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March 18, 1928- January 2, 2020


Frank J. Folwarski, age 91, of Albertville and formerly of Brooklyn Center passed away peacefully at J.A. Wedum Residential Hospice on January 2, 2020. Preceded in death by son, Jerry; sisters, Ann and Fran; and by a brother, Vodge. Survived by wife Joyce of 70 years; daughters: Pat Skindelien, Susan (John) Gosh, Sandra (Timothy) Flander and daughter-in-law: Bev Folwarski; 11 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Frank was a US Navy Veteran and served as a Fireman’s Apprentice. He retired from Osseo School District #279 after over 30 years of service, although some knew him best as “Frank the painter”. He was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. He was a member of the Struthers Parkinson’s Day Program and enjoyed his time there each week. He loved the outdoors, especially fishing and hunting. He taught many of his grandchildren the art of fishing, both on the water and on the ice. He loved taking care of his garden and enjoyed the harvest. Funeral service Sunday, January 12th, 2020 at 4:30 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel, 300 Main Street N., St. Michael, MN. Visitation from 3:00 P.M. until time of services at the funeral home.

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  1. Daniel Holtorf

    I was a Tech Ed. teacher at Osseo High School and saw Frank on a daily basis: his greetings were always friendly and warm. He was very dedicated in providing students a safe and orderly learning environment. Remembering Frank with kindest thoughts.


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