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Minneapolis, MN 55419
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New Hope, MN 55428

April 2016

Ethel Louise Tangness

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Age 92, of Bloomington passed away on April 1, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband Jon O. Tangness; son Gerald A. Tangness; brother, Donny; sisters, Doris & Gladys. She is survived by her son, Ronald L. Tangness; siblings, Earl, Jean & Fran; grandchildren, Johnathan, Angela (Ken), Jennifer, Mary (Brooks) & Michelle (Ethan); 6 great grandchildren. She was our rock, our foundation; the strongest woman we know. A Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, April 5 (Ethel’s Birthday) at 10 AM at Atonement Lutheran Church, 601 E. 98th St, Bloomington. Visitation one hour before service at the church. Interment at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.


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Grant T. Gladwin

Friday, April 8, 2016

Grant Tyrone Gladwin; born September 19, 1957 in Minneapolis, MN, passed away March 24, 2016 in Tucson, AZ.  Grant lived most of his life in Minnesota.  Upon graduation he enrolled in the US Army Forces in 1975 and was stationed in Frankfort, Germany where his MOS was 63C10; a track vehicle mechanic.  He was discharged with honors in 1978.  Grant loved his lottery tickets, motorcycles, fishing and practicing at the shooting range.  Grant is predeceased by his father, Gaylord George Gladwin and brother, Clark Gaylord Gladwin.  Survived by mother, Lucille Pearl Lauerman of Tucson, AZ; sister, Gaylyn Gladwin Guest, Tucson, AZ; brother-in-law, James R. Guest; cousins, Donna Carol Hanbery, Marguerite Hanbery, Elizabeth Claey and Christine Nearman; along with their significant others and families of Minneapolis; niece, Angela Hecker; nephew, Clark Pahl; niece, Amber Pahl; nephew, Harry Paul.  His friends will miss him very much and his family will also miss him more than words can express.  Graveside service with military honors,10:15 a.m., Friday, April 8th at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Assembly Lane #3

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Birket D. Anderson

Friday, April 8, 2016

Birket Douglas Anderson, age 72 of Bloomington, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on April 4, 2016.

Birk was born and raised in International Falls and graduated from the Falls High School in 1961.  He moved to Bloomington in 1966 and was employed at Howard Wong’s Restaurant and Howard Johnson’s Motor Lodge until 1978.  Later that year, he started his career as a Flight Attendant.  He worked for Western Airlines and Sun Country and retired from flying in 2009.  He also served as a volunteer fireman for Station One at the Bloomington Fire Department from 1970 to 1991 and retired after 21 years of service.

Birk enjoyed his time at the Anderson family farm with his kids and grandkids, hunting deer and grouse, playing cribbage, riding his four-wheeler, working with his tractor and listening to country music.

Birk is survived by his children, Kelly (John) Laumann, John (Kristi) Anderson, Jennifer (Matt) Stockhaus and Christopher (Shelly McGerr) Anderson: eight grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Robert (Carol) Anderson, Donald Anderson, Charlene (Kevin) Jensen and Arden (Craig) McKnight; six nieces and nephews and countless friends.  Preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Amber (Thompson) Anderson and brother, Lee (Judy) Anderson.

Visitation will be held at Gill Brother Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave. So.  in Bloomington on Thursday, April 7, from 4-8 pm.  Mass of Christian Burial will be at the Nativity of Mary Catholic Church, 9900 Lyndale Ave. So. in Bloomington on Friday, April 8, with visitation from 9-10 am with mass to follow.  Memorials preferred to the Bloomington Association of Retired Fireman, Inc. or the Animal Humane Society.


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Marilyn P. Srnec

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Marilyn Patricia Srnec (nee Dean)
Born September 21, 1935 to James T. Dean and Winnifred M. (Duffy) Dean. She graduated from Rushford High School, Rushford, Minnesota in 1953. She then attended the College of St. Teresa and Winona State University and graduated in 1957. Marilyn enjoyed watching sports, especially the Minnesota Twins and the Minnesota Vikings. She was also an avid bridge player. She was also preceded in death by her daughter Alison Griffin. She is survived by daughters, Catherine (Jim) Lingenfelter, and Margaret M. Srnec; grandchildren, John and Madeline Lingenfelter, Renee Reynolds, Spencer Srnec, Jack, George and Max Griffin; son-in-law, John Griffin; siblings, Phyllis Foreman, Janice Randall, James (Virginia) Dean, Audrey (Joseph) Wachowiak, Michael Dean; many nieces, nephews and friends. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday 11:00 a.m. at the Church of the Annunciation, 509 West 54th Street. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday one hour prior to Mass at church only. Memorials preferred to Academy of Holy Angels or Annunciation School.


