Melvin Billy Sabaka age 93 of Bloomington passed away on May 23, 2016. Preceded in death by wife Marie, grandson Luke Donaldson, Parents and 3 brothers and 4 sisters. He will be dearly missed by his daughters Vicky Daly (Lyle), Diane Garbina (Joe), Lori Rusert (Bob), Karen Wahl (Jerry), Paula Donaldson (Terry), Tracy Kirscher (Bill), 29 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. He was a WWll veteran. He retired from Soo Line RR after 43yrs of faithful service. Celebration of Life Service, Friday 6/10 at 11:00 am, St Luke’s Lutheran Church,1701 W. Old Shakopee Rd, Bloomington MN 55431. Memorials preferred to St Lukes. Words could never describe the wonderful person Mel was. The effect his life had on those who knew and loved him will remain forever.
BLOOMINGTON, MN 952.888.7771
Marian B. Henningsen, age 94 of Richfield, Edina and Presbyterian Homes of Prior Lake and Bloomington. Marian was born in Minneapolis on May 31, 1922 to Elmer and Louise Sorensen. She passed away peacefully, June 3, 2016. She married Normand Henningsen on October 11, 1947. Marian worked at the Greyhound Bus Co., Northwestern Bell Telephone Company and Dayton’s Southdale. Preceded in death by husband, Norm and son, John. She is survived by daughters, Jean (Gary) Olson and Carol (Mark) Showalter; son, Scott (Diane) Henningsen; grandchildren, Aimee (Brian), Michael, Gretchen, Anna, Elora and Jared; great-grandsons, Benjamin and Alexander. Marian’s Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 9th at Diamond Lake Lutheran Church, 5760 Portland Ave S, Mpls.Visitation 4-6 p.m., Wednesday, June 8th at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 5801 Lyndale Ave. S., Mpls. and one hour prior to service at church. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Presbyterian Homes or Diamond Lake Lutheran Church.
Minneapolis, MN 612-861-6088
Age 88, of Bloomington, passed away on Saturday June 4, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles; parents, Joseph & Sylvia & 4 brothers. She is survived by her children, Karen (Pat), Roxann (Rick), Dave (Shirley), Sam (Lynn), Jean (Scott) & Greg; 9 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; sister, Florence. Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, June 9, at 10 AM at Nativity of Mary Catholic Church, 9900 Lyndale Ave S, Bloomington. Visitation Wednesday, June 8 from 5:30-7:30 PM with a Prayer Service at 7:30 PM, Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave S, Bloomington, and one hour prior to Mass at the church. Interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.
Sister Marie Catherine Lee, OP, 98, died June 1, 2016. Her religious name was Sister Marie Mercedes. She ministered in the St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese 69 of her 70 years of religious life, teaching 23 years at Bethlehem Academy, Faribault, and 10 years at Regina High School, Minneapolis. At Regina, Sister Marie also served as director of Project Regina for 31 years, ministering with the Hmong community. She served as a spiritual director for 11 years in Minneapolis. The funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, at the Sinsinawa Dominican Sister’s Mother House, 585 County Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI 53824-9701. Friends may call after 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, at the Motherhouse where a wake service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to the Sinsinawa Dominicans.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 612 861 6088
85, of Bloomington, passed away on May 23, 2016. She is preceded in death by her husband, Edward, and parents Harold and Anna. She is survived by her children, Roger (Carole), Kenny, Dolly (Bill), Larry, Carol, Edward (Ruth) and John (Rona); 9 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Memorial service Monday, June 6, at 2 PM at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 9947 Lyndale Ave S, Bloomington. Visitation one hour prior to service. Interment at Bloomington Cemetery.
Thomas Kevin Kenney Jr., age 52 formerly of Richfield. Preceded in death by father, Thomas Sr. Survived by mother, Patricia; siblings, Julie (Todd) Torgerson, Daniel, Patrice (Scott) Bennetts, Sean; 1 niece; 3 nephews; beloved best friends, Judy Miller and Amy Hauer; many aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral Service Saturday 11:00 a.m. at Gill Brothers Funeral Home 9947 Lyndale Ave. So. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation Saturday 1 hour prior to service. Memorials preferred to the Special Olympics or donor’s choice.
BLOOMINGTON, MN 952 888 7771
Of Minneapolis passed away on Sunday May 29, 2016.
Survived by her son Gabe and countless wonderful family and friends that will miss her dearly.
Brief memorial to be held at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 5801 Lyndale Avenue South, on Saturday June 4th at 12 PM with a visitation one hour before and after service. Not a formal affair. Family requests bright, tropical or Hawaiian attire.
Family expects as many smiles as tears and hopes for stories and laughter. Bring pictures and memories to share. Flowers welcome and appreciated.
Age 91, of Lake Minnetonka, passed away on May 29, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard; parents, Walter & Clara; brothers, Russ & Bill. Survived by her children, Susan & Michael (Kathleen); 6 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild. Funeral service, Friday June 3, at 11 AM at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 5801 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis. Visitation 1 hour prior to service. Interment Lakewood Cemetery.
Age 68, of Bloomington, passed away on May 24, 2016. Tom is survived by loving children, Patricia and Michael; wife, Maureen; mother, Elaine; brother, Terry (Cindy) Larson. Preceded in death by Mary Annette, Mary Kathreen, and Roy Larson. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, May 31, at 11 AM at Church of St. Edward, 9401 Nesbitt Ave, Bloomington. Visitation one hour prior to Mass. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Mendota Heights.
Age 94 of Bloomington passed on March 18 , preceded by husband, Thomas O. Purcell . She is survived by sisters, Carole (Mike) Ryan , Nancy (Peter) Stancuk; children, Darlyne (Jim) Lyons , Sharon "Shuz" (John) Vickman , Emmett "Butch" (Arlette) Dohney , Colleen (Bruce) Rose , Joan (Al) Gallus; grandchildren Jim , Jeanne , John , Jeff , Janice , Adam , Theresa , Mary Jean , Tracey , Todd , Ryan , Jayson , Cory; 25 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren . Mass of Christian Burial Friday May 27, 2016 11:00 a.m. at the Church of St. Richard, 7540 Penn Avenue South Richfield, MN. Private interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
BLOOMINGTON, MN 952 888 7771