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Category: Obituaries

In Memoriam ~ Mary Elizabeth Tadich

Mary Elizabeth Tadich, 64, passed peacefully on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 in Minneapolis. Born on September 25, 1959, to Mary Catherine (Nevin) and Donald Martin, she grew up in Bloomington, MN. Her ancestors emigrated from Counties Mayo and Sligo in Ireland and from Croatia before immigrating to Green Isle, MN and Eagle River, WI, respectively, […]

In Memoriam ~ Sylvester Theisen

Sylvester TheisenFather of David Theisen ’74 Dr. Sylvester ‘Sy’ Theisen died peacefully on March 18, 2024, at home in St. Joseph, at the age of 99. Born August 22, 1924, on a farm near Cold Spring, Minnesota, Sylvester (“Sy”) was the eighth of ten children of Math and Catherine (Kinzer) Theisen. After graduating from St. […]

In Memoriam ~ Beckie Ann Schaefer

Rebecca ‘Beckie’ SchaeferMother of Adam Schaefer ’00 Rebecca “Beckie” A. Schaefer, 71, of Litchfield, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, March 23, 2024, at Lakeside Generations Health Care in Dassel. Celebration of Beckie’s life will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2024, at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Service. Beckie was born […]

In Memoriam~ Patrick J. Scully Sr.

Patrick J. Scully Sr.Father of Michael Scully ’74 Patrick Joseph Scully Sr., a loving husband, father, and grandfather died peacefully at Regina Senior Living on Wednesday morning, April 3, 2024, at the age of 98. Pat was a former longtime Dakota County Commissioner, businessman and friend to many. Patrick, the son of Michael and Mary […]

In Memoriam~ August J. Fischer Jr. ’57

August ‘Augie’ J. Fischer, Jr. ’57 Brother of William A. Fischer ’59 On Thursday, February 15, 2024, August Jacob Fischer Jr., a beloved husband, father/grandfather, and avid golfer, passed away while at sea in the Antarctic Ocean. He was eighty-four. Born in Wall Lake, Iowa in 1939, to August and Maurine Fischer. Augie attended Saint John’s […]

In Memoriam – Gregory j. DeWitt ’69

Gregory Joseph DeWitt, age 73, of Stillwater, Minnesota, and Rio Verde, Arizona, passed away on March 25, 2024. He was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on March 15, 1951. Greg prioritized family and friends, never missing an opportunity to celebrate special occasions with loved ones in Rio Verde and Stillwater. He was a mentor to […]

In Memoriam – Nicholas ‘Nic” Michael Wenner ’78

Nicholas ‘Nic’ Michael Wenner ’78Brother of Maureen Wenner ’79, Lucy Jurek ’80, Susan Obbink ’81, and Margaret ‘Maggie’ Wenner ’82 Nicholas M. Wenner, age 64, of Bloomington, MN, went to be with his Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, on March 20, 2024, while surrounded by his loving family at Abbott Northwestern Hospital after a hard-fought battle […]

In Memoriam – Marvin Weniger ’57

Marvin Weniger ’57 Father of Marvin J. Weniger, Jr. ’03 and Bonnie Keefe ’02Grandfather of Jacob Weniger ’26 and Jaden Weniger ’26 Marvin Joseph Weniger, 84, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, died on February 28, 2024. Born to John and Neva Weniger, Marvin was raised in Wahpeton, North Dakota. He attended high school at Saint John’s […]

In Memoriam ~ Michael M. Donahue ’50

Michael M. Donahue ’50   Michael Martin Donahue, age 91, of Plymouth passed away on February 3, 2024, of natural causes. Michael was born in St. Cloud to Garrett and Erma Donahue. He attended St. John’s Preparatory School and Saint John’s University, graduating with an Economics degree.   Michael married his childhood sweetheart Mary Donahue […]

In Memoriam ~ Susan H. Palucci

Susan H. Palucci Mother of Staff Member Jill Pauly Grandmother of Olivia Pauly ’24 and Sofia Pauly ’27   Susan Marie Hespen Palucci of St. Louis, Missouri passed away peacefully surrounded by her children and sisters at 5 o’clock somewhere (St . Louis) on Saturday, December 30, 2023.   Sue’s life was lived as a […]