Harold W. ‘Smokey’ Peterson, age 90, of Wayzata, Minnesota, passed away May 28, 2017.
Smokey retired from Northwestern Bell after 37 years.
Obituary and further information at StarTribune | Obituaries: http://www.startribune.com/obituaries/detail/200510/?fullname=harold-w-smokey-peterson
Doris L. Voltz, age 92, of Crystal, Minnesota, passed away May 27, 2017.
Doris started to work for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company at the Revenue Department in 1945. She was a member of the Bell Telephone Chorus for many years and a life member of the Telephone Pioneer’s Club.
Obituary and further information at Washburn-McReavy Funeral Home: http://www.washburn-mcreavy.com/obituaries/Doris-Voltz/#!/Obituary
Bernice Ann Perdue, age 89, of West Des Moines, Iowa, passed away on May 25, 2017.
Bernice retired from Northwestern Bell in 1982 after 36 years of service. Following her retirement, she continued her commitment to charity work with her involvement as a lifetime member of the Telephone Pioneers.
Obituary and further information at Iles Funeral Home: http://www.ilesfuneralhomes.com/obituary/Bernice-Perdue/Des-Moines-IA/1729961
Doug G Fahrendorf, age 68, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, passed away May 23, 2017.
Doug worked for Northwestern Bell in Sioux Falls as an outside Installer, then he moved inside and worked in the mail-room. He retired with 42 1/2 years of service.
Obituary and further information at Miller Funeral Home: http://millerfh.com/memsol.cgi?user_id=1967897
Thomas E. Otto, age 89, of Norfolk, Nebraska, passed away May 24, 2017.
Tom retired from the US West telephone company in 1986 after 38 years of service.
Obituary and further information at Home For Funerals Inc: http://www.homeforfuneralsinc.com/sitemaker/memsol.cgi?user_id=1968075
JoAnn (Furman) Burns, age 74, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, passed away May 16, 2017.
In the mid 1980’s JoAnn began working for Quest in Sioux Falls as an Operator. She retired after 16 years of service.
Obituary and further information at Miller Funeral Home: http://www.millerfh.com/memsol.cgi?user_id=1964994
Arlo Walter Barton, age 84, of Des Moines, Iowa, passed away May 17, 2017.
Arlo began his career with Bell Telephone as an installer, later as a Building Specialist until his retirement in 1992.
Obituary and further information at Hamilton”s Funeral Home: http://www.hamiltonsfuneralhome.com/services/services_detail.aspx?rid=23391