James "Tanny" Erwin

July 28, 2005

Lt. Col. James Figley Erwin USAF (Ret), 84, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2005 in his home in Eagan, MN. Preceded in death by his parents, Lee and Edna (Figley) Erwin; sister, Edith (Chuck) Frese and brother, Robert (Bob) Erwin, all of Aliquippa, PA...

Edna M. Gadeberg

July 26, 2005

Gadeberg (Olsen),Edna M., age 87 of Mpls. passed away July 26, 2005. Preceded in death by husband, Henry and parents. Survived by two daughters, Marian (Dan) Nelson and Jeanette Gadeberg; granddaughtes, Elaine (Justin) Peik, Rosemary and Mariel Shult...

Paul Albert Fremstad

July 26, 2005

Fremstad Paul Albert Fremstad, age 50 of Minneapolis, born August 28, 1954, passed away peacefully July 26, 2005 surrounded by family & friends, after a courageous 6 year battle with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Paul was preceded in death by his Parents M...

Wayne C. Black

July 25, 2005

Wayne C. Black, longtime resident of Apple Valley, MN, born April 14, 1930 in Janesville, WI., passed away July 25, at Minneapolis VA Medical Center at age 75. Preceded in death by mother and father, Cecil O. and Marian L. Black, and brother, Thomas ...

Alice M. Melander

July 24, 2005

Melander Alice M., age 87, of Mpls. & Bloomington. Survived by husband, Arnold A.; sons, Robert (Mary) and Frank (Terri); grandsons, Mark (Eva), David (Sarah), Erik and Peter; nieces & nephew; sister-in-law, Virginia Shipp. Service Tuesday, 11 AM, Di...

Martin L. Christenson

July 23, 2005

Christenson, Martin L. "Murphy", age 57, of Apple Valley. Vietnam vet. Survived by wife, Susan; children, Eric, David Billings, Robert (Penny) Billings and Becky (Gary) Braun; 5 grandchildren; parents, Alvin & Dorothy Christenson; sisters, Nancy (Jer...

Eva Helen Evelyn Schave

July 23, 2005

Schave Eva Helen Evelyn, age 96 of Mpls. passed away July 23, 2005. Preceded in death by husband, Ivan H. Schave and son, John Nels Schave. Survived by son, Ted Schave (Helen), Cape Coral , FL; daughter, Rev. Mary A. Schave, Velva, N.D.; 2 grandsons,...

Mimi Tucci

July 22, 2005

Tucci Maureen Mary "Mimi" Tucci (Cordrey), age 54, of Burnsville. Born May 14, 1951, passed away peacefully July 21, 2005 surrounded by family & friends after a 7-year battle with breast cancer. Mimi was preceded in death by her parents, Dorothy & Mi...

June M. Andersen

July 20, 2005

Andersen, June (nee, Christian/Steele) age 83. Preceded in death by first husband Dexter Christian; second husband Jens Andersen. Survived by son Dexter F. (Dori) Christian; daughter, Judy (Tom) Royston; stepchildren, Bob (Ann) Andersen, Don (Therese...

Mark E. Theiste

July 17, 2005

Theiste Mark E., age 37, of Lakeville. President of Lemanix, Inc. Preceded in death by father, Rev. Victor Theiste. Survived by wife, Renee; sons, Samuel and Joseph; mother, Barbara Theiste; siblings, John (Diane), Debbie (Ken) O'Brien, Kathy (John) ...

Marcella L. Burak

July 13, 2005

Burak, Marcella L., age 79 of S. Mpls. Preceded in death by husband, Henry; son, Mark; and a brother, Nygaard. Survived by son, Gary (Pam); daughters, Diane (Larry) Holter and Melanie Burak; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; special friends, ...

Dr. Raphael J. "Doc" Hogy

July 12, 2005

Raphael J. "Doc" Hogy, age 88 of Minneapolis, born November 25, 1916 in Cyrus, MN, passed away gently July 12, 2005. He was a dentist in Minneapolis until his retirement in 1982. He was an honest and humble man who deeply loved his family, his friend...

