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.
6/13/1931 — 12/5/2010
Antonina Kovalchuk, age 79, of Minnetonka passed away on Sunday, December 5, 2010 at the Edina Care Center, Edina. Antonina was born on June 13, 1931 in the Ukraine. She was preceded in death by her husband Sergey. She is survived by her 3 sons, l daughter and many relatives and friends.
Geri M. Boeser
5/18/1935 — 12/4/2010
Geri M., age 75, of Burnsville. Survived by sons and daughter, Russ (Teri), Jeff (Vicki), Duke (Laurie), Todd (Jill), Missy (Tom) Nenovich; 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; sister, Gwen McColl. Preceded in death by husband, Lyle; parents, Maurice and Hildred Knutson; brother, Maurice, Jr.; sister, Candy.
Robert Lee Barger
12/3/2010 — 12/3/2010
Survived by father and mother, Nate Barger and Stephanie Steele; sisters and brother, Candice, McKenzie, KaeLena, Robin, Nate, Jr.
Bruce L. Paul
12/26/1953 — 12/1/2010
Bruce L. Paul, age 56 of Shakopee died on Wednesday, December 1 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis. Bruce is survived by his loving wife, Suzanne (McGovern); loving dogs, MacKenzie and Thunder; son, Jason; 2 sisters, l brother, Shirley Kroyer, Dianne (Jim) Annen, Richard Dick (Shirley) Paul; many nieces and nephews. Bruce was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley Butch and Louise Babe Paul.
Carol J. Victel
4/2/1949 — 11/26/2010
Carol J. Grosz, age 61, of Belle Plaine died on Friday, November 26, 2010 at Methodist Hospital, St. Louis Park. Carol was born on April 2, 1949 in Cutbank, Montana the daughter of Norris and Pearl (Anderson) Victel. Survivors include her daughter, Amy (Allen) Scheller; son, David Newman; 4 grandchildren, Alexandra, Anthony, Sierra and Trevor; 3 sisters and l brother, Vicki (Leonard) Nelson, Larry Victel, Linda (Bill Doebel) Victel, and Jaymie Griffin. She was preceded in death by her parents.