Stroshane, Earl Wayne "Barney" 4/11/45-9/29/15, age 70 of Richfield died after a brief battle with lung cancer. Preceded in death by parents Earl (Bud) and Betty and brother Michael Allen Stroshane. Survived by wife of 43 years, Patricia Mae Atkinson; daughter AnnMarie (John) O'Neill; son Brian Andrew Stroshane; Golden grandson and light of his life, Andrew John O'Neill; sisters Rita Ogren, Janice (Paul) Elvin and Linda (Don) Juran; nieces and nephews. Earl was a 1963 graduate of Central High School in Mpls. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a devoted and loyal employee of the City of Mpls for 46 1/2 years. He served on the Mpls. Police Department for 30 1/2 years, retiring as a Sgt. He worked another 16 years, until his death, as a civilian employee in the Public Works Department. Per Earl's wishes, private interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Mpls. Memorials preferred to the Mpls Police Honor Guard.

Published on October 4, 2015

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