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.
Robert Joe Sovereign
10/24/1947 — 1/28/2010
Survivors include: Sister, Patricia Grogan; brothers, Thomas (Sharron), Richard (Karla), Timothy (Theresa); nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Irene (Bidinger) Sovereign.
Charles F. Field
12/17/1939 — 1/28/2010
FIELD, Charles F., age 70, of Shakopee. Survived by son, Brent; daughter, Sara (Matt) Theis, both of Shakopee; grandchildren, Sydney and Trystan; sister, Diane (Jim) Perry; nephews and niece, Rick (Ann) Davison, Eric (Amy) Perry, Kirsten (Conrad) Ketelsen, Brian Perry. Preceded in death by parents, Jess and Ruth (Hagge) Field; brother, Robert.
Timothy J McLaughlin
7/29/1959 — 1/25/2010
Timothy J. McLaughlin, age 50, of Prior Lake, died on Monday, January 25 at his home in Prior Lake. He is survived by daughters, Brianna and Jamie; mother, LaVonne McLaughlin; sister, Tammy (Jeff) Arnold; nieces, Chelsey and Nicole. Tim was preceded in death by his father, Patrick and brother, Todd.
Beverly B. Dorn
5/3/1927 — 1/21/2010
Beverly B., age 82, of Shakopee. Survived by children, Lois (Wayne) Smith of Merrifield, Barbara (Merle) Krautkremer of Marystown, Wanda (Wally) Lucius of Jordan, Duane (Sheila) of Hill City, Sandy (Dennis) Schneider of Belle Plaine, Jeff of Shakopee, Tom (Lisa) of Blaine; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; brother, Mike (Rachel) Boettcher of KS. Preceded in death by husband, Robert; grandson, Douglas Dorn; brother, Wilmar Boettcher.
Glen D. Schmitt
8/18/1951 — 1/19/2010
Glen D. Schmitt, age 58, of Shakopee died on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at St. Gertrude's Health Center, Shakopee. Survivors: Wife, Sandy; Parents, Barney and Dorothy Schmitt; son, Jeremy; brothers and sisters, Bernie (Jane) of Minnetonka,Stephen, Fort Worth, Texas, twin sister, Glenda of Shakopee, Kathy (Howard) Voltin of Delano, Donna of St. Louis Park, Dave (Jolene) and Nita (Randy) Wagner all of Shakopee, Tom (Cindy) of Lakeville, Jim (Ann) of Farmington; many nephews, nieces, aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by brother, Dan; nephew, Michael Wagner.
Glen was a Veteran of the United States Army serving during the VietNam War. He was employed as a Machine Specialist with Anchor Glass of Shakopee and was a member of Local 129 of the Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics and Allied Workers Union Local 129.
Vincent J. Pulicicchio
4/10/1927 — 1/18/2010
Vincent J. Pulicicchio Vinent Pulicicchio, 82, of Shakopee, formerly of Moorhead, MN, died Monday, Jan. 18, 2010 at Castle Ridge Care Center in Eden Prairie. He was born in International Falls, MN, April 10, 1927 to Pasquale and Margaret (Bernardini) Pulicicchio. Vincent graduated from International Falls High School while serving in the United States Navy. Following his separation from the Navy, he attended the Vermilyea Academy of Music in Los Angeles, there he performed with the Glendale Symphony Orchestra. He married classmate June Mathison-Taxearhis Aug. 27, 1949, in International Falls, and they moved to Moorhead. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Moorhead State University, and began a thirty year career in orchestra in the Moorhead School District. In 1965 he developed the Apollo Strings Group, traveling across the United States, Canada, Europe, and behind the Iron Curtain. This group is in existence still today. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. In 1955 his son, Kurt, was born in Fargo, ND, and the family went to Greeley, CO. He joined the Colorado State band, graduating with a Masters Degree in 1958. In 1963 his daughter, Deirdre (DD) was born. She now lives with her husband, Scott Burnside, and sons, Logan and Austen, in Shakopee. Kurt now lives in Dilworth, MN, and is employed in electronics with Phoenix International, John Deere, in Fargo, ND. Kurt has two sons, Nick who lives in Fargo, and his son, Neil (Sara Ecklund) who lives in Springfield, IL. Vincent is also survived by a great-granddaughter, Andrea, and brother, Fred Pulicicchio and his wife, Elna, of Washington; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his sister, Lillian. When Vincent retired from teaching, they moved to a lake home on Middle Cormorant Lake. Health problems followed and they moved to Shakopee the summer of 2004.
Jim Swede Johnson
7/17/1948 — 1/16/2010
Jim Swede Johnson, age 61 of Shakopee. Loving husband, best friend, father and brother. Survived by wife, Pam; children, Adam (Beth) of Shakopee, Eric of Bloomington, Katie (Tom DuSha) of Shakopee; brothers and sisters, Donald (Sandy) of Tempe, AZ, Barb Oelschlager of Burnsville, Mary (Loren) Wolfe of Shakopee, Jane (Roger) Sando of Lakeville, Robert of Togo, MN, Thomas of Shakopee; special aunt, Jean Rein of Shakopee. Preceded in death by parents, Parnell and Esther (Rein) Johnson. Swede was a longtime employee of Minvalco Inc., an accomplished photographer a classic car enthusiast, Twins fan and proud member of The Fun Bunch.
Emil A. Kubiszewski
5/18/1957 — 1/11/2010
Emil A. Kubiszewksi, age 52, of New Prague formerly of Shakopee died on Monday, January 11 at his home. Survivors include his wife, Kellie; daughter, Jessica; son, Kenneth; step-son, Nicholas Melby; parents, Albin and Patricia; brother, Bernard (Shirley); sister, Sarah (Chad) Vizecky; grandsons, Jabin and Austin. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Sandra and Sharon.
Emil was a member of Operating Engineers Local 49 and was employed by Northern Pipeline as a Machine Operator.