Curtis Wiskow, 89, of rural Strathcona, MN, died on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 in LifeCare Greenbush Manor in Greenbush, MN.
Curtis Marshall Wiskow was born September 15, 1929 in Huss Township, Roseau County close to Strathcona, Minnesota to Marshall and Viona (Paulsen) Wiskow. He grew up there and attended nation faculty throughout the street from his dwelling by way of the eighth grade. He lived within the county all his life besides for 2 years spent within the Military (1952-1954) which included a tour of responsibility within the Artillery in West Germany. He was pleased with his service to his nation.
On the age of 23 years Curtis was drafted into the U.S. Military on February 15, 1952. Earlier than Curtis left for the Military he gave Aloyce Iverson a set of rings and informed her” put one on-I’ll put the opposite one on once I get dwelling.” Curtis obtained over 700 letters from Aloyce earlier than he returned dwelling. On June 28, 1954 on the Lanistad Church close to Gatzke, he put the second ring on her left hand.
They started farming on the farm they bought from the late Carl Smebak in Poplar Grove Township, Roseau County. Later they bought land from Arne Bornstein, Andrew Kvale and William Kruse which enabled them in 1961 to maneuver nearer to a major street for winter transportation. Their farming operation included dairy and beef cattle, hogs, grain, gravel hauling and for a passion, donkeys. He was a member of the Klondike Lutheran Church, nevertheless after Klondike closed he attended Poplar Grove and United Free for a number of years. Life Member of the Veterans of Overseas Wars and Constitution Member and previous officer of the Northland Threshing Bee. After the passing of his spouse, Aloyce, he bought the farm to his good pal Jim “Butch” Gust, Jr. however continued to dwell on the farm. He had a each day routine in…