Thursday, April 18, 2013
Emily Johnson of Chanhassen was 86 years old.
Emily Johnson, 86, Chanhassen, died Friday, April 12, 2013. Services were held Wednesday, April 17 at St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Bloomington. Visitation was Tuesday, April 16 at Gearty-Delmore Chapel in Plymouth. Emily, who was a graduate of Wayzata High School, served as a counselor for the Rev. Billy Graham's outreach group, the Billy Graham Association. She is preceded in death by her husband, Don. Survivors are her children, Stephen Johnson, Linda (Mike) Kohlhof, Brabara (Steve) Rains and Patricia Meier; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; siblings, Susan Schroeder, Ann Olson, Jack (Alice) Jakupciak, and Jeanne (Al) Friske; nieces, nephews and friends. Emily will be buried at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The bill would change the way Minnesota calculates LGA but won't start money flowing into most Lake Minnetonka city coffers.
Years without getting local government aid will stay that way for Lake Minnetonka cities. Other Minnesota cities could see payments balloon under a new proposal that would inject tens of millions of dollars into the system and change the way those millions are distributed. A bill by state Rep. Ben Lien of Moorhead (DFL-4A) would add $80 million to the $426 million that the state is scheduled to spend on local government aid (LGA) in 2014. One Lake Minnetonka city would get LGA money only under the Lien plan: Mound gets nothing under current law or under the Dayton plan, but it would get more than $300,000 in 2014 local government aid under Lien's bill. Long Lake is the only Lake Minnetonka city to get LGA now, and it would continue to get…
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
He was a 2004 Delano High School graduate.
Tuesday, March 26
Jeffrey Logeais of Loretto Oct. 25, 1985 - March 22, 2013 Survived by mother, Marcia; sisters, Mary Logeais (Justin Buszin) and Katherine (Eric) Logeais Hissam; grandparents, Ralph and Carol Logeais; other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by father, David. Jeff graduated from Delano High School in 2004; he loved the outdoors, music, hunting and fishing. Private family services. Information provided by Gearty-Delmore Funeral Homes.
Friday, March 15, 2013
Service is Saturday, March 16 at The Church of the Holy Name of Jesus in Medina.
Friday, March 15
Daniel Vaughan of Orono November 8, 1935 - March 10, 2013 Passed away at home surrounded by his loving family. Survived by wife, Bobbi; children, Mike (Robin), Marie (Todd) Ziesmer, Susie (Steve) Smerz, John Silvernale, Tim (Natalie); fourteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sisters, Geri (Clayton) Borrell, Carolyn (Dean) Custer, and Rosemary Vaughan. Dan was a successful CPA and real estate entrepreneur who enjoyed humanitarian pursuits. He was deeply devoted to his Catholic faith and to his family. Interment St George's Cemetery, Long Lake. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Sacred Heart Seminary, Gulu, Uganda, C/O St George's Church, 133 N. Brown Rd., Long Lake, MN 55356. VISITATION Date: Friday, March 15, 2013 Time…
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Service is March 9, 2013 at The Church of St. Bartholomew in Wayzata.
Sunday, March 3
Kristine Strauman of Wayzata July 1, 1946 - Feb. 28, 2013 Died peacefully of complications related to Primary Progressive Aphasia, a form of dementia. Survived by husband of 42 years, Roger; children, Ben and Kari; mother, Nida; siblings, Tim (Brenda), Todd, Michael (Jane) Pellizzer, and Jinny (Jim) Armour; many nieces, nephews, and countless lifelong friends. Preceded in death by father, Matteo. To know Kris was to love her. She lived a life full of caring, nurturing, and extreme hospitality whether in Wayzata, Gull Lake, or Maui. A special thanks to the staff at Sunrise of Minnetonka for all their love and care. Interment Lakewood Cemetery. Memorials preferred to Jenny’s Light www.jennyslight.org. VISITATION Date: Friday, March 8, …
Monday, February 11, 2013
The grandson and grandmother passed away after going through the ice in Lake Minnetonka Feb. 2. A memorial service is Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013.
Ten days after the deaths of Harland Dietrich and Mary Ann Haram, friends and family are preparing for a memorial service. Maple Grove residents Harland Dietrich, 31,and Mary Ann Haram, 87, were identified as the drowning victims in a Feb. 2 Lake Minnetonka accident. A memorial service will take place at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 at the Champlin American Legion, located at 12450 Business Park Boulevard N. in Champlin. “Grandmother and Grandson had a very unique bond and will be greatly missed by all who knew them,” according to an obituary notice on StarTribune.com. Friends of Dietrich have taken to Facebook to share memories, memorial and benefit information by creating a “In Loving Memory of Harland Dietrich” page. Allan Martin …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Logan W. Bauer, 16, of Plymouth died Friday after a battle with illness.
Logan W. Bauer “Brother” “Dude” age 16 of Plymouth formerly of Princeton passed away Friday, January 25, 2013. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 at Christ Our Light Catholic Parish North Campus, Princeton, MN with visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 and one hour prior to mass all at church. Parish prayers will be offered at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday at the church. Logan William Bauer was born Oct. 2, 1996 in Minneapolis the son of Robert and Stacey (Jones) Bauer. Logan was a sophomore at Wayzata High School, previously attending Zimmerman High School and Princeton High School. He enjoyed fishing, especially the many times he out-fished his father. Logan could always be comforted by a back scratch from …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
The Maple Grove hockey team stayed in the news this week. Other looks around the metro include a pot bust in Otsego, a Vikings surprise, and Richfield mourns a baby lost too soon.
Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Services Held for Tabitha Rose Markle Tabitha, 9 months, passed away Monday morning from injuries she sustained in an accident on Lake Minnetonka. Her mother, Amanda, works for Richfield Public Schools. Maple Grove Senior High Shares Action Plan Following Boys Hockey Team Incident School officials: “Following the recent situation involving some members of the hockey team, we know there is additional work to do.” Hundreds of Teachers Rally Against Standards Based Grading …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Tabitha passed away Monday morning. The following is her obituary.
Editor's Note: Information courtesy Morris-Nilsen Funeral Home Tabitha Rose Markle, age nine months, is preceded in death by her grandfather, Lawrence Markle. She is survived by parents, Jonathan and Amanda; sister, Isabelle; grandparents, Marilyn Markle, Marvin and Mary Seefeld; aunts and uncles, Sandy and Dave Pevonka, Laura and Jason West, Amy and Aaron Seefeld and Emily Seefeld; cousins, Kenneth and Sara Pevonka, Natalie, Jacqueline and Gabriella Seefeld. Services Mass of Christian burial will be Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church 6730 Nicollet Ave. S., Richfield. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 24, from 4-7 p.m. at Morris Nilsen Chapel, 6527 Portland Ave. S., …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Service is Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 at The Lafayette Club in Minnetonka Beach.
Virginia A. (Ginny) Wagener of Orono Ginny was the first born child of Robert and LaDonna Uhlin, passed away Jan. 4, 2013. She courageously fought multiple myeloma for over four years. She was the beloved wife of Morrie for over 53 years, and mother of Greg (Lauri), Chris (Shelly), Charlie (Vicki) Wagener and Cindy (John) Robin; she was a proud, protective, nurturing and young grandmother of 10: Hailey, Cameron, Marissa, Chloe, Ian, Preston, Wyatt, Elise, Ava & Blake; sister of Kathy (Gary) Erdman and Peggy (Loring) Kohrt. "Mrs. Morrie" was the co-founder of Morrie's Automotive Group. She and Morrie built the family business from the ground up, with Morrie working many long hours as Ginny kept up with the rigorous demands of raising four…