Today’s Obituaries Sunday, September 23, 2018

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Mary L. Albarella

Albarella, Mary L. age 89 of Bloomington, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on September 18, 2018. Preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Lucia Lombardi; son-in-law, Kent Wichmann; daughter-in-law, Joni Langum; and brother, Vincent Lombardi. Survived by loving husband of 69 years, Joe; children, Kathy Albarella-Wichmann, Joe Albarella (Colleen Olson) and Sandie (Jim Longen) Albarella; grandson, Brian Langum (Kylie Bennethum); great-granddaughter, Lennon Langum; and brother, Dominic (Rosemarie) Lombardi; many other relatives and friends. Active member of St. Edward's Parish, particularly the Young at Heart Group for 22 years. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Alzheimer's Association act.alz.org go the the tab Get Involved, then choose Donate, then answer Yes to This is an Honor or Memorial gift. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, September 29, 11 AM at St. Edward's Catholic Church, 9401 Nesbitt Ave S, Bloomington. Visitation 1 hour prior to Mass at the church. Washburn-McReavy.com Werness Brothers 952-884-8145


George 'Bud' Anderson

Anderson, George "Bud" 97, of Edina, affectionately known as "Old Coot," passed away September 5, 2018, from complications of dementia. A WWII vet, he spent his career as an accountant. He was a talented pianist as well as an enthusiastic golfer and sportsman. He was also known for his outgoing personality and an endless supply of snappy one-liners. He is preceded in death by his parents, Hilma and George Anderson; sisters, June and Lorraine; and his wife of 50 years, Shirley Ford Anderson. He is survived by children, Shelley (Pat) Arnold of St. Cloud, Laurie of Lexington KY, and Jim of Edina; grandchildren, Erin (Kent) Herbst of St. Michael, MN, Jim Arnold (girlfriend Diana) of Papillion, NE, and great grandchildren Ella, Adam, Gwen and Paige Herbst. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. on Sat., Oct 6, with service at 2 p.m. at the funeral chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Alzheimer's Assn., MN-ND Chapter, 7900 W. 78th St., Ste. 100, Mpls., MN 55439, or donor's choice. Washburn-McReavy.com Edina Chapel 952-920-3996 West 50th St. & Hwy 100


Maxine D. Anderson

Anderson, Maxine D. age 81 of New Hope MN died 9/21/18. Survived by husband Vernon, daughter Sue Anderson, son Brent Anderson, and granddaughter Jessica (Brad) Pauls. Private family service & interment.


Muriel E. Anderson

Anderson, Muriel E. beloved mom, grandma, great grandma. Survived by son, Kenneth N. Anderson Jr., daughters; Rochelle Emmel, Stephanie Anderson, Pamela Ramsey, Renee Anderson, 9 grand & 14 great-children, and other relatives and friends. Visitation Friday, 9-28, 5-8pm at Washburn-McReavy Nokomis Park Chapel Service on Sat., 9-29 at 1pm Creation Baptist Church, 1414 E. 48th St., Mpls, MN. Washburn-McReavy.com Nokomis Park 612-781-1651 1838 E. Minnehaha Parkway


Suzanne Marie (Good) Arndt

Arndt, Suzanne Marie (Good) Age 84, of Edina, MN. Passed away at home from dementia complications Sept. 14, 2018. Born April 26, 1934 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Survived by husband, Frederick Arndt; children, Sheril, Steve (Lillian), Jennifer Osada, Anne (Gary) Lee; grandchildren, Harry & David Arndt; Yuta, Ryu & Sheena Osada; McKenzie, Aubrey, Stephanie & Christy Lee; twin brother, Larry Good. Preceded in death by infant son, Michael; parents, Harry & Anne Good; brothers, Robert & Joseph Good; son-in-law, Kazuhiko Osada. Married Fred November 24, 1956 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Sue attended elementary and high school in Lincoln, Nebraska; graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1956 with honors. Thank you Park Nicollet hospice caregivers and Catrina Tanner & Sherry Williams. Memorial service on Sat., Sept. 29, 11AM Normandale Lutheran Church, Edina, MN; visitation at 10AM. Luncheon following service. Private interment at Lakewood Cemetery. Memorials to the Organ Restoration Fund or to Center for Healing and Wholeness at Normandale Lutheran Church. Washburn-McReavy.com Edina Chapel 952-920-3996


