Obituaries

In Memoriam ~ Julius Coller Smith ’48

Julius Coller Smith ’48  Father of Julius ’76, Marc ’77, Justin ’80, Adam ’85 and Jonathan ’88. Julius ’48 was a former Board of Regents member for many years and original Armor of Light recipient. Julius Coller Smith, 88, passed…

In Memoriam ~ John Spanier ’70

John M. Spanier ’70   Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 am Friday, August 24th, 2018 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell for John M. Spanier, age 66, who died suddenly on Friday at his home in Sartell….

In Memoriam ~ Walter Richard Sipe ’50

Walter Richard Sipe ’50 Brother of Tom ’59, John ’61 & Michael ’64 Walter Richard Sipe, 85, died at his home in La Jolla, Calif., on Aug. 8 after a long illness. Walter Richard Sipe, born Dec. 11, 1932, was…

In Memoriam ~ Father Julian George Schmiesing OSB ’49

Father Julian George Schmiesing OSB ’49 Collegeville – 25 September 1931 – 7 July 2018 Julian George Schmiesing ’49 was born on September 25, 1931, the youngest of four children of Aloys and Rose (Brockmann) Schmiesing on a farm near…

In Memoriam ~ James ‘Jim’ Thomas Hasslinger ’60

James ‘Jim’ Thomas Hasslinger ’60 James ‘Jim’ Thomas Hasslinger died on June 10, 2018 at Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton, WA at 3:10pm. At 76 years of age, he died following the somewhat sudden onset of an, as of yet,…

In Memoriam ~ James F. “Jim” Marrin ’60, Father of Sean ’99 and Gavin ’01

James F. “Jim” Marrin ’60 May 21, 1942 – June 5, 2018 Father of Sean ’99 and Gavin ’01; brother of Bill ’61, Mike ’62, Pat ’63, Dan ’64 and KC ’67 A Mass of Christian Burial will be said for…

In Memoriam ~ Stephen Engels ’64

Stephen Engels ’64 Stephen Edmund Engels ’64 died on Sunday, May 6, 2018, after a short struggle with cancer. He is survived by Terry, his wife of 51 years, and beloved children, Bridget George (Edward), Luke, John (Christine), Clare Miller…

In Memoriam ~ Lee Stephen Surma ’78

Lee Stephen Surma ’78 Lee Stephen Surma, age 58, passed away on May 3, 2018. Mass of Christian Burial will be at Christ Church Newman Center, St. Cloud, MN at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, May 9th. Lunch will be provided…

In Memoriam ~ Fr. Al Ludwig ’50

Father Al Ludwig ’50 Father Alexander Ludwig, 84, of Alexandria, MN, passed away peacefully at Grand Arbor surrounded by loved ones on April 26, 2018. Father Al was born in Richmond, Minn., on Dec. 8, 1933, the son of Alex…

In Memoriam ~ John Tschida ’59, father of Daniel ’83 and Michael ’84

John Tschida ’59 John was born on June 24, 1941 and passed away on Saturday, April 21, 2018. John was a resident of Minnesota at the time of passing. He attended St. Bernard Grade School and later graduated from St….