Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Joel Locketz was a resident of Minnetonka.
The founder of the Animal Medical Clinic in Uptown died unexpectedly Sunday at the age of 70, according to a Hodroff-Epstein Memorial obituary. Joel Locketz, a veterinarian from Minnetonka, opened the Animal Medical Clinic in 1970. He also volunteered with various animal-related organizations, as well as Big Brothers Big Sisters. He is survived by his wife, Sheila Gittleman Locketz; two daughters; two sons; two sisters and other friends and family. He was preceded in death by his parents and Jan Locketz Dolejsi, his wife of 20 years. A funeral service has been scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday at Temple Israel (2324 Emerson Ave. S., Minneapolis). Shiva will take place at the Locketz residence at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The funeral service is Friday, April 26 at 11 a.m. at Adath Jeshurun Congregation.
In memory of Mrs. Betty Rosenberg (03/24/1928 - 04/24/2013) View Betty's memorial website here Betty Rosenberg, age 85, of Minnetonka, passed away April 24, 2013. Preceded in death by husband, Jack Rosenberg and siblings, Sidney, Sherman, Esther, Shirlye and David. Survived by daughter, Geri Lynn Rosenberg; sons, Dr. William H. and Demmie Rosenberg and Drs. Michael S. and Sagit Rosenberg; grandchildren, Rebecca (Kyle), Jennifer (Lee), Matthew (fiancée Sarah), Erez, Tamar, Oren and Talia; great grandson, Maxwell; and many loving nieces and nephews. Betty took great pride in her family as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Her true success in life is measured by the devotion from those she loved and the example she …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Gene served in the U.S. Army as a Tech Sgt in WW II including 31 months in the South Pacific and in occupation duty in Japan.
Monday, April 15
Eugene Miller ( Aug 23, 1921 - Apr 09, 2013 ) Minnetonka Formerly of Brooklyn Center Survived by wife of 67 years, Clarice; children Timothy (JoAnne), Mary (Steven) Lucht, Greg (Vicki), Gene (Cassie) Miller, Jr.; grandchildren Zachary, Gretchen, Lindsay, Courtney, Alex, Sarah, and Matthew; great grandchildren Drew, Eva, Hunter and Alexa; brother William (Bonnie) Miller; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by brothers Thomas and Jerry Miller. Gene served in the U.S. Army as a Tech Sgt in WW II including 31 months in the South Pacific and in occupation duty in Japan. His outfit received a Presidential Citation in 1945. Owner of Gene Miller Meats in N. Mpls. for many years and retired from the MN Dept. of Agriculture as a supervisor. …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Funeral services for the 87-year-old Minnetonka resident will take place Tuesday.
Minnetonka resident Calvin “Bill” Willard Gross died Saturday at the age of 87. Gross was born in Minneapolis, attended the University of Minnesota and was active in Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity. For many years, he was a manufacturer’s representative. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, two children, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. A funeral service will take place at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the United Hebrew Brotherhood Cemetery Chapel (2605 W. 70 ½ Street, Richfield). Shiva will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at 2517 Irving Ave. S., Minneapolis. Click here to read the full obituary.
Monday, February 25, 2013
The lives of Sean Ray and Judy Reid will be celebrated in a memorial service on Saturday, March 2 in Minneapolis.
Monday, February 25
Sean Lionel Michael Ray, 49, was killed in a car crash near Barnesville on Feb. 18, which also claimed the life of his beloved partner, Judy Reid. Sean was born in Manitou, Manitoba, Canada, in 1963 to Grayce (Cassidy) Ray and Timothy Ray. As a youngster, he moved with the family to various locations in the United States, settling in the Fargo/Moorhead area in 1970. He graduated from Fargo South High School in 1981 and attended North Dakota State University, excelling principally in his passion, soccer. The lives of Sean Ray and Judy Reid will be celebrated in a memorial service scheduled for noon on Saturday, March 2, at Lakewood Cemetery Chapel, 3600 Hennepin Avenue South in Minneapolis, with reception to follow. See Sean Ray's full …
Judy Reid was killed in a President's Day car crash on I-94. Saturday would have been her 49th birthday.
Monday, February 25
Judith A. Reid, age 48, of Minnetonka, passed away Feb. 18, 2013 in a motor vehicle accident, which also claimed the life of her beloved partner, Sean Ray. Preceded in death by her father, John, and brother, Jeff. Judy was born in Albert Lea, MN and enjoyed fishing and camping. She was employed by Medica as a customer service representative. Survived by mother, Jane Reid; sister, Jean (Mark) Sabre; sister-in-law, Monica Reid; niece, Lillian Reid; nephew, Jacob Reid; and many special relatives and friends. A memorial service, for both Judy and Sean, is Saturday, March 2 at 12 p.m. at Lakewood Memorial Chapel, 3600 Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis. Reception following at Lakewood Reception Center. Memorials preferred to donor’s favorite …
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 …
Sunday, December 2, 2012
This week's roundup also includes news on a new bar in Southwest Minneapolis, Edina's top students and business changes in St. Michael-Albertville.
Editor’s Note: Every week we will bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Plymouth, Richfield, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park, and St. Michael. Southwest LRT Typo Underestimates Co-location Costs by $100M Engineering consultants have identified a $100 million typo in a Southwest Light Rail Transit report that understates the cost of putting the Twin Cities & Western freight line in the same corridor as the light rail—an option known as “co-location.” The correction narrows the gap between the co-location option and the so-called “locally preferred alternative” that would reroute freight rail to a spur line in St. Louis …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Visitation is at Kozlak-Radulovich Chapel on Sunday, Nov. 18 from 5-8 p.m. with Vigil Prayers (Panachyda) at 7 p.m.
Pawlo O. Breslawec December 28th, 1924 ~ November 12th, 2012 Age 87, of Minnetonka, MN, passed away peacefully November 12, 2012. Born in Valky, Ukraine, Pawlo immigrated to the United States 1950 and married Olha (Hnojewyj) in 1951. Together they raised 4 children while residing in northeast Minneapolis. Pawlo was a devoted member of the local & national Ukrainian community including the Ukrainian Youth Association, Ukrainian-American Community Center, St. Michael’s & St. George’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church and was a founding member of the Ukrainian Credit Union in Minneapolis which he managed from its inception in 1968 to 2001 before retiring in 2005. He also enjoyed a lifelong passion for officiating soccer. Pawlo was preceded in death…
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Memorial Service are at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Maple Grove on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Patsy Erickson (Calin) February 11th, 1950 ~ November 7th, 2012 age 62, of Minnetonka. Survived by loving family, husband, Corkey; children, Billy (Nicollette) Erickson and Jenny (Joe Moore) Erickson; sisters, Judith (Bill) McGrann and Barbara (Bob) Thomasson; brother, Bruce (Chris) Calin and a host of other family members and loving friends. Services Memorial Service at Lord of Life Lutheran Church (7401 County Road #101, Maple Grove, MN) Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Memorials Family prefers memorials which will be donated to Patsy’s favorite charity.