Age 77 ~ Of St. Paul Born in Rockford, IL Died on February 2, 2014. Survived by former wife Nancy; children: Donna (Richard) Mader, Julie Parker, Peter (Debbie), Bob, Cathy Middleton, Don (Nitalie); 13 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; sister, Prudy (Tony) Peterson; brothers, Ben (Lynette), Joe; also, survived by many nieces and nephews. Friends may gather from 6-8 PM on Friday at the VFW-Roseville, 1145 Woodhill Drive, Roseville, MN . A special thanks to his granddaughter, Chrissy, for her care and compassion in his final weeks.

Published in Pioneer Press from Feb. 6 to Feb. 7, 2014