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Philip Gabriel Kodjo Gadegbeku
Sunrise March 16th, 1933 - Sunset November 24th, 2014

It is with profound regret that the Gadegbeku, Madison, Pabs-Garnon, d' Almeida and Itoka families, announce the home-going of our dearest Husband, Father, Brother, Uncle, Grandfather and Great Grandfather, Honorable Philip Gabriel Kodjo Gadegbeku, on November 24, 2014.

He was a retired Senior Statistician and former Acting Minister of the Ministry of Planning and Economics Affairs, Republic of Liberia, West Africa. He was also a professor at the University of Liberia and a Noble Knight/Major of the Sacred Heart Commandery of the Knights of Saint John #366.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Veronica Petrina(Pat)Gadegbeku, Six Children; Phyllis Adjovi Gadegbeku, Sylvia Morris Tolbert (David), Althea Gadegbeku-Gibson (Clarence), Barbara Bruce (Merton), Beatrice Queeneth Thor, Ten Grandchildren, one Great Grandchild, sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Arrangement is as follows:
Visitation will be held on Friday December 19, 2014 from 3pm-8pm:
Mueller-Bies Funeral Home
2130 North. Dale Street
Roseville, MN 55113

Home-going Mass will be held on Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 9.30am at:
The Maternity of the Mary Catholic Church
1414 North Dale Street
St Paul, MN 55117.

Internment Ceremony
Elmhurst Cemetery
1510 North Dale St.
St. Paul, MN 55117

Hotel Information

Doubletree by Hilton
411 Minnesota Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55101, USA
TEL: 651-291-8800

Radisson hotel Roseville
2540 North Cleveland Avenue, Roseville, MN, 55113, USA

For more information Contact:
Veronica Gadegbeku – 651-214-1532
Phyllis Adjovi Gadegbeku - 215-240-0302
Sylvia Tolbert – 763-568-4863
Barbara Bruce – 678-769-9813
Althea Gadegbeku-Gibson - 763-443-1340
Felicia Gadegbeku - 301-353-8253