Fred F. "Fritz" Salzer, 91
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June 7, 1922 - Nov. 12, 2013
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 15, 2013 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in St. Joseph for Fred F. "Fritz" Salzer, age 91 of St. Joseph who passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at Cherrywood Advanced Living in Richmond. Reverend Eberhard Schefers will officiate. Burial will take place at the parish cemetery.
Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday (TODAY) and after 9:00 a.m. on Friday at the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Joseph. Parish prayers will be 5:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home in St. Joseph.
Fred was born on June 7, 1922 in Cold Spring, Minnesota to Joseph and Anna (Fleischhacker) Salzer. He married Marie M. Bovey on August 31, 1948 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in St. Joseph. He farmed in St. Wendel Township and served as a Township Supervisor. After retiring from the farm Fred was employed by the St. Cloud Times for over 10 years. Fred was a member of St. Joseph's Parish.
Fred liked gardening and giving his vegetables away to family and friends, crossword puzzles and playing cards with his grandchildren. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
Survivors include his sons, John (Renee) of St. Joseph; Tony (Cathy) of St. Joseph and Arthur (Sharon) of Freeport; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren; brother, Robert (Martha) of Cold Spring; and sister-in-law, Alma Salzer of Cold Spring.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marie on July 31, 1999; brothers, George, Alois, Leander, Mark, Alfred and Leo; sisters, Sr. Clarita, OSB, Sr. Marcus, OSB, Marie Duerr and Katherine Stein; and infant brother, Anthony.
Fred's family would like to thank Cherrywood Advanced Living and Heartland Hospice for all the love and care they provided Fred during his stay.
Published in the St. Cloud Times on Nov. 14, 2013