OBITUARIES

Janet Cardinal

Janet Therese Cardinal (née Smetana), 88, of Falcon Heights, died April 12, 2017, following a brief illness. Janet was a devoted wife and a loving mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Cardinal II; son, … more

Peter Jordan

Peter Albion Jordan, 87, died April 1, 2017. He was a longtime resident on Upper Hythe Street in St. Anthony Park. He was born on Jan. 2, 1930, in Alameda, Calif. Though he had been in declining health for the … more

Jeanette Kelsey

Jeanette E. Kelsey, 93, longtime resident of Falcon Heights, died April 10, 2017. Jeanette was preceded in death by her husbandm John (Jack). She is survived by seven children and their spouses; 18 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Mass of Christian … more

Patricia Lebens

Patricia L. Lebens, longtime owner of Lebens Flowers, 92, died May 5, 2017. Lebens was located for decades on what is now the site of Greenhouse Village Cooperative. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nic Jr.; son, Nick … more

Gregory Monroe

Gregory B. Monroe Sr., 61, died at home April 11, 2017. Born in Tulsa, Okla., Gregory attended Southeast High School in Kansas City, Mo., and later transferred to the New Hampton School, in New Hampton, N.H., where he received his … more

Julia Norris

Julia P. Norris, 90, Como Park, died April 30, 2017, with her husband by her side. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Mary Flaherty, and sisters, Mary Flaherty and Catherine Baumann. She is survived by her … more

Faith Ohman

Faith L. Ohman, 74, of Falcon Heights, died peacefully April 8, 2017. A retired attorney, graduate of Macalester College and the University of Minnesota law school, Faith enjoyed trips to Mexico and the Boundary Waters. She was preceded in death … more

Helen Overbee

Helen I. (Schultz) Overbee, 93, of Como Park, died April 23, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald. She is survived by their children, Yvonne, Mark (Myrian), Adina (Kevin), Jay (Leanne), Don (Roxanna), John and Donna (Terry); … more

Robert Sventek

Robert B. Sventek, 90, of Lauderdale, died on April 21, 2017. He was a World War II veteran and a 50-plus year Milwaukee railroad retiree. He is survived by his brother, Jerry (Mary Jane). Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated … more

Mabel Thompson

Mabel L. “Mae” Thompson, 98, formerly of Falcon Heights, died April 4, 2017, at Johanna Shores, Arden Hills. She was born and raised in Illinois. She worked in advertising and radio broadcasting after college and early in her marriage. Her … more

Jessie Weihrauch

Jessie O. (Youreman) Weihrauch, 100, died April 17, 2017. Jessie and her husband, Mike, raised their family in the Como Park area. She worked many years at Prom Ballroom and Catering. She was preceded in death by her husband; sons, … more

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