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Minneapolis, MN 55419
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New Hope, MN 55428

January 2015

John G. Frye

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

John Glenn Frye, age 62 of Plymouth, passed away peacefully December 31, 2014 when Jesus called him home. Preceded in death by father, Harvey and brother, David.  Survived by wife, Beth; children, Sarah, John, Kristin, Anna, Aaron, Emily, David, Melissa (Shawn) and Kristina (Joe); grandchildren, Breckyn, Layla, Mariah, Jordan, Hailey and Dylan; mother, Beverly and siblings, Bill, Nick, Jim and Jeanie. John loved hunting, his family, grandchildren and God.  Funeral Service 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 6th at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 4240 Gettysburg Ave. N, New Hope with visitation one hour prior to service at church. Interment Glen Haven Memorial Park, Crystal, MN.
New Hope, MN   763-531-1777

Joan Ann Wofford

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Wofford, Joan Ann
Age 68 of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota on January 2, 2015.  Born October 29, 1946 in Duluth, Minnesota to Samuel and June (Hill) Crawford.  Preceded in death by children, Natasha and Theodore.  Survived by children, Regina (Justin), Robert, Charles, and Edward.  Memorial service, Tuesday, January 6, 2015 ~ 1 PM at Gill Brothers Southwest Chapel, 5801 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Private Interment.
Gill Brothers  612-861-6088

Mary Alice Kain

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Kain, Mary Alice
Age 86 of Bloomington, Minnesota on January 3, 2015.  Born February 5, 1928 in LeSueur, Minnesota to John and Anastacia (Diem) Harkins.  Preceded in death by son, Steve.  Survived by loving husband, Don "Bill"; sisters, Irene Casey and Marge (Wayne) Hergott; many nieces, nephews, great and great-great.  Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, January 8, 2015, 11 AM at the Church of St. Richard, 7540 Penn Avenue South with visitation one hour prior to mass.  Interment Grandview Park Cemetery, Hopkins, Minnesota.  If so desired, memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer's Association.
BLOOMINGTON, MN 952 888 7771

Bernard Frank Fasching

Friday, January 9, 2015

Fasching, Bernard F. Age 98, formerly of Bloomington, Minnesota. Bernie was called home to join Jesus and his beloved wife, Dorothy, on January 3, 2015, surrounded by his family. Preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Anna Fasching as well as seven brothers. He is survived by his loving children; Karen (Rodger) Colsen, Ken (Claudine) Fasching, Judy (Kurt) Ericksen, Jan (Bill) Henderson, and Denise (Marlo) Peterson; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren; sister.  Margaret Chap; numerous nieces and nephews and inlaws. Bernie bravely served his country during World War II as a surgical technitian. He completed his service with the rank of T4 Sergeant. Dad's passions in life were his faith, family, fishing, and friends. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, kindness to others and his devotion to his family and faith. Thank you, Dad for being such an inspiration. We learned so much from you. You will be missed most deeply.

Mass of Christian Burial 10am, Friday, January 9th at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 4625 W. 125th St., Savage with visitation one hour prior at the church. Formal visitation, Thursday, January 8th 5pm-8pm at Gill Brothers, 9947 Lyndale Ave. S., Bloomington. Internment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

www.GILLBROTHERS.com BLOOMINGTON, MN 952 888 7771  

Doris Muriel Lehman

Friday, January 9, 2015

Doris M. age 91 of Lakeville. Preceded in death by husband, Fred. Survived by nieces, Linda (Steve) Kellogg, Debbi (Tom) Lind; nephews, Larry (Judy) Butler, David (Lynn Jackson) Butler; numerous other loving relatives and friends.  Funeral service Friday 11 AM at Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church, 5025 Knox Ave. So. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Visitation Thursday 4-7 PM at Gill Brothers Funeral Home 5801 Lyndale Ave. So. and 1 hour prior to service at church. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Shriners Hospital.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN   612 861 6088

