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Apr 13, 2021 at 3:33 AM
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Apr 12, 2021 at 9:07 AM

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Vincent Louis Fish

Fish, Vincent Louis Age 74 of Mpls., MN passed away April 7, 2021. After graduating, he joined the U.S. Army and received many honors, including a Purple Heart for his service in Vietnam. He spent many years as a Stagehand for Historic Theater Group in Mpls. Vincent was a strong, loving person with a passion for his family, friends, fishing and golf. Service will be held at St. Joseph's Church in New Hope on Tuesday, April 20th at 11:00 AM with visitation one hour prior.

Published on April 11, 2021


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TOM BETTENDORF has left an In Memory comment for JANE TOWNSEND MEYER.
Jan 25, 2021 at 11:10 AM


Jane M. Meyer

St. Cloud - Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at St. Peter's Catholic Church for Jane M. Meyer, age 73, of St. Cloud, who passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021, after a courageous battle with Leukemia, at the St. Cloud Hospital. Reverend Thomas Olson will officiate. Inurnment will be at the Assumption Cemetery Mausoleum in St. Cloud. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday at St. Peter's Catholic Church.

Jane was born on April 17, 1947 to Arthur and Marcella (Stueve) Townsend in St. Cloud, Minnesota. She graduated from St. Cloud Technical High School in 1965. After graduation, she worked for Fingerhut as a bookkeeper, where she eventually would meet the love of her life, Floyd Meyer in 1967. They were united in marriage at St. Mary's Cathedral in St. Cloud on October 12, 1968. Jane eventually began working as a Pharmacy Technician at the St. Cloud Hospital, retiring after 35 years of service. She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church.

Jane was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family and especially attending her grandchildren's many activities. Jane was an avid flower gardener and also enjoyed going on biking and camping trips and reading crime novels. She will be remembered for her generosity and kindness.

She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Floyd; sons, Jamie (Marcy) and Craig; grandchildren, Porter and Samantha; twin sister, Judy Dressel; sister, Bonnie Black; her beloved Miniature Schnauzer, Pebbles and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Jane is preceded in death by her parents; infant son, Blaine; sister, Betty (Tony) Maiers; brother, Larry Townsend and brother-in-law, Donald Black.

A special thank you to the staff of the ICU, Oncology and Medical Progressive Units at the St. Cloud Hospital for their loving and compassionate care of Jane.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Centra Care Coborn Cancer Center.

TOM BETTENDORF has left an In Memory comment for his Profile.
Jan 21, 2021 at 10:59 AM



Darrell F. Boulton

St. Joseph - A Celebration of Life will be at a later date for Darrell F. Boulton, age 73 of St. Joseph who passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at the St. Cloud Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Interment will take place with military honors at the Minnesota State Veteran Cemetery in Little Falls.

Darrell was born June 28, 1947 in Fargo, North Dakota to George and Gertrude (Seyer) Boulton. He was a 1965 graduate of St. Cloud Technical High School. Darrell was a U. S. Army Veteran from 1966-1968 serving in Vietnam. He married Cecilia A. "Sally" Salzer on April 12, 1969 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Cold Spring. Darrell attended the St. Cloud Vocational School for sheet metal and later was the apprentice coordinator for Local #10 for 23 years. He was employed as a sheet metal worker by Local #10 at McDowall Company and Granite City Heating and other local companies. Darrell was a life member of the Cold Spring American Legion Post #455 where he served as Commander from 1988-1992, Bar Manager and Charitable Bar Manager from 1992-2011; he was a life member of the Cold Spring Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6915. He was a founding member of the Cold Spring Vietnam era Last Man's Club. Darrell was also a member of the Northland Oliver Tractor Club, Hart Parr Oliver Collectors Club, the Support Group for Parkinson's since 2013 and the ROMEO Club.

Darrell enjoyed fishing trips with his friends at the Jolly Fisherman Resort twice every year, spending time up north at the Pine Tree Acres, hunting and fishing with his family. He built his home in St. Joseph Township in 1974, raising his four children; built a hobby farm and raised beef cattle. Darrell was a hard worker, smart, conservative, loved sports, and had a great sense of humor.

Darrell is survived by his wife, Cecilia "Sally"; children, John of St. Joseph, Tracey of St. Augusta, Mike (Rebecca Mix) of St. Joseph and Tom (Judi) of St. Joseph; seven grandchildren, Bailey, Amber, Emily, Tyler, Aiden, Jacob and Maddie; brothers, Clayton (Marge) of St. Cloud and Wayne (Sandy) of New Berlin, Wisconsin.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Wesley; sister-in-law, Lenore Boulton and daughter-in-law, Jackie Welle Boulton.

Darrell's family would like to thank the staff of Building 49-2 at the St. Cloud Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

TOM BETTENDORF has left an In Memory comment for RICHARD GUNDERSON.
Jan 15, 2021 at 10:50 AM

Richard Gunderson

Sartell - A Memorial Celebration of Life in remembrance of Richard Gunderson, age 73 of Sartell, will be held at a later date. Richard 'Dick' passed away on Wednesday, January 13 at the Lake Ridge care center in Buffalo after a long battle with cancer. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Miller-Carlin Funeral homes. Richard was born on May 18, 1947 in St. Cloud, the son of Allen and Helen (Schreifels) Gunderson. He attended St. Cloud Tech high school and graduated with the class of 1965. He went on to finish his education at the St. Cloud Business School and was the accounts payable manager for Herbergers for 25 years. On September 14, 1968, he was united in marriage to Darlene Fuller in Aitkin; together they shared 51 years of marriage. Richard will be missed by many for his dry sense of humor, including his infamous gag gifts at Christmas time. He was a proud member of AA for over 35 years. Richard will always be remembered by his wife of 51 years, Darlene; son, Troy Gunderson of Waite Park; sister, Patty (John) Parodi; as well as other extended family and countless friends. He will also be remembered by the many children at the daycare in their Sartell home. He was preceded in death by his parents Allen and Helen Gunderson; and his infant daughter, Stacy Ann Gunderson.

