Minnesota Clergy Abuse

Over the last year, Catholic Dioceses from across the United States have released lists of known clergy sexual abusers. There’s no greater breach of trust than when someone in a position of power and authority sexually abuses someone. These acts have devastating effects on victims. Forester Haynie is an advocate for victims of clergy abuse as well as for anyone abused by a person in a position of power. Already, more than 3,000 civil lawsuits have been filed on behalf of victims of clergy abuse. Here are the names of known abusers in the state of Minnesota:

Last First Status Diocese
Adamson Thomas Settled Winona, MN
Altermatt Cletus Accused New Ulm, MN
Andert Thomas Reinstated St. Cloud, MN
Antus Roland Accused Duluth, MN
Ardolf Edward Sued New Ulm, MN
Backous Timothy (Fr Timo) Accused St. Cloud, MN
Baglio Joseph L Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Baker Stephen P Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Becker Dennis E. Accused New Ulm, MN
Bennett Andre Accused St. Cloud, MN
Bik Michael Accused St. Cloud, MN
Blanchard Kirby Accused Duluth, MN
Blumeyer Robert Accused St. Cloud, MN
Bourassa Stanley C. Accused Crookston, MN
Boxleitner J Jerome Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Boyd Richard (Rick) Convicted Crookston, MN
Brennan Michael Accused St. Cloud, MN
Brey Lawrence S. Accused St. Cloud, MN
Brisson Paschal (James) Accused St. Cloud, MN
Brom (Bp) Robert H. Settled Duluth, MN
Brouillard Louis Accused Duluth, MN
Brown John T. Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Brown Sylvester F. Accused Winona, MN
Buckley Gordon Accused New Ulm, MN
Buckley Ramon Jerome Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Bussman John J. Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Canu Anthony Accused St. Cloud, MN
Carriere Henry G. Convicted Crookston, MN
Cashman Joseph C. Accused Winona, MN
Caskey John Lloyd Convicted St. Cloud, MN
Charland Michael Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Chateauvert Victor Lucien Convicted Duluth, MN
Clark Robert Accused New Ulm, MN
Colston Leonard Accused Duluth, MN
Connolly Isaac Accused St. Cloud, MN
Cook Louis G. Accused Winona, MN
Cossette Raymond Accused Duluth, MN
Cowley Leonard P Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Curtis William D. Accused Winona, MN
Dahlheimer Cosmas (Cosmos) Sued St. Cloud, MN
Damiani Joseph Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
DeSutter Gilbert J. Settled St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
DeVenster Cornelius Accused St. Cloud, MN
Devorak James Cleared New Ulm, MN
Dimmerling Harold Joseph Accused St. Cloud, MN
Dinya Patrick Joseph Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Dolan Timothy Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Duane Thomas E. Accused Winona, MN
Dudley (Bp.) Paul V. Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Dummer Donald Settled St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Dvorak Gerald Reinstated St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Eccleston John W. Convicted St. Cloud, MN
Eckroth Richard Settled St. Cloud, MN
Eidenschink John Accused St. Cloud, MN
Emon Neil J. Accused St. Cloud, MN
Feiten John Richard Accused Winona, MN
Ferguson Alphonsus Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Filbin Ambrose R. Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Fitzpatrick Robert Reinstated St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Fleischhacker Roman Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Foley Gerald K. (Jerry) Accused Crookston, MN
Forcelle Joseph Thomas Reinstated St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Fox Frederick Accused Duluth, MN
Frost Edmund Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Funcheon Gerald Settled St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Gall Sylvester L. Accused St. Cloud, MN
Gallatin Joseph G. Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Gansmann Kenneth John Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Garding William Nicholas Convicted St. Cloud, MN
Gauthier Raoul Arrested St. Cloud, MN
Gillespie Thomas Accused St. Cloud, MN
Gleason John L. Accused New Ulm, MN
Golobich John Accused Duluth, MN
Goniea Ralph Accused Duluth, MN
Gopaul Paul A. Accused St. Cloud, MN
Gormly Charles J. Sued Crookston, MN
Goryczka Stanislaus Accused St. Cloud, MN
Graham William C Sued Duluth, MN
Greg Brother Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Grieman Gerald Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Gross Richard Sued New Ulm, MN
Grundhaus Roger Accused Crookston, MN
Guerrero Gabriel Accused St. Cloud, MN
Guetter Michael Accused New Ulm, MN
Gustafson Gilbert J. Convicted St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Hambrock Eugene Accused St. Cloud, MN
Hatch Richard H. Accused Winona, MN
Hazel Robert L. Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Heitzer Louis J. (Joseph) Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Henrich Rudolph M. Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Hoefgen Francis F. Charged St. Cloud, MN
Hohmann Othmar (Leo) Accused St. Cloud, MN
Hough William F. Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Jacques Raymond Accused St. Cloud, MN
Jeub Richard H. Settled St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Jeyapaul Joseph Palanivel Convicted Crookston, MN
Johnston James Settled St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Kabat Paul Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Kaiser Ferdinand L. Accused Winona, MN
Kampa Dennis C. Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Kapoun Robert Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Keating Michael Jerome Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Kelleher Cornelius Accused Duluth, MN
Keller Dominic (Joseph) Accused St. Cloud, MN
Kelly James Accused St. Cloud, MN
Kelly John Sued St. Cloud, MN
Kemp Thomas Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Kern Jerome (Jerry) C. Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Klaers Marvin J. Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Klein Robert William Sued Duluth, MN
Klimek Valentine Accused St. Cloud, MN
Kolar Michael G. Settled St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Koppala Leo Charles Sentenced Winona, MN
Krakovsky (Krakowski) Reginald M. Sued St. Cloud, MN
