Friday, May 19, 2018

4-8 PM

Mueller-Bies Funeral Home

2130 N. Dale St., Roseville


Saturday, May 19, 2018

9:00 - 10:00 AM

The Church of St. Agnes

548 Lafond Ave., St. Paul

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, May 19, 2018

10:00 AM

The Church of St. Agnes

548 Lafond Ave., St. Paul

Graveside Service

Saturday, May 19, 2018

1:30 PM

St. Mary's Cemetery

1333 Homer Rd., Winona, MN

Joseph P. Shrake

March 19, 1934 - May 12, 2018

Age 84, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 12, 2018, in Louisville, KY.


He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Quitney Shrake; father, Leon Wesley Shrake; sister, Barbara Berzinski; brothers, John Shrake and Francis Shrake; daughter-in-law, Susan Shrake; and grandson, Noah Shrake.


Joseph is survived by sons, Paul (Maria) Shrake, and Stephen Shrake; daughters, Susan Towsley, Mary (Aubrey)Lipscomb and Carolyn (Patrick) Douglas; grandchildren, Alexander Shrake, Eleena Shrake, Abigail Shrake, Madeline Shrake, Paul Shrake, Andrew (Megan) Towsley, Elizabeth (Kyle) Just, Aubrey Lipscomb III, Christine Lipscomb, Kassidy Douglas; great grandchildren, Elliott Towsley, Ava Shrake, Silas Just; brothers, James Shrake, Daniel Shrake, Mark Shrake; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.


Joseph was a devout Catholic. He was a teacher, baseball and basketball coach, Athletic Director, and driver education teacher at De La Salle High School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Joseph was a family man and loved being with his family and friends. He was easy to talk with, he smiled easily, had a twinkle in his eye, and loved to make people smile. He was always up for an adventure, was a keen 500 card player, and enjoyed hosting pool parties.


Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM Saturday, May 19 at The Church of St. Agnes, 548 Lafond Ave., St. Paul. Visitation from 4-8 PM Friday at Mueller-Bies Funeral Home-Roseville, 2130 N. Dale St. @ County Rd. B and also at church on Saturday from 9:00-10:00 AM.


Interment: 1:30 PM, Saturday 5/19 at St. Mary's Cemetery, Winona, MN

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