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December 16, 1928 - April 19, 2013

Alfred Edward McGinnis, 84,  of Rochester, MN passed away peacefully on Friday, April 19, 2013, at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, MN.

Al was born December 16, 1928 to James and Martha (Schmidt) McGinnis in Caledonia, MN.

He graduated from Loretto High School, Caledonia, and St. John's College, Collegeville, MN.

Al served 4 years in the U.S. Navy, from 1951 - 1955.  On July 2, 1955, he married the love of his life, Maureen Hildhal.  Shortly after, he began his 35 years at International Harvester.

Al is survived by his wife, Maureen, 3 daughters:  Kate, Colleen (Don) Taylor, Maggie (Andy) Walsh.  3 sons:  Dennis, Jim (Sally), John (Beth).  Siblings Bob (Shirley), Bill (Darlene) and Sister Martha Ann.   Along with 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by son , Mike and daughter, Martha, siblings Dr. Jim, Monsignor Joe, Mary, Rita(Klug), and John.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 am on Tues., April 23, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 450 S. Pine, Caledonia. Fr. Gregory Leif will officiate and burial with

  military honors will be in Calvary Cemetery, Caledonia. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm on Monday at Holy Family Hall, next to the church, where a rosary will be said at 4 pm and a scripture service at 7:30 pm. Visitation will also be one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. McCormick Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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