Miscellaneous Anoka County, Minnesota Obituaries

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Richard Bonneville
Funeral services for Richard A. Bonneville, 70, of Champlin, took place 
June 14 at Zion Lutheran Church, Anoka. Rev. Timothy Strommen officiated.
Bonneville died June 9 at Mercy Hospital. He was born Jan. 29, 1930 in 
Minneapolis to Arthur J. and Lillian M. (Anderson) Bonneville. He was a 
retired sales representative for National Fire Safety Council and a 
veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife, Cathy; son, Brian (Sheree) Bonneville of 
Crystal; daughters, Lori (Jeff) Good of Maple Grove, Nicole (Nick) Nye of 
Plymouth; two grandchildren; brother, David (Judy) Bonneville of 
Stillwater; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son, Bruce; and parents, Arthur and 
Lillian Bonneville.
Interment was at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens, Crystal. Arrangements were 
by Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Home, Anoka.

Kevin J. Boyer
Funeral services for Kevin J. Boyer, 35, of Malmo, took place June 12 at 
Gearhart Anoka Chapel. Rev. Jeff Jacobus officiated.
Boyer died June 8. He was born Dec. 5, 1964 in St. Louis Park to Douglas 
Boyer and Janet Neumann. He was a self-employed carpenter.
He is survived by his fiance, Gloria; parents, Jan and Doug Boyer; 
brother, Scott; sister, Melanie; nieces, Nicole, Kylee, Destiny; nephew, 
Dougie; grandmothers, Ida Grabowski, Irene Little; and many other 
relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Ralph, Scott and Bruce Boyer, Bob Neumann, Norman 
Westerlund, and Shane Pasche. Honorary pallbearer was Jon Bentley.
Interment was at Lakeside Cemetery, Malmo. Arrangements were by Gearhart 
Anoka Chapel.

Kathy Hide Burton
Funeral services for Kathy Hide Burton, 33, of St. Francis, took place 
June 12 at Trinity Lutheran Church. Rev. J.R. Baumgarn officiated.
Burton died in an automobile accident. She was born May 10, 1967 in St. 
Paul to James Maag and Hideko Kamiyama. She was a dental assistant.
She is survived by her husband, Branden; daughter, Jaclyn and son, Joshua; 
mother, Hideko Kamiyama; father, Janes Maag; sister, Tammy (Jim) Conner; 
mother-in-law, June (David) Anderson; father-in-law, Tom (Linda) Burton; 
brother-in-law, Vincent (Kelly) Burton; sister-in-law, Micelle (Bob) 
Johnson; and best friend, Cindy Ross.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Raymond E. Maag; and niece, 
Bobby Jo Johnson.
Interment was at Lakeview Cemetery, Burns Township. Arrangements were by 
Gearhart Anoka Funeral Chapel.

Katie Cichon
Funeral services for Katie Cichon, 75, of Ramsey, took place June 15 at 
Friendship Baptist Church, Coon Rapids. Rev. Eric Quick officiated.
Cichon died June 11 at her residence. She was born Jan. 15, 1925 in 
Virginia to Kelly Burkhart and Lottie Brock.
She is survived by her husband, Alvin; daughter, Jerry Johnson; 
grandchildren, Troy (Tracy) Lattimer, Wendy Lattimer, Melissa Lattimer, 
Randy Johnson, Vance Johnson; great-grandchildren, Jessica, Amanda, and 
Matthew Lattimer, Amber Lattimer, Justin and Crystal Schneider, John and 
Donna Johnson; and sisters, Lottie Horton and Wanda Lee Yeary.
She was preceded in death by her son, Harvey Johnson; brothers, Jimmy and 
Junior Burkhart; and sisters, Emily Burkhart, Nancy Baily and Bertie 
Barker.
Pallbearers were Troy Lattimer, Vance, Wayne, and Randy Johnson, and Doug 
Larson.
Interment was at Orrock Cemetery. Arrangements were by Thurston-Lindberg 
Funeral Home, Anoka.

Dale A. Dickson
Funeral services for Dale Alfred Dickson, 57, of Fridley, took place June 
5 at Emmanuel Christian Center. Rev. G. Mark Denyes officiated.
Dickson died May 31 in Minneapolis. He was born June 23, 1942 and was an 
engineer at Bio Medical.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon; children, Tammy (Steve) Juve, Wendy 
(Doug) Eckert, and Adam; grandchildren, Matthew, Nathan, Noah and Eliza 
Lee; mother, Wanda; and three brothers.
He was preceded in death by his father, Donald.
Pallbearers were John Badzinski, Larry Bereuter, Erik Scott, Mike Grace, 
Larry McNichols, and Gary Messer.
Interment was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Arrangements were by 
Washburn-McReavy Seman Chapel, Coon Rapids.

