Pioneer Press Obituaries

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November 17, 2017

Shannon Katherine HARRIS

Shannon Katherine HARRIS

Age 25 Of St. Paul Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Shannon lived a full life in her 25 short years. Her incredible spirit and love of life enriched all. Her contagious laughter and huge heart will be carried on forever. Her...

Nicholas Scott ROSE

Nicholas Scott ROSE

Age 59 of Columbus April 20, 1958 ~ November 13, 2017 A devoted husband, son and grandfather. Attended Harding High School and went on to become a union painter. Survived by step-son Jeremy Lehto (Lori Carr); grand-daughters Ellie and Anna Lehto; brother Brian Rose; sister...

Earl "Russell" TRAHAN Jr.

Earl "Russell" TRAHAN Jr.

Age 57, of St. Paul Passed away June 5, 2017 A joined funeral service with his mother, Edna, who passed away November 14, 2017, will be held at 11:00am on Monday, November 20, 2017 at MUELLER MEMORIAL PARKWAY CHAPEL, 835 Johnson Parkway, St. Paul. Visitation 1 hour prior to...

Edna TRAHAN

Edna TRAHAN

Beloved mom, grandma, great-grandma Age 83 Passed away peacefully on November 14, 2017. Edna is survived by her daughters, Ida (Gene) Madison, Sheila (Jim) Kromer, Terri (Greg Fellman) Trahan; grandchildren, Shannon Lowe, Mathew Rowley, James Kromer Jr., Erin (Josh) Casper,...

November 16, 2017

Donald G. "Gus" MEYER

Donald G. "Gus" MEYER

Age 85, of Maplewood Formerly of Lake Elmo Passed away peacefully on November 13, 2017. Preceded in death by parents, Gilbert and Freda Meyer, and infant sister. Survived by wife, JoAnne (Bingen); daughters, Lynn (Steve) Kroiss and Julie (Chris) Robinson; grandchildren,...

Vernabelle D. "Vernie" MIKISKA (Raddatz)

Vernabelle D. "Vernie" MIKISKA (Raddatz)

Age 84 of Maplewood, Minnesota Passed away on November 12, 2017 Memorial Service Monday (11/20) at 11AM at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 2499 N. Helen St. North St. Paul, MN Door 7. Visitation starting at 10AM at church. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery in North St. Paul. Full...

November 15, 2017

Beverly Jeanne COLEMAN

Beverly Jeanne COLEMAN

Passed away peacefully on November 13, 2017, age 73. Preceded in death by father, Benton Coleman and sister, Joyce Coleman. Survived by mother, Mavis Coleman; longtime companion, Bill Topka; siblings, Susan (David) Engum, Patricia Wood, and Howard (Cindy) Coleman; many nieces,...

Daniel P. FONTAINE

Daniel P. FONTAINE

Age 52 Of St. Paul, MN Passed away suddenly on Friday, November 10, 2017. Preceded in death by his parents. Survived by wife Deborah; children Emma, Michelle, grandson Jaden, Champ (family pet) and 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Memorial gathering from 1 - 4 PM, Saturday, November...

James "Ozzie" HESSLER

James "Ozzie" HESSLER

Age 92 of Maplewood died Nov. 11th He was preceded in death by his wife Marion, an infant daughter, 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Surviving are his 9 children: Ron Hessler (Vicki), Debra Larson (Michael), Peggy Holmquist (Steve), Kim Dickinson (Larry), Janet Martin (Jack), Colleen...

Leona OLSON

Leona OLSON

Age 100 of Roseville. Died Monday Nov. 6, 2017. Preceded in death by her parents, Olaf and Olive Pearson; and husband, Robert. Survived by children, Timothy (Deborah), Daniel (Lew), and LeAnn Olson; 3 grandchildren, Stephanie (Juanito) Rodriguez, Jonathan Olson, and Deb...

