Today’s Obituaries Friday, December 2, 2022

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Marguerite M. Beaupre

Beaupre, Marguerite M. Age 61 of Columbia Heights, passed away Nov. 19, 2022. Survived by son, Anthony (Carlene), 2 granddaughters, Mykayla and Kristina; 7 siblings, and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Service Saturday, Dec 3 at 5pm at Gichitwaa Kateri Church, 3045 Park Ave, Minneapolis, MN, visitation from 1-5pm. Davies Chapel 612-377-2203

Karen Sue 'Kari' (Hagge) Diercks

Diercks, Karen "Kari" Sue (nee Hagge) passed away on November 27th at the age of 74. Preceded in death by parents, Emeline (nee Peter) and George Hagge, step- father, Gerald Peter; sisters-in-law, Kathleen Simon (nee Diercks) and Mary Alice Hagge; mother-in-law Beverly Diercks; father-in-law Earle Diercks. Survived by husband of 51 years, Richard "Dick" Diercks; children, Timothy Diercks (Trisha), Laura Herbst (Ryan); grandchildren, Sam (9), Eloise (9), Ethan (5), and Bennett (5); sister, Roxanne Hagge; brother, George Hagge; brothers-inlaw, Tom Diercks (Sandy), Tom Simon; nephews, Chris, Jeff, Patrick and Ryan Hagge, Mark, Mike and Jon Simon; nieces, Lisa Rannow and Erin-kay Edgerton. Karen grew up in Elmore, MN, graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in 1970, married Richard in 1971, was co-resident director of the Edina ABC Program, worked for the Minneapolis Housing and Redevelopment Authority (MHRA) and Edina Public Schools. Raised family in Edina and then moved to Rosemount in 2002. Received kidney and pancreas transplants in 2001. Friendly to everybody, she enjoyed playing the clarinet in the Elmore HS band, bridge, reading, the family dogs Corky and Magic, supporting Tim and Laura's athletic activities, attending grandchildren's activities, annual cabin and north shore vacations, time with Crosscroft friends, avid fan of Minnesota professional and college sports teams. Celebration of Life on Sunday December 11th from 1-4pm with a time of Memory Sharing at 2:30pm at Valleywood Golf Club, 4851 McAndrews Rd, Apple Valley, MN 55124. Memorials preferred to the American Heart Association. Edina Chapel 952-920-3996

Phillip O. Gnerer

Gnerer, Phillip O. age 81 of Bloomington was the son of Nicholas and Alice Gnerer. Also preceded in death by son and daughter-in-law, Curtis and Diane Gnerer; sister-inlaw, Esther Gnerer. Survived by loving wife of 59 years, Carole; daughters, Renee (Ringo) Leipold, Deanna (John) Davis, Corinne (Dan) Berndt; 10 grandchildren; 7 great- grandchildren and brother, Donald. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday 11:00 a.m. December 3, 2022, at the Church of St. Edward, 9401 Nesbitt Ave. So. Interment Dawn Valley Memorial Park. Visitation Saturday, one hour prior to Mass at church only. Memorials preferred to the DAV. BLOOMINGTON, MN 952 888 7771

Mary Jo (Mulcahy) Hendricks

Hendricks, Mary Jo nee Mulcahy of Grand Rapids, died November 26, 2022, in Plymouth, MN. Born April 20, 1938 to Jane and Howard Mulcahy in Grand Forks, ND, Mary Jo was raised in Minneapolis and graduated from Academy of Holy Angels. She stayed in touch with her dear high school friends her entire life. She married Mike Hendricks on September 12, 1959. Together, they raised four children. In 1968, they moved from Minneapolis to Grand Rapids, MN, where they remained until November of this year. Mary Jo was passionate about celebrations and worked in the hospitality business at the Holiday Inn once her children were in school. Food and feeding people was a constant in Mary Jo's life. She worked in foodservice at Camp Mishawaka and in 1988, Mary Jo opened The First Grade Restaurant in Central School. She found her joy in meeting the many visitors and spending time with regulars for 13 years, filling the space with her contagious laugh. More recently, she was involved with many facets of St. Joseph's parish and volunteered her time with Community Café. Mary Jo is preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Elizabeth. She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Mike, her children, Anne Marie Gavel (Jim), Jacquie Hendricks (Jan Hix), Stephen Hendricks, Kate Reschenberg (Tom); grandchildren, Sean Gavel (Abbey Turgeon), Emily Gavel (Mark Wade), Jack Reschenberg (Megan Shannahan), Lizzie Reschenberg (Andrew Beukelman), and William Reschenberg (Nora Ellingson); siblings, James Mulcahy, John Mulcahy (Cathy), Susie Mulcahy, and Kitty Pollock (Mike); many cousins, nieces and nephews, and an amazing circle of friends. The family would like to thank St. Croix Hospice nurses Jess and Tricia and the wonderful staff at Broadwell in Plymouth, especially Alice. A memorial service will take place in Grand Rapids, MN in June of 2023. In the meantime, to remember Mary Jo, throw a party! In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Community Café P.O. Box 5192 Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Daniel J. 'Dan' Kelley

