In memory of members of the Mounds View Class of 1978 that have passed away.Remembering Our Mounds View Class of 1978 Classmates

Classmates that have passed away...

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Decheine, Michael J., Sr. 58, formally of New Brighton, MN, passed away peacefully August 24th, 2018 at his home in Theodosia, MO with his wife, Jackie, by his side. Preceded in death by his mother, Betty Decheine; and daughter, Joline Decheine. Survived by his wife of 21 years, Jackie; children, Michael Jr. (Tanya), Stephanie, Chad, Buddy, Suzie (Shane), and Dan; eight grandchildren and one great grandson; Father Jim (Adelle); sister Michelle; and brother Patrick.  "Today heaven will be dancing to the beat of your drum. You will be remembered by many, forgotten by none."


Randall Caron, 58, of Motley, MN died peacefully Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Lakewood Health System Hospital in Staples, MN from complications of ALS. Services for Randy will be 11:00AM, Friday, February 23, 2018 at Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples, with Pastor Daryl Jacobson officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services.

Randy was born June 29, 1959 in St. Paul, MN to Skip and Donna (Roy) Caron. He was loving, kind and a hard worker. Randy had a great sense of humor and enjoyed going to the casino, collecting cookie jars, and watching the Vikings and the Wild.

David H. Cooper (Coop), 57, Sturgeon Lake, MN died Sunday, May 14, 2017.  He was born in Minneapolis, the son of Charles and Mary Cooper.  He graduated from Mounds View High School and received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Dave began his career at Charles Schwab and later started his own online life insurance company.  Compare Life Quote Service has been serving others now for almost 30 years. 

Dave’s passion was always sports and in his youth he played just about every sport available to him.  He started playing hockey when he was five years old and went on to play for both Mounds View High School and Miami University.  He also played soccer and his senior year team won the state high school soccer tournament.  Later in life, he became enamored with the game of golf especially when enjoying a round with his good friends.  He loved watching the majors, in particular The Masters. He was a diehard Vikings fan and never missed watching a game.  PURPLE POWER was one of his favorite expressions.

Age 57 Of Lino Lakes Passed away peacefully in his sleep on November 5, 2016. Preceded in death by parents and eldest nephew. Survived by 9 siblings and their spouses; 13 nieces and nephews and six great nieces & nephews. James LOVED to entertain; plays, acting, singing etc... He was a clown and magician by trade as well as the show tune master emceeing karaoke all over the Twin Cities. Mass of Christian Burial 11:30AM Wednesday, November 9 at ST. JOSEPH OF THE LAKES CATHOLIC CHURCH, 171 Elm St., Lino Lakes. Interment St. Joseph's Church Cemetery. Visitation at the church from 10:30-11:30AM Wednesday. In lieu of flowers memorials preferred to Minnesota Parkinson Fund. MUELLER-BIES 651-784-3390


Published in Pioneer Press on Nov. 7, 2016

Berglund, Steven M.age 56, of Ramsey, passed away June 22, 2016.
Preceded in death by father, Stanley; and brother,Larry. Survived by wife, Bonnie; children, Michael,Jessica (Brent) Bleckiner, and Rachel; grandchildren,Courtney, Brianna and Lucy; mother, Louise; siblings Cindy (Rich) Berglund-Little; Dan (Marcie) Berglund; Debb(Jay) Morgen; Andy (Josie) Berglund; and Jerry Berglund; sister-in-law, Darian Berglund; Barb Berglund,and a huge extended family of relatives and friends. Steve will be dearly missed by many, but held forever in our hearts. A memorial celebration of life will be held 
Friday, July 15, 2016 at 7:00 PM with a visitation from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Home, 2005 Branch Ave., Anoka. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family preferred.