Obituaries

Pirmin Trautner ’46 (non-grad)

Pirmin A. Trautner, 87, of Aberdeen, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at Bethesda Home of Aberdeen. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 21, 2015, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 409 2nd Avenue NE, Aberdeen,…

William “Bill” Smith, brother of Dave Thorman ’65 Posted

William “Bill” Smith of Owatonna died March 8, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. Mass of Christian Burial is set for Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 10:30 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church (512 – South Elm St. Owatonna.)Interment will follow at…

Hugh R. Braun ’49

Hugh Roger Braun died peacefully on Saturday morning, February 28, 2015 with his wife Joan and their children at his side. The son of Albert and Florence (Brady) Braun was born in Athens, WI on May 2, 1931, the youngest of…

Sharon McGraw, sister-in-law of Fr. Rene McGraw ’53 Posted

Sharon M. McGraw, 69, passed away at 12:20 pm Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at RelaisBonne Eau Hospice House in Edwardsville. She was born on June 10, 1945 in New Ulm, Minnesota, the daughter of Enon A. and Rosella M. (Geslin)…

Donald D. ‘Don’ Stolz, father of Peter ’63, Tom ’66 (non-grad), and grandfather of Peter Tyler ’88 (non-grad)

Donald D. “Don” Stolz,  age 97 of Excelsior, died February 14, 2015. Preceded in death by wife, Joan and daughter, Joannie. Survived by sons, Peter (Pam) Stolz, Dony (Sue) Stolz, Tom (Pat) Stolz, Tim (Mary) Stolz, and Jon Stolz; grandchildren, Peter…

Ronald Johnson, father of, Phil, long time SJP boys’ basketball coach & grandfather of Levi ’12, Gabriel ’16

Ronald F. Johnson, age 76, St. Cloud, MN, died Monday, February 2, 2015 at the St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud, MN. Funeral services will be Monday, February 9, 2015 at 11:00 AM at First Presbyterian Church, St. Cloud, MN. Visitation…

Joan E. Pflueger, grandmother of Ben ’98, Sara ’00, Becky ’03 and Jess Wicks ’02

Joan Elizabeth Pflueger, age 82, of Collegeville passed away on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at the Legends of Heritage Place in Sartell due to complications of dementia/Alzheimer’s disease. Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate Joan’s life will be held at 10:00…

Dominic M. “Dom” Warzecha ’52 Posted

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell for Dominic M. “Dom” Warzecha, age 79, of St. Cloud who passed away on Friday, January 30, 2015…

Norbert “Norb” Jansen, father of former SJP employee Josie Stang; grandfather of Beckie ’01, Katie ’03 and Mary ’08

Mass of Christian Burial will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 19, 2015 at Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley for Norbert “Norb” W. Jansen, age 84, who passed away peacefully at home on the farm. Rev. Richard Gross will officiate and…

Frank A. Kinney ’46

Francis A. “Frank” Kinney, 86, passed away on January 6, 2015 with his daughter at his side. Frank suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. He was born January 31, 1928 in Sioux Falls, SD. He began his career in the car…