Roman P. Kruzel, 61

Roman “Buddy” Paul Kruzel, age 61, of Howard Lake, passed away surrounded by his loved ones Dec. 26, 2020.

He was born Feb. 15, 1959, in Waconia, MN to Roman and Anna Kruzel.

Roman was married to Jennie Nolby, July 30, 1988. They made their home in Howard Lake. To this union two children were born, Colton and Leah.

Buddy enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening. He spent his time in the garage and with his family.

Buddy worked several years at Kalco Recovery LLC, and MBE. He retired to take care of his sick wife.

Buddy is survived by his children, Colton (Cassie) and Leah Kruzel; grandchildren, Luke, McKayla, Maverick, Levi, Kayden, and new baby Kruzel due in August; many brothers and sisters, relatives, and family members.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jennie; parents, Roman and Anna; sister, Janice; and brother, Gordy.

A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, with visitation one hour prior at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Howard Lake, www.swansonpeterson.com, 320-543-3401.

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