Obituaries: Dec. 12

Dean D. Randall, 77, Monticello

Dean DeWayne Randall, 77, Monticello, died Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at his residence.
Funeral service was held on Saturday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m., at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Monticello. Pastor Darren Green officiated. Interment  followed at Lakeview Cemetery in Buffalo. Visitation was Friday, Dec. 6, 4-8 p.m.,  at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo. Further visitation was held Saturday morning, Dec. 7, one hour prior to services at the Church.
Dean was born Aug. 28, 1936, in Graceville, Minn., the son of DeWayne L. and Eleanor Norenberg Randall.He was baptized and confirmed at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Malta Township, Minn.
Dean honorably served his country in the U.S. Navy. He married Lillian F. Spike on June 26, 1969, in Milbank, S.D.
He farmed near Clinton, Minn. for several years, and later was employed in the metal finishing industry for the rest of his working years in Minnesota, Indiana and Texas. He then retired to Florida before returning back to Minnesota.
Dean enjoyed gardening, fishing and was an avid reader.
He was a member of St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Monticello. Dean also was a member of  American Legion Post #260 in Monticello.
He is survived by loving wife of 45 years; daughters, Jody Bolinger, Fort Myers, Fla.; and Nila Spike, Cocoa, Fla.; daughter-in-law Colleen Spike, St. Peter; four grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; brother Roger (Virginia) Randall, Aitkin; sisters, Eileen (Al) Elser, Gulf Shores, Ala.; and DeLois (Peter) Freemark, Bloomington.
Dean was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Pepal Spike and Brocklyn Spike; granddaughter Rebecca Zander; brothers, Dayton and Kenneth Randall; and sister DeEtta Peltier.
Casket Bearers were grandsons Bradley Bolinger, Sean Spike; granddaughter Melinda Spike, and great-grandson Garrett Zander.
The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo served the family.  Online condolences may be made to

Chun Cha Kim, 84, Minneapolis

Chun Cha Kim, 84, Minneapolis, passed away on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
Private interment will be at Bailey Station Cemetery of Big Lake.
Chun Cha was born June 6, 1929, in Seoul, South Korea. She came to Minnesota in October of 1991, and became a U.S. citizen in July of 2007. She enjoyed visiting with neighbors and friends.
Mrs. Kim is survived by her daughter Sunok (Jim) Danner of Big Lake, Minn.; daughter Soonhe Kim of South Korea; and son Tawood Kim of South Korea.
Funeral arrangements are with the Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel of Monticello.

Edward D. Greninger, 89, Otsego

Edward David Greninger, 89, Otsego, passed away Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, Dec. 13, 10:30 a.m., at the Church of St. Albert in Albertville. Interment will follow at St. Albert Cemetery. A visitation will be held Thursday, Dec.12, 4-8 p.m.,  at The Church of St. Albert. A Knights of Columbus Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Further visitation will be Friday morning at the church one hour prior to Mass.
Edward was born on May 17, 1924, in Otsego, the son of Leo & Annie (Baker) Greninger.
On May 17, 1952, Edward D. Greninger and Mary E. Nicholson were joined in holy marriage at Annunciation Catholic Church  in Minneapolis. God blessed their marriage with four children.
Edward engaged in dairy farming for many years and was the maintenance manager for  Otsego for over 20 years. He enjoyed playing cards, dancing, fishing and enjoyed people!
Edward was a lifetime, faithful member of The Church of St. Albert and belonged to Knights of Columbus Council # 4174. He also served on The St. Albert Cemetery Board.
He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years; children, Gary (LuAnn) Greninger, Mark (Rose) Greninger, Paul (Kim) Greninger and Lois (Scott) Frazier; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Thelma Jackson and Anna Mae (Gordon) Ramerth; a brother, Donald (Phyllis) Greninger; and brother-in-law, Vernon Dehmer.
Edward was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Delia Kruchten, Emma Ottenstroer, Mary Agnes Dehmer and Frances Greninger.
Casket Bearers will be Beckie Greninger, Jason Greninger, Jenni Owens, Heather Schutz, Holly Schutz and Grant Kinane.
The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home is serving the family.  Online condolences may be made to