Obituary for Corrine “Corky” Yasenchak

Corrine “Corky” Yasenchak, age 74 of Shakopee, passed away peacefully while surrounded by her family on June 12, 2020.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Condolences and memories can be left at and cards mailed to Ballard-Sunder Funeral & Cremation; 104 First Street West; Jordan, MN 55352.

On July 2, 1945 in St. Paul, Corrine was born to parents Joseph and Dorothy (Burke) Pfeiffer. Throughout her life, Corrine was an advocate for the disenfranchised. She spent many years working with SVABW (Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women) and the courthouse. In later years, Corrine worked at Mystic Lake Casino.

In Chaska, Corrine was united in marriage to John Yasenchak on December 17, 1976. They were blessed with 44 years together and a loving family. Corrine was a dedicated wife, mom, and grandma. In her free time, she enjoyed playing BINGO at Mystic Lake with John, shopping, reading books and spending quality time with her family. She was also an animal lover and the family had numerous pets over the years.

Corrine is loved and missed by her husband, John Yasenchak; brother-in-law, Peter Yasenchak and family from PA; sister-in-law, Elaine Yasenchak and family from PA; children, Bill Sellner, Sandy (Brad Longtin) Yasenchak, Tony Sellner (Lisa), Johnny Yasenchak, Joe (Leslie) Sellner, and Cathy (Duane) Yasenchak; grandchildren, Callie, Natalie, Tina, Jeff, Nicole, Brady, Jacob, Isaiah, Alex, Joshua, Jackson, and Emma; great-granddaughter, Bailey.

Corrine is preceded in death by her parents.


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