Shoemaker, Herbert G.

Herbert_G_ShoemakerShoemaker, Herbert G. age 85 of Brooklyn Park, MN. Passed away September 18, 2014 at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale. Preceded in death by parents, two brothers, infant son & grandson. Herb was born in Duluth on September 30, 1928 and grew up in Minneapolis. He graduated from Patrick Henry High, married his 1st wife in 1951 and had 6 children. Herb served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict and 26 years on the Minneapolis Police Department, retiring in 1981 as Detective Lieutenant. He was a long time member of American Legion, VFW and Minneapolis Lodge No. 19 A.F. & A.M. Herb married the love of his life, Marie on 11-23-68 in Watertown, S.D. They purchased a travel trailer in 1985 and spent many summers in the city owned campground in Sauk Centre. Survived by his wife of 45 years, Marie; sister, Bev Green; daughters, Carole (Scott) Pearson, Terry (Rick) Moeller, Barbara Elfenbein, and Dene (Tim) Holmquist; son Steven (Susan) Shoemaker; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and many other family & friends. A memorial service is planned Tuesday, September 30th- 7-9 pm at the Cremation Society of MN, 7835 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Park, MN. 763-560-3100.

Published on September 28, 2014
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