Zach Kafka MemorialHockey Game

Zach’s- “Pre-game Warm-Up”



September 13, 1985 to July 27, 2004  ALWAYS IN OUR MEMORY


Memorial Hockey Game

A free will offering at the door will go toward the

 Zach Kafka Memorial Scholarship Endowment

Donations can be written directly to:

First English Lutheran Church

Zach Kafka Memorial Scholarship Endowment


National Anthem sung by Bonnie Sue Stolpman (future American Idol)

Flag to be skated to Center Ice by Clarissa Blake (Big Stone Figure Skating Club)

John Stolpman to announce the game.

Patty Haukos to video tape the game.



9:30-10:30 AM 1st GAME

Big Stone Lake Area Mite Waves


Morris Benson Area Storm




Zach’s Memorial Game


                         ZACH’s TEAM-Coach Bob Johnson

1. Kole Arndt-Bloomington, MN

2. Kyle Arndt-Ortonville, MN

3. Josh Benck-Sioux Falls, SD

4. Cody Backstrand-Ortonville, MN

5. Cody Haukos-Wahpeton, ND

6. Luke Kafka-Ortonville, MN

7. Jimmy Laub-Odessa, MN

8. Curtis Nelson (Goalie)-Kasson, MN

9. Nate Raffety-Ortonville, MN

10. Dan Roe-Moorhead, MN

11. Brian Shelstad-Ortonville, MN

12. Christina Shelstad-Ortonville, MN

13. Nick Stolpman-Bloomington, MN

14. Kyle Taylor-Ortonville, MN


        Challengers-Coach DickRaffety

1. Nick Anderson-Ortonville, MN

2. Garth Haukos-St Cloud, MN

3. Stacy Homan-Ortonville, MN

4. Carlos Huebner-Big Stone City, SD

5. Kendra Koch-Milbank, SD

6. Kor Mulder-Rosen, MN

7. Jason Oakes-Sioux Falls, SD

8. Steve Raffety (Goalie)

9. Curt Schake-Milbank, SD

10. Ben Shelstad-Ortonville, MN

11. Nick Thymian-Ortonville, MN

12. Paul Tinklenberg-Willmar, MN

13. Brian Valek-Ortonville, MN

14. Josh Zahn-Ortonville, MN


Thanks to these SPONSORS that supported the purchase of Zach Kafka Memorial Jerseys




















To Register as a player please send and e-mail to

Or call Dan at 320-839-3401


A big thank you goes to the Big Stone Lake Area Hockey Assn and the Morris Area Hockey Assn for their help in making this day reality.

“Remember Zach in the Net”

Saturday March 11, 2006

Morris Ice Arena-Lee Community Center

Coach "BOB"