Susan A. Kittleson
4/3/1955 — 3/15/2011
Susan Ann, age 55, passed away after a courageous 4 year battle with breast cancer. She is survived by her husband, Lester; children, Leslie, Steven (Missy), John (Tiffany); grandchildren, Katelyn, Kody, Jacob, Tristan, Marissa Ann; parents, Ron and Betty Pierson; sisters and brother, Kris (Pat), Marti, Julie (Mark), John (Karen), Ruthie (Jon); friends, Jan and Vicki.
Preceded in death by her daughter, Katie Sue; and grandson, Jordan Riley.
Patricia M. Kohlrusch
3/29/1940 — 3/13/2011
Patricia M. Patty, age 70, of Shakopee. Survived by husband, Jay; beloved daughter, Pam (Steve) Dupay Luft; loving grandkids, Joe Reiter, Ryan Dupay, Michael Nordick; step-children, Janae (Mike) Larsen, Kelly (Richard) Kintigh; 6 step-grandchildren; 2 step-great-grandchildren; sister, Arnette Larson; brothers, Jim (Emma Lou) Pink, Larry (Laura) Pink, Tom Pink; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by daughter, Lisa Reiter; mother, Marian Somerville; father, James Pink; step-son, Wade Kohlrusch.
6/6/1928 — 3/10/2011
Yekaterina Malanina, age 82, of Shakopee, died on March 10, 2011, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. She was born on June 6, 1928, in Blagoveschensk, Russia, the daughter of Ivan and Alexandra (Larionova) Gridnev. Yekaterina was preceded in death by her husband, Sergey Malanin. She is survived by her daughters and sons.
Richard E. Ditto
3/7/2011 — 3/8/2011
Richard E. Ditto was Born on March 7, 2011, and Entered Eternal Life on March 8, 2011. He was born the son of Joseph and Marilyn (Almanza) Ditto.
John A. Quilt
3/26/1976 — 3/3/2011
John A. Quilt, age 34, member of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, journeyed to the Spirit World on Thursday, March 3, 2011, in Las Vegas, NV. John is survived by his mother, Tina Quilt; 3 brothers, Kenneth (Nikki), David (Rachel) and Sam Quilt; grandmother, Betty Ross; aunts, Ethel Quilt and Winona Byington; nieces, Starla and Rose Quilt. He was preceded in death by his father, John Quilt; grandfather, Lanny Ross; cousins, Nicholas Goettl and Randy Quilt.
6/2/1981 — 2/28/2011
Sergey Savvich Tsvik, age 29, of Maplewood, Minnesota was born on June 2, 1981 in the city of Crimea in the Ukraine. He lived in Marganetz where he went to school and college. Sergey moved to Minnesota in 1999 and began attending Bible College. Sergey was involved in a horrific car accident and since that time has had multiple surgeries on his lower back. The cause of his death was severe trauma from a fall.
Survivors include his loving mother, Olga Tsvik; brothers, Igor, Vladimir, Oleg, Dmitriy, Andrey, Vadim and Anatoliy, and sister, Mila Tsvik Nzaarenko.
Wasu Maza Lafferty
10/10/1981 — 2/27/2011
Wasu Maza Lafferty, age 29, of Shakopee, Minnesota died on Sunday, February 28 in Shakopee. He was born on October 10, 1981 in Rapid City, South Dakota the son of Joseph and Bernadine (Nichols) Lafferty. He is survived by his wife, Samantha; daughters, Layla Rayne Lafferty and Kara Rose Lafferty; his parents, Joseph and Bernadine; sisters and brothers, Stephanie Roubideaux, Lawrence Iron Cloud, Joe Lafferty, Holy Elk Lafferty, Kara Kaiser, Ricky Hunt, Asa Lafferty and Philmore Jackson.
Gilbert P. Laurent
5/14/1924 — 2/24/2011
Gilbert P. Laurent, age 86, formerly of Chaska, died on Thursday, February 24, 2011, at Friendship Manor Health Center, Shakopee. Gilbert was born on May 14, 1924, in Hamel, Minnesota, the son of Arthur and Magdalena (Klaers) Laurent. He married Margaret (Candy) Gormley on April 30, 1960 in St. Paul. He was a retired farmer and worked for Grain Belt Brewery as a bottler. Gilbert was a member of the James F. Campbell Council #1685 Knights of Columbus of Shakopee. Survivors include his wife, Margaret (Candy); children, Steve (Martha), David and his special friend Michelle; Carol Laurent and her special friend, Wayne Ingram; Paul (Brenda), Jerry (Lisa);
16 grandchildren; 3 sisters, Viola Galski, Margie (Richard) Jacobs, Joan (Ron) Weidenbach; 5 brothers, Ray, Don, Harold, Bob and Tony (Avis). He was preceded in death by his son, Bill; parents and sisters, Lorraine Laurent and Millie VanBusekom.
10/27/1946 — 2/22/2011
Bruce C., age 64, of Shakopee. Survived by wife, Joyce; sons, Eric (Christina), Timothy (Abby) all of Shakopee; grandchildren, Connor, Caden, and Kendra; mother, Betty of Shakopee; brother, Joseph (Darlene) of Norwalk, Iowa; sister, Charlann Charlie (Ed) Wermerskirchen of Excelsior. Preceded in death by father, Pat.
Fred W. Coller
7/24/1943 — 2/20/2011
Fred W., age 67, of Shakopee, lost his courageous battle with pancreatic cancer on 2-20-11. Survived by wife, JoAnn; daughters, Caryn Coller of Cannon Falls, Christine (Mike) Kelly of Savage, Cathy (TJ) Hendrickson of Shakopee, Cheryl (Brad) Pilcher of Shakopee; grandchildren, John and Mikayla Kelly, AnnMarie Backstrom, Katrina, Libby and Trigg Hendrickson, Jackson and Cooper Pilcher; brother, Julius Jed (Kathy) Coller; sisters, Lorraine (Mike) Boyle, Cece (Ralph) Arrigoni. Preceded by parents, Julius and Lorraine.