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Genevieve Marion Stocker

Genevieve Marion Stocker

Genevieve M. Stocker, age 90, entered eternal life on February 2, 2019 at Epiphany Assisted Living in Coon Rapids, MN. Genevieve was born in West Union Township, MN to Stephen and Ruby (Ensign) Rooney. As a youth, Genevieve grew up in Osakis, MN with 14 siblings and was active with the "Happy Wanderers" and Junior Catholic League. She worked at Dayton's for many years before meeting and then marrying Clifford Stocker at Incarnation Catholic Church in Mpls., MN on 10/5/1963. They moved to Shakopee, MN in 1964 and raised their children. She has always been a devout Catholic and was an original member of St. Mary's Church Eucharistic Adoration, a weekly habit that she maintained for over 20 years. She enjoyed camping & hiking as a family and adventured through Europe, Rome, and the Holy Land. She was a wonderful mother, sister, friend, and an especially cheerful and playful grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford; parents, Stephen & Ruby; siblings, Lawrence, Stephen, Patrick, Tom, Bill & Lorraine Rooney, Jane (John) Vonderharr; brother-in-law, Roman Kettler. Genevieve is survived by her son, Steve (Gail) Stocker; daughter, Christine (Scott) Peters; grandchildren, Brian & Joe (Connie) Genin, Eric & Brent Stocker, Madeline, Claire, Luke, Andrew & Nathanael Peters; great-grandchildren, Tristan & Tammyn Genin; siblings, Alice (Don) Geis, Patricia Kettler, Kathy (Jerry) Thielen, Sister Rose Mary, Dan (Pam), John (Debbie) & Mike Rooney; sisters-in-law, Barb, Lois & Sandy Rooney.

Visitation was 2/7/2019 from 4-8 PM with a prayer service and sharing time beginning at 7:15 PM at McNearney-Schmidt Funeral and Cremation, 1220 3rd Ave. E., Shakopee, 952-445-2755. Mass of Christian Burial was 2/8/2019 at 11:00 AM with visitation from 10-11 AM at the Church of St. Mary, 535 S. Lewis St., Shakopee. Interment Catholic Cemetery, Shakopee.

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