Denis E. ROBINETTE

Denis E. ROBINETTE

Age 62 Oct. 24, 1955 ~ Nov. 12, 2017 Preceded in death by parents James & Marcella. Survived by siblings Helen Robinette of Phoenix and Michael (Kim) of White Bear Township and many nieces & nephews. Memorial Service Friday (November 17) at 11:00 am at MUELLER MEMORIAL, 4738...

Richard Paul SEXTON

Richard Paul SEXTON

July 11, 1931 - November 11, 2017 Mass of Christian Burial, 11:30am Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 at Church of the Sacred Heart, Waseca, MN. (111 4th St NW). Visitation from 5-8pm Thursday at White Funeral Home (12804 Nicollet Ave. So.) Burnsville and one hour prior to Mass at church....

Clarence A. STEUCK

Clarence A. STEUCK

Age 91, formerly of Shoreview and Cushing, MN, was born March 8, 1926 and passed away November 13, 2017. He was preceded in death by wife, Doris. Survived by daughters, Cindi Nelson and Debi More; son-in-law, John More; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral...

Mary Alice Lesch SWENSON

Mary Alice Lesch SWENSON

Age 88, of Vadnais Heights Passed away November 13, 2017 Preceded in death by her husband, Maynard; and 6 siblings, Thomas, William, Donald, Richard, Jack and Phillip. Survived by children, Carol (Daniel) Bacon and Tim (Sheila) Swenson; grandchildren, Robert Bacon, Kate,...

November 14, 2017

Margaret A. "Peggy" BIRD

Margaret A. "Peggy" BIRD

Age 75, of Hastings Passed Away November 12, 2017 She was born on October 28, 1942 in Hastings, MN to parents, Paul and Dorothy (Ulbrich) Maher. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Bill Maher; and husband; Dick Bird. Margaret is survived by beloved son, Gary...

Mary Sandra "Sandy" KOSHAN

Mary Sandra "Sandy" KOSHAN

Mar. 24, 1942 – Nov. 12, 2017 Of South St. Paul Preceded in death by parents John & Marion; sister Margaret "Peggy Pieczka and niece Pam. Survived by nephews Bill (Jennifer) & Bob Pieczka; brother-in-law William Pieczka. Funeral Service Thursday 1:00 p.m. at Kandt & Tetrick...

Irene Ann MORIS (Kranz)

Irene Ann MORIS (Kranz)

Age 84 of Shoreview Died peacefully November 12, 2017 At home in the presence of loving children. Greeted in heaven by her husband of 38 years, Lee "Bud"; parents, Matthew and Mary Kranz; sister, Patricia McGuire. Survived by children, Monica, Rev. Daniel and Michael Moris; 5...

Richard P. SEXTON

Richard P. SEXTON

Age 86 of Apple Valley, MN Passed away November 11, 2017 Preceded in death by his wife Mary; brothers: Eugene and Jerome. Survived by his wife, Joan Carroll; children: Thomas (Jeanne) Sexton, Cathy (Rod) Wideman, and Jean (Grant) Wallace; grandchildren: Michael (Megan), Mark,...

November 13, 2017

Harvey L. BRIESACHER

Harvey L. BRIESACHER

Age 83, of Farmington Passed away peacefully on November 10, 2017. Funeral service, 11am Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 at Farmington Lutheran Church (20600 Akin Rd) Farmington. Visitation from 10-11am prior to the service. Interment: Greenwood Cemetery. www.whitefuneralhomes.com 651-...

Dr. Terence James COYNE

Dr. Terence James COYNE

Age 74, died November 10th, 2017 Terry was a beloved pediatrician with Pediatric and Young Adult Medicine for 43 years, and a long-time parishioner at the Church of Saint Agnes in St. Paul. Preceded in death by parents and six siblings. Survived by wife, Karen; children,...

