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Richard "Butch" M. Majerus
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Obituary for Richard "Butch" M. Majerus

Richard M. Majerus, "Butch", age 82, of Shakopee, Minnesota, entered eternal life on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at Friendship Manor Nursing Home in Shakopee.
Butch was born on February 27, 1935, in Shakopee, Minnesota, the son of Frank and Catherine (Theis) Majerus.
Butch met Carol, the love of is life, in fourth grade. They were married August 13, 1955, and celebrated 62 wonderful years together.
Butch was a master carpenter who specialized in finish carpentry. He helped build and remodel hundreds of homes. Butch loved a challenge and was great at inventing clever solutions to any problem. Butch was a family man who helped raise five daughters and one son. Butch outfitted a van for travel and enjoyed many family trips camping and visiting family in California, Colorado, Arizona, and other states.
Butch was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather and loyal friend to many.
He was sometimes quiet, but also enjoyed teasing and was always quick with a smile and a friendly wave.
Butch is survived by his wife, Carol; children, Angela Brewer (Cliff Miller), Barbara Farrell, Yvonne (Gene) Dodge, Larry (Lori), Mary (Tor) Hylbom, Liz (Chad) Cameron; 19 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandson. He was preceded in death by infant son, Little Joe; parents, Frank and Catherine; granddaughter, Tiffany Smith; great-granddaughter, Miakoda Brewer; brothers, Ralph (Violet), Earl (Mary Kay).

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
McNearney - Schmidt Funeral and Cremation

1220 3rd Avenue East
Shakopee, MN 55379





10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Parish Center at the Church of St. Mark

350 South Atwood Street
Shakopee, Minnesota 55379





11:00 AM
Saints Joachim & Anne in the Church of St. Mark

350 South Atwood Street
Shakopee, MN 55379

Presiding is the Reverend Erik Lundgren. Pallbearers are Dominic Brewer, Ezekiel Brewer, Peter Brewer, Andrew Majerus, Joshua Smith, Jeremy Smith, Andrew Beuch, Mathew Beuch, and Matthew Cameron.

Cemetery Details


Catholic Cemetery

803 10th Avenue West
Shakopee , MN 55379

Memorial Contribution

Shakopee Area Catholic School

2700 17th Avenue East
Shakopee, Minnesota 55379

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred.


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