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Don Scheel, former Afton mayor and Washington County commissioner, dies

Funeral services will be held Monday for Don Scheel, a former Washington County commissioner and Afton mayor, who died Wednesday. He was 86.

Scheel served eight years as Afton mayor from 1975 to 1982, followed by two terms on the Washington County Board from 1985 to 1992; he was elected board chair in 1989.

He'd been a plant superintendent during a long career at 3M and had a 100-acre hobby farm in Afton.

Arrangements are:

Visitation April 29, 4-6 p.m., with a celebration of life service at 6 p.m.; both are at Woodbury United Methodist Church, 7465 Steepleview Road, Woodbury.

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