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Continued: Anderson: Hunter, 93, and rifle, 140, bring home a doe this season

  • Article by: DENNIS ANDERSON , Star Tribune
  • Last update: November 22, 2013 - 10:02 AM

He had.

Field-dressing was next, and Felt wasn’t sure what he would do. But first things first: He cased the Husqvarna, roped the deer to the rear of the four-wheeler, and turned for home.

Good neighbors are important, perhaps never more so for Felt than on that day.

“I asked my neighbor if he’d clean it for me, and he said, ‘Sure,’ ” Felt said.

And next year, when Felt will be 94, will the Husqvarna see action again?

“We’ll see,’’ he said.

 

Dennis Anderson danderson@startribune.com

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  • Felt inherited his Husqvarna rifle from his Swedish grandfather. It was last used to hunt animals more than a century ago.

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