Age 77 of Minnetonka, passed away Sept 1, 2021. Born Mar 20, 1944 in Durham NC, Al served the US Army as a helicopter pilot in So. Korea during the Vietnam War and retired as a Lt. Colonel. Longtime member of Toastmasters Cosmopolitan 515. He was a lifelong learner and devoted countless hours to volunteer work.
Preceded in death by parents Thomas and Norene Traynham. Survived by wife, Mary Traynham, children Mark (Rachel) Traynham, Allison Traynham, granddaughter Madeline Traynham, sister Janice Dana, brother Hank (Sylvia) Traynham, as well as many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mass of Christian Burial 11AM, Sept 13 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church gym, 4537 3rd Ave S., Mpls with visitation 1 hour prior. Masks required.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to: St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church Peace and Justice Fund, Risen Christ Catholic School, NC Little Memorial Hospice, PROP Food Shelf.