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Brian Mars

June 17, 1947 — April 27, 2013

Brian Thomas Mars, age 65, of Cannon Falls, died unexpectedly at his home Saturday, April 27, 2013.

He was born in San Francisco, CA on June 17, 1947, son of Glenn and Katherine (Barthelmes) Mars. Brian managed the chemistry lab at Carleton College for 30 years and was active in his church, Riverwood. He lived life to the fullest and had many hobbies and interests. He directed and starred in plays for the local community theater, was an amateur pilot, and loved working on his model trains. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served in the Navy aboard the aircraft carrier, U.S.S. Hornet, as a sonar technician. Brian was preceded in death by his father Glenn Mars. He is survived by his wife, Gail Mars; his children Aaron and Amy Mars (Daniel Durdahl); his step-children, Andrew (Sarah) and Adam (Clair) Weichelt; his mother, Katherine Begley; his brother, Richard Mars and his sisters, Karen Rhoades, Celeste Atkinson, and Paulette Kincaid. His memorial will be held at the Riverwood Community Church, Cannon Falls on Friday, May 3rd. A visitation will be held at 10:30am followed by the service at 11:30am. Interment with military honors will be held at 2:00pm at Red Rose Cemetery in Waterford Township.

Funeral Home: Lundberg Funeral Home 5839 Hwy 19 Blvd Cannon Falls, MN US 55009

Previous Events

Visitation
Friday, May 3, 2013
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Riverwood Community Church

5343 Hwy 19 Blvd
Cannon Falls, MN 55009

Graveside Service
Friday, May 3, 2013
2:00 PM
Red Rose Cemetery

300th St. W.
Waterford Township, MN

with military honors

Service
Friday, May 3, 2013
Riverwood Community Church

5343 Hwy 19 Blvd
Cannon Falls, MN 55009


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