Donald F. Burg
7/16/1931 — 11/6/2007
Donald F., age 76, of Shakopee, passed away November 6, 2007. Survived by wife, Jeanne; sons, Wayne of Shakopee, Todd of Arlington, and Glenn of Cologne; grandson, Jared; sister-in-law, Jayne Parrish.
Special thanks to Dr. Leach, Brianna, and the nurses of St. Francis Regional Medical Center for their compassion and care.
5/30/1934 — 11/5/2007
Lanny is survived by wife, Viivi; children, Tina Quilt (Bud), Lea Anne Ross-Douglas (Ricky), Vincent Ross (Pamela), Allene Ross, Jeanne Ross, Kevin Ross (Emily), and Nancy Koursh; former wife, Betty Ross; grandchildren Aubrey Shankey (Chad), Alison Welch (Toby), Jesse Ross, David Ross, Makala Ross, John Quilt, Kenneth Quilt (Nikki), David Quilt, Sam Quilt, Daniel Jones (Fabby), Nick Goettl, Braunnae Stromenger, Deborah Decorah (Tony), Ricky Hunt (Leah), Michael Hunt, Tryston Ross, Kayden Ross, Kaleb Ross, Amanda Brewer, Chris Fields, Isaac Hall, and Riley Benjamin-Koursh; great grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and many loved ones.
Lawrence C. Schmit
5/1/1934 — 10/23/2007
Lawrence passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side. He was preceded in death by parents Laurence and Genevieve (Dougherty) Schmit, son John, brother David and infant brother Nathan. He is survived by wife of twenty nine years, Rochelle, son Jim (Julie)of Shakopee, Julie (Alex Suarez) of Burnsville, daughter in law Nan of Shakopee son Jay(Lori) of Belle Plaine, sister Alice Bot and family and now deceased husband Bernad of Minneota, Minnesota, former wife Nancy (Metcalf) Schmit of Shakopee, grandchildren, Tom (Monica) Mike, Tony, Kate and Aidan. Larry was a Linotype operator for many years in both Minneapolis and St. Paul working for several publishers, including Chapin Publishing, The Legal Ledger, Parkway Printing, and Augsburg Publishing. He will be remembered always by his loving family.
Violet T. Castle(Larson)
8/6/1919 — 10/15/2007
Violet T. Castle (Larson), age 88, of Shakopee, formerly of Windom and Montgomery. Survived by husband, Harold; children, Marilyn (Terry) Hennen, Stanley Larson all of Shakopee; 9 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; daughters-in-law, Deanna Larson of Monroe, WI, Lorraine (Paul) Larson-Busse of Prior Lake; brothers, Howard (Joyce) Lyle of Windom, George (LaValle) Lyle of MO; and step-children. Preceded in death by husband, Robert F. Larson; sons, Wayne, Lloyd, James; brothers and sisters.
Lynn M. Culshaw
12/22/1946 — 10/9/2007
Lynn M. Culshaw, age 60, of Shakopee, died 10/9 after a courageous 12-year battle with cancer. Survived by husband, Roger; children, Kim (Mark) Mertens, Wendy (Eric) Whitman, Jason (Melissa) Gylland, Jeremy (Tammy) Gylland, Dean (Jane) Culshaw, Kim (Dave) Hergott; 8 grandchildren; father, Allen Oss; sisters, Susan (Cliff) Berger, Deb (Jim) Pavek. Preceded in death by husband, Jerome Gylland; mother, Marie Oss; brother, Scott Oss.
Holt Mattox McEwen-Norsworthy
10/7/2007 — 10/7/2007
Survived by parents, Weatherly McEwen and Shawn Norsworthy; maternal grandparents, Nancy and Charles McEwen of Newark, DE; paternal grandparents, Barbara and Jim Minor of Annapolis, MD; uncles, Andy McEwen of Eldorado Springs, CO, James Norsworthy and Bob Norsworthy, both of Annapolis, MD; maternal great-grandmother, Juanita Usher of Florence, SC.
7/29/1910 — 9/28/2007
Survivors include daughter, Barbara (John) Stern of Rock Falls, Illinois; son Albert (Ruth) Houts of Alma Center, Wisconsin; three step daughters Chris Pauly of Prior Lake, Judy (Donald) Schleicher of Shakopee and Jeanie Sheldon of Huron,South Dakota; 21 grandchildren; 47 great grandchildren and one sister, Dorothy (John) Vanden Bos of Brentwood, California.
Mrs. Kreuser was born in Rice Lake, Wisconsin, the daughter of Roy and Jessie France Frasier. She married Robert Stanley Houts. He died on April 7, 1966. She then married Lawrence Kreuser.
He died on February 6, 2000. Nadine worked as a telephone operator and librarian for many years before her retirement.
9/2/1956 — 9/27/2007
Gregory Jaimez, age 51, of Burnsville, suddenly on September 27, 2007. Survived by wife, Kelly of Savage; children, Darmel, Jennifer, Greg, Shiela, Chad; step-children, AJ, Stephanie, Jessica, Phillip; several grandchildren; brothers, Ferdinand (Teeta), Andy Jo (Helen), Willie (Roxanne); sisters, Angelina, Ester, Madeline (Mike), Annette, Mary Ellen; and special friend, David Kangas. Preceded in death by parents, Sotero and Connie; brother, Frank.
Charles (Chuck) Bjork
7/24/1935 — 9/25/2007
Survived by wife Shirley, son, Steve (Sharon) Bjork; daughters, Kyle (Michael) Werdin, Kristine (Doug) Hageness; son, Scott (Suzan) Bosard, daughters, Brenda (Criag) Machacek, Abbey Bosard and Sharon (Rod) Wiescamp; grandchildren, Austin, Tyler, Tegan (Chris), Trey (Jayne), Weston, Evan, Makena and Jacob; sister Marlene Mercer.
Church was born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin the son of Arnold and Ida Bjork. He serrved twenty years in the United States Air Force and was a retired member of the Kmart Corporation. Chuck was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Shakopee American Legion Post #2 and a charter member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie #4120 of Shakopee.
8/14/1919 — 9/20/2007
Survived by daughters Suzanne (Louis) Van Hout of Savage, Sharon Harvey of Shakopee, three grandchildren, Christopher Van Hout, Kevin Van Hout and Jessica (Mark) Pexa. She was preceded in death by her parents Theodore and Ida (Fedraw) Miloch, brother Robert.