DeLores Caroline Larson

DeLores Caroline Larson, 88, of Moorhead, Minnesota, passed away Wednesday, January 28, 2015.

DeLores worked for Northwestern Bell Telephone in a number of office and managerial capacities.   She became treasurer of Northwestern Bell of North Dakota, retiring in 1986.   DeLores was a member of Northwestern Bell Pioneers, and a board member of the Dakota Telco Credit Union.

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Gilbert “Bud” John Bisek

 Gilbert J. “Bud” Bisek, age 76, of Ramsey, Minnesota, passed away January 28, 2015.

Gil retired from NW Bell/ US West in 1995.

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Rose Marie Krabbenhoeft

Rose Marie Krabbenhoeft, 78, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away Jan. 22, 2015.

Following graduation from high school Rose entered the work force, establishing herself with the Northwestern Bell Telephone Company.   Rose retired from the company in 1979.

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Walter L. Johnson

Walter L. Johnson, 93, Des Moines, Iowa, passed away January 6, 2014

After High School Walter joined the telephone company as a telephone pioneer connecting disparate communities to the telephone grid.   After enlistment in the Navy durring WWII Walter returned to the loving embrace of Ma Bell, where he remained for the rest of his 42-year career as a telephone engineer.

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