Donald G. Kietzmann July 10, 1952 - September 16, 2019

Age 67, of Mendota Heights

Died at home of a heart attack on September 16, 2019. Preceded in death by parents, Ruth and Floyd Kietzmann. Survived by beloved wife, Mary; children, Jill (Dan) Korinek, Paul (Amanda) Kietzmann and their mother, Iva; 11 grandchildren; step-sons, Shawn (Sara), James (Katie) and Bryan Racine; sisters, Linda (Jack) Morgan, Lois (John) Downey and many other supportive relatives and friends. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 AM Friday, September 20 at Our Lady of Victory Chapel, 2004 Randolph Ave., St Paul. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation 1 hour prior to Mass. Memorials preferred to Children’s Grief Connection.

Memorial Service 11:00 AM Friday, September 20 at Our Lady of Victory Chapel, 2004 Randolph Ave., St Paul. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation 1 hour prior to service.


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    Bernie Schmidt says

    What a wonderful and loving man the world lost. Prayers and Condolences to the family and all who loved him. Bernie Schmidt

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    Susan Nesbitt says

    Dear Mary Ellen,
    May the Lord bless and keep you and your family in His loving arms. May you be surrounded by love from your family and friends. Blessed comfort and peace to you.
    Love, Susan Koenig Nesbitt

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    Mary Troyer says

    Dear Mary and family,
    My love is with you. I’m so very, very sorry to learn about Don. Prayers and many hugs for you. Love, Mary

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      Jesse Masloski says

      Sadness of this loss, and many fond memories, of times with Don and his family. Don played a defining and tangible role in helping me establish my path in life. I’ve told some of his stories many times, and I will many more. I’m lucky to have know you, Don Kietzmann

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    Judy Page says

    My dear Mary (Sage),
    My heart goes out to you. Don was obviously a very good man who loved you and all his family. May you feel the love from your family and friends and the comfort of God’s hands.

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    Nancy Thompson says

    Mary, I was a friend of Don’s through work at White Funeral Homes. I just can’t believe he’s gone. He was one of the kindest guy’s I have every known. God took him way to soon. He will be missed by many. I know he loved you so much. He will be watching over you, you can count on that.

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    Debra Mercer says

    Sorry to here of Don’s death. You’re in my thoughts and prayers.

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      Nancy Patten says

      so ver sorry your loss Don was a great man it a pleasure working with him i will miss him my prayers are with you and your family.

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    Sandra Doyle says

    So sorry to hear of your loss. How unbearable for you and all your family.

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    Cara Anthony says

    I’m so shocked and sad at this news. Don was a wonderful presence at our Sunday liturgies. We will all miss him. Prayers for you and the whole family.

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    Stan & Debby Abrahamson says

    Dear Mary,
    So sorry for the loss of your loving husband, Don. He will be missed by so many but remembered for his friendliness and kindness to all. Please take care.

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    Judy Kaul says

    Mary and family, I know you probably don’t remember me but I am Frannie H.’s Northfield grandma and I do remember Don and his wonderful exuberance at games. My condolences and prayers go out to all of you at this very difficult time.

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    Terence Sinclair-Wood says

    Dear Mary, Our prayers are with you. Whenever you come to CDH we must connect to share. So sorry for your loss. I only met Don a couple of times, but the love and connection between the two of you was palpable. Live Jesus in your heart. Forever. Terence and Lorna (PS. I was born on the same day as Don.)

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