8/23/1928 — 12/14/2013
Vera Molla, age 85, of Minnetonka, Minnesota, died on Saturday, December 14, 2013, at her residence.
Born in Moldova on August 23, 1928, the daughter of George and Maria (Petcov) Kalin.
Survived by husband, Dimitry; 10 children; and many grandchildren.
Kenneth D. Mieseler
10/4/1949 — 12/6/2013
Kenneth D. Mieseler, age 64, of Henderson, Minnesota died on Friday, December 6, 2013 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Minneapolis.
Kenneth was born in Shakopee on October 4, 1949 the son of Elmer and Laila (Babtz) Mieseler. He was a Veteran of the Vietnam War and was employed as a tool and dye worker with Creative Tool.
Survivors include his daughter, Cindy (Bob) Duffy; 4 grandchildren, Jacob, Trevor, McKenzie and Paxton; brothers, Butch, Bob and Allen; sister, Shirley.
Arnold J. Niedorf
12/10/1919 — 11/28/2013
Arnold J. Niedorf, age 93, formerly of Cambridge, Minnesota, died on Thursday, November 28, 2013, at Mala Strana Care Center in New Prague, Minnesota.
Arnold was born on December 10, 1919, in Hinckley, Minnesota, the son of Henry and Meta (Fick) Niedorf. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II. For 30 years, from 1947-1977, Arnold was a Game Warden. He loved to hunt and fish. While living in Cambridge, he was a member of both the American Legion and the V.F.W., and he was a Mason.
Arnold is survived by his three children, Allan 'Al' Niedorf and wife, Patricia, Bonnie Ahlman and husband, John, Becky Rudnicki and husband, Joe; 7 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Henry, Elmer and Herbert.
Wally W. Raduenz
9/12/1922 — 11/23/2013
Wally W. Raduenz, age 91, of Shakopee, died on Saturday, November 23, 2013, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee, Minnesota.
Wally was born in Shakopee on September 12, 1922, the son of William and Mary (Riemer) Raduenz. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. Prior to retirement, he was employed by Page and Hill in Shakopee, and then Green Giant in Savage. Wally married Lorraine Krohn on August 27, 1950, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Shakopee. He was a member of the V.F.W. 4046 and American Legion Post 2, both of Shakopee. For many years he enjoyed singing bass in a Senior Choir, and wood working.
Loving husband, father and grandfather. Survived by wife, Lorraine; son, Virg (Judy) Krohn; grandchildren, Scott (Annette) Krohn, Melissa Sames (special friend Jeff Fonder), Kelly (Adam) Ries; great-grandchildren, Riley and Brady Sames, Evan and Owen Krohn; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brothers and sisters.
Jeanne Marie Bjornberg
1/27/1931 — 11/21/2013
Jeanne Marie Bjornberg, age 82, of Shakopee, entered eternal life on Thursday, November 21, 2013, at her residence.
Born on January 27, 1931, on the family farm near New Ulm, Minnesota, in Lafayette Township. She graduated from New Ulm High School, and received her nursing degree from St. Kate's. Jeanne married Vern Bjornberg on February 7, 1953, in New Ulm. She was a member of the St. Francis Ladies Auxiliary. Her hobbies included weaving and quilting, antiquing, traveling, refurbishing furniture, and spending time with her family.
Jeanne 'Oma' was a nurse and a mother, but most of all a loving and nurturing person to all. She brought life into all the lives she touched and brought out the sunshine in the world around her. She loved her husband, dedicated herself to her children and cherished each grandchild as if it was her only one.
Survived by husband, Vern; children, Michael (Ann), Kathy (Mark) Hodapp, Mary Karst, Kevin, Nancy (Brian) Luce, Susan (John) Berens, Lisa (Kev) Gruetzmacher, Tom (Michelle), Sarah (Neil) Wilson; 24 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; step-mother, Hazel Gasner; brothers, Jim, Joe, Jay, Jon. Preceded by parents, Frank and Evelyn (Albrecht) Gasner.
Luis 'Louie' Aguilar
3/15/1986 — 11/19/2013
Luis 'Louie' Aguilar, age 27, of Shakopee, died on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his family after a courageous 21 month battle with cancer.
