. Drum Ca- dence by Jodi Brueggen and Craig Ebel. Interment was in Danebod Lutheran Cemetery, Tyler Arrangements provided by Tyler Area Funeral Home, Tyler, MN; Tim E. Kulow and Nathan Stephens, Directors. Arnold Elv{n Olsen was born JUly "!,+1919 in Iona; MN to Ole and Martha (Petersen) Olsen. He was baptizedin the Lutheran faith in Iona and confirmed in Lake Wil- son. Arnold grew up around the lena-Lake Wilson-Woodstock area, attending country school near Iona, then Agricultural School in Russell. He then helped his father with the farming. April 28, 1941 Arnold en- tered the United States Army, serv- ing four years and five months of active duty in Omaha, NE, Fort Leavenworth, KS, Fort Leonard Wood, Me, Camp Bowie, TX, Camp Edwards, MA. He was shipped overseas August 6, 1942, seving in Ireland, England, North Africa, Sicily, and Naples, Italy. He arrived in the U.S. at Patrick Henry, VA. Then went to Hot Springs, AR, Fort Leonard Wood, Me and was discharged in 1945 at Camp McCoy, W1, with an honorable dis- charge with a rank as T4 Sergeant. July 8, 1946 he married Lorraine Pfarr, in New Ulm, MN. After farming in the Tyler-Lake ARNOLD OLSEN Benton area, they made their home four miles west of Tyler in 1952 where they have lived since. Arnold was a lifetime member of the VFW and a lifetime member of First En- glish Lutheran Church in Tyler. Not only did he enjoy farming, he en- joyed playing music. In the late 1950s he started his first band with his brother, Kermit, "The Olsen Brothers." He played button accordian, concertina and drums with several other bands, retiring at the age of 79. After Arnold re- tired from farming, he still helped his son Larry farm until his death. His hobbies were many, including playing cards, dancing, gardening, camping, train sets, giving his grandchildren rides on his John Deere Gator. He could make some- thing new out of anything, enjoyed fixing old tractors and cars, visit- ing friends and family. He loved to fix, fix, fix and remodel, and was always doing things for his chil- dren and grandchildren. Arnold Elvin Olsen passed away April8, 2004 at his'home in Lake Benton Township, Lincoln County, Minnesota at the age of 84 years, nine months and seven days. Arnold is lovingly remembered by his wife Lorraine of 57 years of Lake Benton; daughters: Carol (Marv) Nissel of New Ulm, Doreen (Leon) Krog of Lake Benton, Lisa (Phil) Myhrberg of Marshall; sons: Leon (Ann) Olsen of New Ulm, Larry (Brenda) Olsen of Lake: Benton; ten grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; three great-:+ grandchildren; two step-great- grandchildren; two sisters: Elsie Schwartz of Slayton and Viola l Budnick of Tyler; and many nieces, + nephews and friends. Arnold was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Melvin, Olaf and Kermit; and sisters: Othilda Stevens and Minnie Fisher. Arnold will be greatly missed. Blessed be his memory. DONALD HENRY CUPP Tyler, MN Funeral services for Donald Henry Cupp, 85 of Tyler, MN were held Tuesday, April 13, 11 a.m. at Alliance Church, Tyler. Officiant was Rev. Wayde Kenneke. Music provided by Sybil Groeneweg, pianist; and Tom Barren, soloist, singing "He Hideth My Soul." Congregational hymns were "Great Is Thy Faithfulness," "Man- sion Over The Hilltop," and "Trust And Obey." Honorary pallbearers were Ted and Karen Hayes. Casket bearers were Tom Hall, Alan Johnson, Steve Williams, Duane Blake, Gordon Bille and Tom Barren. Interment was in Hope Cem- etery, Tyler. Arrangements provided by Harquist Funeral Homes, Utoft- Johansen Chapel, Tyler, MN; Randall Hartquist and Duane D. Mabon, Directors. Donald Henry Cupp was born to Henry and May (Johnson) Cupp on November 3, 1918 in Minne- apolis, MN. He was raised on a farm in Coon Creek Township of Lyon County, MN where he at- tended country school. In 1929 he moved to Minneapolis with his mother and continued his educa- tion there. In 1934 he returned to the farm and completed his last two years of high school in Russell, MN. After his graduation in 1936 he worked on the farm his grandfa- ther homesteaded. He actively farmed there until he was 82 years old at which time he moved to Danebod Village in Tyler. In December, 2002, Don be- came a resident of Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Tyler