Jane J. Braun
6/17/1927 — 9/26/2011
Jane J., age 84, of Savage. Survived by sons, Patrick and wife, Jean, Alan and wife, Christine; daughter, Lynn Knutson and husband, Jay; 7 grandchildren, Christine, Nathan, Jayson, Neil, Stephanie, Amanda, and Lisa; 7 great-grandchildren, Connor, Carlie, Emily, Lauren, Olivia, Johnathan, and Colette; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband, Ralph; parents, George Allen, Sr., and Margaret Egan-Allen; brothers, Jerry, Peter, Ed, and Sonny Allen; sister, Mary Pivec.
William Bill Otto Doege, Jr.
9/11/1943 — 9/26/2011
WILLIAM BILL OTTO DOEGE, JR., age 68, of Hill City, MN, formerly of Shakopee, MN died Monday, September 26, 2011 at Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital in Grand Rapids, MN.
Bill was born in 1943 to William Sr. and Mary Ann Doege in South Range, WI. He grew up and attended schools in Shakopee, MN, then attended Dunwoody Institute for mechanics. Bill was employed with the City of Shakopee for 25 years as a heavy equipment operator and also was volunteer fire fighter for 12 years. Bill was united in marriage to Donna Mae Hennen on June 6, 1964 in Shakopee, MN. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who loved the outdoors and most of all spending time with family and friends. Bill was a member of the Haypoint Jackpine Snowmobile Club, Trinity Lutheran Church, NRA and Minnesota Deer Hunters Association.
Preceding him in death were his parents; two sisters, Thelma Gainer and Carol Doege.
Survived by his wife of 47 years, Donna; two daughters, Tammy (Martin Werner) Friestleben of Farmington, MN and Terri (Brent) Bakken of Shakopee, MN; one son, Todd (Sheila) Doege of Shakopee, MN; four sisters, Dolores Larson of Superior, WI, Jean (Chuck) Oleheiser of Richfield, MN, Chris (Frank) Horvath of Park Rapids, MN and Betty (Kenny Wilkie) Lowe of Aurora, CO; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Edward and Jean Hennen; sister-in-law, Pat (Fritz) Baenen of Green Bay, WI; brother-in-law, Terry (Marilyn) Hennen of Shakopee, MN; seven grandchildren, Jennifer (Joe) Sames, Allyson Friestleben, Becca Friestleben, Jessica Doege, Jeff Doege, Bailey Bakken and Seth Bakken; one great granddaughter, Samantha Jo Sames; one future great grandson; and many nieces and nephews.
Arlene E. Bouley
7/16/1936 — 9/14/2011
Complete obituary will follow.
Shirley M Majerus
10/19/1936 — 9/12/2011
Born in Minneapolis on October 19, 1936 to Beatrice (Saice) and Roy Slowey. She was the oldest child and she had two brothers, Richard and Ronald and a little sister Dianna, who she always called Spooky. After her mother remarried she gained two younger half-brothers, Douglas and David.
A strong woman, she kept her siblings in touch when they were separated after the early deaths of her parents when she was only 18.
Shirley married Arnold Majerus when she was 22 and they moved to Burnsville shortly after their first daughter was born in 1961. They raised 4 girls, Michelle, Wendy, Becky and Connie and lost one baby boy, Joseph.
She was thrilled with 5 grandchildren, Abigail, Josie, Ryan, Eryn and Anna.
She wants to be remembered for her volunteerism at St. John's Church and School, the many foster children she cared for, and her dedicated work ethic for all of her employers including American Hardware Mutual Insurance, B. Dalton Booksellers and the Lion's. Also don't forget the fun she had dancing, playing cards, bowling and cheering her girls in sports.
She was delighted to be the first teacher to her grandchildren and proud of raising girls whom she taught could anything a boy could do.
She ran out of air and went home to be reunited with her parents, grandparents, son, friends, brothers and Jesus whom she loved on Monday, September 12, 2011 surrounded by her family.
Royal W. Boom
9/18/1923 — 9/11/2011
Royal was born in Beresford, SD, the son of Laurence and Ilith (Campbell) Boom. He married Margaret Sohler on December 31, 1950 in Sioux City, IA. Roy was manager of the American Legion Posts in Shakopee and Wayzata. Roy served in the United States Army in World War II and was a member of American Legion Post 118 in Wayzata and V.F.W. Post 4046 in Shakopee.
