Herbert G. Shoemaker
Shoemaker, Herbert G. age 85 of Brooklyn Park, MN. Passed away September 18, 2014 at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale. Preceded in death by parents, two brothers, infant son & grandson. Herb was born in Duluth on September 30, 1928 and grew up in Minneapolis. He graduated from Patrick Henry High, married his 1st wife in 1951 and had 6 children. Herb served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict and 26 years on the Minneapolis Police Department, retiring in 1981 as Detective Lieutenant. He was a long time member of American Legion, VFW and Minneapolis Lodge No. 19 A.F. & A.M. Herb married the love of his life, Marie on 11-23-68 in Watertown, S.D. They purchased a travel trailer in 1985 and spent many summers in the city owned campground in Sauk Centre. Survived by his wife of 45 years, Marie; sister, Bev Green; daughters, Carole (Scott) Pearson, Terry (Rick) Moeller, Barbara Elfenbein, and Dene (Tim) Holmquist; son Steven (Susan) Shoemaker; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and many other family & friends. A memorial service is planned Tuesday, September 30th- 7-9 pm at the Cremation Society of MN, 7835 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Park, MN. 763-560-3100.
Published on September 28, 2014
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