Joseph E. Dukowitz
Funeral services for Joseph E. Dukowitz, 72, of Coon Rapids, took place 
June 9 at Epiphany Catholic Church. Rev. Bernard A. Reiser officiated.
Dukowitz died June 6 in Fridley. He was born Feb. 26, 1928 in Moran 
Township. Dukowitz was a stationary engineer for the U.S. government.
He is survived by his wife, Viola; children, Wayne (Ivette), Sharon (John) 
Pack, Gary (Brenda), Diane (Rocky) Otte; grandchildren, Doug, Rob, Kim, 
Travis, Cory, Eric, Rocky, Kate and Britney; great-grandchildren, Abbey, 
Joey and Benjamin; brothers, Leonerd (Lillian), Duane (Mary); sisters, 
Harriet and Betty; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandson, Jeremy.
Pallbearers were Doug and Rob Miller, Cory and Eric Dukowitz, Rocky Joe 
Otte and Kimberly Gust.
Interment was at Epiphany Cemetery. Arrangements were by Washburn-McReavy 
Seman Chapel, Coon Rapids.

Anna B. Hanson
Funeral services for Anna Barbra Hanson, 82, of Coon Rapids, took place 
June 14 at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, Anoka. Rev. Mike Paquet 
officiated.
Hanson died June 10 in Robbinsdale. She was born Aug. 1, 1917 in 
Browerville to Phillip and Mary (Koppes) Host. She was a retired assembler 
at Honeywell.
She is survived by her children, Donald Hanson, Dale Hanson, LaVonne 
Burrington, Colleen Brandell and spouses; grandchildren and 
great-grandchildren; sisters, Eileen, Lorraine, Rita, Marie, Vennette 
(John), Betty (Len), Terry (Frank); brother, Leo (Betty Ann); and nieces, 
nephews, and many good friends.
Pallbearers were Leo Host, Steven Hanson, Jay Brandell, John Bakke, Rick 
Gaida, Duane Holscher, Reg Paviak, and Dick Kilanowski.
Interment was at Hillside Cemetery. Arrangements were by Gearhart Anoka 
Funeral Chapel.

Clarence W. Hilger
Funeral services for Clarence W. “Cork” Hilger, 69, of Coon Rapids, took 
place June 9 at St. Timothy’s Catholic Church. Rev. Patrick Quinn 
officiated.
Hilger died June 5 in Fridley. He was born Jan. 20, 1931 to Bernard George 
and Teresa A. (Kosel) Hilger. He was a mechanic and store owner, and 
served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; children, Diana (Mike) O’Connor, 
Kathleen (Mark) Johnson, Bernard, Merry, Clara and Leonard Hilger; 12 
grandchildren; brother, Richard Hilger; and numerous cousins, nieces and 
nephews.
Pallbearers were Desiree and Christina Johnson, Michael Petschel, Jason 
and Alan Hilger, and Kyle O’Connor. Honorary pallbearers were Cassandra 
and Nicholas Johnson, Patrick, Justin and Amber O’Connor and Brianna 
Hilger.
Interment was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Arrangements were by 
Gearhart Coon Rapids Funeral Chapel.

Lorene J. Knick
Funeral services for Lorene Janice Johnson Knick, 61, of Anoka, took place 
May 31 at Methven-Taylor Anoka Chapel. Rev. Ron McGilura officiated.
Knick died May 25 in Anoka. She was born Sept. 16, 1938 in Revere to 
Lawrence and Gladys Johnson.
She is survived by her children, Bonnie (Craig) Kircher, David Painter, 
Paula Henkel, Bruce (Janice) Painter; brother, Loren (Annette) Johnson; 
sister, Leeann (Dean) Jorgenson; 16 grandchildren; five 
great-grandchildren; and many relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Knick; parents, Lawrence 
and Gladys; and daughter, Barbara Painter.
Pallbearers were Charles, James, and Dale Cazett, Nathaniel and Jonathan 
Painter, Kenneth and Jared Kircher, and Dean Jorgenson.
Interment was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Arrangements were by 
Methven-Taylor Funeral Home, Anoka Chapel.

Kenneth D. Neumann
Funeral services for Kenneth D. Neumann, 47, of Champlin, took place June 
9 at Servant of Christ Lutheran Church in Champlin. Rev. Eric Walbolt 
officiated.
Neumann died June 5 at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. He was born July 16, 
1952 in St. Cloud to Donald M. and Mary Ann (Winkelman) Neumann. He was an 
electrician for Ram Electric.
He is survived by his wife, Carol; sons, Nathan (Diane) Neumann of Kansas 
City, Kan., and Adam; daughter, Amanda; mother, Mary Ann Neumann of Clear 
Lake; sisters, Mary Kay (Tim) Carlson of Clearwater, Karen (Dean) Osmonson 
of Champlin, Debi Neumann (Dave Blonigan) of Avon, Barb (Don) Herbst of 
Foley; and many friends, neighbors and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Neumann.
Pallbearers were Lelan Moe, Rodman Bailey, Edward Commers, James Mueller, 
Andrew Markwardt, and Donald Tatg.
Arrangements were by Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Home, Anoka.

