“Red”, “Jr”, “Little Guy”
Age 75 of Maplewood
Died November 11, 2019 at home surrounded by loved ones after a hard battle with leukemia. Preceded in death by parents Elmer & Mary; sister Rosemary Swanson; & twin infant sons. Survived by wife Mary "Chris"; sons Brian (Lisa) & Brent; grandchildren Isabelle, Haleigh & Cecilia; brother Bill; sisters-in-law Bonnie Woodbeck & Kathy (John) Culhane; many nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. He was a most beloved husband, father & grandfather. Vietnam Veteran who served in Korea. Proud member of Teamsters Local 120. He had a joy of music & enjoyed listening to live music, loved to travel, going to the cabin & feeding the birds. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday (11/19) 11:00 AM at PRESENTATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1725 Kennard St., Maplewood, with visitation one hour prior to Mass. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.