Jean V. Pallanch
9/5/1923 — 12/24/2010
Jean V. Pallanch, age 87, formerly of Hopkins, died on Friday, December 24, 2010 at Augustana Health Care Center, Apple Valley. Survived by husband of 65 years, Francis; children, Mary C. (Philip) McRury; Bonnie (Randolph) Jones, Dr. John (Mary) Pallanch M.D., Terry Miller and fiance, Robert McKaige; 11 grandchildren, Michelle, Jeannie, Shane, Dominic, Sarah, Kate, Tim, Chris, Jamie, Joshua and Christopher; 14 great grandchildren.
Daniel A. White
10/27/1943 — 12/21/2010
Daniel A. White, age 67, of Shakopee died on Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at Friendship Manor Health Care Center, Shakopee. Daniel is surived by his wife, Dorothy; brother, Charles of Green Isle and many relatives and friends.
Patricia A. Pink
11/11/1945 — 12/20/2010
Patricia A. Pink, age 65, of Shakopee died on Monday, December 20, at her home. Survivors include her husband, Leo; daughter, Lynn (Dan) Stowell; son, Tracy (Kristi) Pink of Shakopee; 3 grandchildren, Noah and Sara Stowell; Mikayla Pink; mother, Julie Malecha of Northfield; 2 sisters, 2 brothers, Carol Malecha of Kasson, John and Ernie Malecha of Northfield, Barb (Mark) Ross of Lonsdale; many nieces and nephews. Pat was a wife, mother and homemaker. She also had been employed by Park Nicollet Clinic as a medical receptionist and at the Shakopee Area Catholic Schools as a teachers aid and librarian.
June M. McCullough
11/9/1928 — 12/20/2010
June M. McCullough, age 82, of Belle Plaine, formerly of Shakopee, died on Monday, December 20, 2010, at the Lutheran Home in Belle Plaine, MN. June was born on November 9, 1928, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Donald and Esther (Thompson) Shuffler. She married Robert McCullough on August 29, 1948, in Council Bluffs. She was very involved with her church, Faith Lutheran Church, where she was active in choir and the guitar choir, Bible study, and she also helped clean. She also served Meals on Wheels.
Survived by children, Donald (Margaret), Christopher (Beverly), Benjamin (JoAnne), Cassandra (Delbert Dawley), Robin, Shawn (Vallie); grandchildren, Jennifer (David) Nigro and Andrew McCullough, Katrina (Tad) Callin and Kevin McCullough, Kelly McCullough, Rebecca, Tom and Sarah Dawley, Zachary, Luke and Quinn McCullough; 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; parents; and sister, Elaine.
Aaron K. Winterfeldt
5/17/1968 — 12/18/2010
Aaron K., age 42, of Shakopee, on 12-18-10 after a year long battle with lymphoma. He was a wonderful father, brother, son and friend. Longtime employee of TRA in St. Paul. Survived by son, Justin and his mother, Chris; parents, Martin and Carol of Prior Lake; brother, Alan (Robin) of Shakopee; nieces and nephew, Alyssa, Miah, Zachary; uncle, Eddie; aunts, Ruth of Brownton, Olive of Brainerd, and Mildred Braun of Hutchinson; many cousins. Preceded in death by uncles and aunt, Walter (Elsie), Clarence, Harold, Daniel, and Herb (Elaine) Winterfeldt, Frieda (Ted) Wacker, and Wilber Braun.
Willis E. Smith
1/17/1928 — 12/17/2010
Willis E. Smith, age 82, of Shakopee passed away on December 17, 2010. He is survived by his wife of 17 years, Georgia; daughters, Patricia (Jim) Grondahl and Rosemary (Steve) Cooney; grandsons, Michael and Joshua Renneke; great-grandson, Brendon Kulyas; step-children, Jan, Bruce, Doris, Gary, Gail,Sandy and Paul; many step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren; sisters,Darlene Smith, Mary Winch, Bernice (Bob) Hein, Lucille Hurst. Willis was preceded in death by wife, Jeannine; granddaughter, Tina Cooney; parents, John and Cecelia (Breeggemann) Smith; sisters, Carol and Mabel.
Irma A. Christenson
9/5/1926 — 12/16/2010
Irma A. Christenson, age 84, of Shakopee was called to heaven on December 16, 2010 by her husband, Donald, who passed away on October 27, 2010. Irma was born in Skandia Township in Southwestern Minnesota.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Anton and Anna Miller; 3 brothers and 4 sisters. Irma was a homemaker raising 4 children and was a volunteer for the Courage Center, PIPS at NSP, Leisure Palace and the Quilters at St. Stephen's.
Irma is survived by son, Alan; daughters, Paulette (Charles) Pederson, Gaylyn (Rod) Wolf, Teresa (Stan) VonBank; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; brother, Darrill Miller and sister, Doris Hokins.
William E. Dorn
9/2/1948 — 12/14/2010
William E. Dorn, age 62, of Savage died on Tuesday, December 14, at Fairview Ridges Hospital, Burnsville. Bill is survived by his wife, Bruna; son, Kelly (Wendy); daughter, Sabrina; 4 grandchildren, Ryan, Ricky, Justin and Derek; mother, Florence Dorn; 2 sisters, LaVonne McLaughlin and LaVerne Geis. He was preceded in death by his father, Mack; sister, Mary Ellen.
Douglas L. Hafermann
3/27/1934 — 12/12/2010
Douglas L. Hafermann, age 76, of Shakopee died on Sunday, December 12, 2010 at St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Shakopee. He is survived by his wife Nancy; children, Tim, Joe (Jone), Sandy, Barry (Kay), Mike (Anne), and Susan; 13 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild; brothers, Jerry (Arlene), Steve (Ronna); sisters, Jeanette (Bill, Carol (Larry).
Magdalen C. Kroyer
10/29/1913 — 12/10/2010
Magdalen C. Kroyer, 97, of Shakopee died on Friday, December 10, 2010. Survived by daughter, Ginny (Gene) Hauer; daughter-in-law, Barbara; sister, Lorraine Borka; sister-in-law, Agnes Klehr; 6 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, 9 great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband, Sylvester; son, Edward; infant grandson, Bradley; 10 brothers and sisters.
Magdalen was born in Jordan on October 29, 1913 the daughter of Jacob and Theresa (Kersting) Klehr. She married Sylvester Kroyer on November 9, 1931 in Marystown. Magdalen was known to her family as Daddy's Girl as she shared activities with her dad. She worked as an interior designer and beautican and also drove the portable feed mill truck with her husband as they provided feed mill service to farmers. Magdalen was a very religious woman and had many interests including playing cards and bowling.