Tammara J. Como
12/8/1961 — 2/19/2009
Tammara lost her battle to lung cancer on February 19, 2009 at Shakopee at the age of 47. She was a resident of Belle Plaine, formerly of Marshall. Survivors include her sons, Brandon and his girl friend Mary, Nicholas and his wife Jennifer; fiance, Jerry Daniels; mother, Beatrice Pape Apger; father La Veros Pape; granddaughter, Mariah Como; sisters, Judy (Art) Taylor, Brenda (Steve) Mikel; brother, James Pape. Several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by brothers Timothy and Robert.
George P. Wilbert
11/7/1924 — 2/14/2009
Wilbert, George P., age 84, formerly of Richfield and Grand Rapids, died 2-14-09, at the Minneapolis Veteranâs Home. He served in the United States Army Air Corps during WWII in Burma, China. Lovingly remembered by his wife of 58 years, Dolores; children, Anne (Steven) Anderson of Two Harbors, Charles Wilbert of Bigfork, Ellen Wilbert of Shakopee; grandchildren, Brian Anderson, Daniel and Denise Pidde; sister, Margaret (David) Cash; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by brother, Phillip; sister, Elizabeth OâConnell.
Dolores K. Ranzau
2/25/1947 — 2/5/2009
Survived by 4 daughters, Stephanie (Michael) Hartmann, Laura (Donald) Shircliff, Jennifer Simmons, Cynthia (Jesse) Emerson; 7 grandchildren, Tyler, Brittany, Nicholas, Spencer, Heather, Emily and Hannah; 2 sisters, Loretta (Mario) Potenzieri, Barbara (Gary) Finelli; brother, John (Antonina) Kuchinski; 5 nephews; 1 niece. Preceded in death by parents, Carl and Stephanie (Kompa) Kuchinski; nephew, James Potenzieri.
Harley H. Gunderson
10/3/1932 — 1/23/2009
GUNDERSON, Harley H., age 76, of Shakopee, surrounded by his loving family on January 23, 2009. Survived by wife, Donna; daughter, Vickie Aronson of Minnetonka; sons, Paul (Vicki) of Whitefield, NH, Thomas (Shelly) of Prior Lake; grandchildren, Angie, Steve, Paige, Piper, Logan; great-grandchildren, Wilson T. and Max Harley; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Carol and David Fisher of FL. Preceded by parents, brothers and sisters.
Harvey H. Tesch
11/9/1931 — 1/21/2009
Harvey H. (Skip) Tesch, age 77, of Shakopee. Survived by wife, Darlene; sons and daughters, Kenny of Chaska, Debbie Carlson of Cecil, PA, Bonnie (Tom) George of San Diego, CA, Randy of Chaska, Darcie (TJ) Sindelir of New Prague; grandchildren, Shane, Cole, Eric, Lauren, RJ, Nicole, Brittany, Lindsey, Cody; 4 great-grandchildren; brothers, George (Beverly) of Olivia, Don (Shirley) of Eden Prairie; sister, Darlene (Roger) Vogel of Chaska. Preceded by parents, George and Gladys; sister, Delores Day; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Ella and Edwin Burandt; brothers-in-law, Irvin Menden, Bruce Kyes, Dennis Burandt.
Jeffery D. Tietz
2/2/1981 — 1/16/2009
Jeffery D. Tietz, of Shakopee, 2-2-1981 - 1-16-2009. Survived by parents, Harlan and Patricia (Cook) Tietz; brothers, Brian (Misty), Michael (Sheila); nephew, Logan.
Leland Lee Scheller
2/27/1934 — 1/9/2009
Survivors: Wife, Barbara; son, Randy; daughter, Linda (Jon) Michels; beloved grandson's Lance and Cory Michels; brother, Larry (Judy) Scheller; Russell (Donna) Scheller; sisters, Ruthann (James) Godwin, Glemice Rubischko; brother-in-law Howard Sander; sister-in-law, Mitzi Sander; nieces and nephews. Lee was born in Sebeka, Minnesota the son of Carl and Gertrude (Brockphaler) Scheller. He was preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ray and Verna Sander;brother, Roland Scheller and sister, Joann Anderson; brothers-in-law, Robert Rubischko and Gene Sander; nephews, Ronald Rubischko and Kevin Sander; niece, Wendy Theisen. Lee served in the United States Army and was a member of Shakopee American Legion Post 2 and Shakopee VFW Post 4046 where he was Past Commander.
Patricia M. Rybak
4/12/1938 — 1/6/2009
Patricia (Kennedy) âPatsyâ Rybak, age 70, of Shakopee, died 1-6 at Auburn Manor in Chaska. Survived by her sons, Martin and wife Cheryl of Prior Lake, and Gene of Shakopee; grandsons, Jake and Jaden; brother, Francis Kennedy; sister, Darlene Allison and husband Richard, all of Shakopee; sister-in-law, Pat Kennedy of Prior Lake. Preceded by her husband, Martin; parents, William and Susan (Schmitt) Kennedy; brothers, William, Leroy, and Clarence.
Nicholas Michael Alexander Goettl
5/31/1988 — 1/5/2009
Nicholas Michael Alexander Goettl, Siyotanka-Duta, (Red Eagle Bone Whistle) age 20 of Prior Lake. Traveled into the spirit world on January 5, 2009. Member of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. Survived by father, Gerald Goettl and step mother, Kaia; brother, Daniel Jones; sister, Braunnae Stromenger; step brother, Leif Johnson; grandmother, Betty Ross; grandparents, Marland and Joyce Goettl;
nephew, Trevor Jones; niece, Connie Jones; step nephew, Allen Johnson; special aunt, Marleen Goettl; special uncles, Mark and Tom Goettl; 11 additional aunts and uncles of the Goettl family; aunts and uncles of the Ross family: Tina, LeaAnne, Vincent, Allene, Jeannie and Kevin; and many cousins. Preceded in death by his mother, Connie Ross and grandfather, Lanny Ross.
Adeline M. Pitschneider
12/17/1928 — 1/5/2009
Adeline died on Monday, January 5, 2009 at Friendship Manor Health Care Center in Shakopee. Survived by son Ronald and wife Raylene of Maple Grove; granddaughter Amy; sister, Lorraine Wermerskirchen of Jordan; brother, Alfred and wife Betty Huss of Prior Lake; many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband, Richard, her parents and infant brother, Albert Huss. Adeline was a member of the Shakopee Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, St. Mark's Council of Catholic Women and was a retired employee of Shakopee True Value where she worked for more than twenty years.