Dennis L. "Duck" Noeldner

Dennis L. "Duck" Noeldner, age 65, of Waconia, died Saturday, July 28, 2012 at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

Funeral Service will be held Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church (601 East Second Street) in Waconia with Rev. Phil Wagner officiating; visitation was Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home (141 First Street East) in Waconia (952-442-2121) and at the church one hour prior to the service; interment at the church cemetery.

Dennis was born on Dec. 6, 1946 in Shakopee, Minn., the son of Lawrence and Marion (Jongeling) Noeldner. He was baptized and confirmed in the Christian Faith at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waconia.

Dennis loved spending time with his family, his grandchildren meant the world to him. He would always be there for anyone needing a helping hand. His jovial, joking personality will be missed.

He truly enjoyed the outdoors, taking in hunting, fishing, gardening, and just spending time at the cabin. Dennis was a hard worker, working around the house, cabin and his construction career.

Dennis is preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Marion Noeldner.

He is survived by his loving family; sons, Aaron (Shannon) Noeldner of Winsted, Brandon Noeldner (Dawn Jones) of Waconia; grandchildren, Brooke, Hunter, Chase, and Tobey Noeldner; siblings, Bob (Kathy) Noeldner of Minnetonka, Char (Roger) Graupmann of Waconia, Rick (Robin) Noeldner of Waconia; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Casket Bearers (Nieces and Nephews) Ryan Noeldner, Tyler Noeldner, Connor Noeldner, Devin Noeldner, Derick Noeldner, Brian Graupmann, Terry Graupmann, Jody Grady, Dana Noeldner.

Honorary Casket Bearers (Grandchildren).

Arrangements are being handled by the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia;