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Subject: Mrs Sandra JoAnn Gaetzke 1943-2004
Date: 4 Jan 2005 13:32:58 -0700

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Sandra JoAnn Gaetzke of 1200 Riverside Drive, International Falls, died Friday, December 31, 2004 at Falls Memorial Hospital.

Sandra Grotberg was born March 9, 1943 in Littlefork, Minnesota. She married Robert Gaetzke on July 3, 1960 at the Zion Lutheran Church in International Falls.

Sandra was a homemaker and also worked for the forestry division of the DNR. She was a member of the Littlefork Lutheran Church and served as trustee for the International Falls Senior Citizens group. Sandra loved to bake, read, and do needlepoint. She enjoyed walking and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert, and her parents, Anna (Grimley) and Erick Grotberg, and seven brothers.

Sandra is survived by her son, Destry Gaetzke (Dana Gustavson). Daughters Tracy (Dale) Foyt, of International Falls, Michelle (Bill) Leinen of Little Falls, Minnesota, and Diane (Tim) Hope, of International Falls. Brothers, Wayne (Cynthia) Grotberg, of Littlefork, and Erling (Helen) Grotberg, of Spring Lake Park. Sisters Margaret and Ella Of Littlefork, Elsie and Esther Gilmore of Las Vegas, Gladys Indahl of International Falls, and Violet Haile of Calfornia. And her 8 grandchildren, Ashley, Danielle, Michael, Katie, Sandy, Cody, Billy and Hayley.

Services will be held at the Littlefork Lutheran Church on Tuesday, January 4, 2005 at 2pm. Internment will be at Oakley Cemetery in Littlefork. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers, and condolences can be left at

Arrangements are with Green-Larsen Mortuary, Inc.

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