Barrett, Lionel Clark, Age 81, of Bloomington MN, passed peacefully away into the loving arms of his Lord on June 14, 2014. Proceeded in death by his wife Patricia, grandson Robert Thielen, and parents Mike and Lorena Barrett. Survived by his sister Suzanne and loving children; Kathryn (Daniel) Kubec, Lois Barrett, Judy (Michael) Thielen, Brenda (David) Hochstatter, Pamela (Rocky) Meide, Michael Barrett, Nancy Thompson: 17 grandchildren; Joseph, Cajer, Timothy, and Nicholas Kubec, Molly, Anthony, Paul, Sean, and Cyrus Harfield, William Thielen, Nicole (Eliceo) Sanchez, David, and Joshua Hochstatter, Jake Meide, Dana (Jose) Medina, Brigit, and Connor Slawson; 3 great-grandchildren Hailie Kubec , Nayeli and Giovani Sanchez. Lionel was born in Milwaukee Wisconsin where he met the love of his life and was married for 56 years. They moved to Minnesota where they continued to raise their family together. Father enjoyed gardening, fishing, building bird houses, growing prized African violets, and traveling in his RV. Dad retired early from Unisys and enjoyed his final employment driving special needs students with his wife. He was an excellent card player and will truly miss the friends he made at Creekside senior center. Lionel spent his last year of his life living at Martin Luther Meadows Assisted living campus. Celebration of life will be on July, 2, 12:00 PM, at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave S, Bloomington, MN. Visitation 1 hour before service. Private family interment to follow.