Age 69 Retired 3M Preceded in death by parents Mildred & Maurice. Survived by wife Marlys of 15 years; brother Gary (Berniece); stepdaughters Connie (Mark) Nichols & Chris (Jay) Sletten; grandchildren Mariah Sletten, Marshall Sletten & Dan Nichols. 36 years at 3M, avid gun collector, retired Vietnam Vet USAF & life member of Oakdale Gun Club. Enjoyed hunting & fishing, strong supporter of gun safety & teacher of gun safety at Oakdale Gun Club. Memorial service Monday (6/1) 11:00 AM at CROSS LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1945 Prosperity Rd, Maplewood, with visitation one hour prior to service. Interment St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Hugo. Memorials in lieu of flowers to Alzheimer’s Research.