Sept. 8, 1927 – Sunday, May 30, 2010
Church of St. Francis
Thursday, June 3rd, 2010
Joseph “Joe” J. Scott, age 82, of Buffalo, MN, passed away on Sunday, May 30th, 2010, at his residence.
He was born on September 8, 1927, in Osseo, MN, the son of Fred and Agnes Scobell Scott.
Joe graduated from DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis.
He honorably served his Country in The United States Navy 1945-1946.
On August 16, 1952, Joe Scott and Carole Jepson were joined in holy marriage at St. Peter Catholic Church in Richfield, MN. God blessed their marriage with three children: Kathy, Rick and Mary.
Joe was a long-time construction superintendent, and served Adolfson & Peterson Inc. as a Field Operations Vice President (C M Division). He mentored hundreds in the construction field.
He was a faithful member of The Church of St. Francis in Buffalo and belonged to The Knights of Columbus Robbinsdale-Crystal Council #3656.
Through the years, Joe was involved in Wright County’s Mounted Patrol (Captain), Firearm Safety Instructor, Friends of NRA Volunteer, Ducks Unlimited Volunteer, Cabelaro’s Del Norte for four years, helped establish a local Green Wing Chapter of Ducks Unlimited, life long fisherman and hunter, and mentored several young hunters, and was a Past Board Member of Minnesota Safari Club International.
Survived by children: Kathy (Greg) Crews; Rick (Jean) Scott; and Mary Knop, all of Buffalo; eight grandchildren: Jeremy (Amanda) Stoesz, Laura (Shannon) Zachariason, & Jason Stoesz, Amanda Scott & Jamie Scott, Jackie Knop (Nate Cowette), Annie Knop & Katie Knop; eight great grandchildren: Luke Stoesz, Abby Stoesz, Molli Stoesz, Alli Stoesz, Lily Zachariason, Blake Zachariason, Wyatt Stoesz and Cooper Cowette; a sister-in-law & brother-in-law: Mary Ellen (Bob) Karlquist of Maple Grove; other relatives and many friends.
Preceded in death by loving wife of fifty years: Carole Jean “Molly” Scott, his parents: Fred & Agnes and by a sister: Naomi McGarry.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Joe Scott will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, June 3rd at The Church of St. Francis in Buffalo. Entombment with military rites St. Francis Cemtery.
A visitation will be held AT THE CHURCH on Wednesday, June 2nd from 3-8 P.M. A Prayer service will be held at 8:00 P.M. Further visitation at the church on Thursday, June 3rd one hour prior to Mass.
Casket Bearers will be: Jeremy Stoesz (grandson), Jason Stoesz (grandson), Shannon Zachariason (grandson-in-law), Greg Crews (son-in-law), Bob Karlquist (brother-in-law0, and Neil Knop (son-in-law).
The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family.