By Brenda Erdahl:
They say first impressions are lasting impressions, and when you met John Northescold Sr. you didn’t forget him. A gregarious man with an infectious smile he was once called a “gentle giant” by a colleague and he had a personality
as big as his stature. On Saturday, Sept. 1, John Northescold Sr. died at his Maple Lake home surrounded by his loving family. With his passing, the community of Maple Lake lost a leader and a visionary who dared to dream big.
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