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Rome Hubert Mickelson

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Rome Hubert Mickelson Obituary
Rome Mickelson
Rome Mickelson, age 84, of Twin Valley, MN, formerly of Akron, CO, died Thursday, January 21, 2016, in Viking Manor Nursing Home, Ulen, MN.
Rome Hubert Mickelson was the eldest child born February 16, 1931, to Helen A. (Johnson) and Roy I. Mickelson at Twin Valley, MN. He attended Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, and the North Dakota State University graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Engineering in 1955.
Over the years, Rome was employed as an agricultural engineer with the Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture at the US Field Station at Mandan, ND, Grand Forks, ND, Bushland, TX, and Akron, CO. Rome also served as Location Leader of the experiment station for about six years overseeing its entire research program. Rome retired from the service in January, 1987.
Rome was united in marriage to Betty Higinbotham. The couple lived in the Navaho Estates west of Walsenburg, CO, before moving to Joplin, Missouri, in 1994. Following Betty's death in 2005, he moved back to Twin Valley where he currently resided.
Rome is survived by a sister, Coleen (Dennis) Volden of Hinckley, MN; brothers, David (Coleen) Mickelson and Roy "Channy" (Janice) Mickelson all of Twin Valley; special friends, Marvin and Peggy Hanson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service was held Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at 11:00 AM in Zion Lutheran Church, Twin Valley. Burial will be in La Veta Cemetery, La Veta, CO, at a later date.
Arrangements are with Anderson Family Funeral Home of Twin Valley, MN
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Published in Akron News-Reporter on Jan. 28, 2016
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