Billy Guilford Burgess

Billy Guilford Burgess,  age 74,  of Stapleton and formerly of Omaha,  Nebraska,  passed away January 25, 2016.
Burgess, Billy Guilford

Billy worked for Northwestern Bell in the computer-programming department,  retiring in 1990.

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Margaret “Marge” Pesonen

Margaret “Marge” Patricia Pesonen,  age 82,  of Cloquet,  Minnesota,  passed away January 23, 2016.
Margaret "Marge" Pesonen

Marge was a longtime employee of Northwestern Bell and a Metro Life Member Pioneer.

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Donna Heer

Donna Heer, age of of Jamestown, North Dakota, passed away January 21, 2016.

Donna Heer






Donna began working for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company in 1967 as a Local Operator and Toll Operator.  In 1976 she transferred to the Public Service Department in Fargo, ND, while still living in Jamestown, ND.  She traveled western MN, ND, northern SD, and slipped into Montana on occasion as a Coin Collector of Pay Phones.  This was a job she thoroughly enjoyed and made longtime friends.  She retired in March of 1986, at the age of 57.

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