Alban L. Mohs, 82
April 19, 1939-March 15, 2022
Alban L. Mohs, 82, of St. Joseph, died March 15 at the St. Cloud V.A. Medical Center. His funeral was held March 18 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. The Rev. Blane Wasnie, OSB, officiated. Inurnment, with full military honors, was in the Minnesota State Veteran’s Cemetery in Little Falls.
Mohs was born April 19, 1939 to Alois and Genevieve (Fruth) Mohs in St. Cloud. He honorably served his country in the United States Marine Corps from 1956 until 1959, attaining the rank of Lance Corporal. He was united in marriage to Rolandine “Rollee” Pietron on Sept. 7, 1964 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. Al worked for the St. Cloud V.A. Medical Center as a nursing assistant, retiring in December of 1987 after 25 years of service. He was a member of the American Legion #328 of St. Joseph, Catholic United Financial and St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph.
Mohs was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed his time with his children and grandsons, but he had a special place in his heart for his great-grandsons. In his retirement, Mohs enjoyed snowmobiling during the winter, fishing in the summer and wood working in between. He also enjoyed camping, traveling with his family and friends, his annual Canadian fishing trips and his daily meetings (having a beer) at the American Legion Post #328 of St. Joseph.
Survivors include the following: his loving wife of 57 years, Rollee; daughters, Kam Mohs and Shannon (Brad) Hemme; two grandsons, Cole (Tristin) and Chase Hemme; two great-grandsons, Tucker and Tanner Hemme; brother, Harvey; sisters, Sadie Kunkel, Eileen (Donnie) Roeder and Dodie Ruegemer; brother-in-law, Jim Ryczyk; and many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, William (Phyllis) and Gordon; sisters, Delores (Virgil) Winter, and Carol Ryczyk; sister-in-law, Mary Jo Mohs; and brother-in-law, Al Kunkel.
A special thank you to the staff of the St. Cloud V.A. Medical Center, especially Building 51-1, for their outstanding and compassionate care of Mohs.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.