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October 2016

Kathleen "Kate" Ann Stratton (nee Heitzman)

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Kathleen "Kate" (nee Heitzman) age 88 of Bloomington. Passed away 10-2-2016. Preceded in death by parents, Clara and Anton; brothers, Lloyd and Elwood; husband of 58 years, Terry Stratton.  Survived by her eight children, Carol (Dave) Thersleff, Sandy (Rick) Rusch, Jim (Nancy) Stratton, Jeff Stratton, Mary (Tom) Bauer, Patricia (Putts, Lee) Krueger, Tess (Tim) Caskey and Tom (Kathy) Stratton; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Fran Heitzman; sister, Mary Sullivan and many nieces and nephews.  Memorials preferred to Bridging, 201 W. 87th Street, Bloomington, MN 55420.  Funeral 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 5th at The Church of the Nativity of Mary, 9900 Lyndale Ave. S., Bloomington with visitation one hour prior to mass at church.  Interment Bloomington Cemetery.

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Terrence J. Hviding

Friday, October 7, 2016

Hviding, Terrence J. “Terry” age 72 of Bloomington. Preceded in death by parents, Steve and Eldora Hviding; and brother, Mike Hviding. Survived by brother, Dan (Connie) Hviding; sister, Kay (Norris) Berg; sister-in-law, Gloria Hviding; 7 nieces and nephews; and a friend of Bill W. since May 12, 1974. Visitation Friday October 7, 2016 4-7 p.m. at Gill Brothers Funeral Home 9947 Lyndale Ave. So. Bloomington, MN. Prayer service at 6:30 p.m. Memorials preferred to Donors Choice.


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James John Ferguson

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Ferguson, James John

Age 75 of Minneapolis MN.  Born August 18, 1941 in Dodge Center, MN to George Edward and Mildred Magdalena (Fischer) Ferguson.  Preceded in death by granddaughter, Tara; sisters, Margaret Ferguson, Eleanor (Ferguson) Larson; and brother, Edward Ferguson.   Survived by daughters and sons-in-law, Lesli (Joe) Smith and Angela (Seth) Engman; two grandsons; brother, Doug Ferguson; sisters, Robin Orth and June Ferguson, and numerous nieces and nephews.  Visitation on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 from 12:30 to 1:30 PM at Gill Brothers Southwest Chapel, 5801 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN, followed by interment with honors at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. 

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David John Mesenbourg

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

David J. Mesenbourg age 76 of Edina. Preceded in death by parents, Jack and Elizabeth Mesenbourg; sisters, Mary and Ann. Survived by loving wife of 47 years, Barbara; sons, John, Thomas, David, Joseph; grandchildren, Caitlin, Steven, Cecilia, Sydney, Ava; brothers,  Mark, Nick and John. Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday 1:00 p.m. at the of Church of Christ the King, 5029 Zenith Ave. So. Interment Gethsemane Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday one hour prior to Mass at church only. Reception following Mass at Keegan’s Pub, 16 University Ave. N.E. Memorials preferred to Sharing and Caring Hands or Little Sisters of the Poor.

David wanted everybody to know he thanks Jesus for his life!


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Jane Ann Toews

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Toews, Jane Ann (Musgjerd)

Age 57 of Orono, MN.  Born September 6, 1959 in Minneapolis, MN to Richard E. and Harriet Louise (Graupman) Musgjerd.  A loving wife, mother and grandmother.  Survived by husband, Jonathan David Toews; father, Richard E. Musgjerd; children, Carly (James) Nelson, David (Amber Sutton), Shawn (Brooke) and Scott (Krissy); 6 grandchildren; and brother, Todd Musgjerd.  Memorial service on Saturday, October 15th, 2016 at 11 AM ~ Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 4100 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN  55409 with visitation one hour prior to service.  Private interment ~ Dawn Valley Memorial Park, Bloomington, MN.  If so desired, memorials may be directed to the Animal Humane Society. 

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Pete Tasi

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Age 85, of Burnsville, passed away October 13th, 2016. Peter served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He achieved his masters' degree in Civil Engineering from Yale University and worked as a Computer Systems Analyst until his retirement in 2002. Peter and Corina were married in New York, in June of 1969. Peter moved his family to Minnesota in 1980. Peter is survived by his brother, James Tasi; wife, Corina Tasi; and three children, Andrew, Victor, and Deanna Tasi. Visitation will be held this Sunday, 2-6p, at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave S, Bloomington.


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Nancy Ann Dahl (nee Gittens)

Monday, October 17, 2016

Nancy A. Dahl, age 85 of Bloomington, passed away October 15, 2016 surrounded by her family.  Born in Minneapolis on November 19, 1930 to Angus and Dorothy Gittens.  Preceded in death by husband, Robert and son, William.  Survived by children, Anne (Dan) Solberg, Karen Dahl-Wright, Doug (Patty) Dahl, Tom Dahl and Sue (Steve) Wallinga; grandchildren, Matt, Dave, Elizabeth, Rachel, Curt, Meaghan, Shannon, Joe, Danny, Noah, Dominic, Rebecca and Gunnar.  Nancy was a proud great-grandma to 7.  Thank you to Dr. Anne Scherman and her nurse, Hong for their compassionate care.  Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 19th at the Church of the Nativity of Mary, 9900 Lyndale Ave. S., Bloomington.  Visitation 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, October 18th at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave. S. and one hour prior to mass at church. Interment Bloomington Cemetery.  Memorials will be directed to Nancy’s favorite charities. 


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Matthew J. Vogel

Monday, October 17, 2016

Vogel, Matthew J. age 22 of Bloomington/ Savage, MN. Survived by parents, Randy and Debbie; siblings, Cory, Megan, and Nathan; grandmother, LaVona; and many relatives and friends. Visitation Monday October 17 4-7 PM at Gill Brothers Funeral Home 9947 Lyndale Avenue South. Bloomington, MN. Memory sharing beginning at 6:30 PM.   


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Audrey Louise Luehne

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Luehne, Audrey L. 

Age 86 of Bloomington, MN.  Born August 14, 1930 in LaCrosse, WI to Fred and Emma (Miller) Tischer.  Preceded in death by husband, Leonard M. Luehne and ten siblings.  Survived by son, Robert L. (Roseanne); grandchildren, Brian (Laura) and Katie (Geof) Bindewald; grandsons, Patrick, Benjamin, and Andrew Luehne, Sam, Thomas, and Luke Bindewald; beloved dog, Scottie.  Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 9:30 AM ~ Church of the Nativity of Mary, 9900 Lyndale Avenue South, Bloomington, MN  55420.  Interment ~ Fort Snelling National Cemetery.  Visitation on Wednesday, 5-7 PM at Gill Brothers Bloomington Chapel, 9947 Lyndale Avenue South and also one half hour prior to mass at church.  If so desired memorials may be directed to Nativity of Mary Church. 

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Gary L. Hunt

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Gary L. Hunt age 66 of Bloomington died peacefully on 10/13/2016 of lung cancer surrounded by his family. Gary served in the Army and was a Vietnam Veteran. Preceded in death by father, Leo. Survived by loving wife, Kathie; children, Thomas (Andrea), Jeffrey (Heather), Danielle (Justin); grandchildren, Austin, Tristin, Kalel, Wyatt, Genessa; mother, Joanne Hansen; sister, Diane Williams and daughter-in-law Tonya Hunt.  Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday 10/25/2016 10:00 a.m. at the Church of the Nativity of Mary, 9900 Lyndale Ave So. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Visitation Monday 10/24/2016 5-8 p.m. at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Av. So. and 1 hour prior to Mass at church.   Memorials preferred.


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