where he died on Friday, April 9, at the age of 85 years, five months and six days. Don began attending church in 1935. He was baptized by Pastor Marvin Thompson in Dead Coon Lake in the late 1930s. He was an active member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Tyler where he served as the church trea- surer for over 30 yars. He is lovingly remembered by his five cousins: Robert Johnson of Anoka, MN, Barbara Meacham of Minneapolis, MN, Patricia Moreland of Gulf Breeze, FL, Jeanne Pittel of Oakdale, CA and Hans "Bud" Lange of Palatine, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents and one cousin, J. David Johnson. Blessed be his memory. ERVIN CHRISTIAN NISSEN Lake Benton, MN Funeral services for Ervin Christian Nissen, 87 of Lake Benton, MN were held Saturday, April 10, 10:30 a.m. at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lake Benotn. Officiant was Rev. Donald C. Windsperger. Organist was Judy Leins. Congregational hymns were "Rock Of Ages," "Just As I Am," "Nearer My God To Thee," and "I Know That My Redeemer Lives." Honorary casket bearers were Paul Paluch, Gene Paluch, Donnie Gackstetter, Howard Gackstetter. Casket bearers were Robert Gruhot, Joe Paumen, Tyson Rochel, Kevin Swanson, Jerry Paumen, Charles Gackstetter and Terry Gackstetter. Interment was in St. John's Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Lake Benton. Arrangements provided by Hartquist Funeral Homes, Utoft- Johansen Chapel, Lake Benton; Directors: Randall G. Hartquist, Duane D. Mabon and Jeffrey R. Hartquist. Ervin Christian Nissen was born to Edward and Clara (Bose) Nissen on June 23, 1916 on the family farm in Fountain Prairie Township, Pipestone County, near Holland, MN. He was raised on the farm and attended country school in District #72. Upon completion of his education, he helped on the family farm. In the early 1940s he purchased a farm in Shaokatan Township, Lincoln County, MN. On September 2, 1962 he was united in marriage to Margaret Collinson in the Diamond Lake Church near Lake Benton. Follow- ing their marriage they lived and farmed the farm that he purchased. In 1978 Ervin retired from farm- ing and later held his farm sale. Margaret preceded him in death on July 8, 1987. After her death he continued to reside on the farm. In all his farming years Ervin enjoyed ERVIN NISSEN feeding cattle and raising hogs. Tuesday, April 6, 2004, he was admitted to the Hendricks Hospi- tal. Later that day he was trans- ferred to Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. He remained there until his death on Wednesday, April 7, 2004, at the age of 87 years, nine months and 14 days. Ervin was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lake Benton. In his later years he enjoyed traveling to vari- ous locations in the United States. For the past ten years he has en- joyed the winter months in Mesa, AZ. Throughout his lifetime he en- joyed fishing, hunting, and bowl- ing league. He was an avid Twins fan. Ervin is lovingly remembered by his three children: Edward Nissen of Lake Benton, Caral and her hus- band Jeff Gruhot of Ghent, MN, and Patti and her husband Kurt Drewelow of Aitkin, MN; four grandchildren: Robert and Ashley Gruhot and Anika and Kyler Drewelow; one brother, Alvin Nis- sen of Holland; one sister: Evelyn Raschke of Pipestone, MN; many nieces, nephews, cousins; and a special friend, Margaret Te[linghuisen of Lake Benton; Ervin was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret; and his parents. Blessed be his memory. Births ter, Katlin. Grandparents are Diane Fjellanger of Bruce Schmidt of Pi and Norma Gile of Jean Josephson of Great-grandparents are Alma Ha Pauline Wiener, GILE Eric and Melissa Gile of Tyler announce the birth of twins, Bryce Erik and Brianna Faith. They were born March 30, 2004 at McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Bryce weighed six pounds and was 18 inches long. Brianna weighed four pounds, five ounces and was 17% inches long. Bryce and Brianna were welcomed home by their sis- CAUWELLS J sisters, Tina, Shannon at home. The happy, late James an( Bernie and Grace Marshall. Bob and Sally Cauwells of Tyler are proud to announce the birth of their son, David John, born Mon- day, April 5. The little fellow weighed seven pounds, 13 