Kelley, Daniel J. "Dan" age 44, of Northfield MN, passed away Saturday, November 26, 2022 after a sudden and unexpected cardiac event. Dan was born November 13, 1978, in St. Paul, MN, to Vernon and Christine (Waska) Kelley. Dan is survived by his parents, Vernon and Linda Kelley; his siblings, Valerie (Doug) Kelley Amsden and Ross (Amanda) Kelley; grandmother, Dorothy Waska; uncle, David Waska; aunt, Judy Kanfield; former wife, Donnell Bowen and their three beloved dogs, Chief, Duke & Boe; and loving nephews, nieces and cousins. Dan is preceded in death by his mother, Christine; cousin, Brian Kanfield; his grandparents, Ray & Freda Kelley and Joseph Waska; and dogs, Maverick and Hollywood. Dan grew up in Lakeville, trucking and farming alongside his dad. Starting at age 5, he loved being on the South Dakota Farm, and recently loved the Northfield property and how he could literally spend every single day doing what he loved most. He spent almost the entirety of his career in his family's petroleum distribution company, Kelley Fuels, preferring - of all his many jobs - to be under a truck or behind the wheel. He spent the last few months renewing his passion for the industry with Staples Oil Company. Dan grew up in the Southview Seventh-day Adventist Church. He was also very involved in the Minnesota Petroleum Marketers Association, holding many positions over the years. Dan also enjoyed boating, fishing, fast cars, Minnesota sports - especially the Wild - and attending all his nieces' and nephews' activities and events. He was steadfast, loyal and loved by all that had the privilege of knowing him. A celebration of Dan's life will be at 4:30PM on Sunday, December 4, at Crossroads Church, 17671 Glacier Way in Lakeville, MN. Visitation will start at 3:00PM, and an informal gathering will follow the service. Services are being coordinated through Gill Bros. Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Avenue South in Bloomington. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to Secondhand Hounds Animal Rescue, BLOOMINGTON, MN 952.888.7771

Marvin D. Langston

Langston, Marvin D. age 67, of Osseo, MN, passed away peacefully at home on November 6, 2022, with his beloved family by his side. Marvin was born on February 21, 1955, in Minneapolis, MN. An enthusiastic sports fan, Marv's primary news outlet was ESPN's SportsCenter, with America's all-time classic, baseball, his favorite. A naturally gifted athlete, Marv played baseball growing up with his extended family in North Minneapolis, valuing team play over individual glory. He followed all major league teams and players and could recite their stats and histories, correctly predicting that the Houston Astros would win the World Series this year. A lifetime hat collector, Marv wasn't fully dressed without a baseball cap. Marvin served in the U.S. Army, later becoming a member of the Osseo-Maple Grove American Legion. Trained in culinary arts, Marv's love of eating was second only to his passion for serving his specialties at metro area restaurants, catered events and backyard BBQs. Always generous-hearted, Marv cherished his big extended family, proud Dad to four children, Papa to 13 grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, Darrell and Veronica Langston; sisters, Phyllis Blankenburg, Kathleen Stock and Valerie Langston. Survived by loving and devoted wife of 29 years, Margaret "Peggy"; children, Angie, Michelle (Bryan) Anderson, Jennifer Koch and Robert (Samantha); grandchildren, TexAnna, D'Angelo, Nitaila, Meelah, Emeril, Jax, Adam, Taylor, Zachary, MaryJane, Averie, Hayden and Abel; brothers, Gene (Jeanene) and Duane (Karen); nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, Pat, Paul, Andrea, Sharon, Mary Kay (Jim) and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Osseo-Maple Grove American Legion Sunday, December 4, 2022, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., with a Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m. Private interment December 5, 2022, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Cemetery, Brooklyn Park, MN.

Eleanor Mae Mlachnik

Mlachnik, Eleanor Mae Ellie age 82 of Rosemount passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Nov. 22, 2022. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her family. She looked forward to and cherished every moment together. Ellie will be remembered for her humor, wit, and unconditional love of family. Preceded in death by her daughter, Vickie and 3 siblings. Survived by 1 brother; 3 daughters; 6 grandchildren; 5 great-grand with 2 more on the way. Ellie's life will be celebrated in a private memorial service on December 12th at 10:27 Ministries in Apple Valley at 5pm.

Mickey Perwien

Perwien, Mickey of Pequot Lakes, Minnesota, passed away on November 28, 2022. He was born in Minneapolis and grew up in St. Paul, living in the area most of his life. Preceded in death by parents, Robert and Ruth Perwien. Survived by son, Micah Perwien; sister, Rena Perwien (Donnie Jeffcoat); brother, Dr. Jonathan Perwien (Lori Aptekar Perwien); nieces/nephew, Sarah, Rachel, and Joshua Perwien. Funeral service 11:00 AM on SUNDAY, December 4th at UNITED HEBREW BROTHERHOOD CEMETERY CHAPEL, 70 1/2 St. & Thomas Ave. S., Richfield. Service also available on zoom. For link, email In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be directed towards the American Diabetes Association ( or the Pequot Lakes American Legion; 4435 Main St.; Pequot Lakes, MN 56472. Hodroff-Epstein 612-871-1234

Shayron Kay Rundquist

Rundquist, Shayron Kay 77, of St. Michael, Minnesota, passed away unexpectedly, in the afternoon of November 26, 2022. Private family memorial Friday, December 2nd with a "Celebration of Life & Memorial Service" to be held September 2023 in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The family will provide more details at a later date. Peterson Chapel-St. Michael, MN

Kellie Thielke

Thielke, Kellie age 59, of Brooklyn Park, MN, passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2022. Mundwiler Funeral Home

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