Marge A. Pink
3/21/1944 — 11/30/2011
Marge A. Pink, age 67, of Shakopee died on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at her home. She is survived by her husband Val Pink Sr.; children, Steven (Carlen), Val Jr (Robin), Dan (Claudia), Karen (Britt) Rodgers; 9 grandchildren; father, Tom Schoenbauer Sr.; 1 brother and 4 sisters, Martha (Jack) Paur, Delores (Roger) Poohl, Tom (Jeanne) Schoenbauer Jr, Yvette (Greg) Goodrich, Marilyn (Paul) Hentges; nieces and nephews. Marge was preceded in death by her mother, Martha Schoenbauer and sister-in-law, Mary Schoenbauer; and brother-in-law, Lynn Andresen.
Marge was born on March 21, 1944 in New Prague the daughter of Thomas and Martha (Franek) Schoenbauer. A graduate of New Prague High School, she married Val Pink on May 1, 1965 in New Prague. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and was a stay at home mom. Marge was a member of St. Mark's Council of Catholic Women.
Larry A. Sichmeller
2/14/1945 — 11/27/2011
Larry A., age 66, of Shakopee, died unexpectedly on Sunday, November 27, 2011, at his home in Shakopee.
He was born in Webster, South Dakota, on February 14, 1945 to John and Alma (Palm) Sichmeller. Larry married Susie Deutsch on August 5, 1967, in Eden, South Dakota.
Larry graduated from Sisseton High School. He served in the United States Navy, then went to school at Mankato Vocational Technical College. He was employed by Continental Machines for 25 years; starting out as a draftsman, and then was the V.P. of Sales and Marketing in the Hydraulics Division. Larry enjoyed spending time with his family at their cabin, fishing and just being on the lake, golfing, and was an avid reader. He was a member of the James F. Campbell 1685 Knights of Columbus in Shakopee. Larry was an active member at St. Mark's Catholic Church in Shakopee.
Survived by wife, Susie; sons, Clint and Derek (Kelly), all of Shakopee; grandchildren, Olivia and Jake; 1 brother and 1 sister. Preceded by parents, John and Alma; 4 brothers and 2 sisters.
10/7/1918 — 11/18/2011
Anton Antepenko, Sr., age 93, of Shakopee, died on Friday, November 18, 2011, at his residence. He was born on October 7, 1918, in Chicago, Illinois.
He is survived by his son, Anton Antepenko, Jr. of Shakopee, MN.
Kathryn M. Marschall
2/24/1927 — 11/15/2011
Kathryn M. Marschall, age 84, of Shakopee died on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at Emerald Crest in Shakopee. Kathryn was born on February 24, 1927, in Chaska, the daughter of Charles and Lorena (Rief) Krayna. She married Elmer Marschall on August 25, 1948 in Chaska. Survivors include 7 children, Steve, Mary (Steve) Olson, Jeanne (Robert) Hoyme, Roy (Danita), Lori (Mike) Knuth, Fred (Jean), Chrysa Kostecka; 26 grandchildren, Lance, Adam (Amber), Emily, Laura (Jeremy) Hahn, Erin, Jason (Mary Pat) Marschall, Jenny (Harlan) Poppler, Kelly (Matt) Ripley, Matt Marschall, Nathan (Aidee) Knuth, Kristi, Maria, Sister Theresa Anne O.P., Jacinata Knuth, Leah, David, Charlie, Danny, Elizabeth,Tony Marschall, Andrew, Justin, Peter, Hannah, Hannah, Ben, Philip Kostecka; 10 great-grandchildren, Ethan Duran, Jake and Max Marschall, Brett, Halli, Dani and Shayne Poppler, Blake and Connor Ripley, Maria Andrea Knuth; sister-in-law, Dolores (Marschall) Wilbert; brother-in-law, Harold (Marie) Marschall. Godchildren, Ellen Wilbert, Christine Rosen Norton and Beth Votca Hersman. She was preceded in death by husband, Elmer.
11/7/1935 — 11/11/2011
Aleksandr Kuloverov, age 66, of Bloomington died on Friday, November 11, 2011 at Fairview University Medical Center, Minneapolis. Aleksandr was born on November 7, 1935 in Miropol, Russia. Survivors include his wife, Vera and many other friends and relatives.
Marie (Dolly) Lebens
11/26/1922 — 11/10/2011
Marie Lebens, age 88, of Shakopee died on Thursday, November 10, 2011. Marie was born on November 26, 1922 in Prior Lake the daughter of John and Dorothy (Geis) Scherer. She married Gordon Lebens in Prior Lake on June 12, 1951. Marie was a retired employee of Control Data Corporation and was a member of St. Mark's Council of Catholic Women.
