One would be hard pressed to say anything bad about Rev. Noah Smith (1908-2015). He passed away September 24 at age 107 after a brief illness. His home-going service was held September 30 at Wayman AME Church in North Minneapolis. “I can’t imagine him being angry,” noted retired history professor Mahmoud El-Kati on Rev. Smith. Smith moved to the Cities in … [Read more...]
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Vivret (Vi) Norman, age 99, of Mpls. passed away September 17, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, three sisters and two brothers. He is survived by sons Paul (Lurline), Port St. Lucie, FL; Kendall (Filisha), Hamilton, OH; and daughter Marcia Murray, Bloomington, MN; his brother, Merle (Earnestine), Freeport, IL; eight grandchildren, eight great … [Read more...]
Victor Lee Propes passed away August 14, 2015 at his home in Des Moines, Iowa at the age of 76. A memorial service, with military honors, was held at 2 pm on Saturday, September 5, at Henderson's Funeral Chapel in Iowa, located at 3500 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313. In addition, a tribute to Victor Propes was held at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, September 9 at Scratch Bar and … [Read more...]
Millicent R. “Millie” Clark, age 96, of Edina entered into eternal peace on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 in Edina, MN. Born in Marion, Indiana, she is survived by loving daughter Faye Dudley; granddaughter Kristen (John) Morrissey; special grandson Michael Barth; brother Noah (Hallie) Smith; nieces Jacqueline Drye and Pam (Harry) Hester; and numerous cousins and … [Read more...]
Martha Ann Taylor, age 78, of Minneapolis passed away on August 28, 2015. She was preceded in death by parents Benjamin and Catherine Burton; siblings Kenneth Myers, Clarence Burton, Charles Burton and Audrey Burton; and children Cathy Cunningham and Floyd Cunningham Jr. Martha had a zest for life. She was well known for her easy smile, wonderful laugh, and deep … [Read more...]