Stanley F. Mach
9/11/1943 — 1/27/2011
Stan was a great provider for his family, a hard working man with a strong work ethic. He had a great passion for sports and was always involved in his children's and grandchildren's activities. He loved to chat and carry on a friendly conversation.
He was a member of the Teamsters Union Local #544 & 120, Shakopee American Legion Post 2, and the U.S. Army.
Survived by daughters and son, Lynn (Curt) Ware, Gina Mach, Jim Mach; and their mother, Diane (Kes) Mach, and their grandmother, Angela Kes; grandsons, Nate Roberts and Blake Mach; brothers and sister, Joe, Ed, Patty (Leo) Wagner, John (Dorothy), Ron (Jan); several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, John and Beatrice (Benes) Mach.
Arthur J. Hodges
12/23/1936 — 1/26/2011
Arthur J. Hodges, age 74, of Shakopee died on Wednesday, January 26, 2011 at the Good Samaritan Center in Arlington. Arthur is survived by his former wife, Eleanor; children, Arthur Jr., Karen (Dennis) Stitzinger Robert, Mike (Kari), Patricia Bardwell; 9 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Gloria, Lois, James, Marty, John, Nancy and Sandra. He was preceded in death by his son, Thomas and his parents.
Gary L. Amundson
8/8/1932 — 1/24/2011
Gary L. Amundson, age 78, of Savage died on Monday, January 24 at St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Shakopee. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Barbara; son Gary Jr; daughter-in-law, Nancy; grandsons, Collier and wife Rebecca, Chase and wife Bethany; great-grandson, Griffin Lee. Gary was a retired employee of the Milwaukee Soo Line Railroad where he worked for 48 years.
Dorothy R. Theis
8/2/1932 — 1/23/2011
Dorothy R. Theis, age 78, of Shakopee died on Sunday, January 23, 2011 at St. Gertrude's Health Center, Shakopee. Dorothy was born in Victoria, Minnesota the daughter of Frank and Oleda (Welter) Gregory. She married Elmer Theis on May 23, 1950 in Victoria. Dorothy was a wife, mother and homemaker and a member of St. Mark's Council of Catholic Women.
Survivors include her children, Carol (Norman) Wegner, Nancy Latzke, Robert (Kris) Theis, Rita Theis, Elaine (Jim) Hanchett, Alan (Kelly) Theis, Merle (Kris) Theis, Dean Theis and Patrick Theis; 13 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; brother, Marvin (Mary) Gregory; sister, Ethel (Elmer) Pieper. She was preceded in death by her husband, son-in-law, Robert Latzke; her parents; brother, Dennis Gregory; sisters Shirley Therres and Marilyn Bremseth.
Larry G. Braun
5/14/1949 — 1/20/2011
Larry G. Braun, age 61 of Shakopee died on Thursday, January 20, 2011 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. He was born in Henderson, Minnesota on May 14, 1949 the son of Milton and Marenda (Hoffmeister) Braun. He married Nancy Vierling on November 20, 1987.
Larry was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War and later worked at Midland Equipment. He is survived by his wife, Nancy; children, Chad Braun, Crystal (Eric) Morris, Heather Braun and Dan Braun.
Robert E. Bud Giese
3/29/1930 — 1/18/2011
Robert E. Bud Giese, age 80, of Shakopee died on Tuesday, January 18 at Friendship Manor Health Center in Shakopee. Bud was born on March 29, 1930 in Hancock, Minnesota the son of Rudolph and Florence (Toop) Van Slooten. He married PattyAnn Jorgenson on January 19, 1959 in Sisseton, South Dakota. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War and also served with the United States Air Force Reserves. He was employed as a cement mason for many years and worked in the warehouse of Christian & Sullivan. He was a member of the Shakopee Veterans Memorial Unit.
Bud is survived by his wife, PattyAnn; son, Gregory Giese of Shakopee. Bud was preceded in death by his daughter Dawn Marie.
Dorothy M. Stephens
11/8/1923 — 1/15/2011
Dorothy M. Stephens, age 87, of Shakopee died on Saturday, January 15, 2011 at St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Shakopee. Dorothy is survived by her children, Milo (Roylene), Michael (Sharon), Julia Meyer, David (Linda), Al, Louis and Jon; companion, Clyde Stephens; 13 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, and 2 sisters, Stephen (Mary) DeMers, Robert DeMers, Donna (Florian) Dressen and Della (Pete) Clay. She was preceded in death by her husband, Milo; infant son, Daniel; daughters, Madonna and Dottie; grandsons, Joshua and Anthony; brothers, Richard and Louis DeMers; sister, Delores Derhaag.
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.