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O'd I I Thursday, October 22, 2009 s * Kimball, MN Jill PerUer "Slices of Life" Seeking A good man, a Godly man elastic and I've occasionally wondered if different. It truly was a celebra- POSTMASTER: Send address it's possible to accomplish any- tion of a good man who led a good changes to the Tri-County News, thing in life without making ene- life raising a good family. A Godly P.O. Box 220, Kimball MN 55353. mies along the way. I've only met man who led a Godly life raising a The Tri-County News (USPS 639- one person who seems to have Godly family. 180) is entered at the Post Office, mastered that feat, and he was The first evidence of this is Kimball, Minnesota 55353, as Periodi- buried Monday. the abundance of loving fam- cats. It is published Thursdays by the Clayton Linn was 94 when he ily. Then the overabundance of Tn-County News, Inc., P.O. Box 220, died last week. He was born in photographs throughout Clay- Kimball MN 55353, Stearns County. 1915, and was one of the last mem- ton's life: a handsome young man LOCATION: Our office is at 70 Main bers of the Kimball class of 1934. in military uniform, a handsome Street South in downtown Kimball. He joined the Navy (AIR CORPS?) young couple, an older man being Weekday office hours are Monday 9 at age 26, and instantly fell into a jumped on by grandchildren, lots a.m.-5 p.m. and Tuesday through Fri- leadership role there. He was Post- of"action shots" with various fam- day 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Our telephone and master for 32 years. He helped start ily members, and of course'Clay- fax number is (320) 398-5000. E-mail Junior Legion Baseball in Kimball. ton with his chickens. My favor- can be addressed to . Our Web site is . We also have a He raised five children in Kimball. I'm guessing, three grandchildren, drop site at Ert[ Hardware Hank in He's what you might call a "pillar" He had a full and rich and fun life. downtown Watkins. in the community. And a blessed one. DEADLINE: 2 p.m. Monday. In recent years, the sharpness Besuretowatchnextweek'sTri- RATES: Subscription rates are of Clayton's mind has diminished. County News for a bit more about S30/year (S20 for age 62 and old- His body had become frail. Yet Clayton Linn. Somehow, his life er) in Minnesota; $40/year ($30 nearly every day I'd see him out for warrants more than just an obitu- for seniors) elsewhere in the U.S. a ride with his wife Mabel, usually ary in the paper. Single copy price is 75 cents. going to fetch the mail each morn- Watch next week, too, for infor- STAFF: Jean Doran Matua, ing. Always looking content and mation on the Nov. 3 election. Vot- Editor and Publisher agreeable. His memories may have ers in the Kimball school district Sue Hughes: Creative Designer faded, but there was something will select three members of the Maxine Doran: Admin. Asst. strangely comforting, grounding school board (from among four even, spotting him around town. candic[ates) and will be asked to Of course, the one place each increase operational funds (prop- year you could be sure to see Clay- erty taxes) for the Kimbal schools. ton is at the Memorial Day service There is already information avail- held at Kimball Elementary each able on the school's Web site