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In Memoriam ~ Leonard Merdan

Leonard “Lenny” Merdan Father of: Kenneth Merdan, Dean Merdan, Curtis Merdan ‘89, Lyle Merdan ‘92, Taunya Poser ’94 and MaryAlice Faust ‘98   Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10am on Tuesday, June 21st at St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville for Leonard R. Merdan, age 76, of Albany, MN who passed away on Thursday, June […]

In Memoriam ~ Loretta Pfannenstein

Lori Pfannenstein Retired Staff Member Mother of Jeff, Al, Ann, Tim ’86 and Paul ’88 October 9, 1939-June 3, 2022   A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph for Loretta A. “Lori” Pfannenstein, age 82 of St. Joseph who […]

In Memoriam ~ Richard Dold ’54

Richard Benedict Dold ’54   A Celebration of Life, with Military Honors, for Richard Benedict Dold, 85, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 2, 2022, at First United Methodist Church, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.   Richie was born July 22, 1936, to Alois and Veronica (Froni) Mondlock Dold, […]

In Memoriam –   Deacon Frank Schmainda ’59

        Deacon Frank Schmainda ’59   Deacon Frank A. Schmainda, age 80, of Glenwood, died Friday, May 27, 2022 at Autumn Cottages Assisted Living in Alexandria. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Church in Glenwood Friday, June 17, at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to […]

Class of 2022 Top Ten

Saint John’s Preparatory School Announces Top Ten 2022 Graduates Saint John’s Preparatory School in Collegeville will hold its 165th commencement ceremony Friday, May 27, 2022 at the Saint John’s Abbey Church, beginning with a 3:00 p.m. with a Baccalaureate Mass, followed by a commencement ceremony.  Forty two students will receive diplomas. The seniors selected Mr. […]

In Memoriam ~ Charles Wenner

Charles Wenner Father of: JoAnn Warren ’78, Pat Wenner ’80, Paul Wenner ’82, Mary Kay Morris ’84, Jim Wenner ’89, Grandfather of: Sydney Wenner ’13, Allyson Wenner ’14, Nycole Wenner ’15, Phillip Wenner ’17, Whitney Wenner ’19, Angela Wenner ’20, Andrew Wenner ’20, Rose Wenner ’26 Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. on […]

In memoriam ~ Donald Montgomery ’51

Donald E. Montgomery ’51Brother of Paul Montgomery ’53   Montgomery, Donald E. age 88, of Edina, passed away on May 12, 2022. Survived by loving wife of almost 69 years, Donna; children, Tim (Aoh), Michael, Amy (Mark) Kohout, Laurie (Gary) Olsen, Patrick, Katie (Chuck) Maday, Anthony (Rebecca), Molly; 14 grandchildren; nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. […]

Easter Greetings 2022

A Season of Renewal Good Friday and Easter free us to think about other things far beyond our own personal fate, about the ultimate meaning of all life, suffering, and events; and we lay hold of a great hopeDietrich Bonhoeffer It is high time for us to arise from sleep. Let us open our eyes […]

In Memoriam ~ Robert John Schaefer ’48

Robert John Schaefer ’48 We said good-bye to our husband and dad March 25, 2022. Robert John Schaefer (Bob) passed peacefully at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona. Bob was born March 18, 1930 in St. Cloud, Minnesota to Dr. Vincent and Jacqueline (van der Hagen) Schaefer. He was the oldest of four children and spent […]

In Memoriam ~ Peter R. Stolz ’63

Peter R. Stolz ’63 Father of Pete T. Stolz ’88 Stolz, Peter R. age 75 of San Francisco, died August 9, 2021. Preceded in death by father, Don, mother, Joan, and sister, Joannie. Survived by wife, Pam and brothers Dony (Sue) Stolz, Tom (Pat) Stolz, Tim (Mary) Stolz, and Jon Stolz. Survived by sons Pete […]