Becker, Dorothy A. age 79, of Bloomington, MN, passed away Feb. 2, 2011. Preceded in death by son, Bruce. Survived by husband of 58 years, Warren; daughters, Carol (Rich) Femling, Joan Becker, Laura (Jolly) Holloway; grandchildren, Melissa, Brian, Jenna, Christopher, Meisha, Mary Ellen, Desiree, Sarah, Mariah); two step-grandchildren, five great grandchildren; sisters, Eileen and Gladys; two brothers, and many other relatives and friends. Dorothy’s spirit of resourcefulness will live on in the hearts of those who knew her. more »
Katherine “Kay” Barbara Picha of S. Mpls. has gone to join her beloved husband, Donald C. Picha on February 6, 2011. Also preceded in death by a sister and a brother. Survived by daughter, Patti (T. Michael) Carmody and their children, Scott, Kristie and Jordan; son, James Donald (Joan) Picha and their children Annette and Jaclyn; daughter, Cheryl (David) Braddock and their children, Topher, MyLeah and Chedae; daughter, Julie Kay (Kevin) Engstrom and their children, Eric and Ashley; great-grandchildren, Kayla, Tyler, Brayden, Dayton, Draven and Grey-Donald; sisters, Helen and Sally; brother, John. more »
Ann Marie Lochner, of Edina, passed away on February 7, 2011 at the age of 62. Preceded in death by her parents, Survived by her husband, Dr. Richard Lochner; son, Peter Lochner; daughter, Abby (Jason) Bettini; daughter, Sam Lochner; sister, Sue Quinlan. Ann dedicated her life to Child Advocacy with a big heart. Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 AM Saturday at Christ the King Catholic Church, 5029 Zenith Ave S with visitation one and half hour prior to Mass at Church only. Interment Lakewood Cemetery.
Age 77 of Bloomington, MN. Born May 5, 1933 in Minneapolis, MN to Edward LeRoy and Marjorie (Dolbec) Cahill. Passed away February 8, 2011. Survived by brother Rick and his wife Elda; much loved uncle to Kim (Kevin) Cahill Friessen and Brian Cahill. Jim graduated from Washburn High School and the University of Minnesota. During the Korean Conflict he served as a Marine MP along the 38th Parallel. Following 1955 honorable discharge, he returned to Minneapolis. more »
Age 87 of Bloomington passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning. Gene shared his love of music with those around him. His greatest joys were his cocker spaniels, with a special fondness for his pal Charlie. Gene is preceded in death by his parents, Elsie and Herbert Hoversen; brother, Bill Hoversen and his beloved wife, Ann. He is survived by his son, Ray, daughter-in-law Patti; brother, Herbert and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Service Friday 9:30 AM at Gill Brothers Funeral Chapel, 9947 Lyndale Ave. more »
Edward Henry Etken, age 94 of Bloomington died February 13, 2011 at Presbyterian Homes of Bloomington. A special thank you to their staff and nurses for their loving care. Edward served in the Air Force during WWII and retired from the Soo Line Railroad after 50 years of service. Preceded in death by brother, Robert Etken. Survived by wife of 47 years, Lois Etken; 2 nephews; 1 niece; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law and many other nieces and nephews. Memorial Service 11AM Wednesday, February 16th at Richfield United Methodist Church, 5835 Lyndale Ave. S. more »
Ronald Douglas, Jr. age 45 formerly of South Minneapolis. Survived by mother, Lynda (Jack) Goulette; father, Ron (Bobbi) Belter; sisters, Denise Raasch and Tiffany Quant; brothers, Thomas (Renee) Belter and Michael Belter; grandmother, Hilde Belter; 2 nieces and 4 nephews. Funeral service Saturday February 19, 2011 4: 00 PM at Gill Brothers Funeral Chapel, 7300 42nd Avenue North, New Hope. Private interment. Visitation one hour prior to service only.
Dickey, Michael G. age 70, of Bloomington. Retired VP of International Marketing at Cray Research. Survived by wife, Mary McCormick; daughter, Danielle (Matthew) White and grandson, Isaiah. Funeral Service Friday February 18, 2011 10 AM at Lakewood Cemetery Chapel, 3600 Hennepin Avenue. Interment Lakewood Cemetery. Visitation Thursday 4-8 PM at Gill Brothers Funeral Chapel, 9947 Lyndale Ave. So. and ½ hour prior to service. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to donor’s choice or the National Parkinson’s Foundation.