Mr. Roger C. Farrow, age 78 years, of Osage Beach, Misouri, and formerly of Des Moines, Iowa, passed away Thursday, March 24, 2016.
While living in Des Moines, Iowa, Roger was employed for 23 years in customer relations with Northwestern Bell until his retirement in 1993.
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Donald W. Means, of Surprise, Arizona, and formerly of Des Moines, Iowa, passed away on March 24, 2016
Don started his career with Northwestern Bell Telephone Company in Des Moines, Iowa. He was also a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.
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Twyla Hinneberg, age 91, of Ortonville, Minnesota, passed away March 26, 2016.
Twyla’s life long career was with NW Bell Telephone Company where she retired in 1981 with 32 years of service. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers Western Plains Club and in 1987 Twyla received the President’s Award from the Telephone Pioneers for her idea of the Hug-A-Bear.
Obituary and further information at…
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Vernyce “Verny” A. Ellickson, age 72, of Clear Lake, Iowa, and previously of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, passed away Monday, February 1, 2016.
Verny started with Northwestern Bell in East Grand Forks, MN. After a promotion to Supervisor of Business Marketing with the telephone company, she was asked to represent Northwestern Bell on the Divestiture Contract Task Force at AT&T headquarters in Morristown, NJ. After ten months in New Jersey and New York, she accepted a promotion for the same positon at AT&T in Des Moines. After the Iowa office closed, she and Jim moved to Chicago, where they retired from AT&T and moved to Clear Lake, IA. Verny worked for the Clear Lake Telephone Company before opening a health food business during retirement.
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Allen Elmer Linderwell, age 83, of Richfield, Minnesota, passed away March 26, 2016.
Allen worked for Northwestern Bell, retiring May 1, 1992 after 37 years.
Obituary and further information at Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel: http://www.morrisnilsen.com/obituary/allen-e-linderwell/
Marion Jean Smith née McCoy, age 81, from Eagle Grove, Iowa, passed away March 27, 2016.
Marion was employed as a secretary for Northwestern Bell in Des Moines from 1952, until 1956.
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Ann (Berube) Kellerman, age 90, of South Saint Paul, Minnesota, passed away March 26, 2016.
Ann retired from US West.
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