Nadeane Harriet Gruenwald
2/19/1929 — 5/26/2015
Nadeane Harriet Gruenwald, 86, of Minneapolis, died peacefully surrounded by her family on May 26, 2015.
She was born February 19, 1929 in Prairie Farm, Wisconsin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rudolph Franz; son, Anthony; daughter, Susan; parents, Oscar and Gladys Wold; sister, June Zemke. Survived by her children Anna Amundson (Steve), Thomas (Caroline), Elizabeth Crothers (Jay), Mary Willette (Tim), Teresa St. Amant (Robert), Joan Freidlund (Kelly), Ruth, Jim (Maria), and Juliana Henderson (Greg); grandchildren, Jeff (Tarrina), Scott (Marcie), Sarah (Paul), Kelsey, Rebecca (Tom), Christine, Tom Jr. (Kim), Katie (Josh), Daniel (Katie), Laura (Mike), Hannah (Matt), Franz, Marie, Peter, Chris, Anne, Emily (John), Anthony, Elaina (Matt), Adam, Madeline, Alicia, Jenna, Angela, Amelia and Alexander; sisters, Sylvia Schmidt and Margaret Greschner; and 16 great grandchildren.
Born on a dairy farm, she trained as a registered nurse at Fairview School of Nursing and met her future husband Rudy, a recent German immigrant from then Czechoslovakia, while working at a hospital in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. She was a mom to many more than her very large family and a devout Catholic. She will be remembered for her strength, wit, kindness, and selflessness. The family thanks the staff at Catholic Eldercare in Minneapolis for their loving care and attentiveness.
12/31/1920 — 5/22/2015
Myron Boegeman, age 94, of Marystown passed away peacefully on Friday, May 22, 2015, at All Saints Senior Living in Shakopee.
Myron was born on December 31, 1920, in Marystown, MN, the son of Herman and Aurelia (Hennen) Boegeman. He married Joyce Forner on September 23, 1947, at Guardian Angels Catholic Church in Chaska.
Myron was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He had a long active life with his family and his community. He was a prominent member of the Marystown Church, St. Anthony Society, and always willing and wanting to help.
Myron's career and passion was farming with his family. He later became a traveling board member of the MN Valley Electric Co-Op, and worked at Rademacher's where he could see all his fellow community.
Myron's 8 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren will cherish Grandpa's memories forever. Myron loved spending time with his family, fishing, playing cards, and watching the birds.
Myron will be greatly missed by his wife of 67 years, Joyce; 4 children Kathleen (Bruce) Granger, Steve and Mark Boegeman, Mary (George) Borrell; 8 grandchildren Jennifer Ackerman, Renae (Mike) Wollin, Jim, Chrissy, and Amanda Boegeman, Alex, Michael, and Erica Borrell; 5 great-grandchildren Bradley, Ethan, Ben, Tatum and Paige; sister Jean Hennen. Preceded by siblings Elmer Boegeman and Luverne Busch.
Robyn E 'Lefty' Klaers
10/20/1961 — 5/21/2015
Robyn E. 'Lefty' Klaers, age 53, of Burnsville, Minnesota died on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee. Robyn was born on October 20, 1961 in Miami, Florida the daughter of Marvin and Lucille (Greyboys) Schwartzman. Robyn was a retired manager for Holiday Stores.
Survivors include her husband, Mel; stepchildren, Kerry and Rachael; steo-grandson, Brandon and many friends and opponents in the bowling community.
Agnes E. Horeish
1/29/1925 — 5/19/2015
Agnes E. Horeish, 'Ag', age 90, of Shakopee, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee, MN.
Ag was born in Akeley, MN, on January 29, 1925, the daughter of Hans and Nicoline (Johannson) Stafsberg. Ag attended the Anchor Nursing School in St. Paul (now known as Regions Hospital). She married George Horeish on August 12, 1950.
Ag worked as a registered nurse at St. Francis Hospital and Friendship Manor Nursing Home, retiring in 1991. She was very active, and a member of many groups, including the Harmonette 'New Jubilee' Singers, bridge clubs, the APIC Organization in MN and the National group, Bible Study Fellowship 'B.S.F.', and a past President of the local Mobile Meals organization. She was active at St. John's Lutheran Church where she was a member of the choir, bell group, Council, and she was a Chairperson of the Appeal Committee.
At the age of 82, Ag took computer classes and was internet savvy. She was 'Never too old to learn'.
Ag was preceded in death by her husband George; parents Hans and Nickoline; 6 sisters and 3 brothers. She is survived by her son Gregg Horeish; daughter Kathy (Pete) Von Bank; grandchildren Tony (Jackie) Von Bank, Tami (Nick) Lamusga; great-grandchildren Mia Von Bank, Joey and Easton Lamusga; nieces, nephews and other relatives.
LaVonne T. Kuhlman
4/17/1934 — 5/12/2015
LaVonne T. Kuhlman, age 81, of Shakopee, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at Emerald Crest in Shakopee, MN.
'Thank You' to the staff at Emerald Crest in Shakopee for the wonderful care provided to LaVonne.
LaVonne was born on April 17, 1934 in Shakopee, MN, the daughter of Nicholas and Florence (Thielen) Unze. On November 9, 1957, in Osage, Iowa, she married Carroll Kuhlman. She was employed as a bookkeeper.
LaVonne was preceded in death by her husband Carroll (2000); parents Nicholas and Florence Unze. She is survived by children Charles Kuhlman, Carol (Mark) Swanson, Cheryl Kuhlman, Kathleen Freeman (Clay Biddinger); grandchildren Kathleen Traxler, Teresa and Kelsey Swanson, Nichole Freeman.
