Hundreds expected at memorial for Eleanor Mondale today

The daughter of former vice president and senator Walter Mondale made her mark on radio and television as a correspondent and host. She died Sept. 17. The memorial is at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Minneapolis.
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The daughter of former vice president and senator Walter Mondale made her mark on radio and television as a correspondent and host. She died Sept. 17. The memorial is at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Minneapolis.

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Gov. Dayton and Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken were among the crowd that packed St. Mark's Episcopal in downtown Minneapolis. Mondale died last month after a battle with brain cancer.

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