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Chris Derendal

Posted By Ballard Sunder Funeral Home On September 18, 2022 @ 11:32 am In 2022,Obituaries | 8 Comments

Chris Derendal Obit

Chris Derendal, age 44, of Shakopee, MN, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2022. 

A Christian Funeral will be held for Chris on Saturday, September 24, at 11 am, at Mt. Olive Evangelical Lutheran Church, 12700 Marystown Road, Shakopee with a visitation from 9:00-10:45 AM. Pastor John Stelljes will preside.  A private family interment will be held.

Chris was born to Don and Barb Derendal on December 22nd, 1977, in Evanston, IL.  Growing up in Minnesota, Chris had a passion for playing sports, listening to music, and enjoying time with family and friends.  He graduated from Burnsville High School in 1996, attended St. Cloud State University and Minnesota School of Business obtaining his Associates Degree in Business Administration.  Chris had a great career at The Hartford.

Chris met the love of his life, Bonnie Plekkenpol while working at Valleyfair. They were married on July 27th, 2002. Chris and Bonnie settled in the Shakopee area and were blessed with 2 children, Carter, and Ella.  Being a dad was Chris’ ultimate joy and he was so incredibly proud of his children and their accomplishments. 

Chris’ devotion to family, friends, his strong faith, his love of sports, and sense of humor will forever be missed by his wife, Bonnie; children, Carter and Ella; parents, Don and Barb Derendal; brother, DJ (Crystal) Derendal; sister, Becky Derendal; parents-in-law, Roger and Vickie Plekkenpol; siblings in law, Lisa (Jake) Hovden, Mike (Kasie) Plekkenpol, Richard (Jena) Plekkenpol, Neil Plekkenpol, Anna Plekkenpol, and Jeff Plekkenpol; grandmother-in-law, Harriet Plekkenpol; and many, many other relatives and friends. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to future college expenses for Carter and Ella.

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Condolence from Dale and Jan Dahlke on September 18th, 2022 5:02 pm

We are so very sorry for your loss. May God give you strength and peace.

Condolence from Harlan & Pat Tietz on September 19th, 2022 7:52 am

We are so very sorry for your loss. May God give you peace and your memories of Chris make you smile.

Condolence from Jeff Daiker on September 19th, 2022 1:10 pm

Your pain right now is unimaginable, and my sincerest condolences.

Condolence from Melanie S on September 19th, 2022 6:03 pm

Sorry for your loss. I was Chris’s nurse several times these past years and no matter what Chris was going through, he never complained or was ever in a bad mood. Just a great person. Your family is in my prayers.
Melanie

Condolence from Rebecca Derendal on October 1st, 2022 3:48 pm

Thank you for caring for him so much, Melanie.

Condolence from Overman family on September 19th, 2022 9:29 pm

So very sorry for your loss. May God give you strength and peace.

Condolence from Shona Buesgens on September 20th, 2022 9:34 am

My heart goes out to you and your family. Many thoughts are prayers are going out to you all.

Condolence from Jennifer (Mickelson) Murphy on September 23rd, 2022 10:37 am

So very sorry for your loss. May God give you strength and peace during this very difficult time.

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