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Shawn Patrick Berrigan

Shawn Patrick Berrigan was born on February 10, 1980 to Donald and Jane (Weinandt) Berrigan in New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1998, he graduated from South Lafourche High School in Galliano, Louisiana. In September 1998, he joined the U.S. Coast Guard and served until his honorable discharge in August 2004. For a time, he worked off shore for Edison Chouest at Port Fourchon, Louisiana. Shawn also worked at Pelican Point Golf Club in Gonzales, LA and later at the Tyndall Co-op. He became a pilot car escort and enjoyed driving all across the United States. On July 7, 2014, he was united in marriage to Tricia L. Szathmary in Tyndall, South Dakota.
Shawn was a jack of all trades who could fix anything. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing.
Shawn passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018 at his residence in Tyndall, South Dakota having attained the age of 38 years, 8 months, and 12 days.
He is survived by his wife, Tricia L. Berrigan of Tyndall, SD; parents Donald (Jane) Berrigan of Gonzales, LA; daughter Abigail Berrigan of Osceola, IN; stepson Joe Szathmary of Tyndall, SD; stepdaughter Adrianna Petersen of Tyndall, SD; step-grandchildren: Elyna, Roan, and Freya; brother Colin Berrigan of Prairieville, LA; sister Tricia (Joe) Berrigan Jones of Prairieville, LA; five nieces and nephews: Gwendolyn, Amelia, Jaxon, Nathaniel, and Lillian; maternal grandmother Marie Weinandt of Yankton, SD; paternal grandfather Harold Berrigan of New Orleans, LA; and mother-in-law Barbara (Willie) Grant of Tyndall, SD.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Leo Weinandt, paternal grandmother Patricia Berrigan, aunt Jean Berrigan, and step-grandson Nyle Petersen.

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My condolences to the family. I recently learned we lost Shawn. Shawn and I were stationed together and roommates for a short time in WI.

Anthony Sep 6 2019 2:58 PM

I recently learned we lost Shawn. I met Shawn via my brother and became friends while fishing together. He was a lot of fun. It has been many years since I talked to him, but I still remember good times

Bryan Aug 12 2019 10:12 PM

I recently heard of my friend's demise. And I offer my condolences. Shawn was a childhood friend of mine and also Nicholas Lease's. I walked the trails today at Tuthill park and recall fond memories fishing by the bridge. Miss you Shawn and your warm laugh that brightened many a day.

William Kauffman Nov 13 2018 11:06 PM

Jane and Don, my deepest sympathies and condolences on the loss of your beloved son, Shawn. I know that he will be missed, but, he is in eternal peace now, with God!

DONALD COSTELLO Oct 26 2018 8:41 AM

Very sorry for your loss

Ken Havermann Oct 25 2018 5:20 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family...

Shawn and Jayme Kocourek Oct 25 2018 2:47 PM

Don, Jane & Family, We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers and thoughts.

Carol Beldin Oct 25 2018 12:55 PM

Our condolences go out to all of you. We are so sad to hear about the loss of Shawn. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Tom and Jackie Doiron Oct 25 2018 4:43 AM

Sorry for your loss

John Hausman Oct 25 2018 2:30 AM

May you now rest peacefully in the arms of God. I never got to meet you but I know how much Tricia, Barb and the kids loved you. Sending my prayers and my love to them all.

Maureen Oct 25 2018 2:14 AM

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