Anderson, Connie M. Age 61, of Bloomington, MN passed away peacefully in the company of family and friends on April 12, 2014. She is survived her husband of 40 years, Paul; daughter Kerry (Brent) Heid; son Matt (Alyssa); grand- children Paige & Taylor Heid, Christopher, Cody & Chloee Anderson; father, Charles Corbett Jr; brother Tim (Rosie) Corbett, sisters Cindy (Val) Levey and Carolyn Corbett. Preceded in death by her mother, Elaine Corbett. Memorial Mass 11 AM Tuesday, April 22nd at Pax Christi Catholic Church, 12100 Pioneer Trail, Eden Prairie, MN. Visitation 1 hour prior to Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Presbyterian Homes/ Founders Ridge. Cremation Society of MN 952-924-4100
Byrne, Paul H. age 74, longtime resident of Brooklyn Center, entered the glory of Heaven April 14th. Preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Karen; grandson, Brendan Sheehan; parents, Patrick and Mary; brothers, Patrick John and James. Survived by daughters, Karla (Greg) Sheehan and Julie (Matt) Thompson; grandchildren, William, Sydney, Joshua and Alaina; sisters, Mary (Ray) Connolly and Fran Tiegs; brothers, Bill and Ray (Ron) Byrne; along with many other family and friends. Paul will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred. Visitation Friday 3-7 PM at the Washburn-McReavy Glen Haven Chapel, 5125 W. Broadway, Crystal. Funeral service Saturday 11 AM with visitation one hour prior at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 9200 Elm Creek Blvd., Maple Grove. Interment Glen Haven Cemetery. www.Washburn-McReavy.com Glen Haven Chapel 763-533-8643
Harpestad, Everett Age 93, formerly of Apple Valley, MN passed away April 10 2014. Survived by wife Ardelle of 66 years; son, Steven (Gloria Cameron); grandson, Jesse; nieces, nephews. Preceded in death by 2 sisters, 4 brothers, grandson, Nathanial and son, Barry. Proudly served during WWII in the U.S. Marine Corps in BSI, Guadalcanal and China. After serving he worked as an electrician in the IBEW Local 292 for 35 years. Services 11 am Tues., April 22, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 531 Madison Ave., Watertown, MN. Visitation is 1 hour before. Memorials to MN Heart Association in lieu of flowers.
Heintz, Glen Frederick Age 76, of Farmington, Minnesota. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on April 13, 2014, following a stroke on March 17th. Glen was born August 10, 1937. He was preceded in death by parents Alfred and Lizzie Heintz; stepmother Marie Heintz; sister Lorraine Anderson; and brother Marv Heintz. Survived by Helene, his loving wife of 56 years; children, Kathy (Larry) Ahrens, Steve (Judy) Heintz, Cindy (John) Deters; grandchildren, Nicholas Ahrens, Andrea (Chris) Rowe, Dan, Chad, and Ross Heintz, Eric (Carolyn) Deters; siblings, Richard (Florence) Elstad, twin sister, Glenda (Don) Holz, Diane (Randy) Borchardt, Dale (Lynn) Heintz, Mark (Lorena) Heintz; mother-in-law, Christine Englert; sister-in-law, Judy (Marv) Heintz; brother-in-law, Joel (Lucy) Englert; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Memorial service to be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 600 Walnut St., Farmington, on Monday, April 21st. Visitation 10 AM, service 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Trinity Lutheran Church Memorial Fund. Cremation Society of MN, (952) 924-4100.
Hodgdon, Donald F. age 75 of Eden Prairie, passed away surrounded by his family on April 14, 2014 after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Survived by wife, Patricia; sons, Michael and David (Kristen); beloved granddaughters, Ashley and Katie; Don was a member of Discovery United Methodist Church and the Masonic Phoenix Daylight Lodge #350. He was retired from the US Postal Service. Don was an avid gardener and golfer. He loved traveling and spending time with his family, especially his granddaughters. Memorial service Thursday, April 24 at 11 AM with visitation 1 hour prior to the service and a Masonic Ritual to follow all at Discovery United Methodist Church, 275 Lake Drive East, Chanhassen. Reception to follow at church. Interment at Dawn Valley Memorial Park. www.Washburn-McReavy.com Dawn Valley Chapel 952-941-7686
Holtan, Gladys Lynn Born April 16, 1916 in Mpls, MN to Charles & Ella (Besserud) Lynn, passed away peacefully from a weak heart, April 12, 2014 at age 97, 4 days prior to her 98th birthday, just 2 days after being transferred to N.C. Little Memorial Hospice from Augustana Apartments Care Suites where she resided since Jan. 2013. Prior residence since 2004 was Gramercy Lake Shore Drive in Richfield. Preceded in death by husband of 64 years, C. Hanley Holtan. Survived by 3 sons, Lynn "Skip", Doug (Gail), and Mark (friend Debbie); 2 grandchildren, Tracy Holtan, and Katie (Chris) Philippi; 6 great-grandchildren, Dominik (NYC) and Savanna Ellena (Duluth), Isabella McCormick, Tori, Maggie and Riley Philippi, all of the Twin Cities. Gladys request for a private family celebration of her wonderful fulfilling long life will be honored on her 98th birthday. No memorials requested. Thanks Mom.
