Gordon K. “Gordy” Gobin

Gordon K. “Gordy” Gobin,  age 75,  of Rochester, Minnesota,  passed away April 27, 2017.
Macken Funeral Home Memorial Photo
Gordy worked for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company for 38 years, retiring in 2002.

Obituary and further information at Macken Funeral Home: http://mackenfuneralhome.com/memorial-services/gordon-k-gordy-gobin/


Michael Robert O’Brien

Michael Robert O’Brien,  age 66, of Urbandale, Iowa,  passed away April 25, 2017.

Mike worked for CenturyLink (formerly Northwestern Bell, US West, Qwest) for over 30 years, retiring in 2013.  Mike was an active union member of CWA #7102.

Obituary and further information at Hamilton’s Funeral Home: http://www.hamiltonsfuneralhome.com/services/services_detail.aspx?rid=22285

Jack Dennis Elliott

Jack Dennis Elliott,  age 89,  of Madrid, and previously of  Des Moines and Cedar Rapids Iowa, and Omaha, NE,  passed away April 22, 2017.
Jack Elliott Obituary
In 1952 Jack moved to Des Moines to work for the Northwestern Bell Telephone Company for 27 years.  He lived in Des Moines, Madison, WI, Cedar Rapids, IA and retired as a General Engineering supervisor in Omaha, NE.

Obituary and further information at Ankeny Funeral Home: http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Jack-Elliott&lc=4501&pid=185184058&mid=7379678

Joan E. Rueber

Joan E. Rueber,  age 81,  of Boone and formerly of Oelwein, Iowa,  passed away Wednesday morning, April 12, 2017.
Joan Elaine Rueber
Following high school, Joan went to work for the Northwestern Bell Telephone Company as an operator in Oelwein.  Joan was united in marriage to James LeRoy Rueber on September 8, 1957 in Westgate, Iowa.  The family lived in Oelwein where Joan was a homemaker and continued to work for the telephone company.  In 1975 Jim was transferred with the railroad to Mason City.  Joan transferred with telephone company and worked there until her retirement in 1987.

Obituary and further information at Jamison-Schmitz Funeral Home: https://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?CFID=75316908-a7ab-4528-b792-f4dbbb60b92f&CFTOKEN=0&o_id=4198272&fh_id=11860