Shakopee Obituaries

Shakopee Obituaries

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  • Monday Oct 15 | via Star Tribune 

    Teen cousins found in Chaska pond accidentally drown...

    Two 19-year-old cousins whose bodies were pulled from a Chaska pond Sunday night accidentally drowned, authorities ruled Monday, while funeral plans were finalized in the wake of the tragedy that left Twin Cities Somali-Americans reeling. After a frantic search for Bushra Abdi and Zeynab "Hapsa" Abdalla ended with the discovery Sunday evening, family and friends who stood vigil prepare to gather again to bury the women.

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  • Saturday Oct 13 | via Star Tribune 

    Tribal leader and proud veteran Glynn Crooks dies at 67

    Glynn Crooks, a longtime leader of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, was passionate about passing on Dakota culture and traditions, as well as expressing his patriotism. Crooks often served as the public face for the tribe, dressing in Dakota regalia, including an eagle bonnet, as he did most recently in August when he saluted the late Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., during a memorial service in the U.S. Capitol rotunda.

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