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Ralph A. Krotzer, 84

Ralph A. Krotzer, age 84, of Deerwood, MN, died Tuesday, April 3, 2012, in Apache Junction, AZ.

He was born Aug. 6, 1927, to Alonzo and Mary (Bruhn) Krotzer in Mound.

Ralph was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle (Hanson) Krotzer; the mother of his children, Connie Krotzer; infant sons Dennis Krotzer and Thomas Krotzer; parents Alonzo and Mary Krotzer; step son Dennis Hanson; siblings Alvin Krotzer, Clarence Krotzer, Roy Krotzer, and Marva Colburn; brothers-in-law Vern Colburn, and Warren Magnuson; and sisters-in-law Jean Krotzer and Dorothy Krotzer.

He is survived by his wife, Ralcie Ceass; children Mark (Deb) Krotzer, Lynn (Lisa) Krotzer, Marge (John) Czanstkowski, Vicki (Tom) Dalbec, Goody (Joe) Stanislawski, Dan (Emma) Hanson, George (Vicki) Ceass, Jean (Jim) Wehr, and John (Allison) Ceass; 26 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; a sister, Helen Magnuson; a brother, Victor Krotzer; and a sister-in-law, Carol Krotzer.

Memorial services took place Saturday, April 21 at noon at Minnetrista Baptist Church in St. Bonifacius, with a gathering of family and friends one hour prior to the services in the church. Inurnment was in the church cemetery.

Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.