Saturday, November 10, 2012
The funeral service is 11 a.m. on Sunday at Adath Jeshurun Congregation in Minnetonka.
From a press release: Dear National Council of Jewish Women Members and Friends, We are saddened to announce that Theresa Ackerman Berman passed away Thursday, just one month after her 100th birthday. We lost an NCJW pioneer. A woman ahead of her time, Theresa was a leader, an artist, a philanthropist and a cherished matriarch. She will be remembered for her devotion to social justice, her elegance, graciousness and relentless energy for leading a full and meaningful life. Theresa served as the President of the NCJW Minneapolis Board from 1950-1954, and on the National Board from 1957-1963. Under her leadership NCJW started Council House, a center for older adults that sparked the Senior Center movement that has survived and thrived across…
Sunday, September 2, 2012
Thomas Paul of Minnetonka passed away on Aug. 31.
Sunday, September 2, 2012
Thomas Paul (March 3, 1958-Aug. 31, 2012) of Minnetonka Survived by daughter, Ana Paul; father, Dr. Vincent J. Paul; brothers, Michael Vincent Paul, Gregory Leo (Mamie) Paul, Jeffrey Edward (Julie) Paul, Joseph William (Elisa) Paul, Daniel John (Colleen) Paul; Ana's mother, Judy Paul; nieces and nephews, James, John, Stephen, Kevin, Hillary, Jared, Casey, Melissa, Danny & Rachel. Preceded in death by mother, Elizabeth Paul. Tom was a long time employee of Dundee and Otten Bros. Nurseries. Interment St. Lawrence Cemetery, Faribault. Memorials preferred to St. Bartholomew Catholic Community. VISITATION Date: Wednesday, Sept. 5 Time: 5-7 p.m. Location: Gearty-Delmore Plymouth Chapel 15800 37th Ave North Prayer Service 7 p.m. FUNERAL Date…
Monday, August 20, 2012
A private family service will honor the Minnetonka resident.
Monday, August 20, 2012
Ann Vincent Stevenson, of Minnetonka, was born May 23, 1923, and died August 17, 2012. She is survived by twin sister Elizabeth Dunnavan; sister, Jean Haverstock (Jim); nieces, Leslie Aksomitas (Mark), Mary Dunnavan (Roger Gross) and Susan Dunnavan (Terry O’Neill); nephews, Steve Haverstock (Nori) and Ray Haverstock (Faye) and special friend Mary Wagner. Adored by all her great nieces and nephews. Ann attended Northrop Collegiate School and Mt. Vernon College in Washington DC. She worked most of her career in the securities business. For many years she volunteered for STEP and other organizations. Annie was a fun loving, generous, and no one defied authority more angelically. She was always cheerful and a great storyteller. A private …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Funeral services are 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug 7 at the Church of the Holy Family in St. Louis Park.
(Sep 06, 1931 - Aug 04, 2012) of Minnetonka Survived by loving wife, Arleen; daughters, Roxanne (Gerry) Smith, Mary Jo (Wayne) Thomas, and Tammy (Dave) Guderian; grandchildren, Joe (Caroline) Smith, Greg (Christi) Smith, Stacy (Joe) Claseman, Tricia (John) Bongaarts, Maxwell and Jackson Guderian; great grandchildren, Lilly Claseman, Ben Smith, and Ella Bongaarts; brother, Keith; sisters, Evon (David) Ask, Ginny (Jerry) Robicheau; sisters and brothers-in-law, Peg, Joni, Arnie and Don; many other loving family members and friends. Preceded in death by parents, Evelyn and Vernon; sisters and brothers, June Hanson, Carol Mackenthun, Cecil and James Favre. Memorials preferred. FUNERAL Date: Tuesday, Aug. 7 Time: 11:00 am Location: The …
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Davis's mother is a resident of Minnetonka.
Today's news of the early death of a celebrity has Minnetonka ties. Tom Davis, a former Saturday Night Live writer and comedy partner of Sen. Al Franken, died at age 59 from metastatic tonsil cancer. His mother, Jean Davis, is a resident of Minnetonka. Davis and Franken began writing jokes together as teens at the private Blake School in Minneapolis. Franken named his daughter in his best friend's honor, Thomasin Davis Franken. Read a full obituary for Davis on The Washington Post. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Get our newsletter | Blog for Patch
Friday, July 13, 2012
Funeral services are Saturday, July 14 at 10 a.m. at St. Michael’s & St. George’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Minneapolis.
Olha Breslawec July 23rd, 1925 ~ July 11th, 2012 At age 86, she finished her work on earth on July 11, 2012 with her family gathered around her at her home in Minnetonka, MN. Preceded in death by her parents, Mychajlo and Eufrosyna Hnojewyj, and brother, Anatol. Born in Ukraine, Olha and her family immigrated to the United States in 1950. Olha was a devoted wife, mother, and teacher. She dedicated her life to raising her children and to educating countless non-English speaking students in the Minneapolis Public School system. Olha was also an active member of the Ukrainian community in Minnesota. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Pawlo, children Halyna (Arthur), Katia (Guy), Oleksa (Natalie), Maryna (Ihor), six adored …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Sara E. Slavens, daughter of John and Maria Slavens of Chanhassen, was born Jan. 26, 1993 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She passed away in her home, June 24, 2012. She is preceded in death by her grandparents, JoAnne and Daryle Roslansky, her great grandparents
Friday, May 18, 2012
The former owner of the Ben Franklin Store in Plymouth passed away this month.
Friday, May 18, 2012
Minnie H. Larson, 98, of Freedom Pointe in Minnetonka passed away May 15, 2012. Larson was born Sept. 15, 1913. She is survived by son David Larson; daughter Karen (Richard) Orrock; grandchildren Jon, Dee Ann, Tracy, Shelly, Jim & Kelly; many great grandchildren; brother Pete Sprigler, sister Jane Neville. Preceded in death by husband Arnold and 7 siblings. Minnie was the former owner of the Ben Franklin Store in Plymouth, active at the Plymouth Senior Center and loved to play cards at Brookview and Leisure Age. Visitation is 10-11 a.m. Monday, May 21, at the Church of St. Mary of the Lake in Plymouth. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. the same day at the same location. Interment Gethsemane. (Information provided by Gearty-…
Sunday, April 22, 2012
Jackie Stevenson, 77 of Minnetonka, was a fixture at DFL state conventions for decades and a charter member of the DFL Feminist Caucus. She is reported to have died in her sleep.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
LaVerne M. Baier (nee Arnold), 86 of Minnetonka, passed away on Oct. 28.
LaVerne M. Baier (nee Arnold), 86 of Minnetonka, passed away on Oct. 28, 2011 and greeted in Heaven by her parents, two sisters and brother. LaVerne is survived by children: Bernard, Susan, Mary, Denis and Terry; grandchildren: Sherri, Donald, Thomas, Mary, Megan, Justin, Stacy and Eugene; eight great grandchildren; sister, Shirley Hovelsrud; and many relatives and friends. She is deeply beloved and will be dearly missed. The memorial service is 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, at The Church of St Bartholomew (Chapel), 630 E. Wayzata Blvd in Wayzata.