RUSSELL RADATZ

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Russell K. Radatz, age 77, of Faribault, died Monday, October 11, 2010 at home surrounded by his family.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 139 Mercy Drive, Faribault on Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. Interment will be in St. Lawrence Cemetery, Faribault.

Visitation will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Wednesday, October 13 from 5 to 8 p.m. and also at church for one hour prior to the service on Thursday.

Russell Kenneth, the son of Kenneth and Ila (Edwards) Radatz, was born September 1, 1933 at Lake Crystal, MN. He graduated from Faribault High School in 1952 where he was an outstanding athlete, captain of the football team and earned nine letters. He was also offered a college scholarship to play football. On June 4, 1955, he married Geraldine Bokman at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Faribault. Russell previously worked for Chandler-Wilbert Vault Company and later for the City of Faribault, retiring after 23 years. He loved his grandchildren, hunting and fishing and spending time at the lake.

He is survived by his wife Geri; a son, Ron (and Patty) Radatz of Faribault; three grandchildren, Michael, Ashley and Brianna; and a brother, Howard Radatz of Faribault.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three children, Jeffrey, Krista and Brenda; and two sisters, Betty Condon and Leona Jensen.


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Name: Kim Keller
Email: kmkkjkkrk@hotmail.com
Date: Monday October 18, 2010

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I was sad to hear Russ had passed away. I remember him from the shop at Chandler Wilbert. As kids we were "around" and always busy. I'm sure we were in the way many times but the guys always had a moment for us. We send prayers for comfort for your family.

Name: Jerry & Jeanine King
Email: jjking@bigfork.net
Date: Tuesday October 12, 2010

Memories

Remembering the many good times we shared in sports (Jerry), Plus school activities, and of course after school activities. Now you know there isn't more pain for Russ. Thinking of you all, Jerry & Jeanine

Name: Jeff & Kathy Gilbert
Email: gilberts@paulbunyan.net
Date: Tuesday October 12, 2010

Memories

It was always fun to visit with Russ when at Mom and BJs house. He will be missed, but now he is at peace and no sickness. Take care of yourself Jeri...hope to see yo next summer in Dora Lake. Thoughts and prayers to each of you! Kathy and Jeff

Name: Sharon and Arlie VanZee
Email: vanzeestpaul@q.com
Date: Tuesday October 12, 2010

Memories

Russ- what a guy. I will truly miss his great sense of humor and wit. Many great memories of playing cards in Dora Lake nad getting ready for mom and BJ's auction. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Geri and the rest of your family. I will miss him.