Obituaries

In Memoriam ~ Rev. Robert Urban ’50

Rev. Robert M. Urban, 83, passed away at his residence in Superior, Wis. on Monday, August 17, 2015. He was born on May 8, 1932 in Chippewa Falls, to James and Mary (Schneider) Urban and attended St. Charles School in…

In Memoriam ~ Earl Knapp, Brother of Lucy Knapp-Markfort ’74

Earl John Knapp, age 70, of Albertville, formerly Rogers. Born November 2, 1944, passed away at home August 24, 2015. Preceded in death by parents, Henry and Margaret Knapp; and brother, Roger Knapp.Survived by wife of 46 years, Judy (nee…

In Memoriam ~ Joseph Pilon ’62

Joseph L. Pilon, Age 71, of Shoreview, passed away August 20, 2015. Born in Minneapolis, Joseph attended Saint John’s Prep and St. John’s University in Collegeville, MN. For many years he was an English teacher, and coached basketball and baseball…

In Memoriam ~ Dr. David Ahmann ’51

Dr. David Lawrence Ahmann, 82, passed away on August 8, 2015 in Fountain Hills Arizona where he resided with his wife Rosemary. He was born on May 21, 1933 in St. Cloud, MN. He attended Saint John’s Preparatory School in…

In Memoriam – Mary Jacquelyn “Jackie” Strangis, Mother of Joel Strangis ’66

Mary Jacquelyn “Jackie” Strangis, age 88 of New Brighton, passed away on July 6, 2015. Jackie struggled with Alzheimer’s disease. Her family is grateful that even in her last weeks, with a little help, she could recognize friends and family…

In Memoriam ~ Daniel J. Padden, SJP ’52, SJU ’56

Daniel J. Padden, age 81, of Osseo. March 26, 1934 – July 7, 2015 Preceded in death by wife, Patricia and daughter, Sherol Dubiel. Survived by sons, Mike (Marcia) and Tony (Michelle); grandchildren, Bree, Kaitlyn, Kasie, and Erin; and brother,…

Glen Wilwerding, Grandfather of Anna Wilwerding ’20

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. TOMORROW, Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Freeport for Glen Wilwerding who died peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday at the VA Health Care…

Dan Brugter, Grandfather of Caitlin ’07, Matthew ’08, and Michael ’13

Dan J. Brutger, 84, died Friday in his home at Side Lake near Hibbing, MN. At his side were his wife Barb and other members of his family. Services celebrating Dan’s life were Thursday May 28 at St. Mary’s Cathedral…

Tobias (Toby) Behnen, Father of Henry ’99, Theresa ’01, and Robert ’04

Tobias (Toby) Paul Behnen, 74, of St. Cloud, Minn., passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at Our Lady of Peace Hospice in St. Paul. A memorial mass will be held at 10 AM, this Saturday, June 13, at St. John’s Abbey…

Clarence Lepinski, Grandfather of Marie ’06, Adam ’17, and Ben ’17

Clarence F. Lepinski, 87 year old resident of Sartell, MN formerly of Little Falls, MN died Tuesday, June 9 at the St. Cloud VA Center. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held tomorrow, Friday, June 12 at 11:00 a.m. at St….