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Archie Griffin III

September 26, 1971 — May 9, 2020

St. Paul

Age 48 of St. Paul on May 9, 2020

Was born on September 26, 1971 in Chicago, Illinois to Bessie Mae Walker & Archie Griffin Jr, both of whom preceded him in death. He was the sixth of ten children: Valerie, Gloria, Darlene, LaWanda, Helen, Arthenia, Partenia, Richard and Christopher. Archie was instrumental in the upbringing of his younger siblings, which prepared him for parenthood. He started a family with his high school sweetheart, Tawanda Fults, the mother of four of his six children: Archie IV, Dionne, Tiarra and Malik. Archie’s life journey was enriched by two additional special women: Malkah Taylor, the mother of his son Montana and Leticia Ortega, the mother of his daughter Natalia. Archie has one grandson : Archie (A.J.) Griffin V.

Visitation Friday (5/22) at Kessler & Maguire Funeral Home, 640 W. 7th St. Call 651-224-2341 if you want to attend due to current health guidelines. Burial Oakland Cemetery 12 Noon Saturday.

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Friday, May 22, 2020

10:00am - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Kessler & Maguire Funeral Home

640 7th St W, Saint Paul, MN 55102

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Saturday, May 23, 2020

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

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