Huntsperger, Daniel W. Age 86 of Blaine, originally of Williams, MN (Lake of the Woods County) passed away peacefully on Monday, April 14, 2014. He is preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Audrey. He will be deeply missed by his family, sons, Steve (Carol) of Moundsview, Rob (Shirley) of Hibbing, Tom (Jerry LaFave) of Hinckley; and daughter, Jeanne (Steve) Cartwright of Eagan; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Funeral Service 1 PM, SATURDAY, 4/19 with visitation 1 hr. prior, at Gearhart Funeral Home, 11275 Foley Blvd. NW, Coon Rapids. Private interment at Morningside Memorial Gardens. GEARHART 763-755-6300 www.GearhartFuneralHome.com
Ingstad, Helene Amelia (Isaacson) age 98, entered the Kingdom of Heaven on April 10, 2014 at Golden Living Center in Hopkins, MN, surrounded by her family. She was born December 10, 1915 in Gowan, MN. She married Albert Ingstad on October 2, 1939. In October 1949, Helene was appointed as Postmaster in Marcell, MN by President Harry S. Truman. She retired in 1981. She is survived by a son, Jerome (Julie) Ingstad Marcell, MN and daughter, Karen Mjolsness (Robert) Eden Prairie, MN; five granddaughters, Laree Anderson; Allison Mjolsness (Juan Medina); Sarah Britney; Jessica Schwartz (William) & Jennifer Weisz (Jamie), seven great- grandchildren and two great- great grandsons, brother, James Isaacson; many nieces and nephews and other family members. Preceded in death by her husband Albert; parents William & Amelia Isaacson; siblings Edwin Isaacson; Lillian Ingstad; Harry Isaacson; Jalmer Isaacson; Martha Maki; Erwin Isaacson; Viola Valo; Clarence Isaacson and grandson- in-law, Jeffrey Anderson. A celebration of her life will be held on Tuesday, April 22nd at the Jessie Lake Lutheran Church, 11 a.m. Visitation one hour prior for family members. Public visitation Monday, April 21st, 5 - 8 PM, at Carroll Funeral Home, 14 First Avenue NE, Deer River, MN. Private interment. Memorials to the American Cancer Society. The family extends special thanks to the staff at Golden Living Hopkins and the Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital Hospice team for their loving and tender care.
Isaacson, Daniel A. age 67, of Burnsville, passed away on April 12, 2014 surrounded by his loyal partner, Orville Gehrke and his loving family and many friends, at the Methodist Hospital in Rochester. Daniel graduated from Dassel High School in 1965, and Gustavus Adolphus College in 1969, after graduation he taught 4th grade at Southview Elementary in Apple Valley for 29 years. After his retirement from teaching he went to work for Nordstrom's. Daniel had a passion for learning, gardening, volunteering, playing cards and most of all helping people. He was very active in his church community, and enjoyed traveling throughout the world. He also enjoyed spending time and supporting his family and friends. Daniel is preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Mabel Isaacson. He is survived by his partner of 18 years, Orville Gehrke; and Orville's 3 adult children and their spouses; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and many other loving relatives and many friends. Funeral service will be held on 11 AM Monday, April 21, 2014 at Christus Victor Church, 7510 Palomino Dr., Apple Valley, with visitation from 5-8 PM Sunday (4/20) at the White Funeral Home, 12804 Nicollet Ave S., Burnsville (952 894 5080) and 1 hr. prior to service at Church. Inter- ment, Dassel, MN. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred. Condolences www.whitefuneralhomes.com