OBITUARIES

William Foley

William F. Foley, 89, of Falcon Heights, died peacefully March 28, 2017. William was born in New Orleans, was a Korean War veteran, and retired U.S. Post Office mail handler and Worn-A-Bit shop manager. He is survived by his wife, … more

Angela Keefe

Angela T. Keefe, née Gosling, 91, died March 3, 2017. She was a longtime resident of Como Park. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel; son-in-law, Dan Shea; and twin sister, Aggie Kaup. She is survived by her … more

John Ring

John Walter Ring, 91, of Falcon Heights, died March 8, 2017. John was born and raised in Faribault with 10 brothers and sisters. He went into the army directly after high school graduation and was deployed to Belgium, where he … more

Joseph Scheunemann

Joseph H. Scheunemann, 88, of Roseville, died peacefully after a wonderful, full life on March 10, 2017. Joe served 33 years as a St. Paul firefighter and captain on the rescue squad. He began his second career as a home … more

James Osenberg

James Paul Osenberg, 61, of Anoka, died Feb. 3, 2017. He had served St. Anthony Park Library for many years as a volunteer. He started the tablet/smartphone drop-in-clinic at St. Anthony Park and Merriam Park libraries. He is survived by … more

Marion Skildum

Marion L. Skildum, 92, of Roseville, died Feb. 6, 2017. Marion was known for her hospitality, care-giving, her love of music and devotion to her family and grandchildren and was known as “The Cookie Lady.” She is survived by her husband … more

Yvonne Voge.

Yvonne M. Vogel, 85, of St. Paul, died Jan. 20, 2017. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Beatrice Vogel, and brothers Chuck and Jack. She is survived by her brother Patrick Vogel. Mass of Christian Burial … more

Herbert Walfoort

Herbert Wells Walfoort, 89, born Oct. 19, 1927, died on Feb. 6, 2017. He is survived by his wife, Sally; children, Richard (Cindy) and Sheryl (Blaine) Haywood; stepchildren, Mark (Debbie), Brad, Ron (Sue), Ross (Stacy) and Clark Jacobsen; and 12 … more

Mary Choitz

Mary Jane Steinke Choitz, 93, died Dec. 13, 2016. She was born Sept. 16, 1923, in Mishawaka, Ind., to Nancy Shoup Steinke and Fred Steinke, first among six children. She married Walter Choitz in 1946, after they met at a … more

Suzanne Fantle

Suzanne M. Fantle, 76, of Minneapolis, died Dec. 31, 2016. Fantle was the owner of Emil Gustafson Jewelers on Como Avenue in St. Anthony Park. She was a longtime member of the Minnesota Jewelers Association and a progressive businesswoman. St. … more

Norbert Heldt

Norbert H. Heldt, 95, died Jan. 11, 2017. Norb was a World War II Marine Corps veteran. From the 1950s to the 1980s, he designed numerous St. Paul Parks and Recreation buildings, including the current Phalen Park complex. He was … more

Arthur Majerus

Arthur P. Majerus, 93, of Falcon Heights, died Dec. 11, 2016. He was a Coast Guard veteran of World War II. Arthur was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Phyllis. He is survived by his nine children, … more