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9947 Lyndale Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55420
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5801 Lyndale Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55419
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7300 42nd Avenue North
New Hope, MN 55428

August 2015

Milo Oscar Anderson

Friday, August 7, 2015

Milo O. Anderson, 84, of Bloomington, passed away August 2, preceded in death by his parents, two brothers-in-law, and one daughter, Jeanette. Graduated from Minneapolis Vocational High School in 1949. Graduated from Dunwoody Technical School. US Navy 1950-54.  Member of Sheet Metal Workers Local 10. Coordinator for Sheet Metal Apprenticeship Training. Member of the Bloomington Planning Commission. Served in the Navy during the Korean War. Friend of Bill W. for 47 years. Survived by wife, Marilyn; sons Kurt (Kathleen), Ken, Russ (Cindy), Milo Jr. (Inna), Ron (Andrea), Ted, and son-in-law Mark Heymans (Yoneko), sisters Karen Hirschey and Sandra Herrmann, brother Dennis (Judy), Born and Anderson extended families, and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, friends, and relatives. Mass of Christian burial Friday 11 AM at St. Bonaventure Church, 901 E 90th St. Bloomington. Interment, Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation Thursday 5-9 PM Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave S. and 1 hour prior to Mass at the church Friday.
BLOOMINGTON, MN       952 888 7771
Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave. So. And 1 hour prior to Mass at church Friday.  Complete notice later.
BLOOOMINGTON, MN     952 888 7771

James Henry Burkhardt

Sunday, August 9, 2015

James Henry Burkhardt age 85 of Bloomington,MN, passed away August 3, 2015. Born in Kiel, WI on April 25, 1930. Jim served in the US Army during the Korean conflict. He married Mary Jane Main on March 6, 1952. Jim had a long career as General manager at Korner Plaza. Jim is survived by two sons Jeff (Lori) and Joel (Lori); two grandsons Kyle (Morgan) and Tyler; brother William Burkhardt; sister Elizabeth Licato. Preceded in death by wife Mary Jane, Daughter Susan Kay, brother Edgar Burkhardt, parents Edgar and Emma Burkhardt. The joys of his life were his family. A funeral service will be held at 2 pm Sunday, August 9, 2015 at Normandale Hylands United Methodist Church, 9920 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington, MN 55437 with visitation 1 hour prior to the service. Private Family interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 612.861.6088

Gwendolyn "Gwen" (Smith) Burley

Monday, August 10, 2015

Gwen Burley, 92, of Bloomington, formerly Edina, passed away Wednesday, August 5, with her family gathered near, just as she loved it.
Gwen was the epitome of grace, class, and beauty. She had a personal style that never quit, and a closet that didn't, either. She was a friend to many, always intently interested in people and their backgrounds, their celebrations, their struggles.  Gwen listened earnestly, giving advice that was never forgotten because it was always offered with the deepest and wisest thought and understanding.
Gwen was born in Buffalo, NY, on Dec. 21, 1922, to Thomas and June (Morrison) Smith and lived most of her younger life in that area, graduating from Lafayette High School and attending Univ. of Buffalo. She married G. Robert "Bob" Burley on Oct. 16, 1948 in Buffalo, and moved to Edina, Minn., in 1963 where they raised seven children.
Gwen is survived by her husband Bob and children, Mike (Stephanie), Bridget (Jim Stangl), Brian (Suzette), Marty, Brad (Patty), Matt (Cathy), and Rob. Also by grandchildren, Bryan (Tanya), Brittany (Josh), Christina (Ryan), Katy (Andy), Natalie, Meghan, Ali, Shannon, Patrick, Maddie, Will, Anne, Tommy, Paul, John; and great-grandchildren Harper, Sydney, Gabriel, Jonah, Jack, Lucy. Gwen was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Thomas Smith, Janet Higgins, and Faye Grobe.
Visitation Monday, Aug. 10, 4-7pm, Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 5801 Lyndale Av. S., Mpls 55419. Private family funeral and burial on Tuesday, Aug 11. Memorials preferred to Arthritis Foundation.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN        612 861 6088

Donald Lee Luxford

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Donald Lee Luxford, age 68 of Minnetonka, born August 11, 1946; passed away August 4, 2015. Loving husband, caring father, playful grandfather and devoted servant of the Lord.  Don’s jokes, laughter, whistling and handshakes will always be remembered. Preceded in death by parents, Harold and Florence.  Survived by wife, Judy; 5 children, Leslie (Herb) Hunter, Heather (James) Bowar, Julie (Michael) Patten, Jeffrey (Vanessa) Luxford and Jason (Sonja) Luxford; 9 grandchildren, Teagan, Joshua, Joseph, Xavier, Anne, Quinn, Susan, Olivia and Bennett; brothers, Bruce (Delores) Luxford, Harvey (JoAnn) Luxford and Clare (Sheila) Luxford; many nieces and nephews.  Thank you for the wonderful care provided by the staff at Crystal Care Center.  Funeral Service 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 11th at King of Grace Lutheran Church, 6000 Duluth Street, Golden Valley (763-546-3131).  Visitation 4-7 p.m. Monday, August 10th at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 7300 42nd Ave. N., New Hope and one hour prior to service at church. Interment Grand-View Park Cemetery, Hopkins. Memorials preferred to King of Grace (Jesus Cares). 
New Hope, MN   763-531-1777

