Harvey TeschHarvey H. Tesch

Harvey “Skip” Tesch, 77, of Shakopee, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009 at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee.

He was born in Watertown, Minn. on Nov. 9, 1931 to George and Gladys (Brue) Tesch. He and Darlene Burandt were married May 20, 1953 in Waconia.

Skip served in the United States Army during the Korean War; he was a member of the Shakopee Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Post 4046, and a former member of the Eagles Club in Shakopee. He worked as a refrigeration mechanic for Thermal King in Bloomington for over 36 years. Skip retired, and then went back to work in the K-Mart warehouse in Shakopee.

He is survived by wife, Darlene; sons and daughters, Kenny of Chaska, Debbie Carlson of Cecil, Pa., Bonnie (Tom) George of San Diego, Calif., Randy of Chaska, Darcie (TJ) Sindelir of New Prague; grandchildren, Shane, Cole, Eric, Lauren, RJ, Nicole, Brittany, Lindsey, Cody; four great-grandchildren; brothers, George (Beverly) of Olivia, Don (Shirley) of Eden Prairie; sister, Darlene (Roger) Vogel of Chaska. Preceded in death by parents, George and Gladys; sister, Delores Day; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Ella and Edwin Burandt; brothers-in-law, Irvin Menden, Bruce Kyes, Dennis Burandt.

Visitation was Saturday, Jan. 24, from 9-11 a.m., with funeral services at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Shakopee, with the Rev. Randall J. Romsdahl officiating. Private family interment was held. The Shakopee Veteran’s Memorial Unit provided military rites. Pallbearers included Eric Carlson, Cole Tesch, RJ Tesch, Brian Gueningsman. Honorary pallbearers were Cody Sindelir and Shane Tesch.

A private family interment will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers the family prefers memorials.

Funeral arrangements through McNearney Funeral Home in Shakopee, 952-445-2755. www.mcnearneyfuneralhome.com

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