Brian L. Latzig, 55

Brian L. Latzig, age 55, of Lester Prairie, passed away Friday, March 9, 2018, at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

He was born March 14, 1962, in Hutchinson, the son of Virgil and Ruth (Boettcher) Latzig. Brian was baptized and confirmed at St Peter Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie.

He graduated from Lester Prairie High School with the class of 1980.

An active outdoorsman, Brian enjoyed fishing in both seasons, watching the Minnesota Vikings, mowing the lawn, gardening, and taking care of his many cats. He liked playing cards and cribbage.

Brian was a very special person who took loving care of his mother.

He was preceded in death by his father, Virgil; grandparents Otto Jr. and Ella Latzig, Alfred Birkholz, and Paul and Flora Boettcher; and uncles and aunt Merlyn Boettcher, Marvin Latzig, Allen and Cordella Latzig, and Erland Latzig.

Brian is survived by his loving family: mother Ruth Latzig of Lester Prairie; sisters Deb (Milan) Yurek of Hutchinson, and Pam (Steve) Fiecke of Winsted; and nieces and nephews Tracy (Ryan) Asche, Jodi (Jeremiah) Lanska, Jason (Hiromi) Fiecke, Ryan (Danielle) Fiecke, Brandon (Ashley) Fiecke, and Krystal (Matt) Conklin.

He is further survived by great-nieces and nephews Kyle, Kaylea, Jadon, Jena, Katie, Joshua, Benjamin, Gracie, Corbin, Izzie, Gannon, James, Owen, and Charlie; aunts and uncle Lyla Latzig, Dorothy Latzig, Florence Boettcher, and the Rev. Loren (Norma) Boettcher; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral service took place Tuesday, March 13 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie, with the Rev. Bob Alsleben officiating. There was visitation one hour prior to the service at church. Interment followed the service at St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery.

Casket bearers were Joel Vellmann, Randy Krueger, Duncan Cameron, Jon Dammann, Wesley Wiedenroth, and Charlie Morris.

Arrangements were with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; www.johnsonfh.com.

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