David J. 'Pop' Hreha
Hreha, David J. "Pop" Age 81 of Brooklyn Center, passed away on Jan. 24, 2020. Graduated from DeLasalle High School in 1956. Served honorably in the US Marine Corps from 1957-1960. Traveled to Puerto Rico as an apprentice teacher where he met his beloved wife, Margarita Gonzalez. He served as a Hennepin County Deputy Sheriff from 1967-1993 and was active as a licensed Federal Interpreter from his retirement until a month before his death. He was big-hearted and a Good Samaritan his entire life. He'll be remembered for his humor, humility, and loyalty to his family & friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Beulah & Frank Hreha. Survived by his wife of 53 years, Margarita; children, Mary (Brent) Hreha Johnson, David (Terri Sabby), Daniel (Kristi), Nancy (Ryan) Mayer; grandchildren, Daniel, Alexa, Ariana, Andrew, Alex, Scarlett, Kingston, Channing; brother, Paul (Janice); and an enormous loving family in Puerto Rico. Funeral Service 11AM Friday, Jan. 31st, at Evans-Nordby Funeral Home, 6000 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Center with a visitation 1 hour prior to the service. Interment at Ft. Snelling on Friday, Feb. 7th, at 1:45PM. Memorials preferred to Good Samaritan Society Ambassador in New Hope, MN. Evans-Nordby 763-533-3000 evansnordby.com
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