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Bloomington, MN 55420
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Minneapolis, MN 55419
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7300 42nd Avenue North
New Hope, MN 55428

September 2014

Michael J. Udulutch

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Michael J. Udulutch, age 52, of Minneapolis passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on September 2, 2014.  Born on July 14, 1962, in Wichita, Kansas, Mike graduated from LaCrosse Central High School and University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.  During college, Mike began working for Northern States Power and later MAPP which relocated him to Minneapolis where he met his wife Janet Sweeney.  Since 1999, Mike has owned and operated Novation Architectural Products, Inc. in Minneapolis, a business that Mike and Janet founded together.  Mike enjoyed spending time with his family, traveling to exotic destinations, collecting wine, listening to music and playing guitar.  Mike is survived by his wife Janet, his children Ian and Justin and his mother Carol Udulutch.  Visitation will be from 5-8 pm on Thursday, September 4 at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 5801 Lyndale Ave. S.  A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 pm on Friday, September 5 at the chapel at Lakewood Cemetery, and a celebration of life reception will follow the service.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions preferred to N.C. Little Hospice at https://www.littlehospice.org or the Cancer Research Institute at cancerresearch.org.
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA           612 861 6088

John W. Brombach "Jack"

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

John William Brombach, "Jack" age 84, Minneapolis and Nisswa, was born on August 23rd, 1930, and died September 3, 2014. Born in Minneapolis, Jack was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. William A. Brombach and Alice M. Brombach and son, Gregory Brombach. He is survived by his wife Anna Mary Gapp Brombach, daughters, Maureen (Bill) Rosener, Catherine (Dale) Carlson, Ellen (Gene) Earhart, son Paul Brombach, and daughter-in-law Rachelle Brombach, grandchildren, Andrew and Elizabeth Rosener, John, Abigail, Michael (Jayne), Patrick Earhart, Jessica and Bridget Brombach, great-grandson, Oliver Earhart; brother William (Ruth) Brombach, and sister Mary (Thomas) Cameron, and many nieces and nephews. Jack attended St. Thomas Military Academy, St. Thomas College, St. Andrews Seminary (Rochester, NY) and graduated from the University of Minnesota. He worked in ministries including serving as one of the founders of Servants of the Lord Christian community. He founded Wellington Security Systems in Minneapolis. Jack is remembered as a man of deep faith with a gift for evangelism, his intense love for family and a heart for social outreach. Mass of Christian burial Monday, September 8th 5PM at St. Olaf Catholic Church, 215 S. 8th St., Minneapolis, Visitation two hours prior to Mass at the church. Private interment.
WWW.GILLBROHTERS.com        Minneapolis, MN    612-861-6088

William "Mac" Stanley McCarty

Thursday, September 4, 2014

McCarty, William S.  "Mac"
August 28, 1931 - September 4, 2014
Age 83 of Rosemount, MN.  William was prececeded in death by his long loving wife, Corrine (Dickey) McCarty; parents, Ferrill and Pearl McCarty; brother George McCarty; sister-in-law Mary McCarty; step-son Bob Arndt.  His is survived by his son Michael (Lisa) McCarty, and their children Jennilee, Justine, and Grant; daughter Chris McCarty and her daughter Kelly; brother Dean McCarty; sister-in-law Ann McCarty; nephews Stephen, David, and Ken McCarty; step-daughters Kathy Arndt and Linda (Bob) Bell; step-son Mick (Ruth) Dickey and their children and grandchildren.  William was born in Riverside, CA.  He retired from the United States Air Force as a Lt. Colonel, then retired from North Central Republic Airlines.  He loved his family, animals, flying, and his soul mate and wife Corrine.  He now has real wings to fly.  Funeral service Thursday, September 18, 5:00 PM at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Avenue South with visitation one hour prior to service.  Interment Friday at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.  Memorials suggested to the Can Do Canines.
                            BLOOMINGTON, MN                   952 888 7771

Joseph Moravec

Friday, September 5, 2014

Age 62, of Plymouth passed away on Friday August 29th at his home, surrounded by family. Son of the late Stanley Moravec. Survived by Mother Irene (Sladek) , wife of 35 years, Gail; children, Kristi (Daniel) Licht, Kelly (John) Hoschette and Joseph (girlfriend Kelsey Voigt); grandson, Jaxon Licht; sister Karen (Richard) Kendall, brother Steven and nieces, nephews and other family and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, September 7th at 1 PM with Memorial Service at 2 PM with social hour to follow at Plymouth Creek Center, 14800 34th Ave N, Plymouth, MN.

Kenneth A. Kosbab

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Kosbab, Kenneth A., age 74 of St. Louis Park.  Born January 27, 1940 to Elmer and Louise Kosbab.  Kenneth graduated from Fairmont High School in 1958 and served in the U.S. Army from 1959-1962.  He married Shirley Quade in Fairmont on Nov. 14, 1964 and they were blessed with three children.  Ken retired from Trucking in 2010.  He was a member of Schwieger-Kahler Legion Post #522 of Northrup.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Louise and brother, Dennis.  He is survived by wife, Shirley; children, Darlene (Teig), Doug (Renee) and Randy; 5 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.  Funeral Service 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 20th at Golden Valley Lutheran Church, 5501 Glenwood Ave., Golden Valley (763-544-2810) with visitation one hour prior to service only.  Private Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
New Hope, MN   763-531-1777

