COON RAPIDS, Minn. — Leo R. Van Uden, age 78, of Coon Rapids, passed away June 17, 2014, in Brooklyn Park.
He was born on Feb. 19, 1936, to Henry and Elizabeth Van Uden in Geddes, S.D. He served in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1960. He worked as a truck driver for various companies and was a proud retired Teamster.
He was preceded in death by his father, Henry; his mother, Elizabeth; his wife of 47 years, Loraine and five siblings. He is survived by his son Kevin (Shotaye) and granddaughter Brecklynn of Geneva, Ill.; his son Mark (Sarah) and granddaughters Marrah and Quinn of Blaine, Minn.; as well as siblings Vincent and Mary Irene.
Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, at the Church of St. Timothy, 707 89th Ave. NE, Blaine, with visitation one hour prior to mass at church and from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 23, at Washburn-McReavy, Coon Rapids Chapel, 1827 Coon Rapids Blvd., Coon Rapids, MN 55433; 763-767-1000.