Sunday, May 12, 2013
Eight people with ties to Burnsville, Savage and Shakopee passed away over the past week, including an eyewitness to atom bomb testing in the early 1950s.
Robert B. Opseth Robert B. “Bob” Opseth, of Burnsville, died on May 9, 2013 at the age of 84. Opseth was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. During his military service he participated in a series of atom bomb tests in the Nevada desert known as Operation Tumbler Snapper. His funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 13, at White Funeral Home in Burnsville. Visitation will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 on Monday, May 13, 2013 and one hour prior to service. Marion Louise Draeger Marion L. Draeger, of Apple Valley, died at her home surrounded by her family on May 6, 2013. She was 57 years old. Her family had this to say about her passing: "It isn’t winning if you are in remission or losing if you die. It is that you have given …
Monday, May 6, 2013
At least six people from Burnsville and Shakopee died this week, including a husband and wife of 60 years who died within two days of each other.
Gerald and Joan Lauby A Burnsville couple, Gerald and Joan Lauby, passed away of natural causes this week, on April 28 and April 30 respectively. The two enjoyed 60 years of marriage. They will be memorialized together on Tuesday at a Mass of Christian Burial, which will take place at Burnsville's Church of the Risen Savior at 11 a.m. A visitation period will be held one hour prior to the service. Anton Antepenko Services pending. William (Bill) Lawrence Sweeney William (Bill) Lawrence Sweeney, of Burnsville, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2013 at the age of 81. Sweeney was originally from the West Side of St. Paul. He graduated from Cretin High School and The College of St. Thomas. He was veteran of the Korean War and a longtime a …
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Thirteen people with connections to Shakopee, Prior Lake, Burnsville and Savage died over the past week.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
At least seven people with connections to Shakopee, Burnsville, or Savage died this week.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
At least five people with ties to Burnsville, Shakopee or Savage died this week.
Kathleen Mary Meyer, 67, of Savage Ruth E. Romig, 90, of Burnsville Rodney A. Keller, 51, of Savage Greg A. Griffin, 44, of Burnsville Karae V. Klint, 51, of Shakopee
Friday, March 22, 2013
Aug. 10, 1951 - March 19, 2013
Diane Holcombe, of Burnsville, died March 19, 2013 at the age of 61. She is preceded in death by her mother, Dolores. Holcombe is survived by her son, Aaron (Karla) Holcombe; grandchildren, Fiona and Tommy; Father, Carl Holcombe; siblings, Lynn Erlandson and John Holcombe; nephews, Michael (Felicia) James and Anthony (Krystal) Erlandson; also by other loving relatives and friends. A funeral service for Holcombe will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at White Funeral Home in Burnsville, with a gathering of family and friends one hour prior to service: Interment will take place at Pleasant View Cemetery. Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Rev. Clark Jaeger, 77, of Burnsville, died on Wednesday, March 13, 2013.
Jaeger was a 1954 graduate of Wahpeton High School in North Dakota, after which he attended college at Concordia University in St. Paul and Concordia Theological Seminary in Springfield, IL. He was ordained at his home congregation, Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Wahpeton, ND.S Following ordination, he became the pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Massena, NY and chaplain to The State University of New York at Potsdam, Clarkson University at Potsdam, and St. Lawrence University in NY; Concordia Lutheran Church and School in Red Wing, MN, Lutheran Church of the Ascension in Burnsville, MN, and St. Paul Lutheran Church in Chatfield, MN. On a more personal note, he loved "his Lord, family, friends, and the Church. He enjoyed international …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Robert I. Herzberg died on March 7, 2013.
Robert I. Herzberg, of Lakeville, passed away March 7, 2013 at the age of 86. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Millie; daughter, Susan Herzberg and her husband John Hoch; grandchildren, Kristina and Jared; sister, Marilyn (Ivan) Trometer; also survived by other loving relatives and friends. A memorial service is planned for 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at Faith Covenant Church in Burnsville. Visitationwill be held one hour prior to the service.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Three people with ties to Burnsville passed away over the last week.
Here are the most recent people to pass away in Burnsville. Click on the links to get more information: Did we miss someone? Let us know. Contact Editor Clare Kennedy at email@example.com or post it yourself on our Announcements page.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Tyrone Mitchell III died on Feb. 24, 2013.
Tyrone Mitchell III, of Apple Valley, passed away Feb. 24, 2013 at the age of 25. "I was Tyrone's guidance counselor at Eastview, and he was one who touched my heart. I know that we are not supposed to have 'favorite students' but I am not afraid to say that Tyrone is and will always be a favorite," wrote Anne Scholen in Mitchell's online guestbook. "His kind soul, gentle nature, and acceptance of all touched everyone around him, and we are all better for having known him. I'm so sorry for your loss." Mitchell is preceded in death by his step-father, Martin Ware Sr. and grandmother, Linda Jackson “Nana”. He is survived by his mother, Denise Ware; siblings, Martina, Melita and Martin Ware Jr.; girlfriend, Marcie Abraham; uncle Kendall …