Florence E. Halverson, born on May 2, 1919, died peacefully on May 8, 2022(Mother’s Day) at the age of 103. She was predeceased by her husband, C. AlfredHalverson, Jr. She is survived by her children Anita Hoffman (Edward) of AppleValley, MN; Arlene Lee (Welton) of Oakland, CA; Louise Halverson (DavidSommer) of Richfield, MN; Cliff Halverson…

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Bolton, Bonnie Charlene (Mowrey) Bonnie Mowrey Bolton of Minneapolis passed away unexpectedly on June 30 after a long and fully lived life. She was an STPC member since 2015. Predeceased by parents Paul and Virginia Mowrey, sister, Paulette, and nephew, Michael. She is survived by two sons and their wives: Kittredge Bolton (Marie) and Benjamin…

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LaLonde, Lawrence E. “Do you want to save your country? Raise your child to be a Public Administrator!” -Larry LaLonde (Dec 15, 1960) Born March 12, 1920, in Gilbert, MN, Lawrence Emmett (Larry) LaLonde was the 12th of 12 children born to Joseph and Emma (née Verville) LaLonde. A 1937 Gilbert HS graduate; 2 yrs…

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Charles William Supplee of Minneapolis, Minnesota passed away peacefully on Monday, January 17, 2022 at the age of 102 and 9 months. Chuck was born in Mediapolis, Iowa on April 8, 1919, one of seven children. He graduated from Washburn High School in 1937. It was in high school that his love of tennis was…

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Robert “Bob” Benjamin died April 15, 2020, in sunny San Diego, under the loving care of his daughters andhospice. He escaped the Corona virus but died from complications of a broken hip. Robert was born on July 4, 1924 and grew up in Pipestone eldest child of Walter G. and Mabel Benjamin. He contracted and…

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George Burbie was with Senior Tennis all too short a time. But several of us remember his warm and friendly nature, ready smile, and enthusiasm. From humble beginnings in the segregated South to earning a Ph.D. at a world class university, George Edward Burbie’s determination knew no bounds. Driven by compassion and a desire for…

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Barbara Jo was a beloved mother, grandmother, aunt, friend. Barbara Jo Hagen lived life to its fullest and was a fashion icon with a special love of sparkles. She brightened the lives of everyone around her. Barbara was born November 8, 1936 in Hopkins, MN. Being the youngest of six you know what they say:…

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Oh how we’ll miss your big hearty laugh, your big bearhugs, your fun teasing and friendliness to all. Doing exactly as you wanted, when you wanted, but always ready for a tennis game, no matter what the time… We will always say your name, Greg. To your children Zac (Kelsey), and Leah and your beloved…

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Fred was President of Senior Tennis 2007-09 and again 2011-12. He was always kind and calm, exhibiting the best kind of leadership for the club. Fred graduated from Beloit Catholic High School (WI) in 1959 then attended The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse where he earned a BA degree, with a major in art and a…

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Caryl won the 2010 Jack Dow Award. STPC honors our club founder, Jack Dow, each year by presenting a traveling trophy to a member whose attitude, character, sportsmanship, enthusiasm and service best typify the ideals of STPC. The following is drawn from the story about Caryl in the April, 2010 Newsletter. Caryl started tennis after…

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