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Ryan Carkhuff

Ryan M. Carkhuff, 19, of Shakopee, died Wednesday, March 3, 2010, after a long battle with cancer.

He was born in Shakopee, Aug. 10, 1990, to Mike "Howard" Carkhuff and Renee Hergott. Ryan graduated from Shakopee High School, Class of 2008.

His hobbies included fishing and hunting, and especially ice fishing. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Shakopee.

Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday, March 6, at St. Mark's Catholic Church in Shakopee. Officiating at funeral service was Ryan's uncle, the Rev. Tom Carkhuff. Pallbearers were Marcus Raines, Laura Bettelyoun, Gabe Ruhland, Kyle From, Tony From, Joel Hergott, Curt Petrill and Andy Zellman. Funeral arrangements were through McNearney Funeral Home in Shakopee (

Survivors include his mother, Renee Carkhuff (Steve Walden); father, Mike "Howard" Carkhuff (Maria Miller); sister, Rachel; brother, Brentan; grandparents, John and Deanna Hergott, Leona Carkhuff; many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by grandpa, Ray Carkhuff; and uncle, Roger Carkhuff.