In Memory

Mon
17
Nov

Mark DeJoy mourned

Mark DeJoy
Mark DeJoy

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).

Tue
21
Oct

In Memory: Earl Robert Ireland

Earl Ireland
Earl Ireland

Earl Robert Ireland, age 80, of Roseville, died Oct. 7 from complications related to Alzheimer's disease. He was born in St. Paul on March 11, 1934 and spent his childhood in Onamia, Minn.

Fri
10
Oct

'Ruth' will live on in legend

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.

Tue
07
Oct

Former parks and rec director Frank Rog dies


Frank Rog

If you or your children or friends have walked or played in any of Roseville’s 30 parks, you can give credit to Frank Rog, who was parks and recreation director from 1960 to 1987.

Tue
12
Aug

Henry Hoover, former St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church priest, dies

The Rev. Dr. Henry H. Hoover, 83, and longtime Roseville resident, died at home on Sunday, Aug. 3, after a two-year battle with inoperable liver cancer.
“Sunday is an appropriate day for a priest to die,” his wife Jean wrote on his Caring Bridge website.

Wed
02
Jul

In Memory: Paul Dennis Lofgren

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.  

Wed
25
Jun

In Memory: Sara Ann Groetsch

Sara Ann Groetsch, North St. Paul resident, passed away peacefully on June 7 at St. Joseph Hospital, St Paul. Sara was born Jan. 13, 1939 in St. Peter, Minn., to Byron and Grace Briggs, both whom preceded her to heaven.

Tue
17
Jun

In Memory: Alice Johnson Anderson Wilder


Alice Wilder

Alice Johnson Anderson Wilder, 95, of Whitley County, Ken., North St. Paul and Huntersville, NC., passed away June 8 at home, surrounded by her family.

Wed
11
Jun

In Memory: Mark Johnston


Mark Johnston

Mark Johnston
12-18-1954 to 6-12-2009

Mon
02
Jun

In Memory: Earl "Tom" Freiberg

Earl "Tom" Freiberg, age 80, of St. Paul, loving Grandpa, passed away on May 25. He worked for 32 years with the post office including some years as a letter carrier in North St. Paul.

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