Robert Lee Edberg
10/27/1964 — 9/9/2011
Robert Lee Edberg, 46 years young, of Shakopee died on September 9, 2011. Bob was born on October 27, 1964, to Charlotte and Jerry Edberg in New Prague. He married Wendy Meyer on June 21, 1986 in Mound, MN. Bob was the love of Wendy's life. He loved motorcycles, snowmobiling, camping, playing cards, friends, family and travel - especially Alaska and cruises. Bob could fix anything. As an airline mechanic with Delta Airlines for nearly 26 years, he loved working on airplanes.
Survived by wife, Wendy; children, Zack, Ashley and Amanda; parents, Charlotte and Jerry Edberg; sister, Michelle (Jerry) Dehnel; brother, Brian (Dawn) Edberg; 3 nephews
Ella Kathleen Paulsen
9/9/2011 — 9/9/2011
Ella was welcomed with love and joy by family on September 9th, 2011 at 10:07 AM and peacefully said goodbye at 11:30 AM. From the moment Ella arived, she was an angel that touched the hearts and lives of everyone around her.
Ella is survived by parents, John and Laura Paulsen and sister, Grace, living in Shakopee, Minnesota.
Violet R. Carlson
11/9/1919 — 9/8/2011
Violet R. Carlson was born on November 9, 1919 in Thief River Falls, MN, the daughter of Elmer and Sophie Rye. She grew up humbly on a small farm near Lawler. Her Savior, Jesus, claimed her as His own and she was a child of her Heavenly Father her life through and now she basks in the glories of Heaven.
She attended High School in Deep Haven. She met her husband, Bob, before her senior year in High School while swimming near a bridge Lake Minnetonka. They were married in 1939. Their marriage was blessed with two sons. After her boys were grown she trained as a beautician and worked such at her own Beauty Shop in Prior Lake. She was supportive of her husband in his work as a tool and die maker. As a couple with their sons they spent family time together fishing and hiking. She also, with her husband, was a world traveler with trips to Spain, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and traveled the Mid-East with Bob's work. They saw the glories of God in our own nation at places like Niagara Falls and the West Coast, spent time in Phoenix and Palm Desert, AZ, and in her 80's hiked the bottom of the Grand Canyon.
Survived by sons, Bruce (Joni) and Curtis (Sharyn); grandchildren, Julie, Jennifer, Gretchen; 7 great-grandchildren; niece, Marcella. Preceded in death by husband, Gunard R.; grandson, Steven; father and mother, Elmer and Sophie Rye; brothers and sisters, Melvin, Nora, Edwin, and Irene; niece, Lila.
Larry V. Blue
11/28/1928 — 9/5/2011
Larry V. Blue, age 82, of Lydia, and a member of the Upper Sioux Community in Granite Falls, MN, died on Monday, September 5, 2011, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee, MN.
Larry served in the United States Army, and was a paratrooper for the 82nd Airborne Division. He was also a member of the American Legion in Granite Falls. Prior to retirement Larry worked as a lineman, and casino manager. He loved to travel and spend time in California with his wife, Gail. One of his hobbies included golfing with his friends.
Survived by wife, Gail, member of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community; and their son, Lynn (Laura) Blue; other children, Jackie (Brent) Anderson, Alex (Tracy) Blue, James Blue, Laurie (Ron) Blue-Pooler; adopted grandson, Tony Blue; brother, Dean (Pat) Blue; step-children, Jan Lawrence, Alan, Mickey, Anita, and Scott Campbell; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends. Preceded in death by daughter, Sandy Coursolle; brother, Oliver Blue.
8/4/1965 — 9/4/2011
Jayme Hennen, age 46, of Duluth, formerly of Shakopee died on Sunday, September 4 at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth from injuries due to an accidental fall in his home. He was a graduate of Shakopee High School and was an avid hunter. He was employed in retail sales for Goodwill Industries at the time of his death. Jayme is survived by his parents, Jack and Mary (Kelzer) Hennen of Shakopee; sister and brother-in-law, Jonelle and Denny Bartlett of Winnebago, Minnesota; brother and sister-in-law, Joel and Dana Hennen of Prior Lake; niece, Cassidy Bartlett; nephews, Zac Bartlett and Jack Hennen; housemate, Dennis Crumb.