Louie was born on March 15, 1986, in El Salvador, the son of Jorge and Maria (Sotomayor) Aguilar. He was a 2005 graduate of Shakopee High School. On September 8, 2012, he married Megan Kranz in Chaska, Minnesota at St. John's Lutheran Church.
Louie worked for the Ford Motor Company in Shakopee, Bloomington, and Jordan. He was an avid Vikings fan and enjoyed watching the Twins. He also enjoyed watching his sister-in-law and brother-in-law play sports. He loved riding his motorcycle, snowboarding, and cars. He loved his friends, especially hanging out with them at Applebee's.
Louie is survived by his loving wife, Megan; parents, Jorge and Maria Aguilar; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Wade and Amy Kranz; sisters-in-law, Kara and Emily; brother-in-law, Caleb. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Cynthia L. Bond
12/14/1949 — 11/19/2013
Cynthia Louise Bond, age 63, of Carver, Minnesota, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family.
Cindi was born on December 14, 1949, in Wilmington, Delaware, the daughter of William and Mary (Galt) Calvert. Cindi married William Bond in Dayton, Ohio, on October 30, 1976.
She enjoyed bird watching, gardening and crafts.
Survived by her loving husband of 37 years, William; sons, Nicholas and Nathan; sisters, Ann (Calvert) Goodpasture, Sally (Calvert) Brown; brother, John Calvert.
Nicholas J. 'Nick' Siedow
6/5/1982 — 11/17/2013
Nick J. Siedow, age 31, of New Prague formerly of Shakopee, died on Sunday afternoon, November 17, 2013, in an automobile accident near Jordan, Minnesota.
Nick was born on June 5, 1982, in Shakopee, Minnesota, the son of Maggie (Ruhland) and Dan Siedow. Nick graduated from Shakopee High School in 2000, and then Hennepin Technical College. He worked at Canterbury Park since he was 14 years old, and the last 4-5 years he was part-owner of Pizza and Pasta at Canterbury Park. He was also a district sales manager for the Dough Shop. He enjoyed hiking and camping, snowboarding, off-roading, and fishing. Nick truly lived with passion.
Survived by mother, Maggie Siedow; father, Dan Siedow; sister, Alicia Siedow; brother, Luke Siedow; grandmother, Maryann Siedow. Preceded by grandparents, Audrey and Walter Ruhland, and Walter Charles Siedow.
John L. 'Jack' Henning
8/8/1933 — 11/16/2013
John L. 'Jack' Henning, age 80, of Shakopee died on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at his home. Jack was born in Reading, Minnesota on August 8, 1933 the son of John and Ida (Schoo) Henning. He graduated from Worthington High School and was a Veteran of the United States Air Force serving during the Korean War. He married Judy Adamsen on January 12, 1980 in Plymouth, Minnesota. Jack was employed by LifeTime Fitness as Construction Manager prior to retirement. Jack was a former resident of Belle Plaine and Plymouth.
Survivors include his wife, Judy; children, Kris Berntson, Katie (Dave) Donahue, Pat Legg, Pam (Rick) Poe, Mike (Cindy) Legg and Molly Foss; 11 grandchildren, Josh and Johnny Stier, Janessa Peltenon, Brandon Legg, Lilly, Olivia and Gabby Legg, Aaron Foss, Jamie Berntson, Hayden and Micah Donahue; 3 sisters, Leona Ausham, Cleo Taylor, Wilda (Jim) Myers; brother, Bill Henning. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers and sisters.
Irene M. Garvey
8/10/1921 — 11/14/2013
Irene M. Garvey, age 92, of Burnsville, died on Thursday, November 14, 2013, at Augustana Care Center of Apple Valley.
Born on August 10, 1921, in St. Patrick, Minnesota, the daughter of Matthew and Theresa (Doherty) Nash. She married Elmer Garvey, and together had 5 children. Irene worked as a cook for schools and restaurants. She had been a member of the Rosary Society at St. Michael Catholic Church in Prior Lake, she enjoyed bingo, traveling, knitting and crocheting, and polka music. She adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Elmer. Survivors include her children, Roland (Linda) Garvey, Geraldine Hendricks, Monica (Cris) Anderson, Carole (Ray) Welter, Jean (Roger) Ramberg; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren.