Persons of Interest

We’ve gathered a list of notable persons buried at Acacia Park Cemetery. Click on the “Read More” link to open a new window with additional history about the person.

Robin Ahrens – First female FBI agent killed in line of duty,  Read more

Truman Alcorn – Alcorn Beverage, Read more

Lester Asfeld – Local contractor, Hurley Construction, developer of Signal Hills Shopping Center, Read more

Roger Awsumb – a.k.a. Casey Jones – TV personality from the 1950s, Read more

Bob Brown – Leader of the Mdewakanton Sioux Tribe in Mendota area, Read more

Carl Cummins – Local Attorney, Read more

Carl Drake – CEO, The St. Paul Companies, Read more

Judge Archie Gingold – Ramsey County Judge, Read more – 1Read more – 2

Walter Gretsfeld – Local contractor, Read more

Jules A. Herman – Local musician, trumpet player for Lawrence Welk, Read more

Charles “Speed” Holman – Stunt pilot and 1st pilot of Northwest Airlines, Read more

Harold Holmbeck

Karl O. Kassulke – Minnesota Vikings player, Read more

Karl L. Ketter – Ketter Canoeing

William H. Lerbs – Mendota Heights Fire Department, Read more – 1Read more – 2

Harold LeVander – Former Governor of Minnesota, Read more

Ann Bezanson Lindholm – Oldest person buried at Acacia Park Cemetery, age 110, Read more

James Lord – Lawyer, Read more

Byron “Curly” Lyons – Acacia Park Cemetery manager for 30 years, Read more

Eva Miller – One of the first businesswomen in St. Paul, MN, donated stone for Acacia Park buildings and bell tower, Read more

Brigadier General Ray S. Miller – Father/Founder of the Minnesota Air National Guard, Read more

Melissa L. Mosvick – Peace Corps volunteer killed in North Africa, Read more

Alfred O.C. Nier – American physicist and Regents Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota who pioneered the development of mass spectrometry. Read more

Dr. James Olin – Local Veterinarian, Read more

Park Family – Park Machine, Read more

Peters Family – Peters Meats, Read more

Isabel Miriam Pinkham – First person buried at Acacia Park Cemetery, October 25, 1927

Seeger Family – Seeger Refrigeration – became Whirlpool, Read more

Governor Harold Stassen – Helped draft the United Nations Charter, former Governor of Minnesota , Read more – 1 , Read more – 2 , Read more – 3

George Stielow – Athletic Director at Sibley High School, Read more

Willard Wagenknecht – Owner of Cherokee Service Garage

Ray Wheeler – Bank President, Read more