Fern Badzin

Badzin, Fern Age 95 of St. Louis Park passed away September 21, 2018 with her children at her bedside. Preceded in death by husband, Bernard Badzin. Survived by sons, Elliott (Marlys) Badzin, Jim Badzin, Sheldon (Abby) Badzin; grandchildren, Bryan (Nina) Badzin, Tobi (Scott) Perlen, Jaci Badzin, Lawrence (Maytal) Badzin, Tracee (Josh) Lee, Brooke (Nathan) Fineman, Michael (Lauren) Morgan, Charlie (Alexa Adler) Morgan; great-grand children, Sam, Rebecca, Elissa, Nathan, Jacob, Gabriella, Zachary, Eliya, Ori, Emma, Max, Ben, Emme; and many loving friends. Fern was a lifelong philanthropist who was dedicated to making the community a better place. She was a lifelong member of Beth El Synagogue, and in addition was a major supporter and member of many other Jewish and civic organizations. She also loved the arts and culture and gave generously to many organizations. She was a multifaceted individual with a big personality who enjoyed a good time. Fern's family would like to thank her caregivers, Precious, Linda and Helen for all of their loving care over the years. Funeral service SUNDAY (TODAY) 1:00pm, BETH EL SYNAGOGUE, 5225 Barry St. W., St. Louis Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the donor's favorite charity. Gathering of friends and family: Wed. 7:00pm, Beth El Synagogue. Hodroff-Epstein 612-871-1234 Hodroffepstein.com


Deborah Gjerde Barile

Barile, Deborah Gjerde Died in her Minneapolis home on September 15, 2018 having lived a life full of love, family and travel. A wonderful mother and early childhood development educator, Debbie was a lover of life. During her many years raising her family and teaching in San Francisco, she connected with most of the children she taught, often forging relationships with families that lasted years beyond the classroom. She had the ability to make everyone feel like family. Debbie was passionate about travel, dedicating most of her trips to exploring Italy. She is preceded in death by her mother, Eloise Gjerde and her brother, Bruce Gjerde. She is also preceded by her beloved pugs, Lulu & Tubby. Debbie is survived by daughters, Kierstin (Eric) Kropp and Tatum Barile (Bryan Bullock); son, Peter Barile (Jon Wolles); grandchildren, Spencer Kropp and Gavin Kropp. She is also survived by her father, Peter Gjerde; brother, Tim (Nancy) Gjerde; two sisters, Liz Norton and Melissa Gjerde. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be made to the Allina Health Hospice Foundation, donate.allina.com/foundation-web-sites/hosp/…- health-hospice-foundation or by calling 612-775-2550


Viola M. Beiersdorf

Beiersdorf, Viola M. age 96, of Minnetonka passed away on September 20, 2018. Preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Beiersdorf; parents, Burton and Emma Strom; brothers: John, Ron, Floyd, and Wilbur; sister, Mildred. Survived by son Bob (Barbara) Beiersdorf; grandchildren: Katie (Robert) and Jenny; great grandchildren: Anthony, Hunter, and Alex. Funeral Service will be on Tuesday, Sept. 25th at 10:30 AM at Shepherd of The Hills Lutheran Church (500 S. Blake Rd, Edina), with visitation continuing one hour before the service. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery in Lake Wilson, MN. Visitation will be Monday, Sept 24 from 5-7pm at Strobeck Johnson Hopkins Chapel. Washburn-McReavy.com Strobeck Johnson 952-938-9020 1400 Mainstreet, Hopkins


Bertha 'Bert' (Baker) Bell

Bell, Bertha "Bert" (Baker) of Bloomington, passed away on September 18, 2018 at Brookdale Assisted Living in Eagan, MN at the age of 94. Bert was born in Greenport, NY on August 26, 1924. She graduated from Southold High School and moved to Minnesota to attend flight attendant school. She met and married Kenneth Bell in 1950 and they enjoyed traveling together. Bert's hobbies included reading, music, theatre, traveling and she was very proud of being from Long Island. She was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Irene (Sawyer) Baker; husband, Ken; her daughter, Barbara; and her son, Steven. Bert is survived by her son, John; grandsons, Garrett, Spencer, and Mitchell (Shar); granddaughter, Jaime (Neitge); great-grand-daughter, Stella Belle; and daughter-in-law, Mary. She will be forever remembered as loving, caring, classy and will be missed. In keeping with Bert's wishes, there will be no funeral service. Washburn-McReavy.com Werness Brothers 952-884-8145


Howard E. Blix

Blix, Howard E. age 88 of Apple Valley passed away peacefully on September 21, 2018. Full obit to follow, White Funeral Home Apple Valley, 952-432-2001 whitefuneralhomes.com