Proud U.S. Navy Veteran Retired Bricklayers Local #1 Age 87, of Maplewood, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on April 26, 2014, following his 7th battle with cancer. Preceded in death by beloved wife, Grace; son, Mark; parents, Walter & Evelyn; brothers, Jerry & Kenneth; and son-in-law, Brent Davis. Survived by his cherished children, Joyce, David (Sandy), Deanna (Scott) Rykal, Lucy (Sherm) Hoberg; his adored grandchildren, Brent (Barb) Davis, Michelle (Jim) Friedel, Sandy (Jared) Turner, Kristi Davis (Kirk Larson), Scott Christensen, Anna Narow, Mark (Stacy) Christensen, Kim (Bob) Musech, Jacki (Chris) Koehne, Lindsay Johnson, Katie Rykal (David Mills), Katrina (Siah) St. Clair, Jake & Jason Hoberg; his treasured great-grandchildren, Ryan (Amy) D., Brandon, Zach, Mike, Kyle, Ryan M., Macy, Trenton and Siah; sister-in-law, Carol Christensen; dear friend, Rosemary Beane; as well as his beloved nieces, nephews and many friends. A special thanks to all of the doctors and nurses at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center, especially, Dr. Kristopher Hartwig and Susan Grzywinski, RN; and roommate Ralph. Funeral service 11 AM Friday, May 2 at FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH, 499 Charles Ave., St. Paul. Interment Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation from 4-8 PM Thursday at MUELLER-BIES FUNERAL HOME-ROSEVILLE, 2130 N. Dale St. at County Rd. B and also at church on Friday from 10-11 AM. Memorials preferred to Faith Lutheran Church. MUELLER-BIES 651-487-2550



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Mueller-Bies Funeral Home - Roseville Chapel
2130 Dale Street North Roseville, MN 55113
(651) 487-2550

Published in Pioneer Press from Apr. 29 to Apr. 30, 2014