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September 12, 1926 – Thursday, January 29, 2015

Service Information
The Peterson Chapel, St. Michael, MN
Sunday, February 1, 2015
4:00 PM

Visitation Information
The Peterson Chapel, St. Michael, MN
Sunday, February 1, 2015
1-4 PM

Pauline Clara Savitski was born September 12, 1926, to Louis and Florence (Fehn) Fricke in Fletcher, Minnesota. She completed eighth grade at St. Walburga School and also attended St. Francis High School in Little Falls, Minnesota.

Andrew “Andy” H. Savitski met Pauline “Polly” C. Fricke on a Greyhound Bus. Andy went off to fight in WWII and their romance grew through their love letters to each other. After Andy returned from the war, their romance blossomed and marriage followed. Andy and Polly were married on June 3, 1947, at St. Walburga Catholic Church. On their wedding day, a beautiful rainbow stretched across the sky over the church.

Pauline was a seamstress, caregiver, and wonderful mother to her eight children.

Pauline is preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Florence Fricke; brothers, Louis, Justin, and Elroy Fricke; and sisters, Kathleen Vorderer and Eileen Erickson.

Pauline will be deeply missed by her husband of 67 years, Andrew H. Savitski; children, Robert (Claire) Savitski, Linda (Faitala) Sofa, Donald (Anne) Savitski, Cecelia (Michael) Blanchet, Michael (Janelle) Savitski, Richard Savitski, Lisa (Nick) Heatherly, Mary (Troy) Adams; grandchildren, Alice, Andrew, Jonathan, Micah, Noah, Jesse, Louise, Betsy, Christie, Matthew, Joseph, Daniel, Adam, Elizabeth, Rachel, Benjamin, Spencer, Maddie; great-grandchildren, Josiah, Aubrey, Megan, Samuel, Shelby, Isabella, Lily, Elijah, John, Ellie; brother, Harlan Fricke; and many other family and friends.

Visitation Sunday, February 1, 1:00 to 4:00 PM; with funeral services starting at 4:00 PM at The Peterson Chapel of St. Michael, 763-497-5362.

Private family interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Living Word Duluth Superior, 131 East 2nd St, Duluth, MN 55805.

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