Robert Raymond McARDELL (Bob)

Robert Raymond McARDELL (Bob)

Age 91, of Eagan, MN and Hudson, WI Died October 20, 2017 Preceded in death by parents Raymond and Irene McArdell, brothers Jack and Donald, and wife Vivian. Survived by Geraldine McArdell, wife and mother of their children Barbara Redmond, Carol Ann McArdell, Janice Schumann...

November 12, 2017

Elizabeth Ann "Betty" BARILLA

Elizabeth Ann "Betty" BARILLA

nee Knops Age 93 of Shoreview, MN Died holding the hand of her husband Fred of 73 years on November 11, 2017. Beloved mother of Frederick (Jennine), Susan (Rob Dougherty), Gregory (Judy), and Joseph (Sandy Berres). She was preceded in death by infant daughters, Beverly Ann and...

Kathleen Mary BREWER (LAIRD)

Kathleen Mary BREWER (LAIRD)

Age 74, raised in West 7th area "The beautiful blond girl on Chatsworth" Peacefully met her Savior Nov 6, 2017 surrounded by her husband and all 10 children. Preceded in death by father William F. Laird and brother James G. Laird. Survived by mother Mary E. Laird (age 102),...

Patrice Eileen "Patty" COLONNA (SCHNELLER)

Patrice Eileen "Patty" COLONNA (SCHNELLER)

Born August 10th, 1955 Age 62, of Saint Paul Passed away peacefully on November 4, 2017, at St. John's Hospital in Maplewood, surrounded by family, after a courageous fight with metastatic breast cancer. Patty had a life-long love affair of sewing, baking, and crafting...

Janice "Jan" DOONAN (SKALICKY)

Janice "Jan" DOONAN (SKALICKY)

Age 74 of Hudson, WI died Dec 10 Hudson City Hall employee Survived by sons Steve, Jeff, Charlie. Funeral mass 11AM Thurs. Nov 16, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Hudson. Vis: 6 to 8pm Wed Nov 15, O'Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson & one hr prior to mass at church....

Norris Isaacson ERDAL

Norris Isaacson ERDAL

Age 92, of Mahtomedi Died peacefully on November 8, 2017 Born and raised in Rake, IA to Martin J. and Amelia Erdal, Norris lived a life full of devotion to God and his family. He was baptized, confirmed and ordained at Zion Lutheran Church, Rake, IA. Norris served in the Army...

Russell C. ERICKSON

Russell C. ERICKSON

Of White Bear Township Age 77 Russell C. Erickson (Russ) of White Bear Township, MN was reunited with his beloved wife Janice on November 9, 2017. Russ was born at his family's home in north Menomonie, WI on New Year's Eve 1939. He was the fifth of which would eventually be...

Allan Eugene HASSINGER

Allan Eugene HASSINGER

97, of Apple Valley Died November 2, 2017 Allan is survived by his wife of 74 years, Pauline, and other relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held 11 am at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley, on Saturday, December 2,...

Thomas Walker HOPE III

Thomas Walker HOPE III

Rochester, NY, November 5, 2017 at age 97. "Leaving the world a little better place" was Tom's life motto. He was born in St. Paul, MN on May 19, 1920. Tom was predeceased by his wife, Mabeth and brothers, George and Joseph. He is survived by his three sons, Vincent (Mary),...

Louise M. HOYSLER (Fischer)

Louise M. HOYSLER (Fischer)

Age 89 of St. Paul Passed away Nov. 7, 2017. Preceded in death by husband, Lewis David; daughter, Lillian Marie; brother, Fred Fischer. Survived by daughters, Laura (Butch) Anderson, Lucy (Dan) Halpin; 7 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; sister, Rose Gatto; and many other...

Kathleen MONTOUR

Kathleen MONTOUR

(formerly Bartell, maiden Cover) Caring, compassionate and strong woman, tough as nails to the end. Tried to right wrongs she saw and always rooted for the underdog whether that was the Vikings, the Twins or a solitary person. Earned her mother title daily and never wavered....