Betty Ann Fahlin

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Age 89, of Burnsville formerly of Bloomington, passed away on Sunday, January 4, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, James R.; son, James P.; daughter-in-law, Linda L. She is survived by her son, Bob; grandchildren, Christopher (Sara), Bobby, James (Ashley) and Carrie (Ryan) Kamish; great grandchildren, Noah, Jonah, Caleb, Ryan and Lorelei; daughter-in-law, Vivian; sister, Shirley (Jerry) Carston; many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Visitation will be on Friday, January 9, 2015 from 5-8 PM and for 1 hour prior to services, at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave S., Bloomington. Funeral Service will on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 11 AM, Gill Brothers Funeral Home. Interment will be at Acacia Park Cemetery.
Bloomington                      952-888-7771

Geraldine Rachel Stavig

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Stavig, Geraldine R.
Age 82 of New Hope.  Born January 29, 1932 in Fairfield Township, MN to Alfred and Mildred (Schliep) Sachs.  Preceded in death by husbands, Arvid Dahlstrom, Marvin Stavig and infant daughter Lynn Marva; sisters and brothers-in-law, Delores and Harvey Boese, Florrine and Floyd Hein.  Survived by children, Steven (Susan) Dahlstrom, Mark (Celeste) Dahlstrom, Marva (Dan) Randa, and David (Jennifer) Stavig; grandchildren, Emily, Travis, Kyle, Chelsey, Adam, Jessica, Danny, Davey, Daniel, Alison, and Andrew; great-grandchildren, Austin, Jack, Emma, Gus, Lucy, Caroline, and Eva; sister, Anna Mae (Del) Thielke.  Funeral service Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 11:30 AM, at King of Grace Lutheran Church, 6000 Duluth Street, Golden Valley, MN.  Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.  Visitation Monday, 4-7 PM at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 7300 42nd Avenue North and also one hour prior to service at church.  If so desired, memorials may be directed to King of Grace Church or School. 
NEW HOPE, MN                   763 531 1777

James Forest Stevenson

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Age 87, of Richfield, passed away on January 10, 2015. He was preceded in death by his son Mikel. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Shirley; children, Mark (Kim), Laurie (Craig), Matt (Nancy), and Mitch (Cheryl); 13 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. He was loved dearly and will be missed by all.
James served in the Navy during WWII and was a 30 year employee of Holiday Stations stores. He spent many happy times Up North at the lake cabin with his family.
Visitation will be from 5-7 PM on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, with a Memorial Service beginning at 7 PM, at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave S., Bloomington. Interment at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.
Bloomington      952-888-7771

Lucille Jeanette Oberg

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Oberg, Lucille J. age 98 of Edina, MN passed away on January 8, 2015. Preceded in death by husband, Richard, and her parents Charles and Magdalena Peterson. Survived by children, Mary Oberg, Rick (Susan), Jane (Steve) Robinson, Jim (Emily); 8 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday 5 PM at St. Joan of Arc Church 4537 3rd Ave. So. visitation one hour prior to Mass at church only. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Memorials preferred.
BLOOMINGTON, MN    952.888.7771

Mary Jacqueline Messenger

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Messenger, Mary J. Age 81 of Rochester, Minnesota ~ formerly a longtime resident of Edina, Minnesota.  Born June 22, 1933 in Rochester to Don and Mary Alice (Purdy) Messenger.  She graduated from Barat College and Marquette University.  Charter member of the Mayo Legacy Foundation and volunteered her time on the board of Point of France Condominium Association.  Thirty year employee of TCF.  Preceded in death by her parents and brother, John M. Messenger.  There are no immediate survivors.  Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 10 AM ~ Gill Brothers Funeral Home with visitation beginning at 9 AM.  Interment to follow at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Hudson, Wisconsin.  Memorials ~ Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota. 
MINNEAPOLS, MN    612 861 6088