Leo J. Saatzer(1927 - 2013)

Leo J. Saatzer, 85

St. Cloud

August 23, 1927 - Jan. 30, 2013

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, February 5 at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in St. Augusta for Leo J. Saatzer, 85, of St. Cloud, who died on January 30, 2013. The Reverend Robert Rolfes will officiate. Burial, with Military Honors, will be in Assumption Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9:00-11:00 AM on Tuesday at the church in St. Augusta. Arrangements are with the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud.

Leo was born on August 23, 1927, to Rudolph and Henrietta (Gundhofer) Saatzer. He graduated from Tech High School in 1945. He served in the US Navy from 1945 - 1948. Leo married Martha A. Lauer on September 1, 1956. He worked for the US Postal Service, retiring in 1985.

Leo was an avid bowler and golfer. His greatest pleasure was spending time with his family.

Leo is survived by: children Mark (Marcia) of Glendale, CA, Carrie Bastin of St. Augusta, Kim Saatzer of St. Cloud, and Kay Saatzer of Las Vegas, NV; grandchildren Mark Saatzer, Melissa (Mikel) Jordet, Stephanie (Jon) Rau, Stephen Bastin, and Maria Bastin; four great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters LeRoy (Shirley), Mary Lou Frericks, Don (Sheila), Ron (Nancy), Richard "Pickles," sister-in-law Shirlee Saatzer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Martha, brothers Jerome, Rudolph "Cobby," son-in-law Dean Bastin.

Memorials are preferred.

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Funeral Home

Daniel Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1010 North Second Street  St. Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 251-0383

Published in the St. Cloud Times on Feb. 3, 2013