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Francis "Fritz" John Rakowski

April 7, 1955 ~ August 13, 2021 (age 66)

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Obituary

Fritz was preceded in heavenly slumber by grandparents, Francis & Cecilia Rakowski and Robert & Marie Muehlbauer; parents, Francis (Frank) Joseph Rakowski & Harriet (Muehlbauer) Paulsen; step-father, Henry Paulsen; brothers, John, James, and Ronald Rakowski.

He is survived by his son, Frankie (Carrie) Rakowski; step-sons; Eric (DeAnn) Alsaker and Jamie (Suzy) Alsaker; grandchildren,  Austin and Alexis Rakowski; numerous step-grandchildren; siblings, Andrea (Richard) Crosby of Odessa, MN, Joel Rakowski of Kerkhoven, MN  and David Rakowski of Spindale, NC and Lori Leuthardt of Benson, MN; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives & friends.

Fritz had many loving attributes. He was family-oriented and delighted in spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Although stubborn and meticulous, he was fun-loving, and everyone enjoyed being around him. Fritz was a Harley Davidson enthusiast, a jack-of-all-trades, and had the gift of a green thumb. He could make anything thrive.

Memorial services for Fritz will be held at 3PM on Friday, 8/20/21 with visitation 1 hour prior at PETERSON-GRIMSMO FUNERAL CHAPEL, 250 Broadway St. E, Monticello.

Interment at a later date in the Appleton City Cemetery, Appleton, MN.

The Memorial Service will be livestreamed via Zoom and be accessed by clicking the button below this obituary at service time and entering Meeting ID # 890 1141 1882 and Passcode # 086838.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
August 20, 2021

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Peterson - Grimsmo Funeral Chapel
250 E. Broadway
Monticello, MN 55362

Memorial Service
Friday
August 20, 2021

3:00 PM
Peterson - Grimsmo Funeral Chapel
250 E. Broadway
Monticello, MN 55362

Video is available for this event


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