Local production coordinator dies at 49
Our Town Square Television “family” is grieving the loss of our friend and colleague Mark DeJoy. Mark should have been sitting in his usual chair in our studio last night (Nov. 4), along with co-hosts South St. Paul Mayor Beth Baumann and Matt Wallace and roving reporter Shirley Pike, presenting our LIVE local election results to our community. Sadly, Mark passed away this past weekend at 49 (Nov. 3).
Betsy (Ignatowicz) and Ian Clausen were married on Aug. 22, at the Bayview Event Center in Excelsior, Minn. The proud parents of the happy couple are Marty and Audrey Ignatowicz of Roseville and Eric and Francine Clausen of Savage.
People still ask, 'Who is Ruth?'
For quite a while, I have ended my columns with "Hey Ruth, you hang in there!"
I don't intend to stop, but now an explanation is once again in order.
The "Ruth" in question was Ruth Goethel. She was the wife of Arno Goethel, the former executive sports editor of the St. Paul Dispatch and Pioneer Press.
Trude (Hybsa) McFarland was 109 years on July 2. She celebrated her birthday with family, friends and staff at her apartment in Brightondale Assisted Living Campus, New Brighton. Trude has two children; daughter, Joan (Jack) Scovil of St.
Frank B. Kellogg will be holding an all school reunion on July 26, at the John Rose Oval in Roseville. This reunion is for anyone who attended Kellogg during its operating years of 1965-1986, including faculty and staff.
Paul Dennis Lofgren, 48, of Mesa, Ariz, formerly of St. Anthony Village, passed away at home on June 22. Paul was born on April 28, 1966 in Minneapolis, the son of Dennis H. and Ann Rae (Davis) Lofgren.