FACES: JoAnne and Robert Yuergens take pride in caring for rural Minnesota cemetery

May 27, 2012 at 1:00 am in Grand Forks Herald

On Memorial Day, Fairview Cemetery will be alive with members of the Beltrami, Minn., community who come to honor their dead. Among them will be Robert and JoAnne Yuergens, Fairview Cemetery’s caretakers. The Yuergens, who live on a farm nearby, took over in 1993 when the former caretaker was ready to retire. Continue Reading