ALONZO BARON SERAN JR., 87
Alonzo “Al” or “Lon” Seran 87, formerly of St. Paul (North Oaks) Minnesota, a resident of Bayfield, Wisconsin and Punta Gorda Isles, Florida. Alonzo passed away Saturday, February 14, 2015 at Meridian Manor - Assisted Living Facility, located in Wayzata, Minnesota.
Alonzo was born January 20, 1928, in Des Moines, Iowa to Alonzo and Mary Louise (Marcotte) Seran. Alonzo was raised in South Minneapolis and graduated from St. Thomas Academy in 1946, the University of Minnesota in 1949, William Mitchell Law School in 1959. He practiced law in Minneapolis Minnesota and Wisconsin. Alonzo adored his beloved poodles. He was an avid golfer, boater and recreational pilot. His passions included writing his “annual odes”, traveling to Australia, woodworking and rebuilding his Garwood boat. He also designed and built three homes: Sherwood Forest (Minneapolis), North Oaks (St. Paul) and Bayfield Wisconsin. Alonzo was a member of University of Minnesota Alumni, Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, American Legion (post #0583), The Elks Club (#2606), North American Hunting Club, US Coast Guard Auxiliary, and numerous golfing and boating clubs during his lifetime.
Alonzo is survived by his wife of 47 years, Evelyn (Lasee) Seran, his two daughters, Mary Renee (Brad-deceasded) Griffin (Stillwater MN) and Kathryn Seran-Jones (Westfield NJ) two sons, Alonzo B. Seran (Orono MN) and Grant Ford Seran (Seattle WA), seven grandchildren, and one great-grandchild, and his precious poodle, Chloe. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alonzo and Mary Louise Seran, and his first wife Carol (Wennersten) Seran in 1968.
Mass of Christian Burial Friday Feb. 20 11AM at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 5801 Lyndale Ave. So. Visitation 1 hour prior to Mass Only. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, 4405 Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis MN the afternoon of February 20, 2015
A special thank you to Meridian Manor Assisted Living and Charlotte Harbor Healthcare for their loving care and support during Alonzo’s final days.
Memorials may be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Minneapolis, Sister Kenny Foundation (c/o Abbott-Northwestern Hospital), Minnesota Humane Society, or favorite charity.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 612 861 6088