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May 28, 2020

Lorraine CUNNINGHAM

Lorraine CUNNINGHAM

Age 97 Passed away peacefully of natural causes on May 24, 2020. Lorraine was a wonderful homemaker and loving daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. Her family and her faith meant everything to her. Lorraine often mentioned that some of her happiest days were her high school...

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Jean Ruth JIROVEC (Tuska)

Jean Ruth JIROVEC (Tuska)

Age 83 Passed away peacefully on April 11, 2020 after a brief illness. Preceded in death by husband Robert (Bob) Jirovec and parents Steve and Theresa (Schneider) Tuska. Remaining to cherish her memory are her children Marjorie (Donald) Griffing of Oshkosh, WI, Patricia...

Father Francis R. KITTOCK

Father Francis R. KITTOCK

Died May 21, 2020 He was born December 2, 1929 in Waverly, MN and raised on the family farm in Delano. He was the son of Constantine and Monica (Ramola) Kittock. With the guidance of Father Andrew Handzel, pastor of St. Joseph's in Delano, he entered Nazareth Hall preparatory...

Christie Maren Louise OLSON (Smith)

Christie Maren Louise OLSON (Smith)

Of Wyoming, MN - Formerly of St. Paul Passed away on May 24, 2020 Preceded in death by husband, Thomas; parents, Robert & Evelyn Smith; brothers, Ron, Greg and Steve. Survived by children, Tommy and Laurie (Gary); granddaughter, Linda Olson; brother, Royal (Joan) Smith;...

Richard E. "Dick" WAGNER

Richard E. "Dick" WAGNER

USAF (Ret.) Preceded in death by his parents, Edward (Buzz) and Barbara (Bobbie). Survived by wife, Jean (Virginia Sullivan); his children, Kimberly (Alfred) Lewis, Gregory (Tammy), Tamara (Robert) Schabacker, and Susan Schutter; 6 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren....

May 27, 2020

Gladys E. GOETSCHEL (LaBarre)

Gladys E. GOETSCHEL (LaBarre)

Went home to be with the Lord on May 23, 2020 at the age of 98 1/2. Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Preceded in death by husband, Walter of 51 years; and sister, Lucille Finn (LaBarre). Survived by daughter, Bonnie (Don) Klatt; grandchildren, Kyle (Pam)...

Rebecca A. MORIARTY

Rebecca A. MORIARTY

Age 78 of Roseville Passed away on May 23, 2020. Preceded in death by husband, Daniel, and many others. Survived by her children, Shannon, Kelly, Michael, Sean and Daniel; sister Jacqueline Thompson; 11 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Our Mom...

Roger A. YOUNGQUIST

Roger A. YOUNGQUIST

Age 92, of Hastings Passed Away May 24, 2020 He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Majorie Peterson. Roger is survived by his wife, Jane; son, David (Colleen) Youngquist; daughters, Linda (Henry) Endres and Kathy (Scott) Fuchs; 10 grandchildren; 9 great...

May 24, 2020

Sandra Kaye ADAMS (Garman)

Sandra Kaye ADAMS (Garman)

Born on November 5, 1946 in Burr Oak, Kansas. Passed away on May 20, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. Owner of A Sandi Creation, known for her Snowsters and hand crafted items. She grew up a farm girl learning what long, hard work days were all about. After high school...

Joan R. ANDERSON

Joan R. ANDERSON

May 16, 2020, age 85, of Eagan Formerly of South St. Paul She was preceded in death by husband Reuben and daughter Amy Jo. Joan was survived by daughter Lynna (Kurt) Schlegel, son Ben (Jeane) Anderson; 4 grandchildren, Ashley, Brittni, Breanna & Conner; 5 great-grandchildren...

Pamala ATTIA (Dotty)

Pamala ATTIA (Dotty)

Age 71 of St. Paul Passed away peacefully May 18, 2020 Pam graduated from Our Lady of Peace High School and the University of Minnesota. Pam dearly loved her large family & many friends. She enjoyed traveling, gardening, volunteering & helping others. She also loved music,...

Alexander BELL

Alexander BELL

Age 87 Passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at Bluffview Memory Care in Holmen, Wisconsin. He was born April 30, 1933 to Alexander and Agnes Bell in Chicago, Illinois. Alex spent most of his childhood in Evanston, Illinois, graduating from St. George High School in 1951 and...

Joan Marie BOWER

Joan Marie BOWER

Of Roseville, MN Joanie's generous heart that gave her energy for 91 years of a fully lived life stopped on May 19, 2020. She was born to Joseph Francis and Emelia Veronica Groebner in Waseca, MN where she grew up with and married Thomas Edward Bower. Joan and Tom raised five...

Carol T. DRURY (Dembouski)

Carol T. DRURY (Dembouski)

Of Hugo, MN 12/23/1949 — 05/13/2020 Beloved Wife, Mother, Sister, Aunt and friend to many. Survived by children: Angela Drury, Gary Drury, Patrick (Sarah) Drury; dear cousin & "seester" Diane Dembouski; siblings: Andrew Dembouski, Raymond (Dawn) Dembouski, Stanley Dembouski,...

Delores Elizabeth ELLIOTT (Vitally)

Delores Elizabeth ELLIOTT (Vitally)

Born on February 26, 1924 in St. Paul to Italian immigrant parents who came to Ellis Island via the S.S. Adriatic and S.S. Caserta. Preceded in death by husband Milton and grandmother Angela Sarracco. Survived by beloved daughters Karen Moe and Joan (Bill) Cannon. She...

