McNeal, Earl James Age 88, of NE Mpls, passed away February 12, 2013. Preceded in death by wife, Vivien; daughter, Janice; and brothers, Lloyd and Don. Survived by children, Sherry McNeal, Deborah Smith (Tim), James McNeal (Sarah), Lori Reece (John) and their families; partner, Edna Baron and her children, Cheryl, Beverly and Susan; sister, Peg Opatz (Gerry). Member of the Shriners and all the many bands in which he played the tuba. Memorial service 2 PM Saturday, Feb 16, with visitation one hour prior at: www.Washburn-McReavy.com Northeast Chapel 612-781-6828 2901 Johnson St. N.E.
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.