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Rose (Blaido) Minenko

Rose (Blaido) Minenko

Pequot Lakes

Rose (Blaido) Minenko, formerly of northeast Minneapolis, was born Feb. 17, 1915, in Loveland, Colo., to Mary Catherine and Conrad Schneidmiller. She was the third daughter and last surviving member of a family of four girls and one boy.

Rose passed away at Heritage House in Pequot Lakes on May 30, 2013, at the age of 98, after a long illness.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Sam Blaido; daughter, Joyce Moriarity; son-in-law, Maurice Lodien; great-grandson, Brandon Gronskei; and second husband, Alexander Minenko.

She is survived by her son, Lyle (Pam) Blaido; daughters, Lois Lodien, Audrey Blaido and Cheryl Blaido; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Rose will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Services were at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at Kline Funeral Home, Pine River. Visitation was one hour prior to the service. Graveside service were at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at Hillside Cemetery, Minneapolis.

Arrangements were with Kline Funeral Home, Pine River.