Dorothy Shea, 82


Dorothy R. Shea, 82, of Shakopee, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at her home.
Dorothy was born on October 9, 1930, in Montgomery, a daughter of Joseph and Christine (Hanek) Moravec. She attended Holy Redeemer and Montgomery High School, and married Joseph Shea on November 25, 1947, in Montgomery. They lived in Lonsdale, and moved to Shakopee in 1952. She worked at the St. Paul House in Shakopee from 1953 to 1965, then was employed and managed at Industrial Glove Manufacturing from 1966 to retirement in 1998. Dorothy was a past member of VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post #4046 in Shakopee, and was also a member of the Church of St. Mary for over 60 years.
She is survived by children Mick (Linda), Wasilla, AK, Sue (Bob) Rauch, Waterville, and Pat (Charlie) Rein, Chaska; grandchildren Jodi (Dan) Carroll, Brian (Amber) Shea, Chrissy (Scott) Cornelius, Meghan (John) Guidone, and Jessica Rein; great-grandchildren, Karis, Abby, Oliver, Allison, Jeremy, Jacob, Johnny, Olivia and Lily; a sister Jane  (Don) Straub, LeSueur; sisters-in-law Irene Moravec, Margaret Jahnke, Mary Schmitt, and Bonnie Asleson; and brother-in-law Danny Shea. 
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; a brother Stanley Moravec; and goddaughter Dona Brown. 
Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, Jan. 15,
at 11 a.m., at the Church of St. Mary in Shakopee., with Rev. Peter Wittman officiating.
Interment was at the Catholic Cemetery in Shakopee. Pallbearers were Jeffrey, David and Micah Straub, Mark Hamer, Dan Burns and Ed Schmitt. Honorary pallbearers were Dorothy's godchildren Karen Kendall, Joe and Steve Moravec, Dona Schlosser, Marvin Schmitt and Jonathan VanGrevenhof.   
Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m., Monday and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the McNearney Funeral Home in Shakopee.