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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

February 2016

Margaret Jean Mahoney

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Margaret Jean Mahoney, "Maggie", 92, of Bloomington, MN (formerly of Brooksville, FL, and Chicago, IL), died peacefully January 17, 2016 in the loving care of Presbyterian Homes.  Memorial Mass was celebrated at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church, January 28, 2016. Preceded (in death) by parents William and Margaret (Linard) Mahoney, and brothers William (Henrietta) Mahoney, and Robert (Catherine) Mahoney. Successful career as an Analytical Chemist, accomplished artist, musician, athlete.  Master bridge player and true Irish wit.  Maggie will be missed by her loving nieces and nephews. Profound gratitude to the professional Staff, for the tender, sustained care given to Maggie during her prolonged stay at Presbyterian Homes.


BLOOMINGTON, MN  952 888 7771

Arthrillia Lansdown Taylor

Friday, February 5, 2016

Arthrillia Lansdown Taylor, age 78 of Bloomington.  Born October 16, 1937 in Greenville, Mississippi; died January 27, 2016 in Minneapolis, MN.  Survived by many family and friends.  Funeral service 12:00 p.m., Friday, February 5th at Shiloh Temple Church, 1201 West Broadway Avenue, Minneapolis with visitation one hour prior to service only.  Interment Gethsemane Cemetery, New Hope.

www.GILLBROTHERS.com            New Hope, Minnesota          763-531-1777

Virginia Y. Linderberg

Friday, February 5, 2016

Virginia Young Linderberg, age 95 of Minneapolis. Loving mom and grandma.  Born September 17, 1920; died January 31, 2016.  Preceded in death by husband, Robert Lewis Linderberg and son, Robert Lockett Linderberg.  Survived by daughters, Mary Pat Linderberg and Marty (Craig) Seim; grandchildren, Robert Dollarhide, Andrea Plager, Richard Dollarhide, Jessica Cherikos and Kate VanSchagen; great-grandchildren, Madison Bunnell, Danielle Dollarhide; Mia and Delaney Cherikos; Leah and Mason VanSchagen.  Funeral Service 10 a.m., Friday, February 5th at Lakewood Cemetery Chapel, 3600 Hennepin Ave. S., Mpls with visitation beginning at 9:30.  Interment at Lakewood Cemetery.


Minneapolis, MN   612-861-6088

David Thomas Brevig

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Age 59, of Bloomington, passed away on February 1, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert & Elizabeth. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Debbie; brother, Steve (Malivan); sisters, Jan (Jim Kerben) & Karen (Mike) Lukasz; in-laws, Jim (Nancy) Edyvean, Mary-Kay Edyvean, & Sue (Doug) Allen; special niece, Carli; many other nieces, nephews, great nieces, & great nephews. David was a 23-year employee of the USPS as a postal carrier, and before that working 10 years for Control Data. He was an avid golfer, bowler, softball player, and dedicated Minnesota sports fan. He was also preceded in death by his faithful string of companions: Dooley, Dodger, & Digger. A memorial service gathering will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 6-8 PM at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave S, Bloomington.


Bloomington   952-888-7771

Shirley J. Nelson

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Shirley J. Nelson age 88 of Shakopee, formerly of Bloomington, passed away on January 29, 2016. Preceded in death by parents and one brother. Survived by husband, Marlo; children, Bob Nelson, Connie Nelson, Sandra (Tony) Stevens; grandchildren, Andrew Stevens, Katie Stevens, David Stevens, Kari Nelson and Kelsey Nelson; three great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends. Memorial Service Saturday 2PM at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Avenue South, Bloomington. Visitation one hour prior to service.


BLOOMINGTON, MN  952 888 7771


Clara M. Gooding

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Clara M. Gooding (Tempesta)

age 89 went to be with the Lord Tuesday February 4, 2016 at N.C. Little Hospice in Edina.  Preceded in death by infant twin daughters; parents, Frank (Skiddy) & Josephine Tempesta; siblings, Lizzie, Mary, George, Frank, Sam, Josephine, Johnny, Georgianna, Anna, Tony and George (Bud). 