TOM BETTENDORF has left an In Memory comment for SHIRLEY WOLHART GUZY.
Dec 03, 2020 at 11:24 AM

Shirley J. Guzy

Sauk Rapids - There will be no services for Shirley J. Guzy, age 72, who passed away Thursday at her home. Burial will be at Brockway Cemetery, Sartell. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids.

Shirley was born November 25, 1947 in St. Cloud to Myron & Verona (Pettit) Wolhart. She married Gregg Guzy on April 27, 1968 in St. Cloud. Shirley lived in the Sauk Rapids/Sartell area most of her life and worked as a Medical Transcriptionist at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center for over 20 years, retiring in 2014. She was a very active member of Harvest Fellowship Church in Sauk Rapids where she enjoyed participating in prayer groups. Faith was very important to her. Shirley enjoyed spending time with friends and gardening, she could make anything grow. She was a kind, caring, and positive person.

Shirley is survived by her sons and daughter, Bryan of Sauk Rapids, Barbra Fellows of Woodbury, Garry of Sauk Rapids, and Waynne of Sauk Rapids; sisters, Virginia (Terry) Greener of Annandale, Joy (Paul) Hoppe of Sartell, and Janet (Doug) Peterson of Sartell; and grandchildren, Danielle, Solomon, and Gavin. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Gregg on Feb. 27, 2010.

JOHN STROMMEN has left an In Memory comment for LYNDA SMILANICH STEVENS.
Dec 01, 2020 at 3:23 PM

Lynda was a great gal, R.I.P.  Jack & Linda Strommen

TOM BETTENDORF has left an In Memory comment for LYNDA SMILANICH STEVENS.
Dec 01, 2020 at 9:05 AM

Lynda Jean (Smilanich) Stevens

Lynda died on Sunday, November 29, 2020. After several years of illness, she finally succumbed to the Covid virus. Stevens (Smilanich), Lynda Jean From Crystal. MN, Died 11/29/20. Preceded in death by her parents, Bronko and Bessie Smilanich, Sister, Gail LeBlanc (Smilanich), Brother-in-Law, Gary LeBlanc. Survived by Daughter Melanie Markovich Bisson, Son-in-Law Ezra Bisson, Nieces Emily LeBlanc, Melynda LeBlanc, Abigail (Neal) Bloom, and 9 Great Grand Nieces and Nephews. Lynda was born in Hibbing, MN, and a proud Iron Ranger throughout her life. She graduated from St. Cloud Tech High School. Lynda worked for Northwestern Bell Telephone and AT&T for over 30 years. During her retirement, she spent many happy summers enjoying her cabin on Wabedo Lake in Longville, MN, with her beloved pets. Melanie would like to offer special thanks to the Park Nicollet Hospice Nurses and Social Workers, as well as the entire staff of Haven Homes in Maple Plain. Their kindness and compassion will never be forgotten.

TOM BETTENDORF has left an In Memory comment for SYLVAN GRAMS.
Nov 26, 2020 at 1:50 PM

Sylvan Florian Grams

Swanville, MN - July 26, 1945-November 11, 2020

Sylvan Florian Grams, 75, of Swanville, Mn, formerly of Rockville died of COVID-19 virus on November 11, 2020.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 28, 2020, at St. John's Catholic Church in Swanville.

Friends and relatives may gather at the Church at 9 AM, Mass will follow at 11 AM, MASKS REQUIRED.

Cremation provided by Williams-Dingman Funeral Home of Long Prairie, MN.

Internment at Assumption Cemetery in St. Cloud, Minnesota.

Sylvan was born July 26, 1945, to Marvin and Agnes (Mathies) Grams. He was raised in Rockville, MN and graduated from Tech High School, class of 1965. He entered the Army and served two terms in Viet Nam as a paratrooper in the 101st and 173rd. Sylvan received two Purple Hearts and The Silver Star for Bravery. Rockville has lost a "True War Hero."

Sylvan married Rose Zupan January 18, 1975. They lived in St. Cloud and in later years moved to Swanville until their passing.

Sylvan was employed in the pontoon manufacturing until retiring as a result of 3 industry accidents. He had a special passion for riding his Harley-Davidson and loved deer hunting when his health permitted. He will be missed by his dog Snuggles and cats Calkitty and Smoker, as well as friends and relatives.

Survivors include brothers and sisters Richard (Beverly) Glenn, St Michael, MN, Delrose Willard, St. Cloud, MN, Jana (Linie) Grams, St. Cloud, MN, Gary (Mary) Grams, Rockville, MN. Stepchildren - Mrs. Marilyn Mechavich, Apple Valley, MN Richard Zupan and Kathy Roske, Sauk Centre, MN, Kenneth Zupan and Candance, Starbuck, MN, Ruth A. Campion and Scott Lindsay, Fergus Falls, MN, Kevin, Barb and Sophia Zupan, Montrose MN. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Sylvan was preceded in death by his parents, wife-Rose, brother Dennis of Richmond, sister Ione of Kandiyohi, MN, 2 brothers-in-law Bud Willard and Milton Polley.

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Posted on: Nov 19, 2020 at 4:23 PM

Happy Birthday Joe, and many more. (at least I'm not late)