Michael P. Thomas
3/2/1963 — 4/15/2009
Survivors: Daughter, Jessica (Joshua) Hein; parents, Nory (Don) Trabant, Harold Thomas; 2 brothers, Mark and Dean (Kari); niece, Brianna Thomas; nephews, Bennett Thomas Christopher Farrgher.
Mark John Pint
10/1/1952 — 4/14/2009
Mark passed away on April 14, 2009 in Shakopee. He was born in New Prague the son of Leo and Regina (Weiers) Pint. Mark attended school in Union Hill and New Prague and served in the United States Army from January of 1972 - February of 1975 with tours in Korea and the United States. He married Becky Beckrich on June 10, 2000 and were blessed with their daughter, Stephanie. Becky passed away on January 21, 2006. Mark was a member of Shakopee Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4046 where he served as Commander from 1993 - 2005. He was a long time employee of Cargill Incorporated where worked in maintenance in the salt division for over 30 years. He retired on April 1, 2009.
Mark was diagnosed with cancer in the fall of 2008. He showed courage and maintained his sense of humor throughout his battle with cancer. He kept his optimism and supported those that rallied around to support him.
Mark is survived by daughter, Stephanie, brother Stan (Pam) Pint of Shakopee; sister, Mary (Terry) Fahey of New Prague, Agnes Topil of Colorado; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Bob (Colleen) Beckrich, Marge Beckrich, Steve Beckrich, Dave Beckrich, Nick Beckrich all of Shakopee, William (Debra) Beckrich of Sartell, George Realander of New Prague; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by wife, Beck, parents; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Harold and Marie Beckrich.
June R Wagner
6/1/1932 — 4/12/2009
Survivors: Leona Listrude; brother, Leo (Evelyn) Wagner all of Shakopee; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Anna (Roeser) Wagner. June was a life long member of St. Mark's Catholic Church where she was a member of the Council of Catholic Women and the Choir. She was a retired employee of St. Francis Regional Medical Center where she worked in Food Service.
Dolores A. Schmitt
5/5/1955 — 4/11/2009
Survivors: Son, Kenny; brothers and sisters, Arnold (Evaughn) Schmitt, Richard Schmitt, Ann (Mike) Hadel, Pat Schmitt, Michael Schmitt; nieces and nephews, Jason Schmitt, Nate Hadel, Heather, Mary and Nicole Peterson; great niece, Leah Hadel. Dolores was preceded in death by her parents, Francis and Rose (Barta) Schmitt and brother, Thomas Schmitt.
Tin Thi Nguyen
5/15/1934 — 4/11/2009
Survivors: Husband, Tam; sons, Dung, Truong and Thanh.
Alice Elizabeth Kelzer (Geis)
3/9/1918 — 4/3/2009
Beloved, devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother; died at age 91 on April 3. From Shakopee, Minnesota, she was preceded in death by her husband Leonard; son, Lenie, granddaughter, Tiffany; sisters, Leona, Mildred, Luella and Dolores; She is survived by her sister Jeanette Robling; by sons, George (Terry), Jeffrey (Beth), Michael, by daughter-in-law, Jackie, by daughters, Jane (John DuBois), Ellen (James Corniea), Mary (John Hennen), Monica (James Baker), Patricia (Richard Andersen) and by 25 grandchildren and 21 great grandchidren and many Godchildren.
Mary Ann Giles
7/31/1932 — 3/31/2009
Mary Ann Giles (Doebel), age 76, of TX, formerly of the Burnsville-Lakeville area. Preceded in death by husband, Cletus J. Giles; parents, Edward and Mary Doebel. Survived by son, Ron (Mary) Giles; Cletusâ children, Joe (Sharon) Giles, Don (Wendy) Giles, Norma (Doug) Stevens, Tom (Sherry) Giles, Cletus Giles Jr. (Liz); 12 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; brother, Edward Doebel Jr. (Roxanne); sister, Kathleen Doebel.
Veronica M. Lander
5/31/1931 — 3/30/2009
Lander, Veronica Frone M., age 77, of Shakopee, passed away at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee, peacefully on March 30, 2009. Preceded in death by parents, Marcus and Theresia Lander; sister, Lorraine Danielson. Beloved sister to Adeline Brandenburg and Mary Ellen (Ed) OâBrien; much loved aunt and great-aunt to many nieces and nephews. Frone taught school in Red Wing, MN for 27 of her 33 year teaching career. She lived each and every day to the fullest. Frone loved the outdoors and was a passionate gardener and an accomplished artist, generously sharing her talents with family and friends. She will be deeply missed by her family and many friends. We thank the staff at St. Francis Hospital for their kindness and excellent care.
Zefere F. Lusignan
5/23/1915 — 3/26/2009
Survivors: Wife, Doreen, 9 children, Pamela (Michael Nelson) Lusignan, Yvonne Lusignan, Barry (Janice) Lusignan, Keith Lusignan, Kevin Lusignan, Brian Lusignan, Colin Lusignan, Terry (Shari) Lusignan, Mary Jo Schuette; 14 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, sister, Barnedith Vick. Zefere was preceded in death by 2 brothers and 3 sisters. He was a retired machinist from Telex Corporation and was also a retired farmer. Zefere was a Veteran of World War II having served with the Army and was a member of Shakopee Veteran of Foreign WarsPost 4046 and Shakopee American Legion Post #2.
Troy D. Muellenberg
10/23/1985 — 3/25/2009
Troy was a member of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. Survivors include his parents, Kimberly and Stuart McKinley, Daryl Muellenberg; sisters, Crystal (Ryan) Peterson, Carrie McKinley and fiance Paul Dwuznik, Amy McKinley; brothers, Daniel (Ashley Kilcher, twin brother, Tony (Sarah) Muellenberg; nieces, Vanessa, Skyla, Lulu, and Lily; nephew, Ethan; grandparents, Eileen and Wallace Muellenberg, Stuart Walker, Jim and Suan McKinley, Pat and Don Sheridan, Vicky Thomas, great grandmother, Arlene Winfree; aunts, uncles and cousins also survive; special dogs, Milo and Frankie. Preceded in death by grandfather, Kenneth L. Thomas; grandmother Delores Crooks Walker.