Fran Saatzer – Brainerd Dispatch

Fran Saatzer (82), surrounded by her family, was introduced into the arms of Jesus on May 11, 2022 at 8:17 p.m.

His celebration of life will be held Saturday, June 4 at 11:00 a.m. at Baxter’s First Baptist Church, with Pastor Wayne Erickson officiating. Visitation will take place at 10:00 a.m., one hour before the service.

Fran was born to Edward and Valeria (Krystosek) Pietron on March 21, 1940 in Brockway Township. She was married to Roger Saatzer on May 6, 1961, in Sartell, MN. They had two children: Todd and Jodi.

Fran worked with Roger in their real estate office (Anchor Reality) and Northstar Freeze Dry Company for many years. They were blessed to spend 37 years together as snowbirds in Arizona.

His love and dedication to his family was unmatched. She enjoyed spending time boating and camping with her family. She loved to spoil her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Fran’s loving and generous heart was evident to everyone she met.

Her faith in Jesus was very important to her.

Fran is survived by her husband Roger of 61 years, son Todd (Denise) Saatzer, daughter Jodi (Albie) Kuschel, four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, brothers Kenny (MaryAnn) Pietron,

Roger (Sue) Pietron, several nieces and nephews.

Fran was predeceased by her parents, her brother Richard, her sister Mary Jane and her grandson Derrik Kuschel.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Baxter.

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