NOEL VINCENT PERSON

Noel Person, of Stanchfield, formerly of Minneapolis, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2012 at his home in Stanchfield.  He was 68 years old.

PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICE will be held at the Stanchfield Baptist Cemetery.

Noel Vincent Person, of Stanchfield, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2012 at his home. 

He was 68 years old. Noel was born on February 26, 1944 in Rush City, Minnesota to parents Earl and Junette (Erickson) Person.  Noel attended and graduated from Roosevelt High School in South Minneapolis in 1962.  He then served in the United States Army, being stationed in Alaska.  After his discharge, Noel returned to Minnesota and began his career with the Minneapolis Fire Department.  Noel served at several different stations around Minneapolis, and in his later years worked as an inspector until his retirement in the late 1980’s.

Noel enjoyed spending his free time trap shooting in Braham and teaching others to shoot.   He was an avid Nascar fan, watching and discussing the races with his friends and neighbors.  He also enjoyed cooking and watching the trains.  He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

Noel was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his sisters,  Elaine (Dennis) Nilsen of Stanchfield, and Nancy (Carl) Larson of Coon Rapids; nephews Ben (Laura) Nilsen, Dan Nilsen, Ron (Amanda) Nilsen, and Grant Larson; great nieces and nephew Nathan, Nicole, and Lucy Nilsen; many other relatives and friends.

A private graveside service and inurnment was held at the Stanchfield Baptist Cemetery. Arrangements were by the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home of Braham.  Condolences may be posted at www.aifuneralhome.com

5 guestbook entries for NOEL VINCENT PERSON

  1. Lueckens June 19, 2012 at 3:00 pm #

    Noel, I will miss you dearly with all you Nascar texts and updates you were a sweet sweet man…
    Sandy Luecken

  2. Kate Roeger June 21, 2012 at 1:01 pm #

    I can’t believe that you are no longer with us!! I will always remember our bingo outings, jokes, and laughter. Thanks for being a such a cool dude and watching out for us gals at the Outback!

  3. Kate Roeger June 21, 2012 at 1:03 pm #

    We are setting off fireworks for you at the Outback between 10-1030….we know they are a favorite of yours!

  4. Art & Edie Kaunonen June 21, 2012 at 4:37 pm #

    Deepest Sympathies to the family of Noel Person.
    Thoughts and Prayers are with you at this time of loss.
    We enjoyed Noel when he came to the C & C meetings,
    enjoyed talking with him.

  5. Larry Southerland June 22, 2012 at 10:07 pm #

    Noel, nubby, was a very good person that will be missed by all of us. Golf tournaments, sportsman club events and many fundraisers will miss him. I personally lost a good friend. My sincere sympathy to the family. Larry

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