Margaret Saxton
Funeral services for Margaret “Peggy” Saxton, 75, of Independence, 
formerly of Coon Rapids, took place June 5 at the Village Evangelical Free 
Church, Independence. Revs. Chuck Dake and Jeff Harter officiated.
Saxton died May 31 at her residence. She was born July 29, 1924 in 
Detroit, Mich., to Albert and Isadore (Jones) Harris. She lived in Coon 
Rapids for 27 years and was active in the Coon Rapids American Legion 
Auxiliary, Little League Auxiliary, and Coon Rapids Community Scholarship 
Association. She is a past president of the Coon Rapids Federated Women’s 
Club and served as 10th District president for two terms.
She is survived by her husband, Bill; daughter, Gail (Roger) Schuette of 
Coon Rapids; sons, Jeffery (Traudi) of Arizona, David (Mary) of Nevada, 
Edward (Pat) of Corcoran, John of North Dakota; and 15 grandchildren.
Pallbearers were grandchildren Matthew, Ryan, Grant, Joe, Ben, David, 
Jeremy and Jacob. Honorary pallbearers were grandchildren Michelle, 
Brenda, Jeff, Wendy, Christina, Cory and Danielle.
Interment was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Arrangements were by 
Iten Funeral Home, Delano.

William Spinler
Funeral services for William Spinler, 54, of Coon Rapids, took place June 
14 at Faith Lutheran Church, Coon Rapids. Rev. Valerie Ann Brown Greenly 
officiated.
Spinler died June 10 in Alexandria. He was born May 18, 1946 in Pine City. 
He was an employee of Bauer Welding.
He is survived by his wife, Linda; daughter, Sara Spinler; son, Paul; 
brother, Sonny Roubinek; sister, Linda Kubesh, and their families; and 
other relatives and friends.
Interment was at Morningside Memorial Gardens, Coon Rapids. Arrangements 
were by Washburn-McReavy Seman Chapel, Coon Rapids.

Jerel Traun
Memorial services for Jerel Traun, 51, of Coon Rapids, took place June 16 
at Washburn-McReavy Seman Chapel, Coon Rapids. Rev. Bernard A. Reiser 
officiated.
Traun died June 10 in Brooklyn Park. He was born April 28, 1949 in 
Wisconsin. He was a self-employed machinist and the owner of J.N.R. 
Machining of Brooklyn Park.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy; children, Jeff (Lisa), Brian, Melissa 
Ford, Kathleen (Greg) Suddith, Laura Traun; grandchildren, Michelle, 
Jessica, Sarah, Samantha; mother, Mary Traun; sister, Joyce (James) 
Cranham; sister-in-law, Marjorie Traun; and many nieces, nephews, other 
relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father, Wilfred; brothers, James and 
Steven; and sister, Patricia.
Arrangements were by Washburn-McReavy Seman Chapel.

Robert J. Clements
Funeral services for Robert J. Clements, 42, Fridley, took place March 9 
at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Rev. Terry Reich officiated.
Clements died March 5. He was born Aug. 17, 1957 in Duluth to William 
Clements and Norma Carpenter. He was an insurance underwriter and a member 
of the National Guard.
He is survived by his wife, Lori; mother and stepfather, Norma and Bernard 
Nelson; brother and sister-in-law, William and Lori Clements; and sisters 
and brothers-in-law, Mary (Ben) Faber, Jan and Rick Krause, and Grace and 
Lun Nguyen.
Hen was preceded in death by his father, William James Clements.
Interment was private. Arrangements were by Gearhart Coon Rapids Funeral 
Chapel.

Elizabeth DeJarlais
Funeral services for Elizabeth L. “Betty” DeJarlais, 73, Champlin, took 
place March 7 at Thurston-Lindberg, Chapel, Anoka. Rev. Bill Deziel 
officiated.
DeJarlais died March 2 at Mercy Hospital. She was born July 9, 1926 in 
Appleton, Wis., to Art and Isabel Pauli Stegert. She was retired from 
Hoffman Engineering.
She is survived by her husband, Philip; daughter, Pat (Keith) Hesli and 
son, Boyd Barrott, all of Anoka; stepdaughters, Diana (Darrell) Norton of 
Hinckley and Elisabeth (Art) Headley of Twig; 10 grandchildren; four 
great-grandchildren; aunt, Viola Stevens of Wisconsin; former husband, 
Glenn Barrott of Linwood Township; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Art and Isabel Stegert.
Pallbearers were Terry, Troy and Todd Hesli, James, Christian, Theodore 
and Jill Norton, Mary Shinoda, Aaron Headley and Jamie Barrott.
Interment was at Three Lakes Cemetery, Three Lakes, Wis. Arrangements were 
by Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Home, Anoka.

