Age 86 of Brooklyn Park passed away peacefully on January 14, 2020. Born in Mpls. Graduate of Minneapolis Central H.S. (1951). Preceded in death by husband, John “Denny”; sister, Nancy. Survived by children, Joseph (Kristine) and Mary (Thomas); grandchildren, Angela, Melissa (Tim), Vanessa, Brenna and Shannon; great grandchildren, Vaile, Dominic, Sullivan and Carter; siblings, June (Tom) Nellas, Patricia (Ebbe) Christensen, William Wallin; brother-in-law, Kenny Johnson; sisters-in-law, Peggy Niemackl and Marylou Malchow; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Memorial Mass Friday, January 17th, 11:00 am at St. Gerard’s Catholic Church, 9600 Regent Avenue North, Brooklyn Park. Visitation one hour before Mass. Private interment Ft. Snelling. Memorials or donations may be directed to The Parkinson’s Foundation. Special thanks to the caring staff at St. Therese Oxbow Lake.