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Published August 18, 2013, 12:00 AM

Terry Sexton

Terry Sexton, son of Margaret (Trankner) and Howard Sexton, was born at home during a blizzard on March 11, 1941 in Osage, MN. A good friend and neighbor volunteered as midwife until the doctor arrived. Doc Higgs had difficulty getting to the farm on time and was greeted by a healthy baby boy. Margaret and Howard never had another child. Terry frequently said, “I owe my mom and dad.

They just had me.” He loved being an only child or just never noticed as he had such wonderful best friends in the neighborhood and cousins that came to visit and play. Terry felt that he had lived an idyllic life both at home on the farm with his parents and in his community. He expressed that while he was recently in the hospital trying to overcome several health conditions, the greatest of which was mantle cell lymphoma.

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