departed on April 1, 2013 He was preceded in death by his grandparents Bernice & Lansing Wilson and Helen & Gerald Ryan. Survived by his parents Eleanor & Gerald Ryan of Stillwater, MN and siblings Elizabeth, Jacqueline and Patrick Ryan, his son Robert, wife Desiree Monson and six year old granddaughter Chloe of Lakeland, MN. and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. A reception in remembrance of Gerald "Mike" Ryan will be held Monday, April 15 at the VFW
in Oak Park Heights from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.