Eric J. Bruss
6/27/1974 — 3/29/2011
Eric J Bruss, age 36, died on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 in Hampton Township, Dakota County as a result of injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident. He is survived by his mother, Jayne Ahrens; sister Ciara Ahrens; half-sister, Tonya Bruss; grandmother, Patricia Ahrens; grandparents, Gerald and Jean Bruss; many aunts uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Michael Bruss and grandfather, James Ahrens. Eric was a welding assistant at the Dakota County Technical College at the time of his death.
Edward J. (Bud) Doebel, Jr.
2/8/1934 — 3/29/2011
Edward J. Doebel Jr. age 77, of Cross Lake formerly of Prior Lake and Burnsville died on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at the St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud. He was born in Burnsville on February 8, 1934 the son of Edward and Mary (Hayes) Doebel. He married RoxAnn Heathcote on December 2, 1961 in Savage. Ed served in the United States Army and was member of the Knights of Columbus for over 50 years. Ed was the second city employee hired by the City of Burnsville and was the first to retire with over 30 years of service to the city. Ed was a member of the Operating Engineers Local 49.
Survivors include wife, RoxAnn; sons, David (Wendy), Michael (Corinne); granddaughter, Alexandra; sister, Kathleen Doebel; many other friends and relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister Mary Ann.
2/19/1938 — 3/28/2011
George H. Plekkenpol, age 73, of Shakopee, died on Monday, March 28, 2011, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee. He was born in Shakopee, on February 19, 1938, to Herbert and Viola (Schroers) Plekkenpol. George was a welder at Toro and previously was employed at Lull Engineering. He was a member of the James F. Campbell Council #1685 of the Knights of Columbus of Shakopee.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Ruzicka); sons, Mark (Sandie), and Gary of Texas; brother, Jim (June)of Shakopee; sister, Mary (Herb) Hirscher of Texas; grandchildren, Julie (Rick), Addie and Kirsten Shumaker; 1 great granddaughter, Paige Addie
George was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Donald.
Richard G. Kinney
4/14/1949 — 3/27/2011
Richard G. Kinney, age 61, of Shakopee, died on Sunday, March 27th, at his home. He was born in Redwood Falls on April 14th, 1949, the son of Edward and Angie (Serbus) Kinney and was raised in Morton, MN. He was a floor supervisor with General Mills.
He is survived by his son, Shane (Audra); daughter, Brielle; their mother, Cathy Kinney; grandchildren, Logan and Mackenzie; good friend, Angela Holtgren; mother, Angie Kinney; 3 sisters, Pat (Jerry) Grapentine, Diane (Terry) Baker, Joyce (Dean) Merillat.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edward Kinney.
William E. Hines, Sr.
12/22/1929 — 3/26/2011
William Hines, Sr., age 81, of Chanhassen, died on Saturday, March 26, 2011, at his home. He was born on December 22, 1929, in Ventura, CA, the son of Roy and Rita (Bennowitz) Hines. He was the retired owner of Aneltech Company and served in the United States Navy.
Survivors include his son, William Jr.; daughter, Teresa (Dave) Boettcher; daughter-in-law, Patrice Hines; grandchildren, Jennifer and Robert Hines, Kirsten, Brandon and Brian Boettcher; foster brother, Larry Chaplin
William was preceded in death by his wife, Jerrie, parents and 2 sisters.
5/7/1956 — 3/25/2011
Thomas K. Brown, age 54, of Shakopee was preceded in death by his mother, Esther Brown; nephew, Timothy Ratigan; grandparents, Lester and Daisy Brown and John P. and Clara Wermerskirchen; uncles and aunts, Edwin and Roberta Chadwick, Paul and Peggy Wermerskirchen, Helen and Roy Zweber; aunts, Virginia Lano, Bernadette Beaudette and Rosie Hennen; cousin, Terry Lano.
Tom is survived by his father, Gene Brown; brothers, Robert and David (Kinga Kocsis); sisters, Barbara (Bill) Woolley, Nancy (Jerry) Poole, Betsy (Dale) Theis, Kitty (Terry) Hauer, Joan (Joe) Krebsbach, Mary Jane (Steve) Berens; nephews and nieces, Jason, Sarah (Sam), Brian (Keely), Mitch (Jennifer), Haley (Moises), Tracy (Gustavo), Molly, Annie, Ben, Jamison (Erin), Joe (Carrie), Elizabeth, Vincent, Katelyn, Bill, Scott, Andrew (Siera), Thomas, Robb, Samantha, Brynn, Madison and Betsy; great nieces and nephews, Samarah, Summer, Savannah, Mitch, Diane, Ben, Ivey, Gus, Emmalise, Claire, Taylor, and Tanner; uncle and aunt, Calvin and Rose Brown; uncles, Clarence Lano, Francis Beaudette and Gerold Hennen; many cousins and friends.
3/6/1948 — 3/25/2011
Vladimir I. Bombeshko, age 63, of Coon Rapids, died on Friday, March 25th at his home. He was born in Belarus on March 6th, 1948, the son of Ivan and Anastasia (Yarmolik) Bombeshko. He is survived by his wife, Lyudmila; daughter, Yelena (Dmitriy) Sechko and son, Sergey.
Harold Hansen, Sr.
2/4/1926 — 3/24/2011
Harold M. Hansen, age 85, of Savage, MN, died on Thursday, March 24, 2011, at his home. Harold was a veteran of World War II serving in the United States Navy and was the recipient of the Purple Heart. He was a retired employee of the State of Minnesota, having worked as a grain inspector for 34 years. Harold was a member of the Dan Patch American Legion Post 643 of Savage.
He is survived by his son, Harold Jr. of Burnsville; daughter, Patricia Hansen of Viola, MN; granddaughter, Leslie; great-grandchildren, Lita and Tony; sister, Marion (Sheldon) Stafford; brother, Donald (Mari) Hansen; his dog, Teri, (man's best friend). He was preceded in death by his wife, Madelyn; parents, Martin and Minnie (Olsen) Hansen; sisters, Helen, Alice, Betty and Marie.
John F. Wydock
8/17/1956 — 3/15/2011
John F. Wydock, age 54, of Shakopee, Minnesota died on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at his home. John was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 17, 1956 the son of Julius and Mary (Kane) Wydock. He married Lisa Guida who preceded him in death. Private family services will be held in New Jersey.
Richard E. Mertz
4/12/1921 — 3/15/2011
Richard E. Mertz, age 89, of Shakopee. Survived by wife, Patricia; daughters and sons, Kathy Mertz of St. Paul, Ed (Janice) of Prescott, WI, Jackie (Ed) Olson of Minneapolis, Joan Mertz of Grant, Maggie (John) Murphy of St. Paul, Jim (Laurie) of Bloomington, Jane (Sean Mullan) Mertz of Stillwater, Sarah (Dick Flaharty) McGowan of Fairbanks, AK; 8 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson. Preceded in death by son, Michael; parents, Edward and Hulda; brother, Reverend Frederick.