George Henry Breeggemann
7/20/1942 — 3/23/2012
George Henry Breeggemann, age 69, of Shakopee, died Friday, March 23, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee. Born July 20, 1942, in Shakopee, the son of John and Marie (Neiters) Breeggemann. George served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. On June 15, 1968 George married Carol Eiden at Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Chaska. George worked in Security at Mystic Lake Casino for 12 years, and was a school bus driver in Shakopee for almost 40 years. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, bowling, softball and playing cards. He was a retired Shakopee fireman and member of the VFW 4046 in Shakopee. George was also a member of the James F. Campbell Knights of Columbus Council 1685 of Shakopee. George is survived by loving wife, Carol; children, Jody, Jeff, Sondra (Craig) Glynn, Kurt (Tiffany); grandchildren, Corinna and Andrea Glynn, Chance Breeggemann, Maddyson Breeggemann, Selina and Skylla Draman; sisters, Angeline Woodworth, Virginia (Norbert) Gregory; brother, John Joseph (Sandra); sister-in-law, Janelle Breeggemann; special niece, Debbie Green; many other loved nieces and nephews. Preceded by parents, John and Marie; sisters and brothers, Mary Ploumen, Michael, Marjorie (Bernard) Schindler, Georgina, John Henry, and Bernard; brother-in-law, Charles Woodworth.
Carol M. Sulik
9/2/1946 — 3/16/2012
Carol M., age 65, of Shakopee, died on Friday March 16, 2012, at her residence. Born on September 2, 1946, in Minneapolis, MN, the daughter of Bertrand and Virginia (Hartmann) Goemer. Carol was a graduate of St. Margaret's High School. She married Michael Sulik, and until 1978, Carol was employed by the United States Government with the C.I.A Carol had an immaculate garden, she also enjoyed playing bridge, bowling and softball.
Survived by husband, Michael; mother, Virginia Goemer; brothers, Lee (Cathy), Gene (Nancy); sisters, Lisa Goemer (Pete), Laura (Mark) Nelson. Preceded in death by father, Bert Goemer; brother, Glen Goemer.
Steven H. Pieper
10/13/1953 — 3/13/2012
Steven H., age 58, of Shakopee. Born October 13, 1953, in Aurora, Colorado, the son of William H. Bill, Sr., and Virginia Pieper. He worked for 40 years at CPP Minneapolis as a manufacturing supervisor.
Survived by sons, Jeremy and Steven H. Jr.; parents, William H. Bill, Sr., and Virginia; sisters, Cheryl Pieper, Debra (Charles) Hawkinson; brother, William, Jr.; significant other, Jeannie Johanson. Preceded in death by grandparents.
Jewel E. Gay
4/23/1932 — 3/12/2012
Jewel Edsel Gay, age 79, of Shakopee, died on Monday, March 12, 2012, at St. Gertrude's Care Center in Shakopee. Born in Smithville, Tennessee, on April 23, 1932, the son of Willie and Susie (Pirtle) Gay. He married Marinda Hudson. Jewel served in the United States Army. He worked his entire career for Northern Construction Company, based in Lakeville.
Jewel is survived by wife, Marinda; daughters, Linda Kubiszewski and Andrea Gay; grandchildren, Jessica Kubiszewski, Kenneth Kubiszewski, Cody Gay, Kristyn Barrington, Mathan Schoknecht, Mamie Schoknecht; great-grandchildren, Jabin Kubiszewski, Austin Egbers; brothers, Ralph Gay, Ronald Gay; sisters, Evelyn Underwood, Naomi Cripps, Dean Waggoner. Preceded in death by parents; brother, Austin Gay; infant brother, Donald Gay.
8/3/1932 — 3/11/2012
Chuck Goebel, age 79, of Shakopee, died on Sunday, March 11, 2012, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. He was born in Arlington, MN, on August 3, 1932, the son of Alfred and Cora (Timm) Goebel. Chuck married Carol Willmsen on June 21st, 1953, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Arlington, MN. Chuck served in the United States Army. He was a member of the American Legion Post 2 in Shakopee. From 1967-1975 he was the owner of Chucks Pastry Shoppe in Shakopee. He enjoyed spending time with family, woodworking, fishing and camping, all the local sports teams, and having coffee with the guys at the bakery. Survived by wife, Carol; children, Brenda (Dave) Groschen, Linda (Gary) Kube, Rhonda (Steve) Rosvold, Kevin (Margie) Goebel; grandchildren, Mike (Amy), Katie (Devin), Joe (Cassie), Jesse (Tiffany), Adam (Krystal), Kristin, Matt (Sonja), Danielle, and Dylan; great-grandchildren, Alexis, Austin, Jordyn, Brady, Connor; sister and brother-in-law, Mildred and Dwaine Felmlee; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Allen and Lois Willmsen; sister-in-law, Connie Peik. Preceded in death by parents, Alfred and Cora Goebel; and infant son.