ounces and was 19A inches long. He joins THOMSEN Faith Ione is the name that John and Tanya Thomsen of Tyler chose for their new little girl born April 4, Palm Sunday. The little lady Lorayne home c weighed six pounds, 13 ounces and was 19sA inches long. Waiting for Faith were sisters, Shawn and Brooke, and brother, Skylar. tha and h stayin Marge "] Happ Pat and Deryn the Ea afteJ Don and hem( The happy Joyce and Jerry Thomsen  and Bc Tom and Jolene Koziatek Do' Minnes( don, SD, and Wayne U'- Buckholtz from Alaska.'l bAuctl! grandmother is Virginia  W, rt ar of Tyler, and great-grandfil. . : unaa' Johnie Jurrens of Brookilll'k, celeb [.mays oy e with S v.e Wild te Lincoln County Sheriff News Stolen Property In Limestone April 8, 2004, 5:34 ceived a report in Limestone Townshi 30. Taken in the theft old WC tractor, corn boX antique planter and gear 1 an auger, along with al fence. Lincoln County Department investigating, April 6, 2004, 7:16 p.m., re- ceived a report of a car on fire on Main St. in Hendricks. Hendricks Fire Department responded. April 8, 2004, 2:08 p.m., re- ceived a report of damage to prop- erty to some shelter houses at the Arco Park. Lincoln County Sheriff's Department investigating. meets Tuesdays at Skandia Evangelical Free Church Tyler Kiwanis Club meets at the Pizza Ranch, ery Wednesday at noon. Tyler City Council meets the first Me 7 p.m,. Tyler Fire Hall. Tyler Rod and Gun Club meets at 7 p.m. o Tuesday of each month at Night Owls. Tyler Arts Council meets the at 7 p.m., for info. call 247-3811. Lincoln County Horticultural Society meets fi' day of each month. More info. call 247-5968. Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce meets Monday of every month, 5:30 p.m. at the THC VFW meets the second Monday of the month, '/: at the Kronborg Inn. COMMUNITY ! oo 00'OU .AVE SOMeONe ro /, .- , P.lglL...]_: 151 North Tyler Street ---,--------4FIIIAIMDA ! . '/ /I ] Moll it to US at: p.o. Box Q, Tyler. MN 56178 ]1 r.ox lt to US : 507-247-5502 " 1[ 11'::7" Ir'nmll us at: tdbute@tylertribute'cm " Jl Mending Hearts Supp0rt Grou Tyler Fire Department meets at 7 p.m. on Tuesday of each month at the Fire Hall. On the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, p.m., aluminum cans for the Girl Scouts may be garage behind Tyler City Hall. Caregiver's Support Group meeting the third month at noon. Free luncheon in lower level board room, Wednesday, Apr. 14, 12 Noon - Tyler Kiwanis Ranch. Wednesday, Apr. 14, I to 4 p.m. - Immunization coin County Public Health Services office, ivanhoe. Thursday, Apr. 15, 7 p.m. - Lincoln County AA Tyler Senior Center. Friday, Apr. 16, 1:30 p.m. - Senior Citizens April Card Party at the Center. Friday, Apr. 16, 8 p.m. - Lake Benton Opera He ugl "Cookin' With Gus" opens. Monday, Apr. 19, 7:30 p.m. - Marshfield meets. Tuesday, Apr. 20, 9 a.m. - Lincoln County Board missioners meet, Courthouse, Ivanhoe. Tuesday, Apr. 20, 7:30 p.m. -HRA Board meeting at Manor, Lake Benton. Wednesday, Apr. 21, 7 p.m. - Tyler Legion and meet at Legion Hall. Thursday; Apr. 22, 5 p.m. - Lincoln County Event, Legion Hall, Lake Benton. Thursday, Apr. 22, 12 Noon - Marshfield Club at Break Time Bakery. Friday, Apr. 23, 6 p.m. - 9th Anual Ridgeview efit, RTR High School. Profes00rional Oirecto00 MCdical Avera Health 240 Willow Street, Tyler, MN 56178 Ranilo Aauncion, MD LuAnn Weber, PA.-C Richard Klingler, MD "Canng For Our CommunitTes" TO Make An Appointment Call 507-247-5921 UTOFT DENTAL CLINIC 197 North Tyler Street Tyler, MN Phone 507-247-5591 John g. U/ofl, D.D. 5. TYLER AREA FUNERAL HOME Kulow Funeral Service Tyler, MN 507-247-5331 Tim and Joy Kulow, Owners Dr. L.M. Affolter Optometrist 121 North Third Street Marshall, MN 56258 PHONE 507-532-5 | 43 The records of Dr. Bruce Rohlin's Tyler office patients have been transferred to this office. Chiropractor Dr. B.E. Williamson Call For An Appointment. Office Phone 507-247-3249 Tyler, MN 56178 203 Jewett/Condo East Box 269, Marshall, MN 56258 Phone 507-537-1976 Dan Taft, Optician Lori Vikesland, Optometrist Allan a: Pick The: in Br the Ea ands with Wayne d Gladys d Falls ca and Br Y were je ;d enjoye( rned hoi Marilyn P wit Easter bon and  Lori S( Nata of Ma Jessi Easter S I E.R. and Dan d Vane, Onne S N They and ah his l i-larold  Ha Heal