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Madeline McCollor

Madeline Ann McCollor Madeline was born in Detroit, Michigan on November 3, 1942. She was the daughter of Anne and Louis Tucker. She graduated from Dominican High School and Academy before moving to Minnesota to work with Heinz Ketchup Company. She then became the assistant to the station president at KSTP Broadcasting Company. She met the love of her life, Jerome McCollor, and they were married at a Catholic Church in Detroit on April 4, 1964. They moved to White Bear Lake where they raised their three boys. They were very active in three different parishes throughout their 53 years in White Bear Lake. These churches were St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church, St. Genevieve Catholic Parish, and St. John the Baptist Church. Madeline even taught catechism at St. Mary of the Lake. Her entire family can remember how faithful she was to putting her hair in curlers EVERY Sunday evening without fail. After the kids were older, Madeline went to work for Kowalski’s Market and Electric Courts. When she was not working or taking care of her family, Madeline loved to travel. Her most memorable road trips were to Las Vegas, Alabama, Arizona, and Mississippi. When she was back in Minnesota, she enjoyed going to the casino in Hinckley to gamble with Jerry. At home, Madeline loved to do crosswords, play Scrabble, start a card game, or watch tv. More than anything, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the center of her world. At holidays, Madeline was the one who would get everyone together to celebrate and she would decorate the house. Her most memorable dishes were her turkey stuffing and cheesy potatoes. She had a soft spot in her heart for the Loaves and Fishes organization at church and was a loyal donor. She will be missed by all who knew her. Madeline passed away unexpectedly at St. John’s Hospital on Saturday, March 10, 2018, with her family by her side. She is preceded in death by her parents, Anne and Louis Tucker; and her sister, Joanne Nefure. She will be dearly missed by her husband of over 53 years, Jerome “Jerry” McCollor of White Bear Lake; her children, Dave (Lori) McCollor of White Bear Lake, Louis (Judy) McCollor of Omaha, NE, and Cary (Carrie) McCollor of New Brighton; her grandchildren, Katherine (Lewis) Dumer, Derek McCollor, Kylie McCollor, Sydney McCollor, and Connor McCollor; and her four great-grandchildren; and many other family and friends. There will be a gathering from 10AM until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11AM on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church, 4741 Bald Eagle Avenue, White Bear Lake. Interment will be at a later date in Stillwater, MN. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Loaves and Fishes Organization at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church.

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Michael Gengler

Gengler, Michael P. Owner of Gulden’s Restaurant Age 58 of Stillwater Mike is survived by his wife, Brenda; daughters, Jessie Rae (Ross) Lichty of Cannon Falls, MaKenna Gengler of Stillwater, Dayna Gengler of Stillwater; granddaughters, Lainey and Ruby; brother, Dan Gengler of Coon Rapids; and sisters, Nancy (Rick) Snell, Sandy (Joe) Nilges, Sue Carroll, Patti Parsons, Kris (Matt) Nelson, Jenny (Tom) Struyzk. Visitation SUNDAY, March 18th from Noon to 2 PM at MUELLER MEMORIAL, 4738 Bald Eagle Ave. White Bear Lake and reception from 2 PM until 5 PM at RUDY’s REDEYE GRILL in White Bear Lake. In lieu of flowers, Mike strongly encouraged memorials to Gift of Life House, 705 Second Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902.

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Shirley Sopkiewicz

Sopkiewicz Shirley Ann Age 59 of St. Paul Passed away suddenly on February 27, 2018. Preceded in death by her parents Stanley & Pauline Sopkiewicz and sister Diane M. Sopkiewicz. Survived by brother Tom Sopkiewicz and extended family and friends. Prayer service Wednesday, March 14th at 11:00 am at MUELLER MEMORIAL, 835 Johnson Parkway with visitation one hour before the service. Interment Union Cemetery, Maplewood. Memorials preferred to Helping PAWS Inc

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Scott Fraser

Fraser Scott Kenneth September 27, 1960 March 4, 2018 Of Marine on St. Croix and White Bear Lake. Scott left us to join his parents Jerry & Dallas Joan after a brave battle with cancer. He is survived by his son Colin James, daughter Angela Lee, sister Mary Elizabeth and many cousins & friends who will miss his smile and laugh. Memorials preferred to Wounded Warriors or ASPCA. God Speed to a Good Man.

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Harold Schubert

Harold Richard Schubert “Dutch” Harold was born on December 28, 1931 in Flint, Michigan. He was the son of Violet (nee Hanson) and Richard Schubert. He graduated from Nevis High School in 1949. Following his high school graduation, he enlisted in the United States Air Force from 1949-1953. During his time in the service, he met the love of his life, Joyce Ward, and they were married at Dudley Port in Birmingham, England on July 4, 1952. He went on to graduate from Northwestern Chiropractic College in Bloomington, Minnesota and graduated in 1957. Another big accomplishment was becoming a Free Mason in 1962. Harold practiced as a chiropractor for many years and eventually retired. When he was not working, he enjoyed reading, listening to classical music, continuing his education and learning, and traveling with his wife. Harold was able to celebrate his last few months with his family by his side. He passed away on Monday, March 5, 2018 at his home. He is preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Violet Schubert; sister, Beverly Boe; and brother, Donald Schubert. He will be dearly missed by his wife of 66 years, Joyce Ward Schubert; his children, Lorraine (Dale Frauendienst) Ward of Gaylord, MN, Harold (Leone) Schubert of Sydney, OH, and Jeff (Rhonda) Schubert of Kailua Kona, HI; his grandchildren, Stephen (Amy) Ward, Richard (Kerry) Ward, Adam Schubert, Heath (Noelle) Schubert, Heather Schubert, Greg (Shannon) Schubert, and Erica Schubert; his great-grandchildren, Tyler, Emily, and Aaron Ward, Riley, Rory, and Alexandra, Maxwell, Kira, Hana, and Pippa Schubert; many nieces and other family and friends. The family had a private celebration by Harold’s side in February and there will be private military honors by the Air Force Honor Guard.

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