Friday, June 30, 2017

In Memoriam: Fr. James Stromberg (Ordained in 1957)

Stromberg, the Rev. James S. Age 90, of St. Paul, passed away June 19, 2017 at the Little Sisters of the Poor in St. Paul, MN. Born in Chippewa Falls, Wisc. to parents Louis J. and Anne Stark Strom-berg, he grew up in St. Paul, graduating from Cretin High School in 1945. He then entered the US Navy, proudly serving for 1 1/2 yrs. He earned his degree from the College of St. Thomas, and went on to earn a Ph.D. in Philosophy from The University of Laval in Quebec, Canada. He was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis on February 17, 1957. Father then taught philosophy at St. Thomas from 1957-2002 and was Chair of the department for some of those years. In retirement he served the Church of the Holy Family in St. Louis Park and various other parishes. He is survived by cousins: Robert L. Johnson, San Antonio, TX; Sue Turlington, Rochester, MN; Marilyn (Carl) Simmons, Mendota Heights, MN and Maureen (Jay) Gellermen, Brighton, Michigan, and other relatives and friends. An all-night vigil will be held beginning at 7:00 PM Friday, June 23 at the Church of the Holy Family, 5900 W. Lake St., St. Louis Park, MN 55416 with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM on Saturday, June 24. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Mendota Heights, MN. 

Source: Minneapolis Star

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