Donna Marie Sawatzke Donna Marie

Donna Marie Sawatzke Donna Marie

Donna Marie Sawatzke
Donna Marie Sawatzke, age 85, of rural Maple Lake passed away at her residence on September 24, 2013.
She was born in Maple Lake on April 3, 1928 the daughter of Louie and Marie (Hansen) Cantin. On May 24, 1952, she married Floyd Sawatzke at St. Timothys Catholic Church in Maple Lake. Their marriage was blessed with five children.
Donnas biggest enjoyment was spending time with her children and grandchildren and playing cards with her grandchildren. She truly enjoyed baking.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Floyd Sawatzke, children Patricia (Gregg) Olson, Gerald (Mary Jo) Sawatzke, Michael (Jodi) Sawatzke, Charlie Sawatzke and Deborah (Wally) Lanars, 11 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, brother James Cantin, sisters Mary Ann Schwab and Delores Rand, other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents and brothers: Art Cantin, Robert Cantin, Jerry Cantin, Francis Cantin and Morrie Cantin.
Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 11:00 AM at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Buffalo, MN.
Visitation was held on Friday, September 27, 2013 from 4-8 PM at the church. Further visitation was held one hour prior to mass at the church.
Honorary casket bearer was Joshua Hanson.
Casket bearers were David Sawatzke, Andrew Blackstone, Joel Blackstone, Zachary Lanars, Lucas Lanars and Logan Sawatzke. Interment at St. Charles Cemetery, Maple Lake, MN.
The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo assisted the family with arrangements.
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