News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
The Lakeville resident and Burnsville High School graduate died on Jan. 2.
Dean L. Tormanen, of Savage, died on Oct. 8, 2013.
Zane G. Shippy helped man his son's hot air balloon, "The Phoenix."
Terese "Teri" M. Sullivan (nee, Brand), of Burnsville, passed away on Sept. 26, 2013.
Richard Vanderlaan founded Burnsville's American Legion Baseball team in 1982.
Arrangements for a memorial service are still pending.
Taylor Jean Ziebol, 19, passed away July 11, 2013 after sustaining multiple injuries in a tragic auto accident.
James Joseph “Jim” McGrath was active in the Burnsville community.
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.
Burnsville resident Robert B. Opseth had a front row seat for a series of atom bomb tests known as Operation Tumbler Snapper.
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.
Thirteen people with connections to Shakopee, Prior Lake, Burnsville and Savage died over the past week.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be holding open houses to deal with traffic congestion on Highway 77.
At least seven people with connections to Shakopee, Burnsville, or Savage died this week.
At least five people with ties to Burnsville, Shakopee or Savage died this week.
Seven people with ties to Burnsville died this week.
Aug. 10, 1951 - March 19, 2013
Rev. Clark Jaeger, 77, of Burnsville, died on Wednesday, March 13, 2013.
Robert I. Herzberg died on March 7, 2013.