Obituaries

Irene Alice Bronken (Hepola)

June 2, 1925 - December 31, 2020 Age 95 of Minnetonka. Died peacefully on Dec 31, 2020 at Havenwood of Minnetonka, MN. She was born on June 2, 1925 in Sebeka, MN to John J. and Lempi M. (Lohi) Hepola. She was third of 5 siblings,...

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Walter E. Griffin

March 9, 1924 - December 29, 2020 Age 96, of St. Louis Park, passed away December 29 of COVID . Child of Walter Chapman Griffin and Helen Rostron Griffin, he was preceded in death by his sister, Marilyn, and survived by brother, Robert. He is also...

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Elizabeth Jane “Betty” Burmeister

September 20, 1921 - December 27, 2020 When Betty celebrated her 99th birthday, we talked about the bash we'd throw for her 100th. She laughed and said, "I just want to make it through one more Christmas." She nearly did. Betty died at HCMC from injuries...

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JoAnn Roberta Kassube (Barrows)

September 17, 1941 - December 27, 2020 Age 79 of Blaine passed peacefully at home in the presence of her loving family on Sunday, December 27, 2020. Preceded in death by parents Robert and Ruth Barrows, sister Virginia Walter and ex-husband Rudolph Kassube. Survived by daughter...

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Olaf Adrian (Corky) Olson

December 19, 1954 - December 25, 2020 Of Little Canada, MN Passed away on December 25th, 2020 at the age of 66 in Hospice care in St. Paul, MN. He was survived by a loving family of 7 siblings, a stepson, 5 grandchildren, many nieces, nephews,...

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Julienne Susanne “Sue” Davis

November 12, 1936 - December 26, 2020 Age 84 of Plymouth. Julienne (Sue) Davis passed peacefully in the presence of her daughters on December 26, 2020. Survived by her daughters, Karen Davis-Kasid (John), Mary Dicks (John), Julie Vail (Joe), Katie Davis (Rick Livingston), stepson and loving...

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Gerald William “Jerry” Schmeling

April 7, 1941 - December 26, 2020 Survived by Karen, his wife of 59 years; children Paul (Susan), Glen, Susan, and John (Jessie); grand- children Tyler Pierce, Austin Bergeland, Ethan and Ella Schmel-ing, and Annabelle, Samuel, and Joseph Schmeling; and 3 great grandchildren. Born and raised...

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Steven M. Rustin, Sr.

April 5, 1959 - December 22, 2020 Born April 5, 1959. Passed unexpectedly December 22, 2020. Preceded in death by parents DeWayne and Shirley. Survived by wife Susan; children Steve Jr. (Katelyn), Scott, Sam (Kelsey); grandchildren Corey, Caleb, Cayden, Caroline, Charlotte, Oliver, Walter, Lilly, Tristan and...

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Paul Andre LaBlanc

July 1, 1966 - December 26, 2020 Paul Andre LaBlanc was born July 1, 1966 and for many years knew the fireworks that followed during his birthday week were to honor him and him alone. He died on December 26, 2020. Paul skipped school with great...

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Mathew Martinez Amaro

February 11, 1953 - December 24, 2020 Age 67 Passed away on 12/24/2020 due to COVID-19. Preceded in death by parents Ed (Taco King) and Faye Amaro. Survived by son Sam Amaro; loving partner Tanya Allen; siblings Rockie (Carlene), Lora, Robert (Suzanne), Marsha (Tony) Floeder and...

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