Evelyn M. Dahl
7/16/1922 — 3/6/2010
Evelyn M., age 87, of Shakopee. Preceded by husband, Melvin; daughter, Beverly Ann Wiskur. Survived by sons and daughter, Donald (Sherry) of TX, Gloria (Robert) Reedy of WA, Douglas (Maureen) of Princeton; 15 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, John Wagner; sisters-in-law, Edna Rossman, Adeline Graslie, all of SD; many nieces and nephews.
Ryan M. Carkhuff
8/10/1990 — 3/3/2010
Ryan M., age 19, of Shakopee, died Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. Survived by mother, Renee Carkhuff (Steve Walden); father, Mike Howard Carkhuff (Maria Miller); sister, Rachel; brother, Brentan; grandparents, John and Deanna Hergott, Leona Carkhuff; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Preceded in death by grandpa, Ray Carkhuff; uncle, Roger Carkhuff.
Ryan graduated from Shakopee High School with the Class of 2008. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, and especially loved ice fishing.
Christine A. Breuer
4/27/1924 — 3/2/2010
Christine A. Breuer, age 85, of Shakopee. Proud parent of 2 sons, Lester (Susan), Gordon (Tereasa); grandchildren, Kristy (Karl) White, Michael (Nichole) Breuer; 4 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives. Preceded in death by husband, Laddie; sisters, Mary and Stella.
Kay E. Mortensen
8/18/1925 — 3/2/2010
Kay E. Mort, age 84, of Shakopee. Survived by sons, Mike (Daisy) of Wappinger Falls, NY, Gary (Susan) of New Prague, Mark (Connie) of Flower Mound, TX; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Dee DOrsi. Preceded by wife, Maxine; parents, Hermann and Nettie; brother, Francis.
9/4/1937 — 2/23/2010
Survivors: Wife, Mary Lou; son, Steve and wife Janel; daughter Melissa Culhane Maravic and husband Sinisa; step-children, Jeffrey Kaley and wife Cheryl, Beth Juergens and husband Marc, Nancy Kaley; grandchildren, Cassidy and Grady Culhane, Ana Maravic; step- grandchildren, Tara Riesgraf, Matthew Kaley, Andrew, Jacob and Luke Siemon; 2 brothers, 3 sisters, Ellen (Dominic) Cincotta, Ralph (Marilyn) Culhane, John (Rosie) Culhane, Arlene Renneke, Janice (Chuck) Feigh. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Loretta (Hickey) Culhane and sister, Joyce. Doug was a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and served in the United States Army. He was the former owner of Alpha Tool in Shakopee. Doug was an avid outdoor person and loved hunting and fishing. In his retirement, he enjoyed spending time with Mary Lou and his family at their cabin.
Christine Marie Tina Novakovich
5/28/1937 — 2/18/2010
Tina is is survived by 1 daughter, 2 sons, Cathy Monnens, Chuck (Becky) and Jeff; brother, Richard Alexander; 2 sisters, Bonnie (Phil) Kislia and Nancy (Bob) Balmes; 6 grandchildren, Molly (Paul) Baker, Andria and Abigail Monnens, Jenny, James and Kassie Novakovich. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles and brother, Ralph.
Ruth V. Cooper
1/5/1911 — 2/16/2010
Ruth V. Cooper, age 99, of Marshall, Minnesota formerly of Shakopee, died on Tuesday, February 16 at Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center. She is survived by her daughter, Blanche Szymanksi of Marshall; six grandchildren, Steven (Teresa) Szymanksi, Todd (Bonita) Szymanksi, Kimberly (Dave) Kopitski, Caryn (C.D.) Douglas, Scott (Tracy) Szymanski, Kristi Greg) Radke; 17 great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Cooper; son-in-law, Norbert Szymanski; granddaughter, Suzanne; four brothers, 2 sisters. She was born in Ostrander, Minnesota, the daughter of Albert and (Severina) Peterson. Ruth married Calvin Cooper on April 26, 1940 in Mason City, Iowa. She was a registered nurse for the Fairview Health System. She was a long time member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Shakopee where she was a member of the Martha Circle. Ruth had been a resident of Marshall for the past year and a half.
James E. Hauer
9/15/1953 — 2/13/2010
HAUER, James E. Jimmy
age 56 of Shakopee. Our beloved father, son, and brother. Survived by daughter, Christine (Seth) Sherman; mother, Jane Hauer; father, James Hauer; brothers and sisters, Jay (Julie) Hauer, Jan (Jose) Castanon, Jody Hauer, Joel Hauer, Jennifer (Dan) Schmitz; nephew, Jeremy Hauer; nieces, Joelle Hauer, Nora Rose Hencir, Jenae Castanon. Preceded in death by grandparents, George and Rose Scherkenbach, Peter and Clara Hauer; brother-in-law, Greg Hencir; aunt, Georgia Telljohn; great-aunt, Henrietta Hanky Deutsch.
Andrew J. Rath
10/29/1923 — 2/12/2010
Andy was born in Minnetonka, MN, to Andrew and Ann Rath. He is survived by brother, Chuck Rath of Outing, MN; and he is also survived by dear friend, Ann Hohler of Shakopee.
Marjorie R. Henderson
12/16/1926 — 1/30/2010
Marjorie R.(Marge)Henderson, born December 1926, passed gently on January 30, 2010. Her 83 year journey was filled with wonderful family and friends, notable accomplishments, great challenges, as well as great love and joy. Marge was preceded in death by her husband, Jim; daughter, Kim; sisters, Marilyn and Geraldine; brother, Joseph; and her parents, Joseph and Irene. Marge was well known for her tireless involvement in local government, beginning with being hired as Shakopee City Administrator, then serving over 30 years on the Scott County CDA, championing issues of housing and redevelopment. Her commitment to her community extended to serving on numerous Boards of Directors for civic organizations and her beloved St. Mary's Church. Marge spent her life in service, but was always a loving mother dedicated to her family and friends. She is survived by her children, Gregory (Sheila), Jeffrey (Em), Patricia and Elizabeth; as well as grandchildren; great-grand children; brother-in-law, Nick; sister-in-law, Mona; and a huge flock of nieces and nephews who loved her dearly. Special thanks to Josie, Linda and Carol, close friends who helped make Marge's days a little brighter with their caring support. Marge's faith gives hope and comfort to all of her family and friends that we'll be rejoined once again around the dinner table to share stories, debate issues, and laugh until heaven shakes.