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,…

    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…

    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),…

    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…

    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….

    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…

    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…

    In Memoriam – Robert Testa

    Robert (Bob) Testa Father of Nicole Testa Boston ’88, Jason Testa ’90 and Brandon Testa ’92 Robert (Bob) Testa passed away peacefully on November 17, 2020 at home, as he hoped he would. The outgoing and personable business owner was…

    Thanksgiving 2020: Reflect in Gratitude

    Thanksgiving 2020 The following message was shared by Head of School Jon McGee to Saint John’s Prep families for Thanksgiving 2020.   “Gratitude at its deepest level embraces all of life with thanksgiving: the good and the bad, the joyful…

    In Memoriam ~ Ethel Backes

    Ethel L. Backes, Mother of Bryan Backes, Grandmother of Emma Backes ’15 and Christopher Backes ’17 St. Cloud – A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Ethel L. Backes, age 94, of St. Cloud. Ethel passed away peacefully in…