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Venita C. Wells   September 28, 1923 — December 8, 2014

Venita C. Wells September 28, 1923 — December 8, 2014

Dec. 17 | Venita Carmen Wells, 91, was called home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 8, 2014, at Unity Point Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. A Memorial Service celebrating Venita’s life was held at 10 am on Saturday, December 13, at the Cathedral...

Gertrude Green

Gertrude Green

Dec. 10 | Gertrude Green departed for her heavenly home on December 4, 2014, at the age of 99. She was loving, compassionate and faithful to her church and family. Gertrude is survived by her daughter, Gladys Randle; son, Larry R. Smith (Bonnie Wilson); grandchildren,...

Ophelia Copes

Ophelia Copes

Dec. 10 | Ophelia Copes, age 104, of Brooklyn Center, died Nov. 30, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Le Roy. Ophelia was a 1929 graduate of South High, attended the University of Minnesota, and was a 1935 graduate of MacPhail School...

Pelina M.Wilson

Pelina M.Wilson

Dec. 10 | Pelina M.Wilson, age 42, of St. Paul, passed away on December 1, 2014. Pelina was a graduate of St. Paul Academy and Summit School. She is survived by her parents, William “Bill” and Willie Mae Wilson; brother, Bertrand (Cindy); niece, Naomi;...

Floyd Cunningham Obituary

Floyd Cunningham Obituary

Dec. 2 | In Loving Memory of Floyd Cunningham October 14, 1955 — November 21, 2014 A time to live and a time to die (Eccl. 32) Visitation: 1 pm — Service: 2 pm Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 Crystal Lake Chapel 3816 Penn Ave. No. Minneapolis, MN. Life is a series...

Diane Burgess (Cobbin) Joyner

Diane Burgess (Cobbin) Joyner

Nov. 12 | Diane Burgess (Cobbin) Joyner, age 70, of Minneapolis passed away November 5, 2014. She was preceded in death by husband, Floyd Joyner; parents, Odell and Irene Cobbin; and one sister, Darlene Gardner. She is survived by her children, Derek Burgess,...

Gladys J. Anderson  November 7, 1943 — October 16, 2014

Gladys J. Anderson November 7, 1943 — October 16, 2014

Oct. 22 | Gladys J. Anderson was born in Bryan, Texas to the late Robert Eddie Randle and Gertie Mae Webster-Randle. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Milton Groce, Jr., Bennie Groce, Eleanor Groce-Castle, Dorothy J. Randle, and son Robert...

Elmer Franklin Owens

Elmer Franklin Owens

Oct. 22 | Services for Elmer Franklin Owens, 76, of Minneapolis will be held on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 11 am with visitation at 10 am at Nokomis Park Chapel, 1838 E. Minnehaha Pkwy., Minneapolis. Burial to follow at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. For...

Donna Mae Carter

Donna Mae Carter

Oct. 15 | Donna Mae “Punky” Carter of Eden Prairie, MN, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Oct. 6, 2014. She always had a beautiful, big smile and an even bigger heart! Donna’s life left an impression on all of us to live our lives to the fullest....