Alf Tanner

Obituary of Alf Tanner

Alf Tanner Jr. age 86 passed away peacefully on May 24, 2020 in St. Paul. He was born to Alf Sr. and Ophelia Tanner. He was preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers, 1 sister, as well as his brother in law and sister in law. Alf is survived by his wife of 62 years, Leona Tanner; children, Pamela Johnson (Robert), Michael Tanner (Leisha), and Eric Tanner (Ora); 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Alf was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi and moved to St. Paul, MN where he met and married Leona Cooper. Their union produced a daughter Pamela and 2 sons, Michael & Eric. In his spare time, Alf enjoyed fishing and playing instruments, especially the harmonica and guitar. He enjoyed music and was a man of many talents. He was very handy with his hands and fixed just about everything around the house. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
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