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February 2015

LeRoy Henry Wolf

Friday, February 6, 2015

Wolf, LeRoy H., age 90, of Bloomington, formerly of Jordan and Shakopee, passed away at his home on Monday, February 2, 2015.  LeRoy was a WWII veteran, a Knights of Columbus president, a member of the IBEW for over 55 years, and a Control Data retiree.  Preceded in death by his parents Anna and Joseph Wolf, and brother Lawrence.  Survived by wife Joanne; children Joseph (Shirley) Wolf, Mary (Stan) Muenchow, Daniel (Genelle) Wolf, Bernadette Wolf, Elizabeth (Kendall) Hurd; stepchildren Pat Schullo, David Schullo, Gregory (Arricca) Schullo, John (Diane) Schullo, Gina (Jeff) Meacham; 18 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; 6 siblings, and many family members and friends.  Mass of Christian Burial Friday 10 AM at Nativity of Mary 9900 Lyndale Ave So Bloomington, MN. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Visitation Thursday 5-8 PM at Gill Brothers Funeral Home 5801 Lyndale Ave So Minneapolis, MN and one hour prior to Mass at church. Memorials preferred to Dunwoody College of Technology.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN    612.861.6088

William Roger Lindquist

Saturday, February 7, 2015

William Roger Lindquist age 56 of Bloomington passed away on Sunday February 1, 2015. Preceded in death by father, Roger Lindquist; sister Theresa Lindquist; nephew, Daniel Decker. Survived by mother, Myrle Lindquist; brother, James (Mary); sisters, Becky (Dan), Bonnie (Kevin), Jane (Ed), Nancy (Kurt); nephew, Erik; nieces, Krissy (Jake), Lynn (Raul), Katie (Jon); great-nephews, Andy, Justin, Ryan; great-nieces, Haylee, Bella, Violet. Bill was an accomplished guitarist with friends Brian McCarthy and Bob Stephans. Together they formed the band “Silver Platinums”. They played at dances for ARC of Hennepin County, Special Olympics sponsored by Honeywell and the International Special Olympics. Bill was a fun, loving, high spirited guy. He loved his family very much and his family loved him very much. He lit up every room he entered. We were blessed to have had Bill for 56 years. He will be deeply missed by many. Thank you Heavenly Father for the blessed gift of Bill. Our hearts are saddened with the passing of our dear Bill. If there is a Rock n Roll Heaven, you’re there Bill. ROCK ON. Gill Brothers Funeral Home 9947 Lyndale Ave So Bloomington, MN. Visitation Friday February 6 5-8 PM. Funeral Saturday February 7 11 AM. Memorials preferred.  

Lorraine Marie Adelmann

Monday, February 9, 2015

Adelmann, Lorraine M. age 91 of Farmington passed away on February 3, 2015. Preceded in death by husband, Robert and 2 granddaughters, Carolyn Chrismer and Krista Jo Zwart; great-grandson, Zach West. Survived by 10 children, daughters and sons-in-law, Bernie and Tom Chrismer, Jeanne and Ted Zwart, Mary and Dale Paulseth, Judy and Nathan Solinger, Linda and Jim Schiller, Sue and Scott Tinklenberg; sons and daughters-in-law, Dan and Mary, Dave and Betty Lou, Bob and Anne, Paul and Tina; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial Monday 11 am at the Church of St. Michael, 22120 Denmark Ave, Farmington. Interment 2:00 pm Assumption Cemetery Richfield. Visitation Sunday 3-6 pm at Gill Brothers Funeral Home 9947 Lyndale Ave So Bloomington, MN and 1 hour prior to Mass at church. Memorials preferred to Knights of Columbus Marian Council or the Church of St. Michael.
BLOOMINGTON, MN    952.888.7771