She is survived by her daughter, Barbara (Ed) Siedow; grandson, Lance Siedow; great-grandson, Nathan Siedow. She was preceded in death by her husband; 2 infant daughters, Dorothy Josephine and Mary; 9 brothers, and sisters, Barbara Ahlquist, Caroline Ince, Ollie Bidon, Geraldine Sprank, Bernice Lebens, Irene Petsch, Cecelia Zautke, Leander Scherer and Eugene Scherer.
Francis (Frank) Paron
3/17/1945 — 11/10/2011
Francis J. (Frank) Paron, age 66, of Shakopee died peacefully at Unity Hospital, Fridley on November 10. Frank was born on March 17, 1945 in Stewart, Minnesota to Alphonse and Connie (Dellwo) Paron. He married Karen Honer on June 7, 1975, and they divorced in 2008 but remained friends. Frank attended St. Mark's Catholic Grade School, DeLaSalle High School, St. John's University followed by the University of Minnesota Dental School. He worked at the Rock Spring Bottling Company and Continental Machines, Inc.
Frank loved playing softball with his Knights of Columbus (KC) team and sports of all kinds. He enjoyed spending time with his family, friends and remodeling his childhood home. Volunteering for the Scott County 4H program was an enjoyable activity with Karen, Amanda and Johanna. His lifelong love of trains starting with the collecting and setting up of model trains, eventually turned life-sized when he and his brother, Fr. William, purchased motor cars which they enjoyed taking on excursions together. He was involved in the Knights of Columbus and many activities at St. Mark's Parish including the choir, the first and many Julifest celebrations and the portraying of Simon in the The Passion of Jesus in Word, Music and Light.
Survivors include: Daughters, Amanda Paron of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin and Johanna (Daniel) Picard of Bloomington; brothers and sister, Father William Paron of Waconia; Peter (Susan) Paron of Apple Valley and Mary (Nick) Schreifels of Colorado Springs, Colorado; nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and 2 nephews.
Marshall C. Johnson, Jr.
12/10/1944 — 11/10/2011
Marshall C. Johnson, Jr., age 66 of Shakopee. Born December 10, 1944, in Paris, Kentucky, the son of Marshall Clay and Hermia (Dray) Johnson, Sr. His hobbies included fishing and computers.
Marshall will be dearly missed by his wife of 38 years and best friend, Joanne; son, Mike (Maddy) and their son, Miles; daughters, Cindy, and Susan; 5 other grandchildren; 2 brothers; many beloved family and friends. Preceded in death by daughter, Darla; parents, Marshall and Hermia; 4 brothers and 1 sister.
Dr. Neil Nickerson, MD
7/19/1918 — 11/9/2011
Neil Dwight Nickerson, born Stow, Ohio, July 19, 1918, died Nov. 9, 2011, in hospice care peacefully with loving family in attendance, bringing to close an active life of service lasting 93 years. He trained as a physician at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, and Cleveland Hospitals. During WWII, Dr. Nickerson served in the Army Medical Corps at Gorgas Hospital, Panama Canal Zone. A man of deep faith and keen intelligence, he pursued medicine as his life's calling. His medical service included clinic and hospital work in Thief River Falls and Fairmont, MN; medical mission work in Liberia, and Papua New Guinea; work in Thailand, Kenya, Uganda, and Haiti with Minnesota International Health Volunteers (WellShare). He represented Rotary International's polio eradication project in China and computer literacy project in Guatemala, and was a founder of Global Health Ministries.
His commitment to medicine was eclipsed only by his faith and love of family. He is survived by Alice Riffer Nickerson, his loving wife of 69 years; children Ruth (Keith) Edge, Scott (Anne) Nickerson, Newt (Crystal) Nickerson, Hallie (Steve) Richards, Hanna Barker, Ethiopian foster son Nega Massebo; 12 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren.
Lillian A. Weinandt
12/7/1925 — 11/6/2011
Lillian will be missed by her husband of 63 years, Harry; her four children and their families, Marcie McLaughlin, Claire, Kyle, Hailey and Jacob Graham; Ian and Megan McLaughlin; Maxine, Kieran, Deidre and Eleanor Hughes; Michael Weinandt, Adam and Tanya Weinandt, Andrew, Kristen, Easton and Jameson Weinandt, Aaron and Kelli Weinandt, Austin Weinandt and Ruth Weinandt; Mark and Monique Weinandt, Jon Henning, and Harry's loving sister, Betty Tillia. She was preceded in death by her parents, August and Bertha Voss; her brothers, Lloyd, John, James and Eugene Voss; and her beloved sister, LuElla Brandt. Lillian was an active member of St. Mark's Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary in Shakopee, she was a member of the St. Mark's Council of Catholic Women, a servant leader in the Eagle Creek Eagles 4-H club, a volunteer at St. Francis Hospital among many other organizations. She enjoyed lifelong friendships with those who she bowled, played bridge and traveled.