Completed his 81 year journey Peacefully at home with his family. He was married to Becky for 56 years; the proud father of Kathy, John and Tom and Grandpa/Papa of Freya, Linnea and Anja. Born in 1931 on a SD farm, he grew up in LeSueur, MN. He worked many years at Armours, loved woodcutting with the boys and working as the "compost guy" in South St Paul. A resident of SSP for over 50 years, he died surrounded by his family, his huskies and garden. Memorial Service at 1 PM Thursday, November 29 at First Presbyterian Church, 535 20th Ave. No. SSP. Interment of ashes following the service in the church memorial garden. Memorials preferred to First Presbyterian, Neighbors, Inc or MN Nature Conservancy. 651-455-2035


Published in Pioneer Press on Nov. 28, 2012