Obituaries

In Memoriam ~ Lucille Winter, mother of Yvonne Schilplin, grandmother to Fred Schilplin ’96 and Chad Schilplin ’00

Lucille Winter passed away peacefully at the Mahnomen Health Center on December 4, 2018. She was born in Beaulieu, August 17, 1926 to Herman and Cecelia Schoenborn. Lucille married the love of her life on November 13, 1945 at St….

In Memoriam ~ Jean Stark, mother of Dan Stark, grandmother of Connor ’13 and Kevin Stark-Haws ’18

Janet “Jean” I. Stark  Mother of Dan Stark, grandmother of Connor ’13 and Kevin Stark-Haws ’18 Janet “Jean” Irene (Neeser) Stark passed away at Quiet Oaks Hospice on Monday, December 3, 2018 after a battle with cancer. Jean was born…

In Memoriam ~ Jim Bruner, father of Mariah Bruner ’18

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 7, 2018 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Richmond, MN for James “Jim” Bruner who passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home on Saturday, December 1,…

In Memoriam ~ John Braun ’50

John Braun ’50, an antiwar activist and former priest, died of pneumonia Nov. 28, in St. Louis Park. His wife, Marie, said he suffered from dementia. John Braun was born in 1928 in Spring Hill, Minn., 40 miles west of St….

In Memoriam ~ Oliver Hennen ’20, brother of Max Hennen ’16

Our beloved son, Oliver James Hennen, age 16, joined his Creator in Heaven on November 13, 2018. We’re not sure if it was his intent to leave us or a stupid experiment that went really, really wrong. The end result…

In Memoriam ~ John McSweeney ’55

John McSweeney ’55 John McSweeney moved on from this life on Sunday, November 4, 2018 after a struggle with leukemia. His family was around him through his final days to send him off to heaven with love. Mass of Christian…

In Memoriam ~ Jerome “Jerry” Jurek ’58

Jerome “Jerry” Jurek ’58 Jerome J. Jurek (Jerry)-Died on October 23, 2018 at St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud, MN. Jerry was born on January 4, 1941 to Frank and Gertrude (Kampa) Jurek in St. Cloud, MN. He attended Cathedral HS…

In Memoriam ~ Timothy Ophoven ’97, brother of Jay ’90, Curtis ’93 & Dan ’95

Timothy Mark Ophoven ’97 Brother of Jay ’90, Curtis ’93 & Dan ’95 March 26, 1979—September 20, 2018 A celebration of life service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, September 29th at Eagan Hills Church for Timothy M….

In Memoriam ~ Dennis Loecken, father of Ryan ’99, brother of Joel ’86

Dennis P. Loecken, father of Ryan Loecken ’99 and brother of Joel Loecken ’86 Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in St. Joseph for Dennis P. Loecken, age 69 of…

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…