Tricounty News

Alice Martin, 70

Alice Martin of Mesa, Ariz., died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, in Mesa, after a long battle with breast cancer. She was 70.

A memorial service will be held at Christ the King Catholic Church in Mesa, at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, with Rev. Steve Kunkel officiating, followed by a meal in the church hall. A rosary will be said Sunday evening at 7 p.m. at the home of Brett and Kelleen Meister in Mesa. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Mesa.

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Shirley Olson, 74

Shirley Olson of Shoreview died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. She was 74.
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Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at St. Odilia Cathlic Church, 3495 N. Victoria, Shoreview. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Interment will be private.

Shirley Ann Olson is survived by her loving husband of 57 years Wes; children Dean (and Tuyet), Lori Grosslein, Connie (and Tom) Oczak, and David (and Debbie); eight grandchildren; and seven siblings.

Michael Johnson, 53

Michael Johnson of Clearwater died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, suddenly and unexpectedly at his home. He was 53.
W-Johnson-Michael-2309 Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Rejoice Lutheran Church in Clearwater with Pastor Mark Coughlin of Immanuel Church of Forest Lake officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at the Daniel Funeral Home in Clearwater, and one hour prior to the services at the church on Saturday. Inurnment will be at a later date.

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Leonard ‘Len’ Kenning, 64

Leonard “Len” Kenning of St. Augusta died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at his home surrounded by family and friends. He was 64.W-Kenning-Leonard-N.-2310

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in St. Augusta with Rev. Robert Rolfes officiating. Relatives and friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, and after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Help of Christians Parish Center in St. Augusta. Parish prayers will be held at 7 p.m. Friday in the Parish Center. Entombment will take place in the parish cemetery mausoleum.


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Roger Eckhoff, 74

Roger Eckhoff of South Haven died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at St. Benedict’s Senior Community in St. Cloud following a courageous battle wih cancer. He was 74.
W-Roger-A.-Eckhoff-2304 A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, with visitation one hour prior at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud.

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