Lyle E. Featherston
Interment service for Lyle Earnest Featherston, 82, Mena, Ark., formerly 
of Coon Rapids, took place March 21 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Featherston died March 1. He was born Aug. 14, 1917 in Grow Township, Rusk 
County, Wis., to Earnest and Orda Webster Featherston. He was a truck 
driver for more than 25 years and served in the U.S. Army in World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Naoma (Rose) Featherston; sons, Steve of Coon 
Rapids, and Douglas of Bellveu, Neb.; daughters, Margaret Skogberg of 
Andover, Diane Farra of Missoula, Mont., Adrienne Sandager of St. Paul, 
Janice Odell of Coon Rapids; grandchildren, Dawn, John and Douglas 
Reinertson, Cynthia Yoder, Anita Sandager, Steven Featherston, Jr., Holly 
Davies, Jennifer and Natasha Featherston; 18 great-grandchildren; brother, 
LeRoy Webster of Hibbing; stepsons, Loran, Darell and Kendall Sederstrom; 
and stepdaughters, Hillary Sandager and Crystal Hielle.
Interment was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Clayton C. Follett
Funeral services for Clayton C. Follett, 78, Coon Rapids, took place March 
6 at Zion Lutheran Church, Anoka. Rev. Liane Rock officiated.
Follett died March 1 in Coon Rapids. He was born March 15, 1921 in 
Tenhassen Township, Martin County. He was a construction-carpenter, a 
member of the Coon Rapids American Legion Post, and active in the Habitat 
for Humanity program.
He is survived by his wife, Doris; children, Donald and wife Pat, Carol 
Weber, Jeffrey and wife Geri; daughter-in-law, Sue Follett, children, 
Ronald Burton and wife Sharon, Kathy Ericson and husband Gary, Kris Hanson 
and husband Gary; 17 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; nieces and 
nephews; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Ann Blowers; son Barry 
A,; brother, William; and sister, Helen Leiding.
Pallbearers were Scott Follett, Kenneth Weber, James, Keith and Corey 
Mozey, Brent Burton, Geoff and Greg Ericson, and Tony Hanson.
Interment was at Morningside Memorial Gardens, Coon Rapids. Arrangements 
were by Washburn-McReavy Seman Chapel, Coon Rapids.

James Alan Frantz
Memorial services for James Alan Frantz, 66, Phoenix, Ariz., formerly of 
Anoka, took place Feb. 3 at Mercer Mortuary Chapel in Phoenix.
Frantz died Jan. 31 in Phoenix. He was born June 29, 1933 in Anoka to 
Helen J. and William M., Frantz. He formerly owned and operated Jim Frantz 
Towing with his brother Gerald, also Lake Auto Salvage in Anoka. He was a 
master welder and a U.S. Army veteran.
He is survived by his daughters, Jeanette M., of Tempe, Ariz., Carol A. 
Brown (Bobby) of Springerville, Ariz., Lori J. Frantz-Simmons (Bryan) of 
Kingman, Ariz.; son, Martin R. (Marian) of Foxlake, Ill; grandchildren, 
Elizabeth Frantz, Christopher and Rachel Simmons; sister, Rosanne 
Anderson; brothers, Gerald, Merle, William and John Frantz; and many 
nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Glenn Wolfe.

Marlys K. Gardner
Memorial services for Marlys K. Gardner, 70, Ogilvie, took place March 6 
at Ogilvie Methodist Church. Rev. Dennis Buckley officiated.
Gardner died Feb. 25 in Ogilvie. She was born Nov. 17, 1929 in Anoka 
Township, now Coon Rapids, to Leslie and Katharine Swanson. She was a 
supervisor at Fingerhut.
She is survived by her son, Ken Jan) Gardner, Blaine; three grandchildren; 
three great-grandchildren; mother, Katharine Swanson; brothers, David 
(Pat) and Bill (Ruth); and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Orrin Gardner; father; and one 
sister.
Interment was at Graceland Cemetery, Ogilvie. Arrangements were by 
Dresser-Methven Funeral Home of Mora and Ogilvie.

Ruby Gronskei
Funeral services for Ruby Gronskei, 82, New Brighton, took place March 6 
at Washburn-McReavy Seman Chapel, Coon Rapids. Rev. Norman Berg 
officiated.
Gronskei died March 3 in New Brighton. She was born Nov. 10, 1917 in Elbow 
Lake. She was a human services technician.
She is survived by her children, Maynard, Larry, Loney, JoAnn, James, 
Kathryrn, Sandra, Greg, Brad, and Steven; grandchildren; 
great-grandchildren; and great-great grandchildren.
Interment was private. Arrangements were by Washburn-McReavy Seman Chapel, 
Coon Rapids.

