Opel Harry P., beloved Director, age 80, of St. Paul, died Jan. 2, 2002, nine days after the death of his dearly loved wife/accompanist of 59 years, Bonnevieve. Survived by sons, M. Ronald, Stuart & wife Mary, H. Craig & wife Nancy; 7 grandchildren, 1 great-grandson; sisters, Jesse (Charles) Tatter, Kennetha (Don) Edwards; brother, Albert (Carol) Opel. Minister of Music Emeritus at First Covenant Church, St. Paul, Choral Director at Minnehaha Academy and bass soloist. Service Sunday, Jan. 6, 4 pm at Salem Covenant Church, 2655 NW 5th St., New Brighton. Alumni Singers & choir friends invited to sing 2 choruses from Brahms' Requiem, Rehearsal 1:30 pm at Salem preceding the service. Memorials preferred to Bethany Covenant Home or Minnehaha Academy. Reviewal Saturday, Jan. 5, 2-6 pm at: Washburn-McReavy Columbia Hts Chapel 41st & Central Ave NE 763-789-4436

Published on January 3, 2002

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