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Carolyn Sue Dahlquist

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Dahlquist, Carolyn Sue

Age 74 of Maple Grove, MN.  Born September 8, 1941 in Minneapolis, MN to Harley and Rosetta (Rawlins).  Preceded in death by parents; brother, Donald and sister, Geraldine.  Survived by children, Jesse Dahlquist, Scott Dahlquist, Lisa (Richard) Pegh, Carrie Dahlquist, and Beth Dahlquist; adopted sons, Jacob and Andrew Devlin; many grand and great-grandchildren;  sister, Olga Earl; brothers, Leonard and Jimmy Miller.  Visitation, Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 10:00 - 10:45 AM at Gill Brothers New Hope Chapel, 7300 42nd Avenue North, New Hope, MN 55427.  Graveside service to follow at Glen Haven Memorial Park.  

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Shirley Rae Larson (Dugal)

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Age 87 of Bloomington, formerly of Cloquet.  Born March 31, 1929; died April 10, 2016.  Member of the Bloomington American Legion Auxiliary and Eastern Star. Preceded in death by daughter, Diane Dugal; grandchildren, Mary and Dennis.  Survived by husband, Gene; children, David (Amy) Dugal, Dennis (Kathy) Dugal, Gene (Janet) Dugal, Linda Williams, Delores (Warren) Myrman, Kevin (Deeanna) Dugal, Sheryl (Mike) Tusler and Terri Dugal (Tom Borchardt); 26 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren.  Funeral Service Wednesday, April 13, at 1 PM at Grace Lutheran Church, 8700 Old Cedar Ave., Bloomington.  Visitation   5-8pm Tuesday, April 12 at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave. S. and one hour prior to service at church. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.


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Jacqui Page Gardner

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Jacqui Gardner, age 84, preceded in death by her loving husband George J. Gardner, passed away Thursday, April 7th, 2016. She was a loving mother, dear friend, as well as a great philanthropist and humanitarian. Everyone who knew her was touched by her compassionate heart and true zest for life. When you walked in Jacqui's wake, you felt as though you had just met your best friend in the world.

Jacqui participated in and donated to many fine charities in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Including but not limited to the Park Nicollet Frauenshuh Cancer Center, the Archdiocese of St Paul and Minneapolis, the Minnesota Sinfonia, the Carondelet Sisters of St. Joseph, Catholic Elder Care, and the Janice Gardner Foundation (established by her husband George) which contributes to many smaller charities as well as peoples in great need.

For many years Jacqui sat on multiple Board of Director charities lending her natural people skills and business acumen to their individual causes. She was an active member of the Minneapolis Women's Club, the League of Catholic Women and the International Hearing Foundation.  She was particularly proud of her association with the Martha J. Ripley Foundation, her great-grandmother's legacy.

Before marrying her husband George, Jacqui lived in Southern California working as a speech therapist for the City Schools where she eventually headed up the entire San Diego City School's speech therapy program. And as a young mother just establishing herself in her chosen career, to supplement her income, she became the first women to sell Fuller Brush household products door to door.

Jacqui's immediate family is small but filled her heart with love and pride. Both her daughter and step son meant the world to her. Every telephone call ended with her saying "I love you dearly...always have and always will".  And she meant it.  

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, April 14th at 12:00 pm at the Basilica of St. Mary (88 North 17th Street, Minneapolis, MN). A visitation will commence one hour prior to the service at 11:00 am with a light lunch held in the undercroft following the service.  Private entombment at Lakewood Mausoleum

In lieu of flowers, please offer a donation to any one of the charities listed above or one of your own choosing.  


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Dorothy F. Herron

Friday, April 15, 2016

Herron, Dorothy F. age 94 of Bloomington on April 9, 2016. Mom was an avid golfer and traveled all over the world with her husband Larry. She loved dancing, card playing and bowling. Preceded in death by husband, Lawrence. Survived by children, Charlene Herron-Jordan, Gary (Judi), Don (Carolyn), Tammy O’Hearn, Bernie (Sandy); 14 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Kathy Herron; sister, Liz Fredrickson; sisters-in-law, Marilyn Fiebiger, Marilyn Herron; brother-in-law Bill (Annette) Herron. Mass of Christian Burial Friday 10:00 a.m. at the Church of the Nativity of Mary, 9900 Lyndale Ave. So. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Visitation Friday 1 hour prior to Mass at Church.  Memorials preferred to Nativity of Mary Church or Donor’s choice. Dorothy’s family gives a special thanks to Terese Hoelzer, her primary caregiver during her last year.


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Evelyn Elaine Anderson

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Evelyn Elaine Anderson, age 90. Born April 16, 1925; passed away peacefully on April 12, 2016.  Preceded in death by husband of 49 years, E. Delbert Anderson; son, Richard L. Anderson; parents, John and Arvida Anderson; brother, Leland Anderson.  Survived by son, Ronald (Laurie) Anderson; daughter, Nancy (Aaron) Robinson; grandchildren, James, Kristin, Bryce (Emily), Ian, Cherie (Justin Goyer), Micheal Perkins (Jennifer), Philip Perkins (Jaime);  10 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Georgia  Anderson; and many nieces and nephews.  Evelyn lived in Minnesota, Colorado and Texas.  She was a kind spirit and will be missed by many. Funeral Service 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 16th at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 5801 Lyndale Avenue South with visitation one hour prior to service only.  Interment Mission Covenant Cemetery, Rush City, MN.  
Minneapolis, MN   612-861-6088