Max Molus, 88 year old resident of Fridley formerly of Elmdale Township died Tuesday, December 12 at the Estates of Roseville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, December 19 at 11:00 A.M. atSt. Edwards Catholic Church in Elmdale with Father Jeremy Theis officiating. The burial will be held at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery north of Little Falls. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 19 from 9:30-11:00 A.M. at the Church in Elmdale.
Max was born March 14, 1929 in Elmdale Township, Morrison County, Minnesota to the late Peter and Elizabeth (Dobis) Molus. He attended country school in Elmdale Township. He served his country in the United States Navy for four years during the Korean War. As a young man he worked on the Iron Ore boats on Lake Superior for a few years. He was united in marriage to Irene Klisch on August 6, 1962 at St. Edwards Catholic Church in Elmdale. The couple made their home in North East Minneapolis, Robbinsdale and Fridley. Max worked as Boiler operator and in the maintenance departments for the Swedish Hospital, Methodist Hospital and Hennepin County. Max and Irene also owned and operated a mobile home park near Perch Lake in Brainerd, MN. Irene died on December 31, 2008 and Max continued living in Fridley after her death. Max enjoyed wood working, crafts, fishing, hunting, enjoyed traveling especially to Alaska and Poland. He was a member of St. Williams Catholic Church in Fridley, Fridley Knights of Columbus, Spring Lake Park Post #6587 and the Bowlus American Legion Post # 642.
Left to cherish his memory are his siblings, Marion Bursey of Royalton, Arnie (Carol) Molus of Bowlus, Jeanette (Art) Ohotto of Fridley, Adeline Molus of Bowlus, and Arlene Fussy of Royalton, special care giver, Ann Copeland of Fridley and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Irene; brother, Elmer Molus, brothers-in law, Eddie Bursey and Sam Fussy.