Krautkremer Lee D. Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Kremer Joseph C. Accused St. Cloud, MN
Krough Jack L. Accused Winona, MN
Kuisle Michael J. Accused Winona, MN
Kujawa Richard Sued St. Cloud, MN
Kunz Germain Accused New Ulm, MN
LaPan Kenneth Accused St. Cloud, MN
LaVan Kenneth Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Lederer Brian M. Charges Dropped Duluth, MN
Lendacky Joseph Accused St. Cloud, MN
Lennon James W. Accused Winona, MN
Liles Ronan C. Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Lilly Stephen Sued St. Cloud, MN
Loftus Robert Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Longley Alfred Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Lutgen Henry M Accused St. Cloud, MN
Madigan Gregory Accused St. Cloud, MN
Mahon Gerald Settled Winona, MN
Maiers Brennan Accused St. Cloud, MN
Majerus Harry Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Makowski Mark J. Convicted Duluth, MN
Manning (Thomas) Gregory Accused Duluth, MN
Marfori Antonio F Sued St. Cloud, MN
Markey Francis Xavier Sued New Ulm, MN
Marks William Joseph Sued New Ulm, MN
McCarthy Timothy Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
McDonald Finian Settled St. Cloud, MN
McGrath John E. Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Melancon Ron Accused St. Cloud, MN
Meyer Thomas Gregory Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Mohm James A. Accused St. Cloud, MN
Mohs Wendell Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Molina Antonio Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Montero Francisco (Fredy) Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Moorse Dunstan Settled St. Cloud, MN
Mountain Harold B Accused Winona, MN
Mountain Joseph Sued Winona, MN
Mullin Doug Sued St. Cloud, MN
Munie Orville Lawrence Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Murphy James Robert Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Murphy John M. Accused New Ulm, MN
Namie James B Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Nicholson John Settled Duluth, MN
Nienstedt John C. Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Ohlemacher Richard N. Accused St. Cloud, MN
Opat Kenneth M. Sued St. Cloud, MN
Palmitessa Paul Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Paquet Michael Accused St. Cloud, MN
Phillips James Accused St. Cloud, MN
Pinkosh Joseph Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Plakut Casimir Accused Crookston, MN
Poser Gregory H. Accused St. Cloud, MN
Potocki Charles Settled St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Puhl Dennis Convicted Duluth, MN
Reid Francis R (Frank) none Crookston, MN
Reynolds Francis J. Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Rieder Donald W. Convicted St. Cloud, MN
Roney David A. Sued New Ulm, MN
Rose Charles Anthony “Raimond” Settled St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Ryan Patrick Joseph Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Schik Anton Accused St. Cloud, MN
Schleisman Douglas L. Sued New Ulm, MN
Schlosser Marcene Settled St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Schmitt Urban Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Schulte Raymond Francisco Sued St. Cloud, MN
Shelley Jonathan P. Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Skluzacek Richard Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Skoblik Michael G. Sued New Ulm, MN
Smith Leland J. Accused Winona, MN
Smith Robert A. Accused St. Cloud, MN
Snyers Peter D. Accused St. Cloud, MN
Speiser Allan P. Accused St. Cloud, MN
Stack Thomas Accused Duluth, MN
Stark Charles Sued New Ulm, MN
Stark James P. Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Steiner Bernard Sued New Ulm, MN
Stevens Michael John Convicted St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Stitts Thomas S. Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Strub Augustine John Accused Crookston, MN
Stuppy Georgene Settled Winona, MN
Sullivan Patrick A. Reinstated Crookston, MN
Tarlton Allen Settled St. Cloud, MN
Taylor Mel Accused St. Cloud, MN
Taylor Robert H. Accused Winona, MN
Thibaudeau Joseph Accused Duluth, MN
Thoennes James A. Sued St. Cloud, MN
Thurner Robert Michael Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Toporowitz Stephen Accused Duluth, MN
Twardochleb Emil Sued St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Unnamed Priest in Duluth Unknown Accused Duluth, MN
Vaughn Roger Sued St. Cloud, MN
Vedro James A. Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Wagner Sam Accused New Ulm, MN
Wajda Joseph Settled St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Walter Raymond Frederick Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Ward Daniel J.   St. Cloud, MN
Weber Michael Willard Settled St. Cloud, MN
Weger Justin K. Accused St. Cloud, MN
Wehmann Mark H. Reinstated St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Wehmeyer Curtis Carl Convicted St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Wendt Pirmin (George) Accused St. Cloud, MN
Wey William J. Accused St. Cloud, MN
Whittet Harold E. Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Wollmering Bruce Sued St. Cloud, MN
Wolski Adalbert Accused St. Cloud, MN
Worzalla Vincent Accused St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Yzermans Vincent Arthur Accused St. Cloud, MN
Zachman Francis none St. Paul-Minneapolis, MN
Zankl Angelo Accused Duluth, MN
Zilkoski Francis J. Accused St. Cloud, MN

 Forester Haynie is an advocate for victims of clergy abuse as well as for anyone abused by a person in a position of power.  If you have suffered sexual abuse by a member of the clergy or a person of authority please fill out the form or call us at (888) 869-8100. Our firm offers free consultations to help you access compensation and help with your recovery.  We stand ready to assist you, and we stand ready to hold these institutions to accountable

In the U.S. legal system, all accused persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty. This chart is based generally on allegations reported publicly in the media or publicly filed in the courts. Forester Haynie does not confirm the accuracy of any actual allegation, and this chart is not a representation of the legal case history of an individual. Reasonable efforts have been made to ensure accuracy.

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