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Month: December 2020

In Memoriam ~ Jerome Zachman ’45

Jerome H. Zachman ’45 June 13, 1926 ~ December 30, 2020 (age 94) Jerome H. Zachman passed away peacefully December 30, 2020. Survived by Children; Jean (Ken) Ziegler, Jeffrey (Paula) Zachman; 2 grandchildren and 4 step children; 1 great grandson and 3 step great granddaughters. Sisters in law, Marlene Zachman and Lois Zachman, and relatives […]

CARES Act Offers New Tax Deduction

In March 2020, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a $2 trillion economic stimulus package legislated to battle the harmful effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. One aspect of the legislation provides immediate relief for nonprofits such as Saint John’s Prep. But for it to bring relief to the Prep School, […]

2020-21 Academics, Arts and Athletics Award

Seniors Alton Mies and Valeriya Woodard are the 2020-21 Saint John’s Prep recipients of the “Triple A (Academics, Arts and Athletics) Award” by the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL).  According to the MSHSL, the purpose of this program is to recognize and honor high school seniors who have excelled in the classroom, on the […]

In Memoriam ~ Sandra Conway, wife of James Conway ’58

Sandra Conway, wife of James Conway ’58 Sandra Jean Conway, Age 80, passed away peacefully at home in the early morning hours of December 16 following a long struggle with COPD. Sandie was born in Superior, WI September 14, 1940, to Donald J. and Margaret Agnes Jensen and married her husband and high school sweetheart, […]

Christmas Blessings from Saint John’s Prep

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came to be through him, and without him nothing came to be. What came to be through him was life, and this life was the light of the human […]

In Memoriam ~ Robert Earl Ryan ’63

Robert Earl Ryan ’63 Robert Earl Ryan, age 75, died peacefully December 21 of a degenerative disease that he endeavored to exercise his way out of until the very end. Bob is survived by his three children, Colleen (Robert Oberlies), Rob, and Patricia (Frank Gravino); six grandchildren, Nora, William, Kendall, John, Frankie and Rocco; his […]

In Memoriam – Jerry Relph, father of Dana Relph ’97

Jerry Relph, father of Dana Relph ’97 Jerry O. Relph, age 76, passed away on December 18th, 2020. Jerry was born on September 4th, 1944 in Boston, Massachusetts to James and Laura (Steigner) Relph. He attended high school in Ann Arbor, Michigan and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Carleton College in 1966. […]

In Memoriam ~ Elmer Kohorst, Former SJP Teacher and Coach

Elmer Kohorst, Former SJP Teacher and Baseball Coach Elmer J. Kohorst, age 87 passed away December 4, 2020 at his apartment at the Mother of Mercy Campus of Care, Albany, MN where he resided with his wife, Aurelia (Derda) Kohorst. Mass of Christian Burial will be 3:00 PM, Thursday, December 10, 2020 at Church of […]

In Memoriam ~ Francis J. “Hack” Nierengarten ’39

Francis J. “Hack” Nierengarten ’39 Sept. 2, 1919 – Dec. 3, 2020, age 101 Francis Joseph Nierengarten was born on Sept. 2, 1919 in St. Joseph, MN to John and Mary (Euteneuer) Nierengarten. He attended St. Joseph Grade School, St. John’s Prep School, and St. John’s University. He passed away peacefully after a long, good life […]

In Memoriam ~ Glenn Kirsch ’50

Glenn Kirsch ’50 Glenn passed away at the age of 88, on December 7, 2020, one day before his 64th wedding anniversary to his bride Shirley Viola Kirsch. He was born on October 18, 1932 in Victoria, MN. Glenn is survived by wife Shirley (Schwalbe) of Blaine; children Ron (Carmen) Kirsch of Maple Grove, Cindy […]