Ruby Guy
Funeral services for Ruby Guy, 83, Anoka, took place March 7 at 
Thurston-Lindberg Chapel, Anoka. Rev. Brenda King officiated.
Guy died March 3 at her home in Anoka. She was born July 28, 1916 in 
Winthrop to August L. and Emma Wickstrom Oberg.
She is survived by her husband, Aldean; daughter, Sharon and husband 
David; sons, James and wife Avalena, John and wife Paula; nine 
grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mabelle Rice and Audrey 
Foster; and brother, Eldo Oberg.
Interment was at Cedar Cemetery, Cedar. Arrangements were by 
Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Home.

Dora I. Jacob
Funeral services for Dora I. Jacob, 94, Anoka, will take place today 
(Friday, March 10), 11 a.m., at Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Home, Anoka. 
Rev. Norman Berg will officiate.
Jacob died March 5 at Fridley Convalescent Home. She was born Nov. 25, 
1905 in Elk River and was a retired clerk with the city of Anoka. She was 
charter member of the women’s golf club and a past president of the 
American Legion Women’s Auxiliary.
She is survived by her son, Jerry Jacob and wife Florence; daughter, 
Marjorie Alley and husband James; daughter-in-law, Ruth Jacob; 
grandchildren, John and Robert Jacob, Ann Robson, Steven and Thomas Alley, 
Jill Wosnak, Todd and Michael Jacob; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter; son, Robert; parents; 
and sisters, Grace and Harriet Addington.
Pallbearers are John, Robert, Todd and Michael Jacob, Ann Robson, Steven 
and Thomas Alley, and Jill Wosnak.
Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery, Anoka. Arrangements are by 
Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Home.

Linda E. Lucier
Funeral services for Linda E. Lucier, 58, Bourne, Mass., took place March 
3 at Epiphany Catholic Church, Coon Rapids. Rev. Bernard A. Reiser 
officiated.
Lucier died Feb. 29 in Coon Rapids. She was born Feb. 9, 1942 in Brockton, 
Mass.
She is survived by her brother, James and sister-in-law Maureen; nieces 
and nephews; aunt, Louise and uncle Will Duffany of East Bridgewater, 
Mass.; cousins; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James E. and Evelyn Lucier.
Interment was at Epiphany Cemetery, Coon Rapids. Arrangements were by 
Washburn-McReavy Seman Chapel, Coon Rapids.

Judith L. Tweten
Funeral services for Judith “Judy” L. Tweten, 52, Coon Rapids, took place 
March 4 at Washburn-McReavy Seman Chapel, Coon Rapids. Chaplain Rex Beyer 
officiated.
Tweten died Feb. 29 in St. Louis Park. She was born April 6, 1947 in 
Minneapolis.
She is survived by her husband, Darrell; son, Scott Gardner; brother, John 
Blatzheim; sister, Joan Schell; father, Gerald Blatzheim; and other 
relatives and many friends.
Interment was private. Arrangements were by Washburn-McReavy Seman Chapel.

Edward J. Warta
Funeral services for Edward J. Warta, 82, Andover, took place March 7 at 
Gearhart Coon Rapids Funeral Chapel. Rev. Tom Wilson officiated.
Warta died March 4. He was born Dec. 18, 1917 in Minneapolis to Martin 
Warta and Leosia Szarly. He was salesman and served in the U.S. Marines in 
the Pacific during World War II.
He is survived by his sons, Michael and Thomas; and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jeannette.
Interment was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Arrangements were by 
Gearhart Coon Rapids Funeral Chapel.

R. Whiterabbit-Cutinella
Funeral services for Rene Whiterabbit-Cutinella, 37, Coon Rapids, took 
place March 7 at Mayflower Church. Revs. Charlotte Frantz and Marlene 
Whiterabbit-Helgemo officiated.
Whiterabbit-Cutinella died March 4 in Coon Rapids. She was born May 31, 
1962 in Menomonie, Wis., and was pastor of Mayflower Church. She was the 
associate director of the Council for American Indian Health Board of 
Minneapolis and was vice presidents of Native Tours. She served on the UCC 
Commission for Racial Justice, the Governor’s Task Force on Gay and 
Lesbian Concerns and the Minnesota American Indian AIDS Task Force. She 
was appointed a special assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Health and 
Human Services by the Clinton Administration as an adviser on native 
health issues.
She is survived by her husband, Steven Cutinella; son, Morgan; 
stepchildren, Matt and Lindsay Cutinella; mother, Roberta; stepmother, 
Sharen; sister, Joanne; brother, Chad; grandmothers, Helen Wiecke and 
Camille Whiterabbit; aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ronald Whiterabbit.
Interment was at Forest Hill Cemetery, Anoka. Arrangements were by 
Washburn-McReavy Seman Chapel, Coon Rapids.

