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16394 Glory Lane
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Phone: (952) 949-4970
Fax: (952) 949-5947
Scott Sinjem

Scott Donald Sinjem

Thursday, May 28th, 1959 - Saturday, April 25th, 2020
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Scott Donald Sinjem made his journey home on April 25th due to the Covid 19 virus and the idiocy in Washington D.C. Scott also fought a long battle with frontal lobe dementia. Scott was born in Duluth on May 28, 1959 to Donald and Barbara Sinjem. The oldest of four boys, Scott grew up in New Hope with siblings Steve, Chuck and Todd. Growing up Scott loved to play hockey and soccer. Some of his best memories were his in sports successes with his friends and brothers at Cooper High School. He also loved to fish with his grandpas. Scott graduated from St.Thomas in 1981. He began his accounting career with big 8 firm Peat Marwick & Mitchell. He spent most of his career as Chief Financial Officer of Hardrives, Inc. and FABcon. Scott's deepest love was his family. He was a devoted father, husband, son & big brother. Scott was a dedicated father to his children Hannah & Sam. He proved his dedication and also his bravery when he joined the "Dads" dance group at Hannah's dance studio. Throughout his 9 year battle with dementia Scott amazed those who visited him with his courage and by always remaining positive and upbeat. He will be dearly missed by all who loved him. Scott is survived by his children Hannah and Sam, his father, Don (Kitty) Sinjem, brothers, Steve (Jackie), Chuck (Mary) and Todd (Kim) Sinjem and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Sinjem, aunts Mary Sinjem & Joan Hawkins, his grandparents, cousin, Mitchell Needham, close childhood friend Bill Olson and many other dear relatives. A private funeral will take place Monday May 4th with interment at 11:30 at Gethsemane Cemetery.Special thanks to Pete & Tracy B, the staff at Mercy hospital, Steve Sahl, Natalie & the staff at The Caring Crew, and all who ensured Scott received excellent care as he battled dementia and COVID-19. In lieu of flowers memorials can be directed to https://alz.org/mnnd/donate
A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.
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Rosie Brown

Posted at 01:05pm
Hannah,
So sorry to hear about your dad's passing. My heart goes out to you. I've missed seeing you at Doherty's. I hope it opens up again soon! Friday nights are just not the same for me and Roger!
Love you,
Rosie Casey Brown
JB

Janet Bergeron

Posted at 08:02am
I knew Scott since our St Raphael And Cooper days. We had a great childhood there, with harmless fun. Scott was a wonderful person. It was very touching to read Bill Olson’s name in the obit. I am very sorry for your loss.

Janet Bergeron
TB

Tony Brausen

Posted at 12:52pm
I met Scott at the University of St. Thomas and we went on to work together at KPMG/Peat Marwick. He was an outstanding individual and a good friend to many.
I hope his children and family can take comfort in the fact that he is now in Heaven, where the quality of life is so wonderful and far too glorious for us to even imagine, and there’s no dementia or COVID-19.
TM

Tom Marthaler

Posted at 12:19pm
I was Scott’s roommate at St. Thomas. We he moved into the dorm, Scott showed up with a cooler of beer and we quickly became good friends. I was always welcomed in the Sinjem home and enjoyed my visits there while in college. I want to express my sympathy to everyone in the family. All of you will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Tom Marthaler
MN

margaret needham

Posted at 12:17pm
Scott will always be in our heart. He was an amazing man. He is at peace. He is with Aunty Barb, Mitch and Grandparents. He is fishing again. We love him with all of our heart.

Love,
Aunty Nanny, Pat, and Margaret
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