Alfred T. Mandt, 86, of Urbandale, IA, passed away of natural causes on January 2, 2015.
Al worked for the Bell System in Waterloo while living in Cedar Falls, and was then transferred to Des Moines in 1974, where he completed his forty years with the company.
Obituary and further information at – http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/desmoinesregister/obituary.aspx?pid=173736218
Donald L. Allen, age 86, Elk River, MN, passed away Saturday, December 20, 2014.
Obituary and service information at StarTribune | Obituaries: http://www.startribune.com/obituaries/detail/56221/?fullname=donald-l-allen
Dare’s Funeral Home: http://www.daresfuneralhome.com/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=2878518&fh_id=14711
Marcelene L. “Marcy” Diekman Age 90, of Maple Grove, MN, passed away December 29, 2014
Marcy retired from U S WEST in 1997 and was a Metro Life Member Pioneer.
For obituary and further information please see…
MN Pioneers Obituary: http://www.mnpioneers.com/news/obits/obits.htm
MN StarTribune | obituaries: http://www.startribune.com/obituaries/detail/57068/?fullname=marcelene-l-marcy-diekman
Gearhart Anoka Funeral Home: http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Marcelene+%22Marcy%22-Diekman&lc=7235&pid=173681040&mid=6259000&locale=en_US
Donald Lee Lindquist, age 81, Thief River Falls & Park Rapids, MN, passed away December 25, 2014.
Don started his career with Northwestern Bell in St. Paul. He moved to Thief River Falls in 1969 as the Regional Manager, and in 1975 moved to Park Rapids as the District Manager for the phone company until his retirement in 1990.
Obituary and further information at Jones-Pearson Funeral Home – jonespearson.com/sitemaker/memsol.cgi?user_id=1485832
Gordon A. Moritz, of Norfolk, Nebraska, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014
Gordon started working with Northwestern Bell in 1940 on the traveling construction crew. In 1942 he enlisted in the Army Air Corps and served 3½ years. After his discharge, he returned to work as a installer/repairman in Rapid City, S.D. Three years later, he was transferred to Norfolk and continued working for Northwestern Bell until re retired in 1981 with over 40 years of service.
Full obituary and service information at the Norfolk Daily News – http://norfolkdailynews.com/obituaries/gordon-moritz/article_5f733f68-904b-11e4-84d1-2f66b42f93b7.html
Loel F. Bertrand, age 93, of New Hope, MN, and formerly of Buffalo, passed away December 24, 2014
Loel was a Chief Engineer at Northwestern Bell for many years
Obituary and further information at Peterson Chapel – http://www.thepetersonchapel.com/memorial.php?mem_NUM=2611&search_order=default&flag=
Obituary and further information also available at StarTribune | obituaries – http://www.startribune.com/obituaries/detail/56352/?fullname=loel-f-bertrand
Robert (Bob) Wright, 70, of Marion, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, December 23, 2014.
Bob worked for Ma Bell/AT&T in Cedar Rapids and continued until 1991.
Obituary and further information at Murdoch Funeral Homes – http://www.murdochfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Robert-Wright-14/#!/Obituary
The Gazette obituary – http://thegazette.com/obituaries/robert-wright-20141224-0001052895-01#6yWQqXB6Ms7yqkc0.99
Lonny Joe Beach, 62, Fargo, died Thursday, December 25th, 2014.
Lonny worked at Northwestern Bell for 23 years as a phone operator and also did some sales.
Obituary and further information available at Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home – http://www.hansonrunsvold.com/obituaries/Lonny-Beach/#!/Obituary
Hazel Violet Selinsky passed away on December 18, 2014.
Hazel was an elevator operator in Minneapolis at the Downtown Main. She became a supervisor for them until they mechanized the elevators, then joined the plant department.
Obituary and further information available at StarTribune | obituaries – http://www.startribune.com/obituaries/detail/55528/?fullname=hazel-violet-selinsky