Obituary of Tim French
Tim French of Apple Valley, MN, passed away on June 9th, 2022 at age 72.
Born on April 4th, 1950 in Saint Paul to the parents of William and Phyllis French (Chickett). He and his twin brother, Tom French spent much of their upbringing in Saint Paul, graduating from Highland Park High School. Tim married Erin McGinley in 1972 and enjoyed raising three children together. He had a rewarding career in sales, marketing and entrepreneurship. He was best known for his storytelling, charisma and love of golf and fishing. His family will always remember the special times they shared on the lakes of Northern Minnesota, around the fireplace on holidays, and dining at their favorite local haunts. Tim often said, “This ain’t no dress rehearsal” to express his attitude for always living life to its fullest. He will be in the hearts of his loved ones forever.
Survived by his spouse of nearly 50 years, Erin French; sons, Matt (Kristy) French and Andy French; daughter, Michele (Nick) Goson; his father, Bill; brother, Tom (Sherrylynn) French; and three grandchildren, Elise, Gemma and Titus.
A gathering of family and friends will be held at the Willwerscheid Funeral Home 1167 Grand Ave., St. Paul on Friday, June 17th from 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.
Gathering of Family and Friends