Stanley L. McDonald

September 03 1933 -- November 24 2008

Stanley L. McDonald, age 75, of New Brighton, died Nov. 24, 2008 after a long struggle with many illnesses. Survived by wife, Toni; children, Maria (Scott) Pederson, Bill (Mary Rose) McDonald, Patrice (Jerry) Culhane, Tom (Mary) McDonald, Tony (Pam) McDonald; and Lisa (Paul) Lentner; 17 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary (Art) Wellman and Jean Kwiatkowski. Preceded in death by parents, Mary & Stanley Sr. and brother, Bill McDonald. Attended St. John's Preparatory School, graduated from Marquette University and worked for many years in the medical electronics field. He was an entrepreneur and developed many pain control centers. Mourned by extended family and a host of friends. He will be remembered for his love of life, spending time with family and friends, positive attitude, courage and perseverance to face the many challenges in his life. Memorials preferred to the American Cancer Society. Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, Dec. 3, 11 AM at the Church of St. Charles Borromeo, St. Anthony Blvd & Stinson Blvd, St. Anthony. Interment Gethsemane Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday, Dec. 2, from 4-8 PM, with a prayer service at 7 PM at Washburn-McReavy Northeast Chapel, 612-781-6828, 2901 Johnson St. N.E.

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