Chester J. Teich
3/9/1924 — 9/22/2008
Chester J., age 84, of Shakopee. Survived by wife, Betty; children, Robyn Wolfe and husband Rick of Shakopee, Bill Teich of Eagan, Brad Teich of Aitken, Doug Teich of Lakeville; 8 Grandchildren; son-in-law, Dean TeBrake and wife Laurie of Shakopee. Preceded in death by daughter, Suzanne TeBrake; brothers, Roy Teich and Dick Vernon Teich.
Muriel B. Brandt
12/26/1925 — 9/22/2008
Muriel B. Betty, age 82, of Bloomington, on 9-22-08. Survived by son, Barry Teich and his fiancee Becky Curry of Shakopee; daughter, Jillian Petersen and husband Gary of WI; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brother, Leslie Chubb of England. Preceded in death by husband, John; sister, Eileen. Devoted member of Mount Hope Lutheran Church, and former member of the Trans Atlantic Brides and Parents Association.
Dorothy C Kolb
5/11/1925 — 9/19/2008
Survivors: Daughters, Kathleen Kaproth of Tallahassee, Florida, Carolyn (Don) Garlock of Rice, Bonita Kolb of Rye, New York, Marcia Kolb and John Severson of Eden Prairie; nine grandchildren, Jennifer Main, Robert Kaproth, Julia Krotenberg, Christopher Garlock, Lori (Pete) Kramer, Chad Garlock, Nikolas, Josef and Mikel Severson; six great grandchildren, sisters Marie (Ervin) Vorgert of Perham, LouAnn Dikchuas of Melrose, sister-in-law, Donna Youso of Anoka. Preceded in death by husband Claude; parents, Nicholas and Lucille (Linn) Fabeck; brother, Nicholas and sister, Lillian.
Joseph A. Thelen
5/22/1930 — 9/17/2008
Joseph A. Bud, age 78, of Savage, lost his 4 year battle with multiple myeloma on Sept. 17th. IBEW Local #292. Survived by loving wife of 57 years, Veronica Bunny; children, Sandy Bennington, Michael Thelen, Mary (JJ) Bloom; beloved granddaughters, Lorissa Bennington & Elizabeth Bloom; brother, Tony (Barb) Thelen; sisters, Josie (Joe) Kristofik, Margaret (Pete) Farmer; and his loyal friend, Bob Lattery. Preceded in death by 5 siblings and his best dog, Abby. A special Thank You to Dr. Dien and his staff at MOPH.
Dorothy R. Ryan
7/28/1921 — 9/13/2008
Survived by children, Gerald (Gloria) McLaughlin, Patrick (Doraine) Ryan,Dorothy (Don) Boatman, Roland (Nancy) Ryan, Darlene (Mike) Weinzirl, Mary (Bob) Dixon, James (Shawn) Ryan, John R. Ryan,Gerald Ryan and Cheryl Ryan; twenty five grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; sister, Myrtle Oldenburg; Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, John P. Ryan; sons Kenneth and Robert; two grandchildren, Brandon Ryan and Debra Ann Weinzirl; parents, Calvin and Eulalia (Gleisner) Pool; brother, Frank Pool. She was a devoted wife, mother and homemaker and was a member of St. Mark's Council of Catholic Women.
Mildred M. Unterburger
9/22/1926 — 9/10/2008
Survivors: Three daughters, Marion (Henry) Snell of Watertown, South Dakota, Sandy (Fran) Carlton - Krueger of Nisswa, Pam (Kirwin) Osborn of Chanhassen; eight grandchildren, Bob Snell, Paul Snell, Vicki Good, Jason Snell, Jeff Snell, Sally Carlton, Renee Osborn and Amanda Osborn; seventeen great grandchildren; sister Verna Mae Jensen of Burnsville. Mildred was preceded in death by her husbands, Melvin Snell and Howard Unterburger; parents, Robert and Mary (Schneider) Fritz; seven brothers and sisters.
8/22/1941 — 8/31/2008
Dar was a loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother. She died on August 31, 2008. Her zest for life and devotion to her family and friends was inspirational to all and her sense of adventure never diminished. Dar's commitment to the community at large was strong and involved numerous organizations over the years.
She was preceded in death by parents Harvey and Nellie (Douglass) Bursch; sister Betty Lee Roring. Survived by husband Bill and son Dan; sisters Nancy (John) Hartkopf, Susan (Cliff) Gates, Wendy Bursch and friend John Mork; brothers LeRoy (Barb) Bursch, Ronald Bursch, Larry (Gigi) Bursch; grandchildren, Jack, Rick and Tom.
Mary Lou O'Brien
5/1/1940 — 8/28/2008
Survivors: Husband, Don; sons Todd of Savage and Jeff of Moorhead; sister, Darlene (Ray) Gomsrud of Janesville. Preceded in death by parents, Leon and Irene (Kraske) Munsch.
Irene M. Sovereign
10/24/1923 — 8/28/2008
Survivors: Children, Robert J., Patricia A. Grogan, Thomas G. (Sharron), Richard G. (Karla), Timothy J. (Theresa), nine grandchildren, seven great grandchildren. Irene was preceded in death by her husband Robert R. Sovereign, parents, Joseph and Emma (Fedemma) Bidinger and her brother Donald.
Margery C. Kittleson
9/9/1915 — 8/26/2008
Survivors: Son Lester (Susan) Kittleson of Hopkins; three grandchildren, Leslie Kittleson, Steven (Melissa) Kittleson, John Kittleson and his fiancee Tiffany; five great grandchildren, Katelyn, Kody, Jacob, Jordan, and Tristan; brother, Bernard Jarvis. Margery was preceded in death by her husband Lester (Ebie) Kittleson; granddaughter, Katie Sue and two sisters. She and her husband were members of the KSTP Barn Dance Group that appeared on television weekly in the 1950's. She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary Post 4046 of Shakopee.