Preceded in death by his parents Joseph & Melvina; sisters; Marion, Agnes, Lillian, and Joan; brothers Alvida, Donny and Bill.
Survived by his loving wife of 60 years Harriet; children Peter (Kim), Luke (Vicky), Steven (Faith), Mathew (Marie), Jean (Greg) Parupsky, and Amy (Jon) Ebnet. 10 grand-children. Also survived by his sister Francis Leger and brother Duane (Faye)
Korean War Vet and professional Dairy farmer in the Wadena area, receiving many awards for his labors.
Mass of Christian Burial 12:30 PM Monday January 7, 2013 at the Church of St. Andrew 566 4th St. NW Elk River, MN.
Visitation 3-7 PM Sunday January 6, 2013 at Dare’s Funeral Home 805 Main St. NW Elk River 763-441-1212 and 1 hour prior to Mass at church on Monday.
Interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.
Memorials preferred to St. Andrew’s Church.