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MaE Huber

MaE Emmalu Huber,  age 92,  of Crookston, Minnesota,  passed away February 16, 2019.

MaE Emmalu (Johnson) Huber Obituary

In 1956 MaE began working as a telephone operator for Northwestern Bell in Crookston.

Obituary and further information at Stenshoel-Houske Funeral Home:


Ernie Ingvaldson

Ernie D. Ingvaldson,  age 78,  of Albert Lea, Minnesota,  passed away February 7, 2019.

Ernie Ingvaldson

Ernie worked as a repairman for Northwestern Bell/US West for 33 years.

Obituary and further information at Bayview Freeborn Funeral Home:

Judith “Judi” Lydell

Judith Rae “Judi” Lydell,  age 72,  of Osage, Minnesota,  passed away February 9, 2019.

Judith Lydell

Judi began her working career with Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. in Detroit Lakes and later in Fargo, ND in a career that spanned 20 years.  Over the years, she commuted many thousands of miles to work in Fargo.

Obituary and further information at Jones-Pearson Funeral Home:

Elizabeth Downing

Elizabeth Ann Downing,  age 96,  of Central City, Nebraska,  passed away February 1, 2019.

Elizabeth  Ann Downing

Elizabeth began work for Northwestern Bell in 1946 as a telephone operator in Fullerton, Nebraska.  She also worked in the telephone office in Grand Island and retired from the telephone company in 1976 after employment with them for over 28 years.  Elizabeth was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.

Obituary and further information at Solt-Wagner Funeral Home:!/Obituary