Howard A. Linn

Howard A. Linn,  age 95, of Omaha, Nebraska,  passed away March 31, 2017.

Howard was a life long employee of the telephone company.

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Barbara Marie Boatwright

Barbara Marie Boatwright,  age 89,  of Des Moines, Iowa,  passed away March 28th, 2017.
Barbara Boatwright Obituary
Barb had a long career, of which she was very proud, at NW Bell Telephone Co.

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Dennis J. Bock

Dennis J. Bock,  age 86,  of Edina, Minnesota and previously of Iowa and Nebraska,  passed away March 28, 2017.
Dennis J. Bock
Denny worked for Northwestern Bell with various assignments in Des Moines, Davenport, Omaha, and Minneapolis.  He retired from the position of Vice President at US West in 1993 after 37 years of service to “Ma Bell”.  A few years before retirement, they purchased a home in Scottsdale, AZ. and spent the next 25 years wintering in the sun before coming back to Edina full-time in 2013.

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Marjorie Ruth Elwood Fox

Marjorie Ruth Elwood Fox,  age 91, of Katy, Texas and previously of Minnesota,  passed away February 14, 2017.
Marjorie Fox Obituary
Marjorie worked as a service representative at C & P Telephone Company before moving to MN in 1970.  She retired from U.S. West Telephone Co. after 25 years, was a lifetime member of both Qwest and CenturyLink Telephone Pioneers of America Volunteer Networks.


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Ruth O. Jones

Ruth O. Jones,  age 97,  of St. Cloud and formerly of Willmar, Minnesota,  passed away March 22, 2017.
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Ruth started career with Northwestern Bell Telephone Company after high school. She continued to work for Northwestern Bell, except for a few years while raising her children, retiring in 1977 after 30 years.

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