Archive Obituaries

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Virginia “GeGe” Jansen (Ahlm)

July 16, 1941 - December 9, 2020 Age 79 years young from Crystal died 12/9/2020. Preceded in death by husband, Charlie and soul sister, Jan McKee. Survived by daughters, Shawn Jansen (John Pedersen) and Lisa Jansen (Brian Swart) and Pookie; sisters, Vicki, Verna, Vanette and their...

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Cynthia Schreiber (Appleby)

January 20, 1951 - December 8, 2020 Age 69, passed away on December 8, 2020. She was born on January 20, 1951 in Duluth, MN. Preceded in death by her parents Rodrick and Bette Appleby, sister Nancy Toland. She is survived by husband Jerry; daughters, Jennifer...

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Ronelle Kathleen Ewing

September 30, 1945 - December 9, 2020 Age 75, passed away Wednesday, December 9, 2020, at Walker Methodist Health Center in Minneapolis. Ronelle was a 1963 graduate of Edison High School and received her B.A. in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She was born on...

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Barbara Grace O’Ryan (Ward)

February 7, 1942 - December 7, 2020 Age 78 of St. Paul, MN Passed away from heart failure due to pneumonia from the ravages of COVID-19 on December 7, 2020. Barbara is preceded in death by her husband Richard of 56 years, parents Harry Ward and...

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Colleen Ann Dreher

January 25, 1956 - December 7, 2020 Age 64 of St. Louise Park, died on December 7, 2020 at her home from ovarian cancer. She was born January 25, 1956 to Clark and Joan Dreher. She was preceded in death by her parents. Colleen will be...

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Joel Nygard

March 11, 1953 - December 5, 2020 Age 67 of Maplewood. Died December 5, 2020 from pancreatic cancer. He graduated Johnson High '71. A loving brother and proud uncle. Survived by brothers, David and James. He trusted in Jesus. Services postponed. (Published in the Pioneer Press...

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Joshua Allen Blake

November 19, 1987 - December 4, 2020 On December 4th, 2020, Joshua Allen Blake of Forest Lake, loving father, son, brother and friend, passed away in Anoka, MN at the age of 33. Josh was born on November 19, 1987 in St. Paul, MN to parents...

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Carl “Larry” Kavolak

October 4, 1942 - December 4, 2020 Age 78 of Blaine, formerly of New Brighton, Park Rapids, and Venice, Fla., passed away December 4, 2020. He is preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Susan Kavolak, and sister, Chris. Larry is survived by his wife...

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Michael Paul Mayer (Fiebiger)

April 7, 1957 - December 4, 2020 Age 64, a resident of Saint Paul, MN passed away peacefully in his home on December 4, 2020, surrounded by his family. Mike was born April 7, 1956 in Waseca, MN to Don and Sue Fiebiger. He was an...

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Phillip Andrew Zaffuto

September 14, 1965 - November 25, 2020 Age 55 of Duluth, MN. Andy graduated from North Springs HS and continued to receive a BA from Oglethorpe University. Andy was preceded in death by his father Joe. Andy is survived by son Joe; daughter Mia; mother Pat;...

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