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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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Edina, MN - Ardeth A. Tindall, age 87, passed away peacefully with family by her side in the quiet, early morning hours on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 four days shy of her 88th birthday.
The oldest of three daughters, Ardeth was born on January 30, 1928 in Milbank, SD to the late Leonard and Rozella Anderson Kloster. Upon graduating high school, Ardeth moved to the Twin Cities in the 1940’s where she married James W. “Jim” Tindall, Sr. and together made their life-long home in Edina.
Truly the glue that held her family together, Ardeth never forgot a birthday, always remembered special occasions and enjoyed preparing delicious meals for family and friends to share together around her table. She lived an active lifestyle enjoying daily walks around Lake Harriet, participating in the local bowling league, tending to her bountiful flower and vegetable garden and playing bridge weekly with many of her dearest friends. Many of her favorite memories were made traveling and spending time at the lake cabin with family and friends. Her love, devotion and selfless care to all will be cherished in our hearts forever.
In addition to her husband Jim of 64 years, left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Robin Tindall of Cashiers, NC; sons, James W. Tindall, Jr. of Minnestrista, MN and Thomas John Tindall of Richfield, MN; two grandchildren, Jennifer Greeley Jacobson (Ryan) of Clyde, NC and Alex Greeley (Jessica) of Royal Palm Beach, FL; two great-grandsons, Wells Patrick Jacobson and Caden James Greeley; two sisters, Clarice Durbin and Sharon Steege both of Milbank, SD and several cherished nieces, nephews and friends.
A memorial service to celebrate Ardeth’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Calvary Lutheran Church, Edina, MN with a reception following in the church fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Ardeth’s memory to Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, 1467 Lake Street South, Suite 300, Forest Lake, MN 55025.
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Age 100, of Minneapolis, passed away on Monday January 25, 2015. Alyce was born and raised in Langdon, ND and spent many years in Devils Lake, ND. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rupert Fischer. She is survived by her son, Michael Fischer and his wife Gail Bronner; granddaughter, Caroline Fischer; niece Donna Colbeck. Memorial service will be on Saturday, January 30, 2015, at 1 PM at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 5801 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis.
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Age 88 of Bloomington, MN. Born August 13, 1927 in Wakefield, Nebraska to N. Alvin and Myrtle H. (Mortenson) Nelson. Surrounded by his family, he died January 23, 2016. His many years of ministry included time as a Lutheran parish pastor, missionary, and hospital chaplain. Survived by wife, Rhoda; children, Sherrry Lynn Nelson, Daniel Todd Nelson, and Sandy Kay Bryant; sisters, Carolyn Sholin and Dorothy (Allen) Bergren; sister-in-law, Martha (Dennis) Johnson. Funeral service will be Saturday, January 30, 2016 ~ 10 AM, at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 3045 Chicago Ave So. Minneapolis, MN. Visitation one hour prior to service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America World Hunger or the American Diabetes Association.
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Beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, age 89 of Bloomington, MN, passed away peacefully on January 22, 2016. Agnes was born November 5, 1926 in Buckman, MN to Henry and Marie (Roden) Leners. She was married to Peter Scepurek on July 2, 1946. They raised their four children on a farm near Welch, MN and then moved to Bloomington, MN in 1970 where they spent their remaining years. Agnes is preceded in death by parents Henry and Marie Leners; husband Peter; sons Patrick and Terrence; siblings Herb, Ray, Rosella Pfeiffer, Lawrence, and Helen Masog. She is survived by daughters Linda (Gary) Thelen and Laura Sunderland; daughters-in-law Janet Scepurek and Anita Scepurek; grandchildren Melissa (Lance) Rott, Michelle (Dan) Dean, Megan Scepurek, Steve Thelen and daughter Haley Thelen, Jennifer Deforest and son Pedro Miranda, Daniel (Justyne) Scepurek and son William Scepurek, and Jacob Scepurek; siblings Leo, Don (Betty), and Mary Ellen Barrett; and many other relatives and friends. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, January 29 at 10 a.m. with visitation one hour prior at Nativity of Mary Catholic Church, 9900 Lyndale Ave. S, Bloomington, MN. Interment to follow the service.
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.
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Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Valley Community Presbyterian Church, 3100 North Lilac Drive for Ferne Plenke, 86, who died in her Golden Valley home last week. Born 1929 in Cambria, WI, to Emery and Eva Mae Stone, she and her siblings Lyle, Carol, Norm and Nancy grew up in Lodi, WI. After graduating high school, Ferne moved to Madison and started a career with Bell Telephone that spanned 40 years. She married Tom Plenke on June 25, 1950. The couple moved to the Twin Cities five years later and settled on Minneapolis’ North Side. They moved to Golden Valley in 1974. Tom died in 1994. Ferne loved her time at church, traveling the world, playing golf, listening to jazz, reading, and entertaining family and friends.
Survivors include: children Mark of Chico, CA, Jan (Walter) Eisner of St. Paul and Panama, and Tim of St. Paul; siblings Lyle Stone of Lodi, Carol Garro of Sauk City, WI, and Nancy Kay (Bob) Reuter of Fairview, NC; three grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 7300 42nd Avenue North, New Hope, and at the Valley Community Presbyterian Church, 3100 Lilac Drive N., Golden Valley, an hour before the service.
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