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Bloomington, MN 55420
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Minneapolis, MN 55419
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New Hope, MN 55428

December 2014

Michael P. "Ox" Page

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Page, Michael P. "Ox"
Age 59 of Crystal, MN passed away in the home he loved on November 30, 2014 after a valiant 6 year battle with colon cancer.  Born March 28, 1955 in Minneapolis, MN to Donald and Patricia (Utecht) Page.  Mike is survived by his devoted wife and best friend, Elaine "Lips"; loving parents, Patricia and Donald; devoted sisters, Cathy, Mary, and Beth (Dan) Strong; loyal companion, Josie; motner & father-in-law, Millie and Marvin Johnson; sisters-in-law, Brenda and Carolyn; brothers-in-law, Clayton and Glenn; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends, including Monte "Ege" Mason a steadfast friend.  Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, December 4, 2014, at 11:00 am, Church of St. Richard, 7540 Penn Avenue South, Richfield, MN.  Visitation one hour prior to mass at church.  Private Interment.  Mike we miss you so much and we love you.  You are in our hearts forever.  In lieu of flowers memorials preferred to animal charity of choice.
Gill Brothers  763-531-1777

Jayne Elizabeth LeClaire Kienitz

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Passed away on Tuesday, December 2, 2014. Preceded in death by parents Delbert and Cordella LeClaire. She is survived by Children, Jesse and Jamie Kienitz; Companion, Rickey Morris; Siblings: Mary, John (Lynda), Molly (Mark) and Tony “Anthony”; Also nephews and nieces and 2 Great Nephew and Niece, Myles and Isabelle. Funeral Service, Tuesday, December 9, at 11 AM, at Emmanuel Christian Center, 7777 University Avenue, Fridley, MN.

Charles John Rogers "Chuck"

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Charles John Rogers, age 57 of Mounds View, passed away at home after a brief battle with cancer.  He was met on the rainbow bridge by his cat, Smile.  Survived by wife, Holly; family and friends. No services will be held at this time, but will be determined at a later date.  Memorials preferred to the MS 150
Bloomington, MN    952-888-7771

Forrest Anthony Clemmer

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Forrest Anthony Clemmer, age 75 of Prior Lake.  Born May 22, 1939; died peacefully December 2, 2014.  Preceded in death by parents, Forrest and Mary Clemmer; sister, Gerry and brother, Donald.  Survived by wife of 46 years, Karen; sons, Robert (Angela), Michael (Pam) and David (Faye); grandchildren, Michael, Camryn, Austin, Julie and Jenny; sister, Patty (Larry) Danielski; sister-in-law, Donna (Cameron) Smith and many nieces and nephews.  Forrest was an avid bowler, enjoyed fishing and NASCAR.  Funeral Service 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 6th at Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church, 3611 Shepherds Path NW, Prior Lake (952-230-2988) with visitation one hour prior to service only.  Interment Dawn Valley Memorial Park, Bloomington.  In lieu of flowers memorials preferred to Shepherd of the Lake or the Lewy Body Dementia Association. 
Bloomington, MN    952-888-7771

Donna Marie Crist (nee Bouchard)

Friday, December 12, 2014

Donna Marie Crist (nee Bouchard), age 81 of Bloomington, passed away Saturday, December 6, 2014. Preceded in death by parents, Harold & Idell Bouchard and sister, Patricia.  Survived by husband of 64 years, Robert H.; sons, Randall and Robert M.; daughters, Laurie (Scott) Winchester and Julie (Mike) Walsten; grandchildren, Alex (Catherine) Crist, Kasondra Crist, Barry (Johnnie) Turner, Brian Turner, Kelly (Lee) Rincon and Ryan (Mandy) Winchester and four great-grandchildren.  Donna was a long-time employee of Control Data, retiring in 1991.  She passionately loved her family, taking trips to tropical places and winters in PCB Florida.  Funeral Service 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 12th at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 8600 Fremont Ave. S., Bloomington with visitation one hour prior to service only.  Luncheon following service. 
Bloomington, MN      952-888-7771

Jon Taylor Nelson

Saturday, December 13, 2014

79, of Bloomington, passed away on Thursday, December 4, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Eleanor (Taylor) and his brother, Richard. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen née Winter; son, Mark (Robin) Nelson; grandchildren, Tarah, Brianna, and Riley; sister-in-law, Evelyne Nelson; and niece, Cheryl Nelson Theuninck. Funeral service will be on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 11 AM, at Hillcrest United Methodist Church, 9100 Russell Ave S, Bloomington. Visitation will be for one hour prior to service at the church, beginning at 10 AM.
Bloomington        952-888-7771

Daniel Alan Dettlaff

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Age 56, passed away on December 7, 2014.  Dan is survived by his children, Stephanie, Heidi & Joey; grandchildren, Cameron, Colby, Evelyn & JT; parents, John & Patricia Dettlaff; brother, Greg; man’s best friend, Gillian; an uncompleted KitFox airplane and many more family and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial to be held on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 11 am at the Church of St. Edward, 9401 Nesbitt Ave. S, Bloomington.  Gathering of friends 1 hour prior to the Mass only.
BLOOMINGTON, MN      952 888 7771

James Fred Bleichner

Monday, December 15, 2014

Bleichner, James F., formerly of Bloomington, passed away peacefully on December 6th, 2014 at the age of 86. He is preceded in death by his parents, Emma and Frank Bleichner; wife Dorothy; daughter, Julie, and five siblings. James is survived by daughter, Jenny and her husband, Jim Dutenhoeffer; brother, Neil (Betty) Bleichner; son-in-law Eric Pederson, and grandchildren Dina, Amanda, and Daniel. James is also survived by great-granddaughter, Evie, whom he greatly enjoyed visiting with in the last few years. He is also survived by grandchildren, Melissa, Kristy, and Katie and their children. James was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War and retired as maintenence supervisor for the City of Bloomington. He was well known as a volunteer at Indian Mounds Elementary and always an avid supporter of his grandchildren in their various activities. James will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. The family would like to thank the staff and doctors at DaVita Dialysis and a special thank you for all the care and kindness by the staff at Ebenezer Ridges Care Center. Funeral service 10:15a.m., Monday, December 15th at Ebenezer Ridges Care Center Chapel, 13820 Community Drive, Burnsville with visitation beginning at 9:30. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Bloomington, MN 952-888-7771

Norman Glen Marose

Monday, December 15, 2014

89, of Bloomington, passed away on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents Otto and Emma, sister, Della Lenzen, and brother, Donald. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Eunice Pratt Marose; son, Kevin (Peg) Harvey-Marose; daughter, Brenda (Brad) Hall; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother-in-law, Charles Lenzen; and many nieces and nephews. Norm served in the army during WWII and was a longtime employee of the ATF. Funeral service will be on Monday, December 15, at 11 AM, at Mt. Hope Lutheran Church, 3601 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to service at the church. Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
BLOOMINGTON, MN      952 888 7771

Leona Louise Hallgren

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Leona L, age 80, of Minneapolis.  Preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Frances Trisco of Sauk Centre and brother, Norbert Trisco.  Survived by loving husband, Gilbert; daughter,  Sharon(Scott) Dudero of Mpls; son, Gary (Anca) Hallgren of Mission Viejo CA, grandson, Nick Dudero; sister, Bernice (Roman)Hellerman of Melrose, and brother,  Herbert (Cindy)Trisco of Sauk Centre.    Mass of Christian Burial on  Tuesday December 16 at 11am at the Church of Christ the King   5029 Zenith Ave S, Minneapolis. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation one hour prior to Mass at  Church.   Memorials preferred Christ the King Church.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN  612 861 6088