Lenore M. "Lee" FREEMAN

Lenore M. "Lee" FREEMAN

Age 93 of St. Paul Passed away peacefully on May 16, 2020 Preceded in death by husband, John; son, Jack; brother, Tommy Golden. Survived by daughters, Alice Freeman & Jeanette (Mel) Smith; grandsons, Greg & Keith (Sarah) Smith; great-grandchildren, Kalah & Catcher Smith;...

Robert W. "Bob" GYURCI

Robert W. "Bob" GYURCI

Age 82, of Bloomington Born March 27, 1938 in St. Paul; passed away May 16, 2020. Preceded in death by parents, John and Freda Gyurci, and brother, Jerry Gyurci. Survived by wife of 57 years, Judy; children, Steve, Julie (Rob) Meany, and John; grandchildren, Connor and Ryan...

Marilyn HARRINGTON

Marilyn HARRINGTON

Age 84, of Forest Lake, MN Passed away peacefully on May 20, 2020. She is survived by her two daughters Joan (Pete) TerMaat of North Oaks and Carol Joy (Craig) Paschke of Golden Valley; her five grandchildren, Morgan, Ben, Mary, Max and Tara; and numerous nieces, nephews and...

Sandra J. HORSCH

Sandra J. HORSCH

Age 79, of Coates Passed away May 17, 2020 She was born in Minneapolis on October 13, 1940 to Carl and Delores Dudue. Sandra was preceded in death by sons, Thomas and Ronald Meyers; daughter, Susan Bidwell; and her parents. She is survived by her husband, James Patrick Horsch;...

Ruth KNUTSON

Ruth KNUTSON

Age 92 of Johanna Shores Peacefully passed away on May 16, 2020 Ruth worked for 18 years as the head chef at the Governor's Residence. She worked for Governors Wendell Anderson, Al Quie and Rudy Perpich. Ruth was often praised for her creativity, perfection, and the wonderful...

Edward F. LANE

Edward F. LANE

October 23, 1947 — May 16, 2020 Age 72, of Apple Valley, MN Ed died peacefully at home from pneumonia. He was born in St. Paul and graduated from Sibley High School in 1965. He served in the US Air Force from 1965 through 1969 in England and in the Air Force Reserves from 1969...

Jeanne Hannon LARSON

Jeanne Hannon LARSON

Born April 13, 1927 in Saint Paul, Minnesota to Patrick and Mary Hannon. Jeanne was called to God on May 15, 2020. Preceded in death by her parents, brother Donald Hannon and her husband Richard L. Larson. Survived by daughter Dr. Jeannie T. Larson (Dr. Matthew Griebie) and...

Faith J. LINDAHL (Lindholm)

Faith J. LINDAHL (Lindholm)

Age 85 of Arden Hills Passed away Thursday, May 21. Preceded in death by parents, 3 siblings, and husband, Donald. Survived by 4 sons, Mark (Sandy), Max (Deidre), Monte (Jennifer) and Michael (Amy); 12 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and 3 siblings. Private burial at...

Fay Marie LINSCHEID

Fay Marie LINSCHEID

Died accidently on May 18, 2020 at the age of 60. She was a resident of Inver Grove Heights, MN and Danbury, WI. She is survived by husband Nathan Olson; 2 daughters, Alicia Linscheid and Amber Burns; 5 grandchildren Jacob, Hannah, Hunter, Natalie and Eleanor. Also survived by...

Susan Marie LUNDGREN (Kaderlik)

Susan Marie LUNDGREN (Kaderlik)

Raised up to the Lord on Wednesday, May 13, 2020; comforted with her children by her side. Susie was selfless, compassionate & loving. She loved to spend time with her family, especially making memories with her children and grandchildren, Alivia DuBois, Deagan & Korben Jones....

Andrew Gerard "Andy" LUTZ

Andrew Gerard "Andy" LUTZ

Age 56, of Turtle Lake, WI Died on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Lucille (Soler); sister, Agnes; father-in-law, James Drkula; and sister-in-law, Virginia Dull. He is survived by his wife of...

Mary Ellen MORRELL (Kelly)

Mary Ellen MORRELL (Kelly)

March 29, 1931- May 20, 2020 Age 89 Passed away peacefully on May 20, 2020. Preceded in death by her husband Jim of 64 years; son, Tommy; parents, Peter and Bridget Kelly; and siblings, Peter (Shirley) Kelly, Coleman (Virginia) Kelly and Anna Mae Murnane. Survived by children,...

Steffanie Marlane NELSON

Steffanie Marlane NELSON

Age 56 of Woodbury, MN Lost her courageous battle with pancreatic cancer on May 10, 2020. Steff was born on March 26, 1964 in St. Paul, MN – the youngest of 7 siblings. She graduated from Harding High School in St. Paul in 1982 and went on to marry Danny Morrow in 1983. Steff...

Ethel F. "Sauter" PETERS

Ethel F. "Sauter" PETERS

Went home to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and to her husband Jim on April 8, 2020, Mesa Arizona, due to complications from COVID19. She was "Nana" to so many - kind, selfless, giving and greeted everyone with her beautiful smile. She was an amazing mother, grandmother and...

Gerald "Jerry" REUVERS

Gerald "Jerry" REUVERS

Age 81, of Faribault, MN Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 surrounded by his family. Former Police Chief of Faribault Police Department. Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. at the Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 139 Mercy Drive,...

Joyce A. ROGERS (Fearing)

Joyce A. ROGERS (Fearing)

Age 84, Born July 6, 1935 Died May 18, 2020 Preceded in death by husband Gerald Rogers and brother Patrick Fearing. Survived by brother Jerry Fearing and his wife Dolores, sister-in-law Kay Fearing and many nieces and nephews. Also survived by her precious dogs, Honey and...