Dorothy Mae Driscoll

Monday, September 8, 2014

Dorothy Mae (formerly Dorothy Mae Clodfelder) of Bloomington, known to friends and family as Johnnye Driscoll (her Dads little tom boy) passed away peacefully at the age of 85 on Monday the 8th of September. She is survived by her loving children, Michael, Thomas, Steven (Giselle), Mark, Patrick (Carol), Susanne, Linda, Julianna (Brian); grandchildren, Ben, Jessica, Chrissy, Rosemary, Tony, Anna, Christopher, Matt, Megan, Daniel, Madison, Jack, Julie, and Mindy; great grandchildren, Holly, Cody, Jason, Alexis and Joshua. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, James. She was a good Mom, a good Grandma, and a good Great Grandma and a beloved friend to all who knew her and she will be missed. The heavens can now rejoice, for a new angel has arrived. God Bless you, Mom.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, September 12, 2014 at 11 AM at The Church of St. Bonaventure, 901 E 90th St, Bloomington. Private interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Visitation Thursday 4-8 PM at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave. So. and for one hour prior to Mass.
BLOOMINGTON, MINNESOTA               952 888 7771

Bradley Arthur Allen

Monday, September 8, 2014

Allen, Bradley A. Age 52 of Bloomington.
Brad lived 50 of his years in his childhood home in Bloomington. He was a competitive swimmer through high school, graduating from Kennedy High in ’79. He golfed, played tennis and hockey, canoed the BWCA, and loved to fish. In the 80’s, he coached a swim team in Rock Springs, WY. Returning to Minnesota, he managed several convenience stores, spending much of his adult life in this line of work, as well as uniformed security. He really enjoyed visiting with new and old friends, especially if they shared his love of classic cars (his was a ’67 Catalina), 70’s & 80’s rock music, classic television, Frisbee golf, and the Twins and Vikings (no matter what!). Sporting a high IQ, he also had a healthy sense of humor – there was never a doubt when something touched his funny bone, as his laugh was boisterous and infectious. He certainly had a tender side, writing poetry, and caring for 2 dogs and 7 cats over his 52 years. Although Brad’s health declined over the last decade, he frequently enjoyed computer war simulations, was an excellent chess player, and loved to put on his chef’s hat. He dearly loved his family, and was a caregiver to both parents in their final years. Most importantly, just 49 days before his death, he accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior. Your family and friends will miss you greatly; God bless you, Brad.
Survived by brother Jack (Jean); nephews David and Ryan (Brittany); Uncle Alden (Karina), and cousins Rick (Kay), Bruce (Anna), Kurt, and Julie (Wade). Preceded by mother & father, Dale & Mary Lou. Memorial service Thursday, 11:00 AM at Atonement Lutheran Church, 601 E. Old Shakopee Road. Visitation 1 hour prior to service.
GILL BROTHERS     612-861-6088

Bonnye (Royla) Tidemann

Monday, September 8, 2014

Tidemann, Bonnye (Royla)
Age 90 of Bloomington, MN.  Born June 8, 1924 in Englewood, CO to Ella Schmechel and Roy Heald.  Graduated 1942  Ponca High School, NE.  Resided in Ponca, NE, South Sioux City, NE, Sioux Falls, SD, and Bloomington, MN since 1956.  Member of Christ the King Lutheran Church, Stephens Ministry, and Contact.  Preceded in death by husband Kenneth Tidemann; brother Donald Heald; and daughter Cheryll Marty.  Survived by Darrell (Patty) Heald, Kathy (Mic) Neeb, Sam Marty, Harvey (Denise) Tidemann, and Roxanne Tidemann/Carter Hanson; 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.  Funeral service Saturday, Sept. 13th, 2014 at 1 pm, Christ the King Lutheran Church, 8600 Fremont Avenue South, Bloomington, MN with visitation one hour prior to service.  If so desired memorials may be directed to Christ the King Lutheran Church (Stephen Ministry).
BLOOMINGTON, MINNESOTA           952 888 7771

Florence Julia Swanson

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Florence Julia Swanson, born October 29, 1923 in Monterey California has passed away on September 9, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. Formerly of Bloomington and Walnut Grove, MN Florence served during WWII in the WAVES. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Vernon Swanson Sr., brothers, John Thacker, Bill Thacker, Frank Thacker and sisters Claire Merrill and Edie Allen. She is survived by her 4 children, Vernon "Sandy" Swanson Jr. (Paula) MN, Dave Swanson (Donna) NE, Sharon Whitney MN and Mark Swanson (Andrea) TX. Florence has 9 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank Vitas Hospice for the care they provided to Florence. Florence was strong in her faith, family and country.  She will always be remembered by all who knew her. Thank you. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association.  Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday 10 AM at the Church of the Nativity of Mary, 9900 Lyndale Ave. So. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Visitation Monday 5-7 PM at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave. So. Bloomington, MN and one hour prior to Mass at church Tuesday. Rosary service Monday 6:45 pm.
BLOOMINGTON, MN      952 888 7771

Paul Lang Carpantier

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

90, of Minneapolis, passed away on September 9, 2014. Preceded in death by parents, Clarence R. and Grace L. Carpentier; sister, Grace M. Carpentier and brother, C. Lang Carpentier. Survived by, Bradley A. Sharratt, friend and caregiver; The McClement Family; The Mertz Family, and many cousins and friends. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Basilica of St. Mary, 88 N 17th St. Minneapolis, MN 55403, on Wednesday, September, 17, 2014 at 1:00 PM. Visitation will be for one hour prior to service at the church, beginning at 12 Noon. Luncheon following Mass. In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Paul’s name to the Animal Humane Society, 845 Meadow Lane N, Golden Valley, MN.
                                        Minneapolis, MN      612-861-6088