Obituaries for April 27, 2012

Anna Brown

Funeral service for Anna Marie Brown, 82, Andover, took place April 20 at Grace Lutheran Church, Andover.

Brown died April 17 in Coon Rapids. She was born Jan. 5, 1930 in Minneapolis.

Interment was at Sunset Cemetery, Minneapolis. Arrangements were by Gearhart Funeral Home, Anoka.

 

Teri Glubke

Memorial service for Teri Jean Glubke, 54, Coon Rapids, took place April 25 at Gearhart Funeral Home, Coon Rapids.

Glubke died April 19. She was born Jan. 9, 1958 in Minneapolis.

Interment was at Morningside Memorial Gardens, Coon Rapids. Arrangements were by Gearhart Funeral Home, Coon Rapids.

 

Elma Harmon

Funeral service for Elma L. Harmon, 92, Fridley, took place April 23 at Coon Rapids United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her children, Howard (Carol) Harmon, Carol Engstrom and Beverly Herman; grandchildren, Scott Sieg, Rebecca (Tim) Lovett, Tony (Sonie) Johnson, Doug (Amanda) Johnson, Mike (Melissa) Johnson and Darcy Herman; six great-grandchildren; and twin sister, Jeanne.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar; and grandson, Sonny Harmon.

Interment was at Hillside Cemetery. Arrangements were by Washburn-McReavy Coon Rapids Chapel.

 

Stanley Knoll

Memorial service for Stanley William Knoll, 91, Andover, took place April 20 at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, Anoka. Rev. Mike Van Sloun officiated.

Knoll died April 16. He was born July 2, 1920 in Minneapolis to Joseph and Helen (Cabonowski) Knoll and was a vegetable farmer at Knoll Farm in Andover since 1937.

He is survived by his children, Judy McSherry, Jim (Jane), Kathy Murray, Jegg (Jeorgette), Robert (Sandy), Jolene (Thomas) Schraufnagel; 18 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; brother, Ed (Sophie); sisters, Frances (Loren) Hentges and Jane Pangburn; sister-in-law, Barb Knoll; and many relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, DeLores; and infant son, Lawrence.

Arrangements were by Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Home, Anoka.

 

Keith Kulzer

Funeral service for Keith Victor Kulzer, 60, Ham Lake, took place April 23 at Church of the Epiphany, Coon Rapids.

Kulzer died April 11. He was born July 20, 1951 in St. Cloud to Rita and Alloys Kulzer.

He is survived by his children, Zachary, Elise, Simon, Christian, Celeste and their mother Jan Ghostley; mother, Rita Kampa of Sauk Rapids; sisters, Louise (Steve Wilson) Kulzer, Robin (Phil) Bautch; brothers, Darwin (Marcia), Miles (Becky), Wayne (Sue), Ray (Kathy) Kampa, Russ Kampa, Rodney (Geri) Kampa; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his unborn children, Aaron and Victoria; father, Alloys; and brother, Glenn.

Interment was at Epiphany Cemetery, Coon Rapids. Arrangements were by Washburn-McReavy Coon Rapids Chapel.

 

George McKnight

Funeral service for George Junior McKnight, 89, Coon Rapids, took place April 25 at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, Anoka. Rev. Mike Van Sloun officiated.

McKnight died April 18 at Anoka Care Center. He was born June 16, 1922 in Minneapolis to George and Anna Pauline (Sather) McKnight and was a retired millwright at Honeywell.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy; children, Lynda Danielson, Kriste (Ronald) Sjolander, Mona (Jim) Callahan, Diana (Dan) Gingerich, Kenneth (Theresa), Dale (Kate), Mark (Jill) and Lance; 22 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Interment was at Calvary Cemetery, Anoka. Arrangements were by Thurston-DeShaw Funeral Home, Andover.

Nancy Sayers

Memorial service for Nancy Lou Sayers, 76, Bloomington, took place April 25 at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis.

Sayers died April 19.

She is survived by her husband, Robert; daughter, Lisa (Steve Healy); grandchildren, Chad (Donna) Healy and Regina Healy; and great-grandson, Porter Healy.

Interment was at Lakewood Cemetery. Arrangements were by Washburn-McReavy Coon Rapids Chapel.

 

Christopher Thorson

Memorial service for Christopher A. Thorson, 55, Coon Rapids, formerly of Elk River, will take place tomorrow (Saturday, April 28), 11 a.m., with visitation one hour prior to the service, at Washburn-McReavy Coon Rapids Chapel.

He is survived by his wife, Susan; parents, Robert and Alice Thorson; siblings, Jeffrey, Annette (Lonnie) Odegard, Karen (Scott) Knoll, Gregory (Janet) and Phillip (Robin); and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Nina and Gunnar.

Arrangements were by Washburn-McReavy Coon Rapids Chapel.

 

Lorraine Zajaczkowski

Funeral service for Lorraine G. Zajaczkowski, 81, Coon Rapids, took place April 20 at Church of the Epiphany, Coon Rapids. Rev. Alex Carlson officiated.

Zajaczkowski died April 17.

She is survived by her children, James (Patty), Thomas (Cindy), Mary (Paul) Recksiedler, Ann (Kyle) Jones; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Ronald (Sandy) Kautz; nieces and nephews; and other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank.

Pallbearers were Tom, Al and Jim Zajaczkowski, Paul and Adam Recksiedler and Kyle Jones.

Interment was at Epiphany Cemetery, Coon Rapids. Arrangements were by Methven-Taylor Funeral Home, Anoka Chapel.

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