Ralph John Rothstein, 81, Monticello

Ralph John Rothstein, age 81, Monticello, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at the Veteran Administration Medical Center of St. Cloud.  Visitation will be Monda, April 1, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 6 p.m. at Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel, 250 E. Broadway, Monticello.  There will be a private interment.  Funeral arrangements are with the Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel of Monticello.

Rothstein was born on Nov. 24, 1931, in Rockville, Minn. to George and Theresa Rothstein.  He served in the U.S. Air Force.  He greatly enjoyed music.  He was also an avid fisherman and loved fishing with his grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents;  brothers Lloyd and Vince;  sister Mary Jane and grandson Jeremy Rothstein.

He is survived by his children Lolly (Gary) Loomis, Lavon (Michael) Schreiner, Laurel (Fred) Behn, Larry (Joan) Rothstein, Lloyd (Patty) Rothstein, Cindy Schwegler, Bobby (Rhonda) Rothstein;  20 grandchildren;  many great grandchildren;  sisters Betty Skaj, Pat Dullinger, Carol Huberty, and Lynda Stepinski.