Archive Obituaries

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Marie Elizabeth Wiegner

November 19, 1922 - November 22, 2020 Our dear mother passed away peacefully on November 22, 2020 from natural causes three days after celebrating her 98th birthday. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold Gustav Wiegner and son, Steve Wiegner. She is survived by son, Harold...

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Ted Robert Rueff, PsyD, LP

May 29, 1956 - November 21, 2020 Age 64 of St. Paul, died November 21, after a life fully lived despite having pancreatic cancer. Ted was born in Germany, 1956, to parents serving in the military. He grew up in Bloomington and lived most of his...

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James Gordon Straka

October 10, 1948 - November 20, 2020 Age 72 of St. Paul Passed away on November 20, 2020 after a lengthy illness. James (known as Jamie to his family and Jim to most everyone else) is predeceased by his parents Herman and Charlotte Straka, and is...

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Ronald L. Richardson

December 27, 1941 - November 18, 2020 Age 78 of Eagan, passed away peacefully in his home, November 18. Preceded in death by parents, Graham and Ione Richardson. Survived by wife, Barbara, and daughters, Debbie Hase and Renae Freinwald; grandchildren, David, Greg and Sarah Hase and...

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Elizabeth Bertha Raether

February 2, 1929 - November 16, 2020 Age 91 of Maplewood. Passed away on November 16, 2020 at the Shores of Lake Phalen. She is survived by many cousins and friends. Private graveside services were held. Memorials to St. John's Lutheran Church, 765 Margaret Street, St....

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Michael John “Mac” MacDonald

July 14, 1950 - November 16, 2020 Age 70 of Richfield. Mike passed away peacefully November 16, 2020 at his life-long Richfield home following a hard-fought battle with cancer, and after dishing out final quips and finishing the last of the chocolate chip cookies. Born in...

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John William Dietrich

May 13 1942 - November 10, 2020 Age 78 of West St. Paul, MN and Davenport, Florida passed away on November 10, 2020. John enjoyed spending the winters in Florida and the summers in Northern Minnesota with his wife. John is survived by loving wife, Mary...

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Neal Frank Viemeister

January 14, 1944 - November 3, 2020 On November 3, a day as brilliant as he was, Neal Frank Viemeister, 76, passed away peacefully at home on Bald Eagle Lake in White Bear Lake, MN. His wife, Ginny, and daughter, Katie, were by his side. Born...

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Pam Bergstrom (Peyer)

February 16, 1965 - November 19, 2020 Age 55 of St. Paul. Preceded in death by father, George Peyer and uncle, Bobby. Survived by husband, James Bergstrom; mother, Linda Brown (Winner); sons, Jeffrey (Amy) & John; grandchildren, Taylee, Mariah & Cerenity; sisters, Kimberly (Rodney), Stephanie, Lynette...

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Susan Caroline Thorson (Staber)

October 31, 1938 - November 20, 2020 Age 82 of Mahtomedi. passed away after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease and dementia. Sue grew up in South Minneapolis cherishing her very close group of friends who remained dear to her throughout her life. She graduated from...

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