Bernice T. Collins
8/16/1943 — 9/11/2011
Bernice T. Collins, age 68, of Shakopee died on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at St. Gertrude's Health Center, Shakopee. Bernice was born in New Prague, Minnesota on August 16, 1943. She married John W. Collins on October 19, 1963 in Shakopee. Bernice was employed by the Scott County Sheriff's as a secretary. She is survived by her husband, John; daughter, Lorie (Rob) Beerling; son, David (Kim) Collins; 6 grandchildren, Kelsey, Kayley and Robbie Beerling; Ashley, Tiffany and Courtney Collins; 1 great-grandchild, Matthew; mother Eleanor (Gerhard); sister, Darlene (Ralph) Church.
Verner Bing Severson
9/21/1920 — 9/11/2011
Verner (Bing) Severson, age 90, of Shakopee, died on Sunday, September 11, 2011 at St. Gertrude's Health Center, Shakopee.
Nels and Jenny (Pehrson) Severson proudly announced the birth of their son, Verner, on September 21, 1920, in Trimont, MN. His life changed when he met Lorraine, Larry, in St. Peter, MN while on leave during World War II. They married on November 10, 1943, and eventually settled in Shakopee, MN in 1954. Bing taught Industrial Arts and driver's education and retired after 32 years of teaching. He enjoyed his retirement golfing, antiquing with Larry, and solving the world's problems twice a day with his coffee club buddies. We have many great memories of camping, fishing, his love of football and his beautiful singing voice. He never said NO to ice cream or a Snickers bar. He will be fondly remembered as a kind, quiet, brave and faithful servant of the Lord.
Bing was a member of the James Campbell Council 1685 of the Shakopee Knights of Columbus. He was a member of the Shakopee VFW, American Legion, and was an active member of St. Mark's Church.
Bing is survived by children, Dr. Michael (Linda) Severson, Susan Torgrimson, Terry Severson, Tom (Kathy) Severson, Mark Severson, John (Marcia) Severson, Mary (Jim) Larson, Laurie Severson, Barb Severson, Jenifer (Tim) Brandt, Rick (Barb) Severson, Janel (Scott) Knutson, Scott (Eva) Severson; 33 Grandchildren;
15 Great-Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Larry; infant son, 2 brothers; 5 sisters.
Florence M. Dorn
3/22/1916 — 9/10/2011
Florence M. Dorn, age 95, of Savage, died at St. Gertrude's Health Center on Saturday, September 10, 2011.
Florence was born on March 22, 1916 in Credit River Township, Scott County, the daughter of Frank and Pauline(Koehnen) Boegeman. She married Mack Dorn on October 29, 1935, in Credit River.
Florence is survived by daughters, LaVonne McLaughlin of Savage and LaVerne Geis of Jordan; daughter-in-law, Bruna Dorn; 7 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-granddaughters; brother, Ed(Bernie) Boegeman; sisters, Ruth Lenginger and Elaine Kerber;
She was preceded in death by husband Mack; daughter, Mary Ellen; son, Bill; grandsons, Tim and Todd McLaughlin; sons-in-law, Pat McLaughlin and Bud Geis
Robert Lee Edberg
10/27/1964 — 9/9/2011
Robert Lee Edberg, 46 years young, of Shakopee died on September 9, 2011. Bob was born on October 27, 1964, to Charlotte and Jerry Edberg in New Prague. He married Wendy Meyer on June 21, 1986 in Mound, MN. Bob was the love of Wendy's life. He loved motorcycles, snowmobiling, camping, playing cards, friends, family and travel - especially Alaska and cruises. Bob could fix anything. As an airline mechanic with Delta Airlines for nearly 26 years, he loved working on airplanes.
Survived by wife, Wendy; children, Zack, Ashley and Amanda; parents, Charlotte and Jerry Edberg; sister, Michelle (Jerry) Dehnel; brother, Brian (Dawn) Edberg; 3 nephews
Ella Kathleen Paulsen
9/9/2011 — 9/9/2011
Ella was welcomed with love and joy by family on September 9th, 2011 at 10:07 AM and peacefully said goodbye at 11:30 AM. From the moment Ella arived, she was an angel that touched the hearts and lives of everyone around her.
Ella is survived by parents, John and Laura Paulsen and sister, Grace, living in Shakopee, Minnesota.