As the Advancement Office becomes aware of an alumnus or a close friend of the Prep School’s death, an e-mail notice will be sent to other alumni and groups of people who are relevant to the decedent, as soon as possible, so friends can make plans to attend the funeral. If you would like an obituary posted here, please email SJPOFFICE@SJPREP.NET

In Memoriam ~ James Louis Traxler, ’54

James Louis Traxler, ’54 Traxler, James Louis age 81, of Bloomington. Survived by loving wife, Sharon; children, Steve (Debbie), Tim (Bev), Katie (Thomas) Hosley; step-children, Anna (Glenn) Saben and Susan Hill; grandchildren, Tessa, Jayson, Justyn, Trey, Zoe and Hazel; best … Continue reading

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In Memoriam ~ Father Mark Thamert, OSB, ’69, former Headmaster

Father Mark Lee Thamert OSB, ’69 Feb. 6, 1951 – April 29, 2017 Mark Lee Thamert and his twin sister, Mary, were born in Owatonna, Minnesota, on February 6, 1951, to Melvin and Marie (Deml) Thamert. Mark and Mary, along … Continue reading

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In Memoriam – Bishop John J. McRaith, ’52

Bishop John J. McRaith, ’52 OWENSBORO, KY — A prominent figure in the Catholic Church passed away. Bishop John McRaith served the Diocese of Owensboro for over 20 years.  He passed away around 3:30 Sunday morning, March 19, 2017.  He … Continue reading

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In Memoriam ~ Vernon John Berning, ’43

Vernon John Berning, ’43 December 10, 1924 – March 8, 2017 Buffalo, Minnesota Vernon John Berning, age 92, of St. Michael passed away on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 at his residence. He was born on December 10, 1924 in St. … Continue reading

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