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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Bob BastenAge 52, of North Oaks Lived 10 years with ALS. Saturday, March 3, 2012 surrounded by his family, Bob gave life everything he had to the very end.

Survived by his wife, Faith; children, Jack and Emily; siblings, Paula Basten Erath (Barry), Lloyd Basten (JoAnn) and Rich Rajacich (Jean); and his second mother, Millie Nelson.

In accordance with his dedication to find a cure for ALS, Bob has donated his brain and spinal cord to support research into the tie between sports related brain injuries and ALS.

Bob grew up in Northbrook, Ill. with a pack of delightfully-unruly friends, friendships that would last a lifetime. He was an excellent student and a natural athlete. This earned recruitments from many colleges. He chose Saint Johns University where he played football and made many wonderful lifelong friends. After graduation Bob was a free agent with the Minnesota Vikings. He was injured during training camp, so rather than saying he played with the Vikings, Bob liked to say he practiced with them.

Karl Tomek

Tomek, Karl B. age 51, passed away unexpectedly on Christmas Day, 2010.  

He will be deeply missed by his children, Kari, Katie, Kelly, Kristopher; their mother, Kim; parents, Arthur & Elizabeth Tomek, Arminta Fowler, Duane Sparks; several half brothers & half sisters; sisters, Cyndi Ricker (Jeff), Lisa Tomek; many nieces, nephews, relatives & friends. Private interment April 2011 at Ft. Snelling. Memorials preferred to Hope Church, Oakdale, MN.

Nancy Miller

Nancy Miller passed away from cancer.

Tim Morin

Tim Morin passed away on April 26, 2003.

Greg Jacobson

Jacobson, Gregory D. Former Teacher, Mounds View High School. Born January 10, 1948, died April 24, 2007.  Lifelong resident of East St. Paul. Graduate of Johnson High school, Augsburg College, University of St. Thomas.  Taught 33 years at Mounds View High School.  Survived by parents, Al & Colene; brothers, Dave, Adam (Jo Ann) and Eric; 6 nieces & nephews; very dear aunts and many special friends.