The Princeton Union-Eagle » Announcements Community newspaper of Princeton, Minn. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:55:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Heyn Fri, 12 Dec 2014 23:12:41 +0000 Heyn

Abram and Rebecca Heyn of Roseville announce the birth of their son, Edwin Mitchell, on Nov. 14, 2014. He weighed 10 pounds, 1 ounce.
Grandparents are Mary Heyn and the late Mitchell Heyn of Princeton and Kathleen and Bernard Thoennes of Brandon, MN.

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Robert Braun Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:13:48 +0000 Robert Braun of Princeton passed away on Thursday, December 11, 2014, at the Elim Home of Princeton, at the age of 83.
He is survived by his wife Margaret; 7 children; 18 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers; and 2 sisters.
Memorial funeral service will be held on December 18 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Princeton at 1:00 p.m. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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Charles W. Gardner Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:13:29 +0000 Charles    W.   Gardner

Charles Chuck Winthrop Gardner, age 78, of Princeton, formerly of Bloomington, passed away on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Princeton Elim Home. He was born on February 9, 1936 in Minneapolis, MN the son of Charles and Isabel (Bradt) Gardner.
Chuck grew up and attended school in Minneapolis graduating from Washburn High School the Class of 1954. He was united in marriage to Alta Quick on December 7, 1957. He then served in the United States Army from 1958-1960. Following his discharge from the Army, Chuck attended College to become a hairstylist. The couple lived in Bloomington for 44 years where they raised their family.
Chuck was a gentle kind man that went out of his way for everyone. He was musically inclined and loved to sing at weddings and do karaoke. He was a very active person who enjoyed camping, fishing, traveling, motorcycling, golfing, bicycling, skiing and lifting weights. He had a great sense of humor that will be missed dearly by many.
Chuck is survived by his wife of 57 years Alta of Princeton; children, Laura (Ken) Noard of Zimmerman, Paul (Molisa) Gardner of Denver, CO; grandchildren, Nicole, Nathan and Ben Noard and Gillian and Gracie Gardner; siblings, Sherman (Nancy) Gardner of AZ and Leigh (Joann Lewis) Gardner of FL; along with many nieces, nephews and brothers and sisters in law.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials are preferred to the Alzheimers Association.
A Memorial Service held on Monday, December 15, 2014 at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service at Trinity Lutheran Church in Princeton. Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Arrangements are entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Princeton.

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Ronnie L. Holmes Thu, 11 Dec 2014 23:12:44 +0000 Ronnie    L.  Holmes

Ronnie Leon Holmes, age 61, of Princeton, passed away on Wednesday, December 10, 2014.
Ronnie was born April 4, 1953 in Clearwater, FL the son of Alice (Stephens) and Bernie Holmes. He grew up in Putnam Valley, NY and graduated from Lakeland High School. He then attended State University of New York Junior College at Cobleskill for Ag Engineering, Diesel. At college Ronnie met the love of his life, Dorothy Free and the two were united in marriage on June 8, 1974 in Troy, NY. Ronnie worked for International Harvester and was their first black service representative. Ronnie was a loyal member of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Princeton where he loved being moderator and was a mentor to several Confirmands. In his spare time Ronnie enjoyed photography, bird watching and working on cars. He was a loving father, husband and friend and will be dearly missed.
Ronnie is survived by his wife Dorothy; son David (Anne); daughter Rea; sister-in-law Judy Free and special friends Cheryl and Gary Joy.
He was preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law Norman Free.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 2 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Princeton.
Arrangements are entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Princeton.

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Jayne Heitman Schultz Thu, 11 Dec 2014 12:28:07 +0000 Jayne   Heitman Schultz

Jayne Heitman Schultz, age 91, of Princeton, passed away Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at the Elim Home in Princeton.
Jayne was born June 19, 1923, in Princeton, MN, the daughter of Eric and Alma (Anderson) Ericson. Jayne grew up seven miles east of Princeton and had one sister, Ruth. Jayne graduated from Princeton High School then went on to college to become a Dental Assistant. She worked as a dental assistant for 30 years.
Jayne was married to Henry Hank Heitman from 1941-1985. After Hank passed away, she married Edwin Ed Schultz. They were married from 1989-2010. Through this marriage, Jayne gained five daughters.
Jayne was musically talented and enjoyed playing the organ at Immanuel Lutheran Church where she had been a member for many years. Jayne also loved traveling and also spending time with her family. She will be dearly missed.
Survivors include her daughters, Carol Larsgaard, Darlene (Clay) Thompson, Cindy (Bruce) Knight, Melanie (Ron) Gedde and Donna (Bruce) Nelson; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sister Ruth Moody; niece Gayle Kostanshek; and nephew Keith Moody.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husbands Hank and Edwin.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Princeton on Saturday, December 13, 2014. Visitation will be held from 9-10 a.m. on Saturday. Interment will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Princeton.