Ann S. Hohler
5/15/1944 — 8/29/2011
Ann S. Hohler, age 67, of Shakopee died on Monday, August 29, 2011 at the Fairview Ridges Hospital, Burnsville. She is survived by sons, David and Michael Hohler and Larry Kirby; daughters,Dana Granlund, Violet Hibbs and Mary Sue Perdue; special friends, Mary Ellen Anderson, Pat Huppert, Deb Saliterman and Buzz H. She was preceded in death by infant son, Henry Freeze; daughters, Georgette Harper and Marty Granados.
Janet M. Strunk
10/19/1917 — 8/26/2011
Janet M. Strunk, age 93, of Shakopee, died on Friday, August 26, 2011 at her home. Janet was born in Shakopee on October 19, 1917, the daughter of John and Anna Marie (Angelsberge) Heinen. Janet was a 1940 graduate of Shakopee High Schooland attended the College of St Benedict and was a graduate of the MacPhail School of music. She married Bob Strunk on July 16, 1942 in Shakopee. She was employed by the City of Shakopee as City Recorder and Treasurer and was a bookkeeper and office manager for Shakopee Ford. Janet was a life long member of St. Mark's Catholic Church where she served as the organist for over thirty years and was a member of the Council of Catholic Women. She also was a member of the Shakopee American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 2. Janet spent countless hours volunteering her services and making quilts for the St. Francis Hospital Ladies Auxiliary.
Janet is survived by her daughtr, Ann-Marie (Dennis)King; son, Stephen; 7 grandchildren, Scott, Chris, Bill (Rachel) Schneider, Heidi (Paul) Busch, Daniel, Joy and Ryan Strunk. 7 great-grandchildren; sister, Marian Caron. Preceded in death by husband, Bob; brothers-in-law, Euclid Caron and Lee Wagner; sister-in-law, Mary Louise Wagner.
Germaine S. Wagner
3/16/1926 — 8/24/2011
Germaine S. Wagner, age 85, of Shakopee died on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at The Lutheran Home in Belle Plaine. Germaine was born on March 16, 1926 in Elko the daughter of John and Mathilda (Haus) Mayerhofer. She married Jerome F. Wagner on May 12, 1948 in Jordan. She was employed as a waitress at Interlachen Country Club in Edina for 28 years and was a member of St. Mark's Council of Catholic Women.
Germaine is survived by 9 children, Jean (Paul) Klingelhutz of Green Isle, Sharon (Glen) Parpart, Randy (Nita)all of Shakopee, Raymond (Crystal), Leann (Bob) Baxton, Alice (Frank) Grocutt all of Shakopee; Ellen (Terry) Battcher of Mpls; Marilyn (Duane) Schmieg of Chaska, Mark of Cokato; 17 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; 1 brothers and 6 sisters, Eugene (Delores); Virginia Schmitz, Angela Korbel, Helen (Albert) Breeggemann, Sister Annella Mayerhofer OSB, Marie (Leander) Ries, Florence (Patrick) Moriarty; special friend of the family, Rose Schmitz. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, daughter, Patricia Wagner, grandson, Michael Wagner, daughter-in-law, Shelly Wagner, brothers, Benedict, Ervin and Hilmar Mayerhofer; sister, Bernice Julkowski.
Nora M. Hall
8/1/1916 — 8/20/2011
Nora is survived by daughters-in-law, Gail Hall of Savage and Sandy Hall of Bloomington, IN; grandchildren, Jeff Hall of Farmington, Jerilyn (Arne) Benson of Shakopee, Harris (Nusheen) Hall of CA, Lauren (John) Young of OH; great-grandchildren, Thomas, Brennan, and Claire Benson, Spencer and Carsyn Hall, Nicholas and Tess Young. Preceded in death by husband, Herbert; sons, Don and Howard.
Prior to retirement, Nora worked for Anderson Windshield Wipers in Gary, Indiana.
Francis T. Pallanch
12/2/1923 — 8/20/2011
Francis was preceded in death by his wife, Jean; and sister, Lorraine Kircher. Survivors included his children, Mary C. (Philip) McRury, Bonnie (Randolph) Jones, Dr. John (Mary) Pallanch, Terry (Bob) McKaige; 11 grandchildren, Michelle, Jeannie, Shane, Dominic, Sarah, Kate, Tim, Chris, Jamie, Joshua, and Christopher; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Mabell Black.
For over 50 years Francis worked as a mechanical engineer for Vilter Manufacturing.