Today’s Obituaries Saturday, February 16, 2019

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Maria Litwinczuk

Litwinczuk, Maria age 92, of Big Lake, passed away February 12th, 2019. She is preceded in death by her husband, Stasko; parents, Johan and Reinhilda; sister, Hilda; sons, Stefan and Paul. She is survived by her children, Peter, Maria (John) Morrow, Nina (David) Pounds, Anna (Bob) Exner, Michael (Stephanie), Linda (Rob) Slattery; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Anna Schallner; and many other reltaives and friends. Maria will be remembered as the ultimate caregiver, whether it came to her husband, children, grandchildren, garden, or animals. Funeral service to be held Monday, Feb. 18th at 11AM with visitation starting at 9:30 at: Hillside Chapel 612-781-1999 2610 19th Ave. N.E., Mpls.

Gerald A. McDonald

McDonald, Gerald A. Mr. Marvelous, Age 76, of Fridley passed away suddenly February 13th, 2019. Preceded in death by his beloved wife Judith; Parents and his two brothers, Ken and Dennis, and sister Sharon. Gerald spent most of his career in sales. He enjoyed fishing, playing cards and spending time with family. After retirement he spent his time being a Warrior for Christ. His mission was spreading the gospel to as many people as he could. He impacted thousands of people and his legacy will live on through many lives. Survived by daughter, Linda (Scott) Van Dale; sons, Tim (Lori) McDonald and Keith (Marissa) McDonald; grandchildren, Christina, Connor, Jeremy, Logan, Quin, Ben, Heidi, Penny, Amanda, Elijah and Evelyn; great-grandchildren, Zoey, and Ryker. Visitation Feb 22nd, 10am-11:30 Living Springs Church followed by service at 11:30am followed by a light lunch 763.780.4673. Any donations will be given to Jerry's favorite charity.

Linda Basil Mullin

Mullin, Linda Basil age 65 of Burnsville passed away peacefully at home on February 9, 2019 after an 8 year battle with breast cancer. Linda retired from ISD #196 as a Tech Coordinator. Preceded in death by parents, Lewis and Bonnie Basil; sister, Cheryl Bergman. Survived by loving husband of 43 years, Tim; children, Jennifer Bunkholt, Shawn (Sara) Mullin, Daniel Mullin; grandchildren, Zackary Bunkholt, Sammy Mullin, Will Mullin; sisters, Marian (Jim) Palmer, Diane Eddy; brother Joe (Kathy) Basil; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation Monday 4-7 p.m. February 18, 2019 at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave. So.. Private interment. In lieu of flowers, Memorials preferred to the American Cancer Society or Donor's Choice. BLOOMINGTON, MN 952-888-7771

Anne L. (Magnuson) Nalevanko

Nalevanko (Magnuson), Anne L. Age 61 of Buffalo, formerly Minnetonka, passed on to her Heavenly Father on February 13, 2019 due to meta- static breast cancer. Anne will be greatly missed by Husband, Gary; Daughter, Emily (Brent) Mohn; Son, Eli; Mother, Barbara Magnuson; Siblings, Michael, James, and Mary; Mother-in-Law, Eileen Nalevanko; Granddaughters, Kaylee Mohn and Macy Mohn; Special Aunts, Barb Paris and Sharon (Bill) Hill; Nieces and Nephews, and many extended relatives and friends. Preceded in death by Father, Robert Magnuson; Grandparents, Stanley and Eileen Magnuson, Wilford and Louise Peterson; Special friend and Sister-In-Law, Terre Pivec Magnuson; uncles, aunts, and extended relatives. Anne was born July 12, 1957 and spent most of her life in the Minnetonka area where she met the love of her life, Gary. Gary and Anne were united in holy matrimony on October 21, 1994. They resided and raised their family in Minnetonka until 2014 when they made a pre-retirement move to Buffalo. Anne will be foremost remembered for her strong Christian faith, strong devotion to family, and support of Gary as he pursued his dual careers in the biomedical auditing field and as a Minnetonka firefighter. Anne as a strong people person, primarily worked in the customer service field and as an assistant to the elderly. Visitation will be held Monday February 18, 2019 from 9:30-11:30 AM at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church (302 2nd Street North East) in Buffalo, MN. Funeral service (11:30 AM) will follow the Visitation at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church with Pastor Ryan Clark and Pastor David Taylor presiding. 12:30 PM luncheon at the church followed by interment at Groveland Cemetery (3300 Woodland Avenue, Minn-etonka) at 3:00 PM. Gary, Emily, and Eli extend a special thank you to the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute, Minneapolis Radiation Oncology, St. Croix Hospice, and all who provided prayers, support, and meals. Memorials preferred to ProLife Across America or Feed My Starving Children. Ephesians 2:8-9 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faithand this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God 9 not by works, so that no one can boast. Buffalo, MN 763-682-1363

Paul Sejr Petersen

Petersen, Paul Sejr, age 87, of Minnetonka, Minnesota passed away on February 12, 2019. Preceded in death by parents, Harald and Agneta Petersen; brother, Norman. Survived by wife of 64 years, Marilyn; children, Martha (Mark) Hageness, and Eric (Mary) Petersen; grandchildren, Erik (Emily), Jon, and Britta Hageness, and Blake and Amy Petersen; sister, Julia Steinmetz; brother, Niel (Marlys) Petersen; many other relatives and friends. Paul enjoyed a long career as a self-employed Mechanical Engineer after graduating from the University of MN with a Master's Degree. His work ranged from ski boots, to automotive test equipment, to building stabilization systems. Paul's accomplishments included well over 40 patents. Paul also enjoyed being a private pilot, flying the Cessna he owned with his brother and building an RV-6A aircraft with his son. Other interests included his grandchildren, travel (especially England), reading and the camaraderie of the local coffee shop. He also enjoyed his Danish heritage and its traditions. Memorial service Monday, February 18, 11am at Westwood Lutheran Church; 9001 Cedar Lake Road, St. Louis Park, with a visitation one hour prior. Memorials preferred to Westwood Lutheran Church in lieu of flowers.

Maybelle Huie Yee

Yee, Maybelle Memorial service for Maybelle Huie Yee who passed away November 16, 2018 in the Community Room of the Itoka Valley Condominium Complex, 1800 Riverwood Dr., Burnsville on March 2, 2019 2-4 PM. Refreshments will be served.