James E. Sullivan

July 11, 2005

Sullivan, James E., age 85 of Minneapolis, born Nov. 8, 1919 in Albert Lea, passed away July 11, 2005. James was a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a pilot of a B-17 and was a P.O.W. for 21 months. He is preceded in death by brot...

Elsie S. Erickson

July 9, 2005

Erickson, Elsie S., age 87, longtime member of Richfield Lutheran Church. Survived by sons, Allan (Elaine) and Kenneth (Patricia); 7 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Lorraine Bostrom. Service Wednesday 10AM, Henry W. Anderson Mor...

Les E. Lawson, II

July 8, 2005

Les E. Lawson II Lawson Les E. II, age 40, of Lakeville, died unexpectedly on July 8. Survived by wife of 14 years, Janette; stepson, David Hernandez; children, Dalton, Madison and Chad; parents, Les & Earlene Lawson; brother, David (Becky); sisters...

James O. Melbey

July 6, 2005

Melbye, James O., age 96 of Mpls., passed away July 6, 2005. Preceded in death by son, Thomas. Survived by wife of 63 years, Ardis; daughter-in-law, Rosario; granddaughters, Eva and Nadia. Graveside service Tuesday, 10:15 AM, Fort Snelling National C...

Margaret D. Olsen

July 5, 2005

Olsen, Margaret D., age 95, lifelong resident of S. Mpls. Preceded in death by sister, Agnes and brother, Maynard. Survived by nephews, Paul H. and Gerald M. Olsen; niece, Marilyn J. Samuelson & their families. 38 year employee of Blue Cross Blue Shi...

Leonard C. Franson

July 4, 2005

Leonard C. Franson, April 25, 1913-July 4, 2005. Leonard C. Franson died at age 92 in Burnsville. Mr. Franson was born in Mpls. to Herman and Clara (Gustafson) Franson. He was predeceased by his wife, Margaret. Survivors include stepchildren, John Gr...

Ida O. Johnsrud

July 3, 2005

Ida O. Johnsrud, age 96 of Minneapolis, died peacefully on Sun. 7/3/05. Preceded in death by husband Newman. Survived by daughter Harriet (Erling) Hundere; grandchildren; Linda Hundere; Diane (David) Agren; great-grandson, Bryan Hundere; brother, Art...

William J. Rucinski

June 22, 2005

William J. Rucinski, age 90, of Burnsville, formerly of Mpls. Lifetime member of Fred Babcock VFW #5555. Survived by wife, Ruth; children, James (Susan), Linda and John; grandchildren, Alison (Geoff), Amy, Erica, Jennifer (Roger) and Beth (Matt); gre...

Frankie Lee Hosking

June 16, 2005

Frankie L. Hosking. Loving wife, mother and grandmother sadly passed away on June 16, 2005, surrounded by family and friends. Born in Minneapolis on August 21, 1948, she was raised in Coon Rapids where she graduated in 1966. She fell in love and marr...

Ronald Wayne Wilkinson

June 14, 2005

Wilkinson Ronald Wayne Wilkinson, age 64, of Savage, passed away peacefully on June 14, 2005 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his family who loved him dearly. Born on June 16, 1940, in Toulon, Illinois, Ron was pre...

Karen J. Rasmussen

June 13, 2005

Karen J. Rasmussen, age 73. Survived by special friends, Dee Dee & Jim Tennison, Dean & Carrie, Dylan & Karlie Tennison, Lisa & Steve, Katlyn & Megan Ocel; cousins, second cousins & friends. Service Friday, 2:00 PM, Henry W. Anderson Mortuary, 3640 2...

Timothy D. Combs

June 8, 2005

Timothy D. Combs, Age 38 of Burnsville, passed away unexpectedly on June 8, 2005. He is preceded in death by his parents. Timothy is survived by his wife, Teresa; son, Trevor; daughter, Kaitlin; step-daughters, Kaitlyn and Brittany; brother, Tom Comb...

Agnes "Nancy" Anderson

June 7, 2005

Anderson Agnes "Nancy" born 7/13/1903, died 6/7/2005 at the age of 101. Preceded in death by husband, Erick. Member of Hope Lutheran Church since 1923. Survived by son, E. Wallace (Shirley) Anderson, daughters, Nancy Fincham and Sonja (Gerald) Sorens...