Patricia Dudley

Monday, February 9, 2015

Patricia Jean Dudley was born October 27, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois. She was the eldest of four children: Elaine, *Paul and *Diane, born to *Benjamin James Williams Jr. and *Esther Williams. She was often known as “Pat” to those who knew and loved her. Patricia was raised on the south side of Chicago, Illinois. She attended Corpus Christi Catholic elementary, Wendell Phillips high school and completed her education at Du Sable high school. Patricia graduated from Richard Daley City College and received her Certified Nursing Assistant Diploma in 1989.
Patricia married *Cecil Burge in 1950 and from that union six children were raised: Denise, Vernita(Toni), *Michael, Russell, *Lewis (Louie) and Erik (Crickett). Years later she remarried *Stanley Dudley in Chicago, Illinois of 27 years where she was dedicating in helping raise his sons: Anton and Anthony Dudley.
Patricia worked several years as a sub clerk for the Chicago Illinois United States Postal Service in the beginning of her work career. Transitioning her careers Patricia became a Matron for the Department of Corrections in Chicago, Illinois and a Civil Servant for the Department of Mental Health in Chicago, Illinois.
Patricia was an active member of Carter Temple C.M.E Church as an usher. She enjoyed being involved in her church prayer services and bible classes. She was actively involved in community services in her neighborhood, well loved and respected for her care and concern as a volunteer worker in the Chicago head start schools programs. Patricia enjoyed bowling, traveling, taking painting and ceramics classes in her leisure time.
**Patricia was able to spend the last five years in Minnesota surrounded by her sons, daughter, and many grandchildren who often visited, helped care for and shared many smiles and laughter with. Special thanks to Heidi for her dedicated caregiving and support services.
Patricia leaves to mourn her passing: four children: Denise, Vernita, Russell and Erik, 14 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, 16 great great-grandchildren, sister: Elaine Smith, of St. Could, MN, uncle: Gabriel Williams of Richfield, MN. cousin: Letitia McLaughlin of Richfield, MN, and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews other family and friends in Chicago and Minnesota.

Thomas Patrick Burns

Monday, February 9, 2015

Thomas P. Burns,  age 90 of Bloomington passed away on February 3, 2015. Thomas was a WWII Army Air Force veteran who served in the CBI Theater. His Catholic faith and Irish heritage were very important to him. After a long career, Thomas retired as a Security Trader.  He was an avid golfer and golf teacher. Tom’s hobby was wood working, specializing in rocking horses. Preceded in death by parents, Ambrose and Frances Burns; 7 siblings; 2 nephews; and 2 nieces. Survived by loving wife of 67 years, Marilee; children, Tom (Patti), Pat Burns (Scott Strelow), Pam Wohlers (Dean), Theresa Burns ( Scot Poehler); grandchildren, Erica Wohlers-Kariesch (Ryan), Nicole Wohlers, Katelyn Wohlers; sister-in-law, Dione Stansberry; brother-in-law, Bill Rodier; many special nieces, nephews, extended families and friends. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Monday, February 9th at the Church of the Nativity of Mary 9900 Lyndale Ave So. Bloomington, MN. Visitation one hour prior to Mass only. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials preferred to N.C. Little Memorial Hospice or the Church of the Nativity of Mary.
www.GILLBROTHERS.com             Bloomington, MN           952-888-7771

Virginia Mary Tobiason

Monday, February 9, 2015

Tobiason, Virginia M. age 73 of Kasson, MN formerly of Bloomington, MN. Ginny had a strong faith in God, loved her family and was a Gold Star Mother. Preceded in death by husband, Robert; son’s and daughter-in-law, Dan & Susan Tobiason and SFC John Tobiason. Survived by children, Nancy Tobiason, James (Gina) Tobiason; grandchildren, Adam (Julie), Emily (Ben), Abi (Trevor), Ean, Sarah, McKena, Katie; great-grandchildren, Grey, Ellerie, Quinn, Colby; Siblings, Larry (Harriet) Petersen, Angie Larson, David Petersen. Mass of Christian Burial Monday 11 AM at the Church of Bonaventure, 901 East 90th Street. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Visitation 1 hour prior to Mass at church only.  Memorials  preferred to the D.A. V. or the American Cancer Society.
BLOOMINGTON, MN                             952 888 7771

Robert Lee Smith

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

85, of Bloomington, beloved by family and friends, passed away on Thursday, February 5, 2015. A life long resident of Bloomington, Bob was a volunteer firefighter with the Bloomington Fire Department and a pilot for North Central and Republic Airlines. In his retirement he enjoyed cooking, golfing and building RC boats and airplanes. Bob’s compassion, generosity, friendship and great sense of humor will be missed. Survived by his children, Julie Mesenbrink, Robert A. (Lynette) Smith, Marianna Smith, Jennifer (Brad Hoeppner) McCullum; grandchildren, Collin, Ryan, Tyler, Cassidy; great-grandson Cameron. Funeral service Wednesday, Feb 11th, 11 AM at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave S, Bloomington. Visitation Tuesday, Feb 10th, 5-8 PM and one hour prior to service.

