James H. Stevens, age 67 of Bloomington, MN passed away suddenly on Thursday, 12/1/2016. Born in Kentucky, he grew up in Chicago and later moved to Geenbay, where he met his wife of 40 years, Lucy. They resided in Bloomington for over 30 years and raised 3 wonderful children. Jim was a great husband, father, grandfather, son and friend. He loved to fish, listen to music, tell stories and spend time with family. He will be missed dearly. His family hopes to keep his memory alive by passing on his fishing skills through his kids and grandkids. Preceded in death by brother, Lee Madison. Jim is survived by his mother, Jean Madison; wife, Lucy; children, Ryan (Robyn), Erin, Kyle (Keira); grandchildren, Zak, Alex, Jake and Brooke; as well as all others he loved. Private family service only.
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Age 95 of Bloomington, MN., passed away with family by her side on November 26, 2016. She will be deeply missed and forever loved by her husband of 72 years, Harold and their seven children, Michael (Dianne), Gail, Colleen (Christy), Linda, Elyse (Michael), Gary (Jane), and Yvonne (Kimberley); grandchildren, Sherilyn, Robert, Shaun, Christopher, Kirsten, and Heather; seven great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, William and Agnes (Beissel) Apland; brother, Wilfred; and son-in-law, Jeff. Mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 11 AM ~ Church of the Nativity of Mary, 9900 Lyndale Avenue South, with visitation one hour prior. Interment ~ Fort Snelling National Cemetery. If so desired, memorials may be directed to the Animal Humane Society.
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Hansen, Dale Allen age 69 of Bloomington passed away on November 19th, 2016. Preceded in death by wife, Gloria. Survived by sons, Jasen, Ryen (Lindsay); grandchildren, Logen and Alyssa; brother, Tom; sister, Paulette; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation Wednesday 4-7 PM at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave So, Bloomington with memorial service beginning at 6 PM.
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Neil Andre Turgeon, 76, of Bloomington, MN, passed away Saturday November 19, 2016 at his home.
Neil is preceded in death by his parents Andre “Soup” and Mary; infant sister Mary Andrea; sister-in-law Mary, brother-in-law David Krieger and sister-in-law Janet Krieger.
Neil is survived by his wife Roberta; children Andrea, Monica (Rich Brough), David (BongSoo Park), Lorraine (Lauren) Busta, and Sara; and 3 grandchildren Hayden, Luke Busta and Emily Busta; brother Jim (Sue); aunt Sister Marguerite CSJ; sister-in-law Marg (Stan) Milosevich and many loving nieces, nephews and extended family.
Following his 1958 graduation from DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis, MN, Neil went on to serve 4 years in the U.S Naval Air. His career as an Educational Director spanned many years with Control Data, Cray Research and Silicon Graphics, from where he was retired. He remained active in his retirement, on staff with Life Source and volunteering for VEAP. He was also a member of the Tri-Valley RC Flyers of Rosemount, MN.
Neil’s family sends a special thank you to the Minneapolis VA Health Care System and AseraCare Hospice for their loving care and support.
Mass of Christian Burial to be held Monday, November 28th at 10 AM at Nativity of Mary Catholic Church, 9900 Lyndale Ave S, Bloomington, MN 55420 with visitation one hour prior to mass. A private family interment will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to VEAP, 9600 Aldrich Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55420.
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Richard S. Bone age 93 died peacefully on October 30, 2016. Dick served in the Army during WWII and retired from Armour Pharmaceutical after 38 years. He had many years of volunteering for Make a Wish and the Hemophilia Society. He enjoyed fishing, hiking, boating, and especially golf. Survived by wife, Ann; children, Cindy (Bill) Peck, Tim (Shari), Chris (Judy), Erin (Scott) Chadwick, Pat (Kathy), Phil (Constance); many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Janice Brown. Funeral service Saturday November 26, 2016 11:00 a.m. at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 5801 Lyndale Ave. So. Memorials will be sent to The First Tee at Three Rivers Park, which is a youth development program that combines golf instruction with invaluable life-skills education.
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Age 86 of Bloomington, passed away on November 15, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband Jim Moilan and brother John Hippo. She is survived by her daughters, Jeanne (Roy) Maynard and Janet (Pete) Bergeland; grandchildren, Kelsey Maynard, Clint Maynard, Erik Bergeland and Dan Bergeland; great grandchildren, Magnolia, Elin and Anders. Mavis grew up in Lake Norden, SD. She married Jim and raised her family in Bloomington. She worked at the media center at Indian Mounds Elementary School for many years. She enjoyed golfing, reading, and family. We will miss her. Memorial service will be on Monday November 21 at 11 AM at Atonement Lutheran Church, 601 E. 98th St, Bloomington. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Our dear mother, Susan E. Kimm (Layeux) (nee McMullen) 93 years young passed away peacefully on Monday 11-14-2016 at All Saints Senior Living in Shakopee. Mom was born on 12-11-1922 in Mpls. Preceded in death by her husbands, Robert Layeux & Herbert Kimm. Survived by her 5 children & their families: Joseph, George, Patty (John) Webb, Mary (Gary) Dodge and Rose Ann (Curt) Olejnicak; 8 grandchildren, Chris Layeux, Scott Layeux, Sheri Israel, Trevor Webb, Katie Jensen Saladin, Bryan Jensen, Cari Jensen, Madi Olejnicak; 8 great-grandchildren,Michael Layeux, Daniel Layeux, Eric Layeux, Nicholas Layeux, Courtney Radklev, Jacob Israel, Lindsey Israel, Lauren Webb; sister, LaVerne Kalinki, Brother David (Sharon) Boudin & extended family. Mom was an expert seamstress! She won the grand prize sweepstakes twice at the MN State Fair. For each of her children she hand-made a Christmas Tree Topper Angel including the angel hair and hand embroidered face. She is remembered as a gentle woman with a warm smile and great love for family. She gave us the gift of life & laughter. She’ll be dearly missed. Mass of Christian Burial Sat., 11/19/16 at Assumption Catholic Church, 305 E. 77th St., Richfield. Visitation: 10-11, Mass 11-12, Interment Assumption Cemetery followed by a luncheon. Memorials to St. Jude’s Cancer Center.
