11/11/1918 — 1/14/2011
Bernard J., Barney, Schmitt, age 92 of Shakopee died on Friday, January 14, 2011 at the Lutheran Home in Belle Plaine. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy (Schneider); children, Bernard Bernie (Jane) of Minnetonka, Steve of Fort Worth, Texas, Glenda of Shakopee, Kathy (Howard) Voltin of Delano, Donna of St. Louis Park, Dave (Jolene) of Shakopee, Nita (Randy) Wagner of Shakopee, Tom (Cindy) of Lakeville, Jim (Ann) of Farmington, daughter-in-law, Sandy of Shakopee; 18 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; siblings, Joe (Harriet) of Cambridge, Dennis of Shakopee, Betty (Earl) Dols of Shakopee. He was preceded in death by sons, Glen and Dan; grandson, Michael Wagner; siblings, Dolores, Bernadette, Clarence, Sue, Mag and Virginia.
Barney was a Veteran of World War II having served in the United States Army and was a member of Shakopee Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4046. He was employed as an auto mechanic at Malkerson Motors prior to retirement and was a member of the Teamsters Union.
Hector B. Gomez
2/13/1961 — 1/13/2011
Hector B. Gomez was born on February 13, 1961 in Tlaxmalac, Mexico the son of Pedro and Antonia (Barrios) Gomez. Hector died on Thursday, January 13, 2011 in Shakopee, Minnesota.
Josephine E. Klehr (nee Hentges)
11/29/1917 — 1/7/2011
Josephine E. Klehr (nee Hentges) died on Friday, January 7, 2011 at St. Gertrude's Health Center, Shakopee. Survivors include children, Bernice (Delbert) Pauly, Jane Klehr, Marvin (Mary)Klehr, Thomas (Mary Ann) Klehr, Michael (Jill) Klehr, Richard Klehr; daughter-in-law, Lila Klehr; sisters, Leona Speiker, Marie (Russell) Spoerner; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild. Josephine was preceded in death by her husband, Matt; son, Gordon; great grandchildren, Jessie Klehr and Griffin Michels; sisters and brothers, Rose Preisen, Lucille Kreuser and Elizabeth Hentges, Edmund, Florian and Wilfred Hentges; Josephine was born in Marystown on November 29, 1917 the daughter of Jacob and Mary (Breeggemann) Hentges. She married Matt Klehr on May 11, 1937 in Marystown. Josephine was a wife, mother and homemaker and worked for Franciscan Retreats in Prior Lake. She was a member of St. Bridget's Society of the Catholic Aid Association of St. Mary's Church.
Bernice W. Sand
7/9/1923 — 1/7/2011
Bernice W., age 87, of Shakopee was born 7/9/23, and died peacefully on 1/7/10 at her home with family members at her side. Bernice was a volunteer and member of several organizations, some of them included the Council of Catholic Women at St. Marks Catholic Church, St. Bridgets Society and St. Anns Society of the Catholic Aid Association of St. Mary of the Purification Catholic Church in Marystown, St. Francis Hospital and the Ladies Auxiliary, Shakopee Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4046 Ladies Auxiliary, Shakopee American Legion Post 2 Ladies Auxiliary, and funeral luncheons at St. Marks Catholic Church. She enjoyed quilting, reading, baking, gardening and flowers, and taking walks and enjoying nature. She absolutely loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, her own children, and her siblings. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerome A.; son-in-law, Bill Sticha; brother and sister-in-law, Cletus (Mary) Wolf; sister, Vera Sovinski; brother-in-law, Kenny Kerber. Survived by children, Margaret M. Sticha of New Prague, Jerome A. Jr. (Kristine) of Minnetonka, Michael H. (Susan) of Cannon Falls, Rosemarie S. (Gary) Lewis of Northfield, Thomas J. (Lori) of Lakeville, Paul R. (Jodi) of Farmington; 20 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; sisters, Leona Kerber of AZ, Anne (Roman) Haas of Hutchinson; brother-in-law, Jerry Sovinski of Chatfield.
3/4/1921 — 12/30/2010
Annelda J. Nellie Hammers, age 89 of Shakopee, died peacefully at the Minnesota Masonic Home surrounded by her loving family. Nellie is survived by daughters and son, Sheron (Patrick) Sheehan of Bloomington, Pat Christenson of Prior Lake and her friend Wayne Fuhrman, Connie (Bill) Dueffert of Prior Lake, Gwen (Jerry) Olson of Belle Plain, Richard Hammers of Prior Lake, Lynn (Joe) Mabee of Shakopee;10 grandchildren, Kelly, Kathy, Kevin, Michael, Brian, Kim, Greg, Chris, Nick and Maria; 15 great grandchildren; 3 sisters, Lois Husom, Betty Monnens and Donna Clemens. She was preceded in death by her husband Anton Dick; grandson, Casey Lynn Mabee; son-in-law, Larry Christenson; sister, Bonnie Bullock; brother, Bud Meuwissen.
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.