Survived by husband, Donald; daughter, Sandy and many nieces and nephews.

Clara loved Jesus and the relationship she had with Him was the most important to her.  She loved birds, flower gardens, taking family trips together, crocheting, and cooking.  Clara enjoyed her time working at Jack & Jill Children's Clothing Store.  Thank you Mom for all the love and kindness you shared.

Visitation will be Tuesday February 9, 2016 from 10:00 - 11:00am at Gill Brothers Funeral Home 5801 Lyndale Ave South Minneapolis, MN 55419 with private Funeral Service held at 11:00am.  Interment at Resurrection Cemetery 2101 Lexington Ave S. Mendota Heights, MN 55120.



MINNEAPOLIS, MN       612 861 6088

Mary Margaret Huber

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Huber, Mary M. 

Age 90 of Crystal, MN.  Born July 12, 1925 in Minneapolis, MN to George and Katherine (Aman) Lambrecht.  Preceded in death by husband,  Donald John Huber and son,  Alan.  Survived by daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Larry Rajek; grandchildren, Lisa Brula, Todd and Andy (Amy) Rajek; great-grandchildren, Brianna and Natalie.  Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, 10:30 am at the Church of St. Joseph, 8701 36th Avenue North, New Hope, MN.  Visitation will be one hour prior to mass at church.  Entombment ~ Gethsemane Cemetery

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Martin Ernst-Wolfgang Luther

Friday, February 12, 2016

 Martin “Ernie” Luther

Age 91 of Richfield, passed away peacefully in his sleep surrounded by family on Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at his home. Preceded in death by parents, Carl and Friedl Luther; wife, Annelie and brother, Carl. Survived by wife, Mary K. Frey Luther; son, Steven Luther (Jan Vosburg); sisters-in-law, Lilli Luther, Mollie (Hugh) Sherry, Margaret (Joe) Bianconi, and Donna Frey; several nieces and nephews. Upon retirement from IDS, Ernie began a successful writing career and pursued his love of music and gardening. Mass of Christian Burial, Friday February 12, 2016 10:30 a.m. at the Church of  St. Richard, 7540 Penn Ave S, Richfield. Visitation one hour prior to services at the church. Memorials preferred to St. Richard's Catholic Church Choir or Fairview Hospice, 2450 26th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406.


Minneapolis       612-861-6088

Sherry Murray Kalor

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Kalor, Sherry Murray 78 of Richfield, passed away Feb. 9, 2016. Survived by husband, Merlin; children, Stephanie (David) Robinson, Wesley Kalor; grandchildren, Holly Anne Robinson and Joshua Kalor; sisters, Karen Bosch and Marlene Fladland; brothers, Richard (Janice) Endris and Robert (Helen) Endris; daughter-in-law, Mona Kalor. Preceded in death by son, Michael; daughter, Laura; brothers, Charles and Terry Endris. Funeral service Saturday, Feb. 13, 11 AM, United Methodist Church of Peace, 6345 Xerxes Ave S, Mpls., with visitation 1 hour prior at 10 AM.


BLOOMINGTON, MN    952.888.7771

John Paul Stopka

Saturday, February 13, 2016


John Paul Stopka, age 87 of Columbia Heights.  Born July 2, 1928; passed away January 29, 2016.  At age 22, John became the youngest mayor in the United States when he was elected mayor of Columbia Heights.  He served four consecutive two year terms from 1951-1959.  John was an Army veteran, member of the VFW and the Fraternal Order of Eagles.  He worked at movie theaters since he was a teenager and was a long-time hearse driver in the last few decades.  He was loved by many and will be missed by all. Preceded in death by parents, Frank and Veronica; 2 brothers and 2 sisters.  He is survived by niece, Jeannie Thiede; nephew, Peter Stopka and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral Service 10:00 a.m., Saturday, February 13th at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 5801 Lyndale Avenue S., Mpls. with visitation one hour prior to service only.  Private Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery

 www.GILLBROTHERS.com                  Minneapolis, Minnesota           612-861-6088