2023 HCBA Bar Memorial

The 2023 Memorial took place on Friday, May 12 at the Hennepin County Government Center.

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The Hennepin County Bar Memorial is a time-honored tradition, over 100 years, that honors and celebrates the lawyers and judges who passed away in the past year.

This annual special session of the Hennepin County District Court welcomes family members, colleagues, and friends to remember and recognize members of the profession who have gone before us.


Duane Bartz

Mary Anna Bartz

Richard Bartz

Alain Baudry

William Beadie

Willard Boyd

Steve Brand

Robert Burk

Bruce Burton

Lawrence Commers

Hon. Mary Davidson

Ellen Dresselhuis

Edward Driscoll, Jr.

RD (Don) Estes

Richard Evans

Norman Evidon

Roger Frommelt

Jonathan Fruchtman

Lee Goderstad

Joseph Goldberg

Mark Gruesner

James Gurovitsch

Norman Gurstel

William Hathaway

Roy Hawkinson

William Henschel

Francis Hermann, Jr.

Lauris Heyerdahl

David Jensen

Charlotte Jensen

Thomas Kayser

Sister Patricia Keefe

Thomas Keller

Thomas King

James Kittler

Carla Kjellberg

William Koster

Jama Kriz

Bradley Kuxhausen

Dale Larson

Robert Latz

George Leone

Hon. Roberta Levy


Darwin Lookingbill

Terry Louie

Thomas Mccormick

Bryan McKamey

Tom McNeill

Ray Nelson, Jr.

Rosalia Olsen

Melvin Orenstein

Peter Orput

Ronald Peterson

Fred Pritzker

Jeff Ross

Mark Rurik

Harold Sadoff

John Sheran

James Simonson

Benjamin Smith

Leon Trawick

Robert Vidas

Edwin Widseth

Donald Wiese



Please let us know of Hennepin County lawyers and judges who pass away. Contact Sabrina Sands at ssands@mnbars.org.

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