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Cassidy, Sarah Ann (Pat, Sally) age 94, died on November 13, 2016 in La Crosse, Wi. in the same way that she lived her life, gently and peacefully. She was born in Minneapolis, MN. on July 15, 1922. Sarah (her family and friends called her Pat or Sally) was preceded in death by her father Thomas Cassidy, her mother Caroline Fogg Cassidy, her stepmother Eva Luella Cassidy, her sisters Mary, Josephine (Dode), Susanna (Sue) and her brothers James (Jim) and Tom. She is survived by her brother John (Jack) Cassidy and many nieces and nephews (grand and great-grand). Her nieces and nephews include her niece Julie (Robert) Olson whom she raised, and their children: Angie (Jason), Natalie, Abby, Amie and Philip (Chenoah). Other nieces and nephews include: Tom (Pat) Michel, Patricia (Javier) Arriaga, Sarah Staggs, Kevin Cassidy, Brian Cassidy, Sheila (Don) Luce, Jim Cassidy and John (Meg) Cassidy, as well as another generation of nieces and nephews who live around the country. Sarah received a Bachelor's Degree from Rosary College in River Forest, IL. and her Master's Degrees in History and Library Science at UW-Madison. She worked at the Art Institute in Chicago, and Marquette University for several years before moving to Tulsa, OK, to take care of her family, and worked at Marquette Elementary School as the librarian. In 1968 she and her niece Julie moved back to Madison, where she had wished to spend the rest of her life. She was an active member of Queen of Peace Parish in Madison. She was the librarian for Queen of Peace School for more than 25 years, where she spent hours teaching children to love books and where she had so many friends. She cherished the cards the children made for her when she retired, and even when she moved to La Crosse. Sarah was an avid Wisconsin Badgers fan and saw generations of people attending and teaching at the University. She was a world traveller; her favorite place to visit was Ireland, visiting there with family and friends numerous times. Her many friends at The Shamrock Club of Wisconsin even honored Sarah by naming her Irish Woman of the Year, an honor which she cherished. Through her teen years Sarah spent her summers at her parent's summer home, called Beaver Lodge in Shell Lake, WI. In 1954 she built a lakeside home on Shell Lake that she lovingly called Pat's Amore. She hosted many family and friends at "the cabin," taking after the family tradition of hospitality. It certainly was her favorite place to be in summertime throughout her life. She spent holidays with beloved family across the country. She valued love, faith and education, and demonstrated these values with her active volunteering and financial generosity. Her retired years were filled with volunteering at shelters and soup kitchens across Madison. A fall in her home necessitated a move to La Crosse to be closer to family who could care for her. Though she did not have any children of her own, she was a matriarch of the Cassidy Clan. Sarah was a devout Catholic, a friend, aunt, mother and grandmother to many. Her family would would like to thank Hillview Nursing Home for the tender care they gave Sarah in the last 14 months of her life. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Catholic Charities or other charities, libraries or schools in your communities in her honor. Mass of Christian Burial, Friday at 2pm, Basilica of St. Mary, 88 North 17th Street with visitation at 1pm. Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery . A reception will follow at Kieran's Pub in downtown Mpls. at 1pm on Saturday.
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Hemmesch, Connie P (Con) Age 71, Bloomington, MN, passed away peacefully on November 11, 2016. He was preceded in death by his father Paul, infant brother Kernan, brother-in-laws, Lew Ahrens and Chuck Gustafson. Con was in management at Seagate Technology for many years before retiring in 2014. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus, Bloomington, and a Control Data/Ceridian Retiree. He always talked calmly to people, trying to make them laugh and have a good day. He enjoyed watching many sports games, attending Oktoberfest and Polka Festivals. Survived by wife of 35 years, Patricia, son Ryan (Monnica), daughters Tamara (Marcus) Schulz, and Jennifer (Sean) Mooney, and granddaughters, Evelyn and Jaelynn. Also surviving is his mother, Irene, brothers Ken (Jane), Kevin (Mary), Keith (Sandy), Craig (Jody), Kurt (Bonnie), Kellan (Shelly), sisters Donna Ahrens, LaVon (Ray) Gustafson, Bev (Patrick), and Paula Jo (Brad). Mass of Christian burial to be held at Nativity of Mary Catholic Church Bloomington, Friday, November 18th at 10:00 am. Visitation will be available from 4:00-8:00 pm on Thursday, November 17th at Gill Brothers Funeral Home 9947 Lyndale Ave So. and one hour prior to mass at church. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials preferred to donor’s choice.
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Shirley A. Angrimson age 80 of Bloomington. Preceded in death by son, John; great-granddaughter, Brianna. Survived by children, Craig, (Gail), Jim (Deb), Mark, Jeff, Gina (Tom) Pelava; 8 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; siblings, Kathy (John) Perlinger and Roger (Sheryl) Nubbe. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday 1:00 p.m. at the Church of the Nativity of Mary, 9900 Lyndale Ave. So. Interment Bloomington Cemetery. Visitation Thursday 12:00-1:00 p.m. at church only. Memorials preferred to the family.
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