www.GILLBROTHERS.comBloomington          952-888-7771

Marilyn Virginia Schlader

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Schlader, Marilyn V.
Age 86 of Chaska, Minnesota on February 5, 2015.  Born May 5, 1928 in Minneapolis to Anthony and Elizabeth (Neuberger) Zimmermann.  Preceded in death by parents; and sister, Lois Corpe.  Survived by children, Mary (Jim) Pietruszewski, Richard (Patricia), Julie Hellwich, Joel (Pamela), Kathryn (Brent) Bentrott, and Stephen (Jodi); grandchildren, Michael, Paul, Lia, Kelly, Danielle, Ben, Tony, Lauren, Andrew, Aaron, Cameron, Rowan, Scott, and Neil; great-grandchildren, Emma, Shannon, Kaylen, Ivy Mae, Ava Jane, Ava Kathleen, Noah, Wesley, Owen, Kiran, Louis, and Faye; friend and caregiver, Crystal White.  Mass of Christian Burial, Thursday, February 12, 2015, at 6:00 PM, Church of St. Victoria ~ 8228 Victoria Drive, Victoria, Minnesota.  Interment ~ St. Mary's Cemetery.  Visitation will be Thursday 4-6 PM at the church.  If so desired, memorials may be directed to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Gill Brothers   612-861-6088

Eunice B. Bowles

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Age 92, died peacefully on February 6, 2015, with her daughters by her side.  Eunice was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.  She made people happy for having known her and approached life with unwavering patience, optimism and persistence. She will be deeply missed.  Eunice was born September 4, 1922, in Minneapolis, the fourth of six siblings.   She graduated from Roosevelt High School and worked at the Bureau of Engraving until traveling to Louisiana to marry the love of her life, Al Bowles, who was stationed in the service.  They were married on March 27, 1943. For 25 years she was the quintessential stay-at-home Mom.  She then returned to work at Midwest Federal, retiring after 19 years and rising to the position of Assistant Vice President. Eunice was a model of community leadership:  PTA, PEO, Girl Scout Leader, League of Women Voters, election judge, Meals on Wheels, and a volunteer at Careview Home.  She was a member of Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church for 63 years.  Eunice’s great joy was time with her family whether camping every weekend in the summer or spoiling her 3 grandchildren with undivided attention and love.  She had a fierce loyalty to the Vikings and Twins through every season’s ups and downs. Preceded in death by her devoted husband of 55 years Al Bowles, brother Les Cummings and sisters Millie Storholm and Gladys Denny.   She is survived by her three daughters: Connie Barry, Barbara (Dennis) Axel, and Debra Bowles (Chet Matuszak); three grandchildren: Jason Barry, Lisa Axel and Eli Matuszak, one sister Evie McRae and one brother Ralph Cummings.
Funeral services on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 11:00 am at Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church, 5025 Knox Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55419 and Visitation on Wednesday, Feb.11 from 5-8 pm at Gill Brothers Funeral Chapel, 5801 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis.  In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church.
www.GILLBROTHERS.comMinneapolis        612-861-6088

Lorraine E. (Lindroth) McCarvill

Friday, February 13, 2015

88, of Richfield, passed away on Sunday, February 8, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, James; infant daughter, Kathleen; mother, Amanda Nystrom Lindroth; fathers, Clarence Lindroth & Oakley Jennison; brothers, Layton, Clifford, Clifton, & Arthur; sisters, Charlotte & Virginia. Survived by sons, James & Patrick; daughters, Betty (Paul) Gilbertson, Lorraine (James) Toohey, Susan (Deone) Ozanne, Ann (Greg) Boser; grandchildren, Dan, Anne, Tim, Kate, Patrick, Laura, Marie, Jon, Kevin, & Chris; Great grandchildren, Jessica, Alex, Danny, Jimmy, Matty, & Hakan; brothers, Robert Lindroth, Alden Jennison; sister-in-law, JoAnn Lindroth; numerous nieces & nephews.
Lorraine was born on Feb 28, 1926 in Grasston, MN, she moved to Ironton and then Deerwood, MN. Her adventurous spirit led her to Washington D.C. after HS graduation. She worked for the War Department until the end of WWII. Back in Deerwood, she met Jim McCarvill. They were married in 1946, and eventually settled in Richfield, MN where they raised 6 children and resided for 60 years. Both Jim & Lorraine loved to travel. Their many camping trips with the kids were the talk of the neighborhood and the source of great memories. Their travels led them to Europe and South and Central America and the Bahamas; Hawaiian vacations were among her favorites. A special thanks to the loving staff at The Pines and The Masonic Home. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to St. Richard’s Catholic Church.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, February 13, at 11 AM at St. Richard’s Catholic Church, 7540 Penn Ave S., Richfield, MN. Visitation Thursday, February 12, from 5-8 PM at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 5801 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, and for one hour prior to service at the church.
Minneapolis       612-861-6088