Alfred C. Zaun, "Al", 87

Alfred C. Zaun, "Al", age 87, of Shakopee, Minnesota, entered eternal life on Sunday, February 6, 2022, in Shakopee.

Al was born on October 16, 1934, in Jordan, Minnesota, the son of Alfred H. and Delphine (Busch) Zaun. He graduated from Jordan High School, and then Mankato State University where he majored in Biology, and minored in Math and Business. He was employed first as a teacher, and then as a chemist for Honeywell, and Bureau of Mines. Al married Ann Sirek on November 22, 1958 in Veseli, Minnesota.

When he was young, he enjoyed helping his dad on the farm, and fishing. Al also enjoyed taking care of their lawn, and especially the garden. He had the best cucumbers and tomatoes, and he would share his rhubarb with many of the neighbors and friends. He also enjoyed taking walks all over the neighborhood visiting with the neighbors.

Al had a strong faith, and he and Ann joined Church of St. Mary's in the 1960s, and they prayed the rosary together every night.

Al is survived by his loving wife, Ann; sons and daughter, Michael, Karen (Mark) Wangler, Brian, and Daniel; grandchildren, Matthew Wangler (fiancée, Sarah Pospisil), Andrew Wangler, and Caitlin Wangler (fiancée, Taggert McMillan); brothers, Leroy and Ronald Zaun; sisters, Maryann Weingartner, Diane McMahon, and Susan Neutgens. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Roger and Dennis Zaun.

Visitation Monday, February 14, 2022, from 4-7 PM, and Tuesday, February 15, from 9:30-10:30 AM, both at McNearney-Schmidt Funeral and Cremation, 1220 3rd Avenue East, Shakopee, 952-445-2755. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, February 15, at 11:00 AM, at Church of St. Mary, 535 Lewis Street South, Shakopee. *The Zaun family prefers that masks are worn* Interment Catholic Cemetery, Shakopee.

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