Obituaries

In Memoriam ~ John Doerr ’51

John Doerr ’51 of Twin Falls, Idaho, age 87, died of complications from acute aging on August 22, 2020. He was born in Bismarck, North Dakota to Mary Heisler Doerr and August Doerr, on May 24, 1933. John was a…

In Memoriam ~ James (Jim) McDermott

James (Jim) McDermott Father of Sherry Krebsbach and grandfather of Tate Kayser ’15 and Natalie Kayser ’25 James (Jim) Bernard McDermott, 80, Newton, IA died August 22nd in Des Moines after a brief illness. Jim was born September 11, 1939…

In Memoriam ~ Stephen Bushard ’65

Stephen Marshall Bushard ’65 Stephen Marshall Bushard, 72, of Phoenix, Arizona was called home to his loving and gracious Father on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 after suffering a stroke. He passed peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Stephen was…

In Memoriam ~ Michael George Gmeinder ’70

Michael George Gmeinder ’70 Michael George Gmeinder, age 68, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 6th, at his home after a long battle with cancer.   Mike was born Jan. 14, 1952 to George and Eleanore Burns Gmeinder in St. Paul, MN…

In Memoriam ~ Fr. Simeon James Thole, OSB ’53

Fr. Simeon Thole, OSB ’53 James Thole was born on April 21, 1935, and grew up in Moorhead, Minnesota, the second oldest of four children to Otto and Margaret (Acheson) Thole. His father was a bookkeeper for the local power…

In Memoriam – Katherine Engholm

Katherine “Kathy” Engholm, mother of Jeff Engholm, and grandmother to Sawyer Engholm Katherine Joyce Engholm, 78, former resident of Little Falls, passed away July 18, 2020 at her home in Roseville, MN with her family at her side. Kathy was born…

In Memoriam ~ Joseph Judge ’54

Joseph L. Judge ’54 Joseph L. Judge, age 83 of Champlin, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Friday, July 17, 2020 at home. In addition to his parents, Francis and Katherine (Moore) Judge, Joe was preceded in death by…

In Memoriam ~ Bernard “Bernie” Priebe ’45

The Mass of Christian Burial for Bernard “Bernie” Priebe will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, July 10, 2020 at St. Clara Catholic Church, Clara City, MN. The Reverend Steve Verhelst will officiate. Interment will be in the St. Clara…

In Memoriam ~ Howard “Bud” Prairie, Jr. ’44

Howard “Bud” Raymond Prairie, Jr. ’44, age 91 of Brooklyn Park, MN passed away peacefully on June 12, 2020 after a several week journey of physical setbacks that became too challenging to overcome. Bud was born 8/18/1928 in Marshall, MN….

In Memoriam – Fr. Joel Kelly, O.S.B.

Father Joel Kelly, OSB  Monk of Saint John’s Abbey Collegeville, Minnesota Born: September 1, 1939 Professed: July 11, 1960 Ordained: June 4, 1966 Died: June 8, 2020 Father Joel died on Tuesday 8 June in the Abbey retirement center. He…