Obituaries

Joseph “Chappy” Kulhanek

June 28, 1939 - November 5, 2020 Age 81 of Hastings. Passed peacefully on November 5, 2020 at Our Lady of Peace in St. Paul MN, after a 20 year battle with COPD and Lewy Body Dementia. Survived by beloved wife Juanita of nearly 62 years,...

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Janet Mary Martinson (Klennert)

November 18, 1939 - November 5, 2020 Age 80 of Coon Rapids, loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on November 5th, 2020. Preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Delano. Survived by daughters, Michelle (Ross) Stageberg, Denise (Scott) Kossan, 7 grandchildren Samantha, Kaitlyn,...

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Thomas A. Hanson

March 21, 1948 - November 4, 2020 Age 72 of Maplewood. Passed away after a short battle with cancer. He is preceded in death by his parents Milo and Della Hanson and brother, Robert Hanson. He is survived by daughter Jessica (Carson) McEvoy, brothers Donald (Barbara)...

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David P. Kiel

February 1, 1966 - November 2, 2020 Age 54 of St. Paul. Survived by children, Monica and Eric; parents, Shirley and Jerold; sister, Cindy (Marvin) Muller; brothers, Wayne (Carol), Allen (Kateri) and Daniel (Amy); and many other loving family and friends. Preceded in death by brother,...

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Robert L. “Bud/Nordy” Nordstrom

August 1, 1931 - November 1, 2020 Age 89 of Minneapolis, died at home November 1 surrounded by his wife and daughters. He was preceded in death by his parents, Helen and Albert, sister Lois Caswell and sister-in-law Nancy Whitney. He is survived by his wife...

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Harvey Allen Johnston

September 14, 1944 - November 1, 2020 Beloved father, grandfather, husband and faithful friend to many, passed away suddenly on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Brainerd. Harv was born in Minneapolis on Sept. 14, 1944. He attended Benilde High School and U of M. He spent...

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Ronald Joseph Guilfoile

June 24, 1950 - October 31, 2020 Age 70 of St. Paul, beloved Gopher fan, passed the evening of October 31st, 2020 after a courageous and stubborn battle with cancer. Ron was incredibly proud to have served the city of St. Paul as Risk Manager for...

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Donna Smolinski

May 5, 1939 - October 31, 2020 Age 81 of St. Paul. Preceded in death by husband George. Survived by children, Diane (Dave) Nelson, Ken (Melissa) Defiel, Gilbert Defiel Jr., John (Kathy) Defiel; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Due to Covid-19 no celebration is planned at...

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Glen E. Abrahamson

June 22, 1923 - October 30, 2020 Age 97 of Minneapolis. Born to Swedish Immigrant parents in Enfield, MN. WWII Veteran, U.S. Navy. Celebration of Life with family and friends will be held at a later date. Private interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. (Published in...

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Colleen Helen Thompson (McClure)

August 15, 1950 - October 29, 2020 Age 70 of Belle Plaine, passed away on October 29, 2020, after her battle against cancer. Survived by husband Steve, son Kelly, daughter Alexa (Jay) Haney, loving grandchildren Shelby and Ethan, Aunt Alice (Bill) Baker, sister Maureen (Jeff) Ensign,...

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