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March 17, 1981 – Sunday, April 12, 2009

Service Information
The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertvi
Friday, April 17, 2009
2:00 PM

Visitation Information

Derek R Poye, age 28 of St. Michael died Sunday, April 12, 2009 at his residence.

He was born in Virginia, Minnesota on March 17, 1981 the son of Robert J. & Laurie Groth Poye.

Derek graduated from St. Michael-Albertville High School in 1999.

He was formerly employed by Allianz Life Insurance of North America.

Derek enjoyed exploring, computers and the love of his life daughter Teagan.

Survived by a daughter, Teagan Poye, age 4; his parents, Laurie and Karl Royseth of St. Michael; brother, Dylan Royseth of Albertville, sister, Leah Royseth of St. Michael; maternal grandfather, Willard Groth of Hoyt Lakes; paternal grandparents, Ray and Leona Royseth of Babbitt; many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his father, Robert J. Poye; grandparents, Bob and Bev Poye and Barb Groth.

Funeral services 2 PM Friday, April 17th at The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home.

Friends and relatives may call at the funeral home Friday, April 17th from 12 Noon until the time of service.

4 Guestbook Entries

  1. The Etnier's

    Karl,Laurie & Family,

    So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Brian Feldt

    Derek is and was a great guy, a good friend, and I’ll always remember the good times we had. I am so sorry.

  3. Duane and Darlene Johnson

    We just read about your son’s death in the Mesabi Paper and we are so very sorry. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. God’s blessings on you and your family.

  4. Candy McLean

    Laurie, Karl and family…Words cannot express how sorry we were to hear of Derek’s passing. You are in our prayers. Keith and Candy McLean


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