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As we come together to mourn the loss of Ian Lo, a member of the Class of 2019, we’re grateful for your prayers and support for his parents, sister and close friends. We are gathering tonight from 6:00-8:00 p.m. tonight…

In Memoriam ~ Ian Lo ’19

Ian Benjamin Lo, brother to Sydney Lo, son of Dr. Yang Koua Lo and Dr. Rachel Schuneman, a student at St. John’s Prep in Collegeville, MN inexplicably left this world during his sleep on July 12, 2017. He leaves behind devastated…

A message from Headmaster Fr. Jonathan Licari, OSB

Dear Saint John’s Preparatory School Community, It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Ian Lo, a member of the Class of 2019. Ian passed away in his sleep overnight. Please keep his family…

In Memoriam ~ Dr. Mark Harlan ’65

October 20, 1947 ~ June 2, 2017 Mark was born on October 20, 1947 in Minneapolis Minnesota, to Kenneth and Carmel (Spano), Harlan the fourth of five children. He attended St. Charles Borromeo Catholic elementary school followed by high school…

In Memoriam ~ 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 friends, Joe Peroutka and…

In Memoriam ~ Ralph Braun ’47

Ralph Braun ’47 was born on February 19, 1929 and passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Ralph was a resident of Minnesota at the time of passing. Ralph graduated from St. Cloud Teachers College, served in the Korean War…

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…

In Memoriam – 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 was 82 years old. Bishop…

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….

In Memoriam ~ Leonore “Norie” Tucker Mahowald, mother to Bob ’68, grandmother to Bob, Jr. ’95, Amy ’99, Michael ’04, Jane ’07 & current student, Tyler ’22

Age: 91 Born: 08-08-1925 Died: 02-27-2017 Service:  Saturday, March 4 at 11:00 am   Sacred Heart Chapel, St. Benedict’s Monastery, St. Joseph, MN Leonore Marie Tucker was born in White Plains, NY to the late William and Leonore Tucker.  She grew up with her three…