Kathleen L. Kirkpatrick
2/5/1949 — 6/3/2009
Kathleen was born on February 5, 1949 in Minneapolis the daughter of Ordell and Lorraine (Goodspeed) Selness. She married Glen Kirkpatrick on December 29, 1972 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Kathleen was employed as an Administrative Assistant at St. Gertrude's Health Center in Shakopee at the time of her death.
Survivors include her husband, Glen; son, Chase (Lauren); daughter, Kirsten (Marc) Theis; four grandchildren, Karly, Logan, Dylan and Blake; two sisters and three brothers, Judy Selness, Linda Reyes, Bruce, Les and Michael Selness; several nieces and nephews. Kathleen was preceded in death by her parents.
Michelle K. Hemming Koepsell
8/16/1966 — 5/31/2009
Survivors: Fiance, James Kalton; daughters, Cortney and Sarah; granddaughters, Leah and Avalon; parents, Donna and Gerald Hemming; brother Jeffrey Hemming; sister Lori (James) Theis; grandmothers, Gladys Nelson and Violet Hemming. Michelle was preceded in death by her daughter, Jamie Zukauska. Michelle died on Sunday, May 31, 2009 at Abbott-Norhtwestern Hospital, Minneapolis. Michelle was born on August 16, 1966 in Columbia Heights and was a 1984 graduate of Shakopee High Schoool. She had worked as a Data Entry Programmer with Cigna Insurance Companies and as an Assistant Manager at Subway Restaurants.
Leanna Rose Lebens Christon
5/28/2009 — 5/28/2009
Jenna Lebens and James Christon announce the birth of their special angel, Leanna Rose. She stayed long enough to touch our hearts before she died on May 28, 2009 at 8:42 a.m. Survived by her mother and father, Jenna and James; grandparents, Donna and Patrick Lebens, Mary Ann Christon and Bryan Johnson; uncles and aunt, Jason and Jeremy Lebens, Verdell Clay, and Janice Clay. Private family services were held.
Ovidia Tad Cavanaugh
7/28/1915 — 5/24/2009
Survived by son-in-law John Boegeman; grandsons, Shawn and Shane; friend, Ruth Rich; great grandson, Simon Boegeman; nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband, Charles M. (Bucky); daughter, Kathy Boegeman; 5 sisters, 2 brothers. Special thanks to Tad's caregivers from Home Instead.
Tad was a retired funeral director who with her husband Charles M. (Bucky) were the owners of the Cavanaugh Funeral Home in Shakopee for over thirty years until the sale of the funeral home in 1975 to Juliet and James McNearney. She was a Charter Member of the St. Francis Regional Meical Center Ladies Auxiliary, a member of Shakopee American Legion Post #2 Ladies Auxiliary and the Shakopee Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4046 Ladies Auxiliary.
Marlese M. Aufderheide
11/19/1931 — 5/22/2009
Marlese was born on November 19, 1931 to Ted and Gert Briese. Survivors include her children, sons Jim (Regina), Jason (Carmen), Gary (Jean) Miller, daughters, Joey (Jim) Jacobs and Jeanne Aufderheide. She also leaves behind sisters, Joan and Jennifer; ten grandchildren; one great grandchild and sixteen nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Ernie and sister, Jeanette.
Joel A. Klaessy
11/1/1946 — 5/19/2009
Joel Allen Klaessy, age 62, of Prior Lake, died on Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at his residence.
Joel was born November 1, 1946, in Spencer, Iowa, to Don and Marion (Green) Klaessy.
Joel worked in retail furniture.
Private family services will be held.
John R. Eichhof
12/4/1945 — 5/19/2009
John R. Eichhof, age 63, of Shakopee. Survived by wife, Penny; daughter, Erica Eichhof (Larry Lindahl and his son, Isaac); son, Aaron Eichhof (Brandy); grandchildren, Arianna and Aydan; brother, Nicholas; sister, Beverly Gnade; nieces, nephews, and many other relatives. Preceded in death by parents, Nicholas and Lorraine (Behr) Eichhof.
Theodore R. Teddy Marcum
2/6/1954 — 5/7/2009
Survived by Wife, Teresa; son, Dominic, brothers and sister, Frank (Betty), Rick (Jan), Lori (Tim) Miller, Gary (Stephanie); many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Rose (Pipia) Marcum.
Gordon E. Pickus
9/11/1927 — 5/7/2009
Survived by wife, Virginia; 3 sons and 5 daughters, Eugene (Judy) Pickus of Belle Plaine, Vernon (Susan) Pickus of Prior Lake, Darrel of Burnsville, Bonnie (Donny) Jeurissen of Shakopee, Joanne (Jim) Nelson of Wyoming, Irene (Mike) LeMieux of Grafton, Sandy Pickus of Burnsville, Brenda Pickus of LeSueur; 10 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren. Gordon was preceded in death by his son, Henry; parents Henry and Elsie (Swedberg) Pickus; sister, Shirley Hynes.
Janet M. Oldsberg
11/25/1941 — 5/6/2009
Survivors: Husband, Jim; sons, Jim Jr. (Christa) of Jordan, Mike (Melissa) of Chaska, Chris (LeeAnn) of Shakopee; 6 grandchildren, Ryan, Katie, Nicole, Rachel, Samuel and Genevieve. Jan was preceded in death by her parents, Ted and Veronica (Brutger) Schreifels and her brother, Al Schreifels. Jan was a member of St. Mark's Council of Catholic Women and was a retired employee of the Shakopee Public Schools having worked in Food Service for many years at Sweeney Elementary School.