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Shirley Ann Riegert

October 23, 1931 — June 2, 2024

Waseca

SHIRLEY ANN RIEGERT, age 92 of Waseca, died at her Colony Court home on Sunday, June 2, 2024.

 

Shirley was born in Shakopee on October 23, 1931 to parents Alois and Ottilia (Deustch) Hennen.  She attended St. Mark’s Catholic School in Shakopee before her marriage to William P. Riegert at St. Mark’s Catholic Church on June 16, 1951.  She and her husband established and operated the Little Red Store in Eden Prairie for many years.  After the sale of the store they went on to recognize the need for affordable housing and developed mobile home parks in Mankato and Waseca.   In their retirement Shirley and Bill summered in Hackensack and wintered in Florida. Shirley loved crafting and enjoyed China painting, embroidery, knitting, and sewing.  She and her husband were members of Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

 

Shirley is survived by her devoted husband of 72 years, William “Bill” Riegert of Waseca; five children, Mary (David Lobb) Hudson of Waseca, Monica (Charles) Priebe of Waseca, Steven (Janice) Riegert of Eagle Lake, Michael (Brenda) Riegert of Deadwood, SD, and Madonna (Donald) Dobberstein of Waseca; thirteen grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; two siblings, Marlin (Phyllis) Hennen of Shakopee and Judith (William) Turek of St. Paul; and three sisters-in-law, Judy Job of Winona, Diane Riegert of St. Bonifacius, and Bonita Riegert of Eden Prairie.  She was preceded in death by both of her parents; her parents-in-law, Wilbur and Elizabeth Riegert; brother, Kenneth Hennen; siblings-in-law, Stanley Riegert, Richard Riegert, Richard Job, Nancy Nielsen, Kenneth Riegert, and John Riegert; grandson Brian Dobberstein; sons-in-law, Dennis Eustice and Chester Hudson; and daughter-in-law, Jane Riegert.

 

Funeral Mass will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Waseca, with Fr. Glenn Frerichs officiating.   Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.  A private family interment of Shirley’s cremated remains will take place at St. Mark’s Catholic Cemetery in Shakopee.  
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