Harold G. Bulen
Funeral services for Harold G. Bulen, 80, of Anoka, took place June 29 at 
St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, Anoka. Rev. Michael Van Sloun officiated.
Bulen died June 25 at his residence. He was born Nov. 7, 1919 in High 
River, Alberta, Canada, to Charles O. Bulen and Ferne Troute. He was a 
retired milk driver with Cloverleaf Creamery and a World War II veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; daughters, Barbara Engen, Patricia 
Kucinski, Deborah (Rodney) Toth; grandchildren, Martin, Kristen, Kimberly, 
Robert, Davin, Julie, Sophia, Natalie and Sarah; great-grandson, Arrik; 
two brothers; one sister; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son, Robert (Bim); and grandson, Jeffrey.
Interment was at Calvary Cemetery, Anoka. Arrangements were by 
Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Home, Anoka.

Mildred E. Elmer
Funeral services for Mildred Erna Elmer, 68, of Anoka, took place June 23 
at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Twin Lake. Rev. Bill Pieper officiated.
Elmer died June 20 at her residence. She was born Nov. 23, 1931 in Elk 
River to August Moritz and Erna Schmiege. 
She survived by her husband, James W. of Minneapolis; sons, James A. 
(Trudy) of White Bear Lake, Brian (Patty) of Elk River, Bob of Andover; 
daughter, Debbie (Gary) Guerin of Bloomington; grandchildren, Megan, 
Lindsey, Travis, Nathan, Wade, Matt, Eddie, and Nick; and sisters, Marion 
Skogquist of Nowthen, June (Don) Ege of Elk River, and Judy (Russ) Hansen 
of Plymouth.
She was preceded in death by her parents, August and Erna Moritz.
Pallbearers were Don Ege, Megan and Travis Elmer, Lindsey and Wade Guerin, 
and Russ Hansen.
Interment was at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery. Arrangements were by Dare’s 
Funeral Home, Elk River.

Alfred G. Emig
Graveside services for Alfred Glenn Emig, 76, of Blaine, took place June 
22 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Rev. Marcus Mork officiated.
Emig died June 18 at his residence. He was born May 28, 1924 in Canton, 
Ohio. He was a retired quality control inspector in manufacturing and 
served in World War II in the U.S. Navy.
He is survived by his wife, Aida; daughters, Arlana “Loni” McCoy of 
Blaine, Annette (John) Gerard of Bend, Ore.; sons, Alan of Blaine, Troy of 
Zimmerman; seven grandchildren; a great-grandson; and a sister and brother 
of Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Alice; and grandson, 
Joseph Emig.
Honorary pallbearers Alan, Tony, Derek, and Jeff Emig.
Interment was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Arrangements were by 
Washburn-McReavy Seman Chapel, Coon Rapids.

Gerald G. Erickson
Funeral services for Gerald Gordon Erickson, 62, of Osseo, formerly of 
Anoka, took place June 22 at Gearhart Anoka Funeral Chapel. Rev. Liane 
Rock officiated.
Erickson died June 17 in Anoka. He was born Aug. 6, 1937 in Anoka to John 
Gordon and Margaret A. (Blocker) Erickson. He was a draftsman in sheet 
metal work and served in the U.S. Navy.
He is survived by his daughter, Kim Ferraro; son, Kevin Erickson; father, 
Gordon Erickson; sister, Donna Erickson; brother, Fred Erickson; and 
friend, Carter Charlson.
Pallbearers were Kevin Erickson, Carter Charlson, Frank Menter, Dave 
Sleene, Phillip Pipenhagen, and Gary Rasmusson.
Interment was at Forest Hill Cemetery, Anoka. Arrangements were by 
Gearhart Anoka Funeral Chapel.

Raymond J. Imgrund
Funeral services for Raymond J. Imgrund, 60, of Coon Rapids, took place 
June 27 at St. Timothy’s Catholic Church, Blaine. Rev. John O’Hara 
officiated.
Imgrund died June 25 in Coon Rapids. He was born June 13, 1940 in Wadena 
to Edward Herman and Catherine (Biever) Imgrund. He was self-employed as 
the owner of RJ Services Vending Company.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce; daughters, Kelly (Randy) Kuzel, Jenni 
(Rick) Gatlin, Kate Imgrund and Adam Justen; grandchildren, Kailyn and 
Keaton Kuzel, Caden Catlin; brothers, Bill and Jerry; and numerous nieces 
and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Catherine; and brother, 
Dick.
Arrangements were by Gearhart Coon Rapids Funeral Chapel.

