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Age 94 of Arden Hills Passed away Aug. 6, 2018. Preceded in death by wife, Donna; infant son, Joel; grandson, Daniel and 7 brothers and sisters. Survived by daughter, Jodell (Rev. John) Bromeland; son, Mark (Jennifer) Erickson; grandchildren, Shawn (Sara) Bromeland, Joya (Khaled) Musa, Jennie Bromeland, Aaron (Jenny) Bromeland, Joel and Lidya Erickson; 8 great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He graduated from Cambridge High School in 1942. Then trained in sheet metal and went on to enlist in the Army Air Corps, assigned to the 769th Bombardment Squadron, CBI, worked as a mechanic assigned to the B-29 Bomber "King Size" in India, China and then Tinian Island. After the war he worked for NWA until retirement. He and Donna were avid travelers. Gene enjoyed music and working with wood. During the last 10 years he made a variety of instruments from harps to banjos- all which he gave to his family. A Celebration of Life will be Sat, Sept 15 at 2 PM (visitation 1 PM) at Centennial United Methodist Church of Roseville, 1524 County Rd C2 W. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Centennial United Methodist Church Parish Nurse or .
Published in Pioneer Press on Aug. 12, 2018
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