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David Arthur Fricke, age 79 of St. Michael, passed away November 5, 2022.

He was born on December 23, 1942 in Knoxville, Tennessee to Arthur and Dorothy (Shockley) Fricke.

After high school, he attended the University of Cincinnati where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Planning and Zoning. He met his future wife, Linda Joos, on a blind date and the two were joined in marriage in 1966 in Cincinnati.

His job relocated the family to Minnesota. Their son, David was born in 1968 and their daughter, Donna was born in 1972. He proudly worked for 32 years as an executive director of the Minnesota Association of Townships in St. Michael before retiring in 2012.

David was an avid boater, often spending his free time on the St. Croix River. David also enjoyed spending time in Florida. He was a member of the Masons in Monticello and Lion’s Club in St. Michael.

Preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Dorothy; and brother, Richard.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Linda; children, David Fricke and Donna (Mike) Steuernagel; grandchildren, Tia Bliese, Nick Steuernagel, and Trent Steuernagel; and other friends and relatives.

A private service will be held for the family only.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to The Peterson Chapel of Buffalo. Online condolences for the family may be directed to


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  1. Al Batt

    I appreciate David’s good works. You are all nestled gently in my thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace, David.


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