Former Gov. Al Quie laid to rest Saturday

Former Governor Al Quie was laid to rest Saturday afternoon at Central Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. There was a public visitation and funeral service, followed by a private burial.

Quie died on Aug. 18 at the age of 99, just one month shy of his 100th birthday.

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From 1979 to 1983, Quie served as Minnesota’s 35th governor. He was remembered as someone who worked across the aisle in his work as Governor and as a congressmember.

In lieu of flowers, those who wished to pay their respects were asked to donate to the Prison Fellowship, Presbyterian Homes or the Norway House — all causes that Quie was known to champion.


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Former Gov. Al Quie remembered as a man of integrity who reached across the aisle