Earl F Dressen
3/4/1926 — 10/23/2010
Earl F. Dressen, age 84, of Shakopee died on Saturday, October 23, at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Minneapolis. Earl was a Veteran of the United States Navy during World War II and was a life-time member of Shakopee V.F.W. Post 4046 and American Legion Post 2 of Shakopee. He was an Honorary Life Member of the James F. Campbell Knights of Columbus Council 1685 of Shakopee. He married Jean V. Kaley on February 4, 1948, in Shakopee. He was the retired owner of Dressen Bulk Distributorship for Mobile Oil Company.
Survivors include his wife, Jean; 4 children, Steve (Sheila),Ed, Deb Macius, and Tim; 8 grandchidren, Tony, Matt and Jenifer Dressen, Jim Macius, Jamie(Jonas)Goldsmith, T.J. Dressen Brandon Goodrow and Nicholas E. Dressen; 4 great grandchildren, A.J. Tommy, Riley and Katrina.
5/6/1955 — 10/22/2010
Sandra Blue-Coursolle died on Friday, October 22, 2010 at the Fairview-University Medical Center, Minneapolis at the age of 55. A member of the Upper Sioux Community of Granite Falls Sandra was born in Granite Falls on May 6, 1955, the daughter of Larry and Sara (Ross-Sinclair) Blue. Sandra is survived by her husband Ernie Coursolle who is a member of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community; sons Tony Blue and Dominic Knutson both of Granite Falls; parents, Sara Blue of Granite Falls and Larry Blue of Shakopee; 3 brothers, Alex Blue, James Blue, Lynn Blue; 2 sisters, Laurie Blue Pooler and Jackie Blue; nieces and nephews also survive.
David D. Grossinger
6/1/1947 — 10/18/2010
David D. Grossinger, age 63, of Shakopee, died on October 18, 2010, at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Minneapolis. David was a member of the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Survived by son, Michael (Stephanie) of West St. Paul; brothers, James (Cynthia), Lyle (Robin), both of New Germany, Jeffrey (Becky) of Watertown. Preceded in death by wife, Helen; parents, Clarence and Catherine; sister, Laura Grossinger; brother, Daniel Nobby Grossinger.
Molly J. Houlton
1/18/1913 — 10/13/2010
Molly J. Gussie Houlton, age 97, of Shakopee. Prior to retirement, Gussie was employed as an office worker for Daytons Department Store. She is survived by son and daughter, Dan Houlton and Carol Schmidt, both of Shakopee; 3 grandsons, Peter Schmidt and his wife Jill, Robert Schmidt and his wife Deb, and Joseph Schmidt; 5 great-grandchildren, Courtney, Alex, Alyssa, Luke, and Nate.
Donald E. Schmitt
3/27/1934 — 10/11/2010
Donald is survived by his 2 sons, Don, Jr., and John, and their mother, Rose Schmitt; sister, Mary Nohava. He was preceded in death by parents, Jake and Luella Schmitt.
James Patrick Leavitt III
6/28/1953 — 10/9/2010
James Patrick Leavitt, III, age 57 of Shakopee. Graduated from Shakopee Senior High 1972 and Oklahoma City University Law School. A man of deep thought, inquisitive mind & multiple interests. His family & friends will miss his presence & sense of humor. Survived by brothers and sisters, Marguerite, Kevin, Andre and her husband, Paul, twins Shannon, Sean and his wife, Carol; nieces, Monique and McKinley; nephews, Connor and Shannon Alexander. Preceded in death by parents, Jermayn and James Patrick Leavitt, Jr.
Opal A. Clement
10/19/1917 — 10/9/2010
Opal A. Clement died on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at the Lutheran Home in Belle Plaine.
Marge M. Beckrich
6/7/1954 — 10/8/2010
Marge M., age 56, of Shakopee is survived by brothers, George Pat Realander, Bob (Colleen), Bill (Deb), Dave, Steve, and Nick; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Harold and Marie; sister, Becky; brother-in-law, Mark Pint.
Gladys K. Nelson
3/1/1919 — 10/8/2010
Gladys K. Nelson, age 91, of Shakopee died on Friday, October 8, 2010. Gladys is survived by her daughter, Donna (Jerry) Hemming; sons, Steven (Julie), Ron (Sharon); 9 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Miller. She was preceded in death by her husband,George; daughter, Vaunda; granddaughter, Michelle Koepsell; grandson, Jack Bear.
Richard P. Payne
6/25/1942 — 10/6/2010
Richard P., age 68, of Shakopee. He was a graduate of DeLaSalle High School, and then a graduate of the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management, with a BA degree in Business Management, and a minor in Psychology. Richard loved karaoke, golfing and bowling, fishing, coaching softball, and his music ministry from 1968-1998.
He is survived by wife, Kay; son, Brent (Penny) of Cambridge; daughter, Deanna (Don) Larsen of Milroy; grandchildren, Miranda Larsen and Taylor Filkins; sisters and brother, Judith Vossler, Charlotte Perry, Kenneth (Judy Ann) Payne; many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Preceded in death by brothers and sister, Gerold and Lyle Buster Payne, Betty Schuman.