10/19/1955 — 5/9/2015
Michael Stuber, age 59, of Shakopee died on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at his home in Shakopee.
Michael was born on October 29, 1955 in Shakopee the son of Donald L. and Dorothy N. (Slider) Stuber. Mike had been employed at Yarusso's Hardware in sales and customer service and most recently at the Pullman Club.
Mike is survived by his brother Donald and sister-in-law Susan of Aspen, Colorado; sister and brother-in-law, Carol and Greg Sebald of Jordan; 3 nieces, Heidi (Alden) Baker, Doctor Jenny Stuber, and Sophie Stuber; the Pullman Club Family and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, infant sister, Donna Jean and brother-in-law, Herbie Buelow and best four legged friend Junior.
Wahneta E. Meyeraan
1/2/1921 — 5/8/2015
Wahneta E. Meyeraan, age 94, of Shakopee passed away at the Gardens at St. Gertrude's Health Center in Shakopee on Friday, May 8, 2015. Wahneta was born on January 2, 1921 in Worthington, Minnesota the daughter of Hector and Alta (Hoover) St.Pierre. She married Raymond F. Meyeraan on January 22, 1938, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Wahneta was a long time member of Valley View Baptist Church in Shakopee, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Job's Daughters and was a Girl Scout Leader.
She is survived by children, Forrest Meyeraan of Hutchinson, Sharee (Gerry) Osterberg, Cynthia (Edward) Curfman all of Minnetonka, Dean (Denise) of North Carolina, Darci (Charles) McGuire of Texas; 9 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; 3 special friends, Judith Meyeraan, Sheryl Meyeraan and Mary Ann Frasczak. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and sister, Opal Craun.
Lee R. Mills
5/18/1942 — 5/8/2015
Lee R. Mills, age 72, of Shakopee, formerly of Park Rapids, passed away on Friday, May 8, 2015, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN.
Lee was born on May 18, 1942, to Mr & Mrs Roy Mills in Hutchinson, MN and grew up on Edgewood Farms, aka Mills Brothers.
He went to school in a one room school house in Acoma Township, MN until 7th grade, then went on to graduate from Hutchinson High School in 1960. He Attended college at Hamline and graduated from St Cloud State University with his CPA.
Lee worked for Pillsbury, Simplot in Grand Forks, ND, Aviko in Jamestown, ND and RDO Lamb-Weston in Park Rapids, MN. He retired in 2007 enjoying time in their home on Lake Belle Taine in Nevis, MN, and was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Park Rapids, MN. Lee and Faye moved to Shakopee, MN in the fall of 2014. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and growing up on the farm was active with the 4-H program showing cows at the county fair and the Minnesota State Fair.
Survived by his wife, Faye; children, Jeffrey, Bradley, Justin, Matthew, Rachel (Marc) Patefield, Brian (Carrie) Olson, Christy (Nik) Feist; 11 grandchildren; sister, Marjorie (Melvin) Kohls; special cousin, Jane Orvis. Preceded in death by parents, Roy and Anna (Wroge) Mills; grandson, Bowman Mills.
Donna M. Theis
4/20/1941 — 5/6/2015
Donna M. Theis, age 74, of Shakopee, entered eternal life on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN.
Donna was born in Shakopee, MN on April 20, 1941, the daughter of John and Marge (Ryan) Abeln. She met the love of her life, Ken Theis, and they were married on June 13, 1959, at Church of St. Mark in Shakopee.
Donna enjoyed playing cards, shopping, and she was a wonderful baker. She loved her time at the cabin up north, and adored her family time with her children and grandchildren.
Donna is survived by her husband Ken; children Mike (Irene), Laure (Bill) Duede, Dave (CaraLee), Tim (Denise), Bill, Crissy (Grant) Avikainen; grandchildren Becky and Kami Geis, Rachel and Brian Theis, Raeann Rosik, Ryan and Travis Duede, Jacey Theis, Tyler and Matt Theis, Haylee and Blake Theis, Lenyn and Mae Avikainen; 5 great-grandchildren; brother Charlie (Lilli) Abeln. Preceded by son Larry; parents John and Marge Abeln.
Jack A. Anderson
7/30/1934 — 5/6/2015
Jack A. Anderson, age 80, of Shakopee, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 after a short illness with his family by his side.
Jack was born in St. Paul on July 30, 1934, the son of Arnold and Cecile (Wurm) Anderson. He graduated from Rush City High School in 1952 and attended St. Cloud State College earning both a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Industrial Arts Education. It was there he met Veneta Day and the two were married August 25, 1957. Jack taught Industrial Arts for 35 years, 26 of which were in Shakopee Senior High. Jack also taught in Atwater, Minnesota, Williston, North Dakota and at the University of North Dakota.
Jack received many awards throughout his teaching career including the North Dakota Industrial Arts Teacher of the Year, and in Shakopee the coveted 'Golden Pliers'.
In retirement, 1993, Jack enjoyed traveling, family, friends, and woodworking, especially carving. His carvings have won numerous awards. In his later years Jack and Veneta called both Texas and Minnesota their home. Winters at Citrus Valley and summers at the cabin.
In addition to Veneta, Jack is survived by children, Todd (Lynn), Brad, Wade (Sandra), Julie (Matt) Struck, Jill Anderson (Adam Manzo); grandchildren, Barrett, Logan, & Casey Anderson, Madeline,
Rhiannon & Aidyn Struck, Jacob & Gabriel Manzo; sister, Janice Hull. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Paul.