Ronald Lee Bell of Golden Valley, MN, age 72, passed away suddenly on June 1, 2016 with family surrounding him. Ron will be greatly missed by his beloved wife Helen Raleigh; daughters LeeAnn Bell (Paul Romslo) and Caron Bell; stepdaughter Ilah Raleigh Racine (Claude Racine); cherished grandson Theodore Raleigh Racine; stepson Todd Wetteland; brothers Ward Bell (Vanne Owens … [Read more...]
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January 26, 1926 — June 6, 2016 Donald “Bill” McMoore of Plymouth, MN died peacefully at age 90 on June 6, 2016. His father, mother, and three siblings preceded him in death. Bill is survived by his loving wife Margaret of 64 years; three sons Gregory (Heather), Daryl and Jeffrey; and three grandchildren Sean, Terrell and Courtney Baglien (Kirk). Bill is also survived … [Read more...]
November 22, 1957 — Thursday May 26, 2016 Birdell Beatrice Beeks, born on November 22, 1957, is survived by her daughters Sa'Lesha (Bunny), Da'Lesha (Punkin), and Kar-Reese (Boo-Boo); and her joy, her grandchildren Rajuan (Rob), Ne'Asha, Marlesha and Qaiyim. She was known to many as Ma, Granny and Flutter, and was known for her laughter, her love for cooking, scrapbooking … [Read more...]
George Garnett was passionate about civil rights and social action, economic empowerment, education and alleviating poverty. The state of Minnesota has lost a key contributor and advocate for all that is meant to be good in society. George A. Garnett passed away unexpectedly on May 15, 2016 while spending cherished time with his mother Willa Mae Garnett, wife Sheilda Garnett … [Read more...]
Those who knew her either briefly or long-term can easily testify that Hallie Hendrieth Smith always had your best interest at heart. “She got on you and she got on me,” admitted her granddaughter, Bernadeia Johnson. “There were times when she was telling us we can do better or do something different. She could be warm, stern, exacting and she also can be loving.” Smith … [Read more...]