Robert A. Horgen
5/10/1936 — 8/7/2011
Robert A. Horgen, age 75, of Shakopee died on Sunday, August 7, 2011 at Westwood Health Care Center, St. Louis Park. Bob was born on May 10, 1936 in Hindale, Illinois the son of Alvin and Mary (Schumacher) Horgen. Bob married Judy Medd on October 23, 1998 in Chaska. He was a retired employee of Continental Machines of Savage. He served in the Army during the Korean War and was a member of Shakopee American Legion Post 2.
Bob is survived by his wife, Judy; children, Sandy (Tod) Longhenry of Alexandria, Robin (Todd) Rutherford of Shakopee, Robert of St. Paul; stepdaughters, Kris (Wes) Bigelow of Apple Valley, Kathryn (Keith) Swanson of Wabasha; 13 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Audrey in 1992 and his parents.
James G Lebens
7/25/1953 — 8/3/2011
James G. Lebens, age 58, of Shakopee died on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at his home. James was born on July 25, 1953 in Shakopee the son of Melvin and Dolores (Ries) Lebens. He was a partner of Lebens Brothers Interiors of Shakopee.
He is survived by his children, Allan Lebens, Kristina Lebens, Jesse James (Keri) Lebens; grandchildren, Breana, Jaykob and Easton Lebens; special friend, Michelle Desrosier and her children, Desaray Desrosier and Conner Brewer; brothers and sister, M. John (Theresa) Lebens, Barbara (Gary) Osterkamp and Daniel (Karen) Lebens; many nieces and nephews. James was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Suzanne.
Aleksandra P. Matus
5/16/1930 — 8/2/2011
Aleksandr Matus, age 81, of Anoka died on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at his home. He was born on May 16, 1930 in the Republic of Belarus. He worked as an engineer and mechanic prior to retirement.
He is survived by his wife Anastasiya and many other relatives and friends.
Doris G. Prenevost
10/13/1923 — 7/29/2011
Doris G. Prenevost, age 87, of Shakopee died on Friday, July 29, 2011 at Friendship Manor Health Center, Shakopee. Doris was born on October 13, 1923 in Thief River Fall, Minnesota the daughter of Oscar and Olida (Jacobson) Mosleth. She married Ervie Prenevost on March 13, 1945 in Fort Worth, Texas. She was a retired employee of Lathrop Paints in Shakopee and was a member of St. Mark's Council of Catholic Women.
Doris is survived by her husband, Ervie; son, Tim Prenevost of Charles City, Iowa; daughter, Pat (Kevin) Wishy of Eden Prairie; 5 grandchildren, Ali (Bruce) Platter, Chris (Brianna) Busch, J P (Rebecca) Prenevost, Kim (fiance Chris) Herman, and Mike Herman; loving great-grandchildren, Paige, Peyton and Maryn. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Bert Mosleth; sisters, Mona Lewis and Ora Lundgren.
5/29/1947 — 7/25/2011
Nancy C. Vendel
9/29/1932 — 7/24/2011
Nancy C. Vendel, age 78, of Shakopee died on Sunday, July 24, 2011 at her home. Nancy is survived by her children, Michael J. of Bloomington, Kathryn (Steven) Feinberg of Andover, Massachusetts, William J (Carrie) of Shakopee and John (Kathleen) of Savage; sister, Susan (James) Hansen of LaBelle, Florida; 8 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Geraldine Mariah Goodspeed
8/29/1942 — 7/21/2011
Geraldine Mariah Goodspeed (nee Wendling) Geri, age 68, died suddenly at her home in Longville, MN on Thursday, July 21, 2011, following a courageous battle with heart disease.
She was born August 29, 1942 in Shakopee to the late Hazzle and Roy Schulz and Bernard Wendling. She attended Shakopee High School and was a member of St John's Lutheran Church. After high school, she married her childhood sweetheart, Richard R. Schulz. After Richard died in an automobile crash, she met and married her gentle giant, Richard Ace Goodspeed. They were married in 1980.
Geri worked as a 411 operator and supervisor for Northwestern Bell/US West for over 25 years. After retiring in 1993, she moved to their beautiful lake home in Longville, MN. She loved living in Longville. It was her heaven on earth. She spent her retirement gardening and landscaping her property, sewing, and quilting. She was a very hardworking and loving wife, mother, and grandmother who will be forever missed.
She is survived by her loving husband, Richard Ace Goodspeed; her children, Dawn Ganske (Randy), Daniel Schulz; step-daughter, Amy Baker (Jay); grandchildren, Joseph Ganske, Jenna Ganske, Trevor Schulz, Matthew, Jake and Kayley Baker; sisters, Judy Borak (Bob), Jackie Kelzer, and Jeanne Balduf (Dave); and all her loving neighbors on East Shore Drive in Longville.
Preceded in death by her parents; brother, Douglas Wendling; sisters, JoAnne Backstrom and Patty Schulz Laden; step-son, Thomas Goodspeed.
Jeannette E. Guarrine
3/15/1930 — 7/17/2011
Jeanette E. Guarinne, age 81, of Shakopee died on Sunday, July 17, 2011 at Friendship Manor Health Center, Shakopee. Jeanette was born in Chicago, Illinois on March 15, 1930 the daughter of John and Molly (Miller) Guarinne. She was a long time employee of Honeywell. Jeanette was preceded in death by her parents.
8/13/1940 — 7/17/2011
Susan A. Scholz
11/21/1923 — 7/12/2011
Susan A. Scholz, age 87, a long time resident of Savage, Minnesota died on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at the Diamond Willow Assisted Living in Baxter, Minnesota.
Susan was born on November 21, 1923 in Savage the daughter of Martin and Helen (Allen) Riley. She married Edward Scholz on June 27, 1951 in Savage. Susan had been employed for B Dalton Booksellers prior to retirement. Susan served in United States Army Women's Corps during World War II.
She is survived by her sons, Greg and Rick; granddaughters, Jody and Katie; great-grandchild, Ian; She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sisters, Margaret Schrank and Helen Kelleher; brother, Rober Riley.