Of St. Paul, MN
Passed away peacefully on January 5, 2012. Born in Roberts, WI on April 25, 1922. He graduated from Central H. S. and the College of St. Thomas. He proudly served in the US Marine Corps in WWII in the South Pacific, including the Battle of Iwo Jima. Preceded in death by parents, George & Clara; sister, June (Hubbard) Miller. Survived by wife of 65 years, Geraldine; daughters, Barbara (Ken) Towers, Lisa (Ray) Olsen; sons, Gary (Barbara), William (Sarah); grandchildren, Kate (Peter) Pico, David (Erin) Towers, Anne (Tom) Hauth, Lindsay, Michael Towers, John (Amanda), Joel, Clare Olsen, Ben Olsen; 5 great-grandchildren, many nieces & nephews. Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, January 10 at 11AM at St. Francis of Assisi of Lakeland, 16770 - 13th Street South, with visitation 1 hr. prior with luncheon to follow. Private Interment. The family wishes to thank all who have cared for him over the years, especially Dr. Jack Scanlon. In lieu of flowers, memorials to University of St. Thomas Athletic Dept. or charity of choice.