Richard D. Kintigh
11/13/1949 — 3/10/2012
Richard D. Kintigh, age 62, of Eagan, died on Saturday, March 10, 2012, at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina. He was born in Goshen, Indiana, on November 13, 1949, the son of Roland Bud Kintigh and Mary Louise Barney Barnhart. He was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, and graduate of Indiana University, with a BA in Education. Richard started an alternative education center for children in Bloomington, IN. He also taught in Houston, TX. Richard was a partner for a restaurant in Austin, TX. Avid golfer, fan of Hoosier basketball and the local sports teams. He also enjoyed traveling to Mexico and family vacations, especially 4th of July trips to Rochester, IN, to the family cottage.
Loving husband and father to Kelly and Alec, both of Eagan; also survived by brothers, William (Bonnie) of LaGrange, IL, Tom of Martinez, CA; mother-in-law, Patricia (Lee) Kness of Savage; father-in-law, J.C. Kohlrusch of Shakopee; sister-in-law, Janae (Mike) Larsen of Shakopee; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Bud Kintigh and Barney Seward; brother-in-law, Wade Kohlrusch; step-mother-in-law, Patty Kohlrusch.
Gregory A. Hergott
9/1/1960 — 3/6/2012
Gregory A. Hergott, age 51, of Shakopee, died on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee.
Greg was employed as a custodian by the Shakopee Public Schools. He loved life, and had an easy going nature about himself; he tried to please everyone with his huge heart. Greg would always pull for the underdog, and was a natural athlete, excelling in baseball. He enjoyed spending time on his motorcycles.
Survived by daughter, Jennifer (Derek) Everett; sons, Joel, Alan, and Ben Hergott; parents, John and Deanna Hergott; grandchildren, Katelynn Hergott and Carter Everett; brother, Dave (Brenda) Hergott; sister, Renee Carkhuff (Steve Walden), all of Shakopee; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by nephew, Ryan Carkhuff.
1/6/1986 — 2/28/2012
Alex Trofim, age 26, of Savage, died on Wednesday, February 28, 2012, in Cancun, Mexico.
Alex was born in the Ukraine on January 6, 1986, the son of Val and Tatyana (Titarenko) Trofim.
Virginia M. Pickus
7/7/1933 — 2/26/2012
Virginia M. Pickus, age 78, of Savage, died on Sunday, February 26, 2012, at her residence in Savage. Born on July 7, 1933, the daughter of George and Annie (Lallak) Coleman. She married Gordon E. Pickus on April 1, 1950. Virginia worked for Green Giant Container Company, and later Silgan, both in Savage.
Virginia is preceded in death by her husband, Gordon; son, Henry; parents; brothers and sister, Irv, Howard, Bucky, and Irene.
Survivors include her sons and daughters, Eugene (Judy), Vernon (Susan), Darrell, Bonnie Jeurissen, Joanne (Jim) Nelsen, Irene (Mike) LeMieux, Sandy Pickus, and Brenda Pickus; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Elgar A. Thune
8/20/1934 — 2/24/2012
Elgar Arnold Thune, Jr., age 77, passed away 2-24-12 at Friendship Manor Nursing Home, Shakopee, MN. Elgar Arnie was born in 1934 to Ruth (Torgerson) and Elgar Thune, Sr. in Worcester, Massachusetts. The family lived in Chicago and Saint Paul before settling in Adams, MN. After graduating from Adams High School, Arnie joined the Army and spent time in Germany and touring Europe. Then returning from duty, he worked for Minneapolis Moline for a number of years. Arnie spent the later part of his life in Albert Lea, MN where he worked for Streeter Company. He was a machinist before retiring.
Arnie was a colorful character in Albert Lea. He enjoyed his apartment above the Eagles Club where he had wonderful neighbors. Arnold spent many hours walking or riding his red scooter around town, touring the parks, gardening, shopping, hanging out at the antique store, greeting the workers at the bank and hospital cafeteria. He enjoyed going on trips. He visited many exotic locations around the world. Arnold was a unique person, and he will be missed by many.
Our family would like to thank the wonderful caregivers needed in Arnie's battle with dementia, especially Valley View Assisted Living of Jordan, Community Care of Shakopee, Friendship Manor Nursing Home, Heartland Hospice, Scott County Social Services, and McNearney Funeral Home of Shakopee.
Survivors include sister, Barbara Panser of Owatonna, MN; brother, Bob (Susie) Thune of Austin, MN, 2 brothers-in-law, 10 nieces and nephews, many great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by parents, Elgar Thune, Sr. and Ruth Thune; sisters, Beverly Lillquist and Lenore Dammann.