Elizabeth J. Johnson
Funeral services for Elizabeth J. “Betty” Johnson, 80, of Anoka, took 
place June 25 at Thurston-Lindberg Chapel, Anoka. Rev. William J. 
Hyllengren officiated.
Johnson died June 23 at Twin Rivers Care Center. She was born Sept. 20, 
1919 in Alamosa, Colo., to Edward J. and Russie J. (Gullickson) Hickey. 
She was a retired clerk for Dayton’s.
She is survived by her husband, Lloyd; son, Mitch of Minneapolis; 
daughter, Roberta (Jim) Peterson of Blaine; grandchildren, Kari Kiefer and 
Chris Kiefner both of Blaine; and great-granddaughter, Madison Kiefner.
Interment was at Burns Cemetery, West Salem, Wis. Arrangements were by 
Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Home.

Kenneth Jones
Funeral services for Kenneth Jones, 54, of Champlin, took place June 28 at 
Washburn-McReavy Seman Chapel, Coon Rapids. Rev. August Mennicke 
officiated.
Jones died June 24 in Coon Rapids. He was born Sept. 2, 1945 in 
Minneapolis. He was a trucker for Consolidated Freightways.
He is survived by his wife, Marty; children, Sandy (Tim) Gruenhagen, Ken 
Jr., Angie (Todd) Thompson; grandchildren, Jenny, Sara, Jamie, Jake; 
brothers and sisters; and many relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by a grandchild; and many friends.
Interment was private. Arrangements were by Washburn-McReavy Seman Chapel.

Jeanette L. Kemper
Funeral services for Jeanette L. Kemper, 76, of Andover, will take place 
July 3 at Ridgewood Cemetery in Des Plaines, Ill. Rev. Gerald Lundby will 
officiate.
Kemper died June 22 at Mercy Hospital. She was born Oct. 10, 1923 in 
Chicago, Ill., to Rufus W. and Irene M. (Greer) Lane.
She is survived by her children, Mary (Karl) Kjeldsen of Apple Valley, 
Elizabeth (Tarry) Morse of Andover, Daniel C. (Martha) Kemper of Stone 
Mountain, Ga., Margaret (Robert) Dawson of Houston, Texas, Kathleen Seals 
of Houston, Texas; grandchildren, Karl, Kristine, Marcus and Rebecca 
Kjeldsen, Ryanne and Reid Larson, Alan, Randall and Melissa Kemper, Ashley 
Luce, Danielle Dawson, Renee Huff and Niki Seals; brother, Robert W. 
(Margaret) Lane of Villa Park, Ill.; half-sister, Elaine (Bill) Davis of 
Tonawanda, N.Y.; many nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel H. Kemper; and infant 
granddaughter, Marie Kjeldsen.
Interment will be at Ridgewood Cemetery, Des Plaines, Ill. Arrangements 
are by Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Home, Anoka.

Jack Maness
Memorial services for Jack Maness, 64, of Ann Lake Township, took place 
June 22 at the Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home in Mora.
Maness died June 14 at his residence. He was born Feb. 4, 1936 in Remer to 
Earl and Lucille Maness and was a 1954 graduate of Anoka High School. He 
was a heavy equipment operator in construction.
He is survived by his children, Lisa, Mike, Sean, Donny, Jack, and Rod; 
grandchildren; father, Earl; brothers, Rod and Butch; sister, Betty; and 
nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Lucille.
Arrangements were by Akkerman Ingebrand Funeral Home, Mora.

Constance Panser
Funeral services for Constance Panser, 66, of Anoka, took place June 24 at 
St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church. Rev. Keith Brutlag officiated.
Panser died June 21 in Robbinsdale. She was born July 10, 1933 in 
Wisconsin.
She is survived by her husband, Willis; daughter, Kathryn (Brian) Burland; 
mother, Florence Glader; brother, Richard (Nancy) Glader; brother-in-law, 
Maynard (Barb) Panser; sister-in-law, Kathryn (Dave) Elliott and their 
children, Michael and Lisa; nieces, Sarah Glader, Gretchen (Jay) Schutte 
and their children Ann, Sam and Joseph, Laurel Anne Panser; nephews, Gregg 
Glader, Garth (Maggie) Glader and their son, Ben, Eugene Panser, Steve 
(Roxanne) and their sons, Jacob and Alec, Douglas (Vilma); and many other 
family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Merle Glader; brother, Mark; 
father- and mother-in-law, Oscar and Myrtle Panser; and brother-in-law and 
sister-in-law, Ellsworth and Virginia Panser.
Pallbearers were Steven, Eugene, Willis and Douglas Panser, Brian Burland, 
and Gregg Glader.
Interment was at Morningside Memorial Gardens, Coon Rapids. Arrangements 
were by Washburn-McReavy Seman Chapel, Coon Rapids.

