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Adams, Cathleen K. Age 71, of St. Paul, died accidently while swimming on vacation on Thursday, January 9, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Chuck; daughter, Michelle Becker; and brother, Kevin. Cathy will be deeply missed by her daughter, Danielle (Jason Rosenbaum) Becker; granddaughter, Ava; siblings, Diana, Lee, and Alex (Connie); and other family and friends. Memorial Service will be Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 11am with visitation one hour prior at Sunset Funeral Chapel, 2250 St. Anthony Blvd. NE, Mpls. Interment at Sunset Chapel, Minneapolis. Sunset Kapala Glodek 612-789-3596 sunsetfuneralservices.com
Armstrong, Richard "Rick" N. Age 71 of Robbinsdale, formerly of Wayzata, passed away 1/17/20. Preceded in death by parents, Dick J. & Gloria Armstrong. Survived by son, Erick (Rebecca) Armstrong; grandchildren, Devin Armstrong, Everly Armstrong; sister, Connie Roseland. You are loved and missed by family. Visitation Thurs. Jan. 23rd, 1-4pm with service from 2-2:30pm at The Cremation Society, 7835 Brooklyn Blvd. MN 55445.
Blake, Myra Madelyn 82 of Lakeville, formerly Brooklyn Park, passed away on January 16, 2020. Celebration of Life will be January 24, at 11 a.m. at River Valley Church, 1350 Crossings Boulevard, Shakopee. Visitation 1 hour prior to service and lunch to follow.
Branco, Eileen Ann age 87 of Fridley, found peace on January 18th, 2020. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Joe, and they are together again at long last. Eileen was born on March 31st, 1932 in St. Cloud as the middle child of Henry and Nelle Lorge. Eileen married Joe in 1953 and after time in TX and NJ, they settled down in Minnesota. Eileen was a wonderful woman who was loved by all that knew her. She was smart, loving, selfless, and took great joy in bringing laughter to others. She is preceded in death by her older brother Richard (Jean). Survived by her sister Barb (Gene) and five children and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Children Pat (Vicki), Bob (Barb), Mary (Ed), Ann (Chris), and Kate (Rob). Grandchildren Joe (Angie), Mike (deceased and joined in heaven with his grandma) (Michele), Steve, Angela, James, Kelly, Matt (Marissa), Emily (Ricky), Lauren, Sam, and Evan. Step-Grandchildren Stacy and David. Great-grandchildren Wesley (Luiza), Ashley, Ben, Mitchell, Madelyn, Marshall, and Milo. Funeral service 1pm Sunday Jan. 26 with visitation one hour prior to service all at: Washburn-McReavy.com Coon Rapids Chapel 763-767-1000 1827 Coon Rapids Blvd.
Burns, Ruth Age 83, of Claire City, SD. Passed away Jan 17, 2020. Funeral 11 am Sat., Jan. 25, at Zion Lutheran Church, rural Claire City. Visitation Friday from 5-7 pm, Prayer Service at 7 pm at Eggers Funeral Home, Rosholt, SD.
Collier, Ronald R. age 81 of Coon Rapids, passed away on January 18, 2020 at Mercy Hospital surrounded by his children and grandchildren. Ron was born on May 5th, 1938 in Ida Grove, Iowa. In Dad's younger years, he was an avid golfer, bowler, trap shooter and hunter. He continued golfing on Sunday mornings until his COPD took that away. Dad loved spending time with family, he would often say "I just love sitting on the sideline listening to you kids talk." Ron is a 37 year veteran of the Federal Ammunition plant in Anoka, Minnesota where he ran one of the 3 manufacturing plants. His impact on the company is still felt. Ron is also a Veteran of the US Army, where he served until 1959 in the Philippines and Hawaii. After the military, Ron moved to Anoka, Minnesota where he met the love of his life, Dolores Sutherland, and began his career at Federal Cartridge. Ron is Preceded in death by his wife, Dolores; parents, John Collier and Neita levisa Siple; sister, Shirley (Doug) Brady; twin brother, Donnie and brother, Dick. He's survived by brothers, Forrest (Jettie) and John; his son, Rob (Kim); daughter, Vicki (Brad) Duax; son, Scott (Tina) and son, Kyle (Jill). Ron has 6 grandchildren, Danielle (Brad), Victor (Lacey), Rachel (Chris), Eric, Aly (Aaron) and Katie; 9 great-grandchildren, Lexus, Xalia, Chelsea, Avaya, Aiden, Caeleb, Catalina, Ava and Scarlet. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday (1/24/2020) at 11 AM with a visitation one hour prior at Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Home, 2005 Branch Ave, Anoka. Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Home Anoka 763-421-0220 thurston-lindberg.com
DeGaetano, Robert F. age 67, of Blaine passed away surrounded by family January 16th, 2020. Bob will be fondly remembered for his devotion to family, sense of humor, love for fishing, and passion for coaching. Preceded in death by father, Robert. Survived by loving wife of 45 years Jean; children, Cara (Chad) Sacre, Amy (Ryan) Pleski and Tony (Janice) DeGaetano; mother, Doris; siblings, Susan Mosack, Marcia DeGaetano and Karen (John) Manydeeds; grandchildren, Makenna, Kaelyn, Mitchell, Hudson, Vienna and Nora; along with many other loving family and friends. Celebration of life to be held Friday, January 24th, 2020 at 3pm with visitation one hour prior. All services at: Washburn-McReavy.com Coon Rapids Chapel 763-767-1000 1827 Coon Rapids Blvd.
Devitt, Marcelle "Terry" (Hoffman) on January 15, age 79, of St. Paul. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, February 1 at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Assumption, 51 W. 7th St., St. Paul with a visitation one hour before the service. Complete obituary to follow on Sunday.
Eischens, Norlene Mary (Sworski) Passed away on January 16, 2020. Preceded in death by husband, Gary; & brother, Dave Sworski. Survived by son, Chris (Diana) Eischens; grandchildren, Kelsey Gardner, Chris Jr and Bryn Eischens; great-grandchildren, Jamie and Mason Gardner; brother, Steve (Barb) Sworski; and many nieces, nephews and other family members. She worked at Sears and then The Lutheran Brotherhood/Thrivent for many years. Funeral Service, 1PM, Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at BRADSHAW, 3131 Minnehaha Ave., MPLS with a Visitation beginning at 11AM. Interment Redwood Falls Cemetery at a later date. Bradshaw 612-724-3621
Erickson, Timothy Ronald age 39, of Blaine, MN passed away January 17th, 2020. Preceded in death by grandparents. Survived by parents Deborah and Ron; sister, Amy (Chris) Meinecke; grandmother, Beverly; nieces, Tiffany, Sam; nephew, Tyler and other loving family and friends. Funeral service to be held Saturday, January 25th, 2020 at 10:30 AM with visitation one hour prior all services at: Washburn-McReavy.com Coon Rapids Chapel 763-767-1000 1827 Coon Rapids Blvd.