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Sept. 8, 1927 – Sunday, May 30, 2010

Service Information
Church of St. Francis
Thursday, June 3rd, 2010
11:00 a.m.

Visitation Information

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.

3 Guestbook Entries

  1. Bruce Varner

    Rick and Mary,
    I’m so sorry to hear about your dad passing. I enjoyed Joe. He was always nice to me when we worked together on projects with the Knights of Columbus and earlier days when Rick, Mary and I did some snowmobiling. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

  2. Bob Peterson & all members of Wright County P.F.

    Joe, you have always been a great person here in Wright County. All of the members of Wright County Pheasants Forever will miss you. Sending our heartfelt sympathy to Joe’s family.

  3. Mark & Karey Lambert

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sorry for your loss.


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