Paul Schmidt
Funeral services for Paul Schmidt, 39, of Ramsey, took place June 29 at 
Epiphany Catholic Church, Coon Rapids. Rev. Bernard Reiser officiated.
Schmidt died June 25 in Ramsey. He was born Feb. 10, 1960 in Lake St. 
Croix Beach to Alfred and Leonita Schmidt. He was a painter and a member 
of the Knights of Columbus, Epiphany Council. 
He is survived by his wife, Anna; children, Nilesh, Brandon, Rachael and 
Jordan; parents, Alfred and Leonita; brothers, Lee and Kirk; sister, 
Janelle Kangas; and nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Mike and Dan Ricker, Kirk and Brandon Schmidt, Bradley 
Kangas, and Paul Follmer. Honorary pallbearer was Nilesh Schmidt.
Interment was at Epiphany Cemetery. Arrangements were by Washburn-McReavy 
Seman Chapel, Coon Rapids.

Gerard P. Schneider
Funeral services for Gerard Phillip Schneider, 75, of Blaine, took place 
June 22 at St. Timothy’s Catholic Church, Blaine. Rev. John O’Hara 
officiated.
Schneider died June 19 in St. Paul. He was born Aug. 15, 1924 in Swanville 
to John and Helen (Kuklok) Schneider. He worked in building maintenance 
with Land O’ Lakes and served in the U.S. Army in World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Marie; sons, Gary (Karen), Alan (Cindy), Jeff 
(Linda); grandchildren, Racquel, Daniel, Matthew, Aaron, Katie, Thomas, 
Kelly, Nicky, Brett and Deena; great-grandsons, Jeremy and Brandon; 
sisters, Sister Mary Fabian and Arlyce Cane; and brothers, Ben, Al, 
Alphonse, Peter and Eddie.
Pallbearers were Bill Glowacki, Joe Osterhues, Jim Duevel, and John, Jim 
and Jerry Schneider.
Interment was at Morningside Memorial Gardens, Coon Rapids. Arrangements 
were by Gearhart Funeral Chapel-Coon Rapids Chapel.

Louise Spier
Funeral services for Louise Spier, 104, of Anoka, took place June 21 at 
Zion Lutheran Church, Crown. Rev. Steven Tischer officiated.
Spier died June 17 at Unity Hospital. She was born Feb. 22, 1896 in Blue 
Lake in Isanti County to Karl and Louise Bartz. 
She is survived by her daughter, Pat (Elmer) Hierlinger of Anoka; 
grandchildren, Diane and Chuck Henning, Greg Hierlinger, Sue Hierlinger, 
Michael and Tracy Hierlinger; great-grandchildren, John, Chad, Eric, 
Sarah, Jenni, Charlie, Carl and Cassie; and nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John; four brothers; and three 
sisters.
Pallbearers were John Chad and Jenni Hierlinger, Eric and Sarah Henning, 
and Charlie Thompson.
Interment was at Zion Cemetery, Crown. Arrangements were by Strike Funeral 
Home-Isanti Chapel.

Dick H. Super
Funeral services for Dick H. Super, 75, of Coon Rapids, took place June 23 
at Washburn-McReavy Seman Chapel, Coon Rapids. Rev. John Bucka officiated.
Super died June 20 in Coon Rapids. He was born May 29, 1925 in 
Minneapolis. He was a retired captain of the Coon Rapids Police Department 
and a World War II Navy veteran. He was Coon Rapids volunteer firefighter 
from 1952-72, and a member of the Coon Rapids VFW, American Legion, and 
Ironworkers Union Local 512.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia; son, Michael (Catherine); daughters, 
Suzanne Offerdahl (Michael), Jeannine Jewell, Gaylyn Mann; seven 
grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, John (Dorothy) Super; and 
sister, Janet (Don) Hoff.
Pallbearers were Bill Morris, Bill Estenson, Craig Gorsuch, Jerry Nelson, 
Peter Beberg, and Ken Glotzbach.
Interment was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Arrangements were by 
Washburn-McReavy Seman Chapel.

Ollie L. Walter
Funeral services for Ollie Libby Walter, 104, of Coon Rapids, take place 
today (Friday, June 30) at 1 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Hibbing. A 
memorial service will take place Sunday, July 2, 3 p.m., at Camilia Rose 
Convalescent Center, Coon Rapids.
Walter died June 24 at Camilia Rose Convalescent Center. She was born 
Sept. 11, 1895 in Ladysmith, Wis. She was a retired teacher and the 
published author of the book, “Nana’s Memories,” and many poems.
She is survived by her daughters, Bonnie Lou Griffis of Tucson, Ariz., 
Patricia Ann Schultz of Coon Rapids; grandchildren, Jeff Griffis, Kirk 
Griffis, Scott Schultz, Debbie Koffski, Sandi Luppert; 10 
great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Walter; and baby son, 
Robert Walter.
Interment was at Maple Hill Cemetery. Arrangements were by Dougherty 
Funeral Home.

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