Melanie Ann Fleming

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Fleming, Melanie Ann
Age 52.  A talented, beautiful woman whose life was forever altered with the diagnosis of Lupus.  A graduate of Santa Clara University with a double major in mathematics and philosophy and a fellow in the mathematics department of Dartmouth.  Preceded in death by father, L.L. Fleming and grandmother, Frances.  Survived by mother, Sandra; brothers, Martin and Matthew; stepmother, Diane; nieces, nephews, and many other relatives and friends whose lives she touched. Family service and interment in Barnesville, MN.
Gill Brothers.  6128616088

Roy Allan Goble

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Roy Allan Goble, age 66 of Champlin.  Preceded in death by parents, Lloyd and Goldie.  Survived by children, Jennifer and William; grandchildren, Devin, Dylan and Dalton and many friends.  Private services.  Interment Glen Haven Memorial Garden.
New Hope, MN 763-531-1777

A. Isabel Hobson

Thursday, August 13, 2015

94, of Edina, MN, longtime resident of Humboldt, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Hobson; parents, Claude and Nellie Jackson; brother, Dallas Jackson; sister, Velma Beverly; granddaughter, Jenny Carey. She is survived by daughters, Diane (David) Hill and Marcia (David) Bernard; grandchildren, Donna (Joneal) Blasig, DeEtta (Xavier) Darras, and Eric Carey; great grandchildren, Jennavive Blasig, Charlotte Darras; Griffin Carey-Johnson; step grandsons, Jason (Jennifer) Bernard and Kevin Bernard; step great grandchildren, Alyssa Bernard and Danika Bernard. Isabel was longtime member of Oak Hill Baptist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary. The Funeral Service was held on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave S, Bloomington, MN. Interment at Hampton Cemetery, in Hampton, IA.
Bloomington                      952-888-7771

John Suppes Hay II

Thursday, August 13, 2015

John Suppes Hay II age 83 of Plymouth died peacefully on August 7, 2015. John was born October 27, 1931 in Chester, PA, graduated from University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School and retired in 1994 as Vice President of Operations of Prudential Financial North Central Region after a 38 year career with Prudential.  Preceded in death by wife, Katharine Stuart Hay; parents, John B. and Catherine B. (Mitchell) Hay; sister, Mary H. Bray. Survived by wife, Johanna M. Frerichs; children, Katharine M. (Kathy Filas) Hay, John B. (Donna) Hay, Stuart S. (Paula) Hay; 9 grandchildren; brother, Thomas M. (Carolyn) Hay.  Funeral service Thursday 11 a.m. at Messiah United Methodist Church, 17805 County Road 6, Plymouth, MN. Private interment, Lakewood Cemetery, Visitation Thursday one hour prior to service only. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners (www.iocp.org), Plymouth, MN or United Methodist Committee on Relief (www.umcor.org), c/o Messiah UMC. Plymouth, MN
NEW HOPE, MN          763 531 1777

Richard Zenisek "Dixie"

Friday, August 14, 2015

Richard Francis Zenisek "Dixie," age 79 of Minneapolis.  Born February 4, 1936 in Wisconsin Rapids, WI; passed away August 2, 2015.   Preceded in death by infant son, Edwin Dell Zenisek; parents, Edwin and Gertrude Zenisek; brothers, Robert, John and Carl. Survived by wife, Joan Katherine; sons, Michael (Henrietta) and Stephen (Elizabeth); daughters, Lisa Zenisek Chesnut, Kristen (Keith) Hansen and Anne (Rimhel) Zenisek Ridley; grandchildren, Erin Marathakis, Katie Barnier, Ali Zenisek; Micaela, Connor and Zachary Chesnut; Caitlin and Hannah Zenisek; Matthew, Sara and Emily Hansen; Grace and Conrad Zenisek Ridley; sisters, Pat Philipsen and Joan Grosinske; many nieces and nephews.   Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 14th at the Church of the Annunciation, 509 W. 54th Street, Minneapolis with visitation one hour prior to mass only.  Private Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
www.GILLBROTHERS.com                 Minneapolis, MN             612-861-6088

Ronald Benedict Frank

Friday, August 14, 2015

66, of Bloomington, passed away on August 8, 2015 after a brief struggle with cancer. Preceded in death by his parents, Benedict and Carola Frank. Survived by wife, Marcy; daughter, Jodi (Justin) Stefanacci; grandchildren, Gianna, Gabi, Michael, and Joey; siblings, Carol (Raymond) Domeier, Richard (LeAnn) Frank, Patricia (Mark Wiest) Renner, Susan Sampson, Catherine (Vincent) Guertin, Steven (Marica) Frank, Joanne (John) Iverson, and Jeffrey (Tami) Frank. He was a proud employee of the VA for 33 years. Memorial Service, Friday, August 14 at 10 AM at Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel, 200 Tower Ave, St. Paul, MN. Visitation one hour prior to service. Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Bloomington      952-888-7771