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Anderson Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:14:45 +0000 A daughter, Shelby Raye Anderson, was born November 17, 2014 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids to Michael Anderson and Candace Kuhrke of Elk River. She weighed 3 pounds, 10 ounces and was 17-1/2 inches long.
She was welcomed home by brothers Shawn and Skyler.
Grandparents are Rita Gillette of Coon Rapids, James Kuhrke of Isanti and John and Rose Marolt of Zimmerman. Great-grandmother is Gloria Gillette of Princeton.

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George E. Bronson Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:13:04 +0000 George   E.   Bronson

George E. Bronson of Junction City died at home on November 29, 2014 of pancreatic cancer at the age of 62. He was born June 18, 1952 in Eugene, Oregon to Verne and Martha Bronson (George was 7th born of 13). The family moved to the farm after George finished first grade.
George graduated from Junction City High School in 1970 and went on to Oregon State University (OSU). He returned to run the family farm after one and a half years at OSU. George loved farming and kept busy raising and caring for beef cattle. He managed the family farm until his recent illness, diagnosed in May.
He enjoyed the annual elk hunt with his brothers, family and friends, along with hiking, and traveling when he could get away from the farm he loved so dearly. His mother was especially important to him in his daily life, he enjoyed just sitting and listening to her. George hiked to the top of the South Sister four times, most recently last year in July.
George met his sweetheart Rosanne at his brother Richards wedding in Minnesota. Richard married Rosannes sister Sandy. They walked down the aisle together as attendants. Two years later they married, August 18, 1984 in Princeton, Minnesota. They have one son, Jason.
Survivors include his wife, Rosanne; a son, Jason; his mother, Martha Bronson; six sisters, Janet, Nancy, Joann, Bunny, Barbara, Linda and six brothers, Stephen, Kenneth, Richard, David, Willie and Robert.
A memorial service was held Saturday, December 6, 2014 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Princeton.

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Green / Weizer Thu, 04 Dec 2014 23:13:19 +0000 Sharon Green is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Stephanie Green, to David Weizer, son of Ellen Opper-Weiner of Washington, D.C. and Lee Weiner of Connecticut. Stephanie is also the daughter of the late Richard Green of Ashland, WI.
Stephanie is a graduate of the College of Saint Benedict and works as a Nonprofit Marketing Consultant in Portland, OR. David is a graduate of Evergreen College in Olympia, WA and is pursuing a career as an Electrician with IBEW Local 48.
An August wedding is planned in Portland, OR.

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Adams Thu, 04 Dec 2014 23:13:00 +0000 Adams

A son, Leo Rollo, 10 pounds, 10 ounces was born Nov. 24, 2014 at Fairview Northland Regional Hospital in Princeton. Parents are Michael and Jennifer Adams of Princeton. Grandparents are Charles and Jeanette Adams of Elk River and Wayne and Jean Fritz of Princeton. Great grandmother is Grace McPhail of Forest Lake.

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Royal (Ted) Reineccius Wed, 03 Dec 2014 23:13:12 +0000 Royal  (Ted)   Reineccius

Royal Theodore Reineccius Ted passed away peacefully December 1, 2014 with his family surrounding him after a long struggle with dementia.
He was born in Springvale Township, Isanti County, MN on March 24, 1929, the son of G. Conrad and Celia (Ferrell) Reineccius. He graduated from Cambridge High School the class of 1948. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1949. He attended Hanson Auto School in Fargo, ND and graduated in 1951.
He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, sibling, uncle and grandfather and a great friend to many. Ted was patient, kind, caring, loyal, faithful, and so many other qualities to everyone he encountered throughout years of business as a body shop owner and leader in many civic organizations.
He was a Veteran of the Korean War, a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, a lifelong member of the American Legion, the VFW and the Lions Club, serving many positions in these organizations. He also served on the School Board in Princeton and was the President of the Princeton Credit Union. He was an avid outdoors person and enjoyed spending time with family and friends for holidays, gatherings or just a cup of coffee.
Ted is survived by his wife of 58 years, Kathryn; his children, Kenneth (Gloria), Lennea Heymer (Scott), Mary Ehman, Carl (Tammy); grandchildren Christine, Thomas, Rebecca, Brian, Emily, Megan and Salina; step-grandchildren Tyler (Christina), Jordan, Kaysha and Blake and great-grandchildren Caleb and Violet. He is also survived by his sister Luella Lee and brother Richard and many nieces, nephews and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his father Conrad and mother Celia Reineccius; his siblings Leona Shulstad, Lucille Kehn, Russell, LuVerne Sandstrom, Robert, Raymond, Lula Petersen, Laura Walker, Lillian Wetther and Lauraine Coffin (Peggy).
Visitation will be Sunday, December 7 from 4-7 p.m. and one hour prior to the memorial service. Memorial service at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 8. Visitations and memorial service both at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 401 8th Ave. S., Princeton, MN 55371.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Princeton.

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