Melvin John Bach, 90, of Bay City, died Thursday, July 16, 2009, at the Ellsworth Care Center. He was born July 10, 1919, in Isabelle Township, Wis., to John and Julia (Bolin) Bach. He attended schools in Hartland Township and enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force in February of 1941, serving until he was honorably discharged in 1945. He married Irene James on May 18, 1946, in Hastings, Minn.
Steven L. Armstrong, age 62 of Prescott, died Saturday, July 11, 2009, at his home. Steve was born on October 10, 1946, in Duluth, MN, and was raised in Superior, WI, by his parents Byron and Cecelia (Larson) Armstrong. He was a graduate of Superior Central High School and Eau Claire Technical Institute, receiving an associate degree in computer science. Steve married Julie Cockson in October of 1967 and later married Judy Lamble on June 27, 1987, in Coon Rapids, MN. Steve was a longtime employee of Northwest Airlines, where he was employed as a Senior Business Analyst.
Harry John Jacobson, 76, of Red Wing, died Thursday, May 21, 2009, at his home in Red Wing. He was born April 30, 1933, to Harold and Elsie (Forsberg) Jacobson. He married Margaret Mathews on July 18, 1953. He worked at Red Wing Shoe Company for 45 years and Joe's Mobil for 34 years. Margaret died on July 24, 2003. He was a 56 year member of First Presbyterian Church, a member of the Red Wing Elks BPOE #845, a charter member of the Red Wing Credit Union, and he helped organize the Indian Head Motorcycle Club in 1954. He enjoyed bowling, belonging to four different leagues and motorcycle