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Andrew Frank Saumer

January 4, 1932 — June 8, 2021

Andrew Saumer of Pine City passed away Tuesday,  June 8, 2021 at Welia Health in Mora surrounded by his family at the age 89.

Andrew attended school in Pine City and graduated in 1949. He married Ella Taylor of Frederic, Wisconsin on June 25, 1960. They made their home in Pine City and raised their family on the farm.

Andrew worked at McNally’s Industries, Interstate and Lampert Lumber, Pine County as an assessor, as a rural mail carrier for Pine City and Sandstone. He owned and operated the family dairy farm southwest of Pine City. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, playing cards, square dancing, restoring old tractors, running his sawmill, and traveling in the US and in other countries. He enjoyed being with his family and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren brought him great happiness.

Andrew is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law Dan and Sue, Joe and Lynn, Steve and Laura, all of Pine City; daughters and sons-in-law Teresa and Tim Clark of Hinckley, Ann and Garland Crider of Pine City, Michelle and John Carter of Elberta, Alabama; grandchildren Kristi (Jim) Pelto, Keith Saumer, Cory (Hannah) Clark, Pat and Darial Clark, Jaysa and Kelly Saumer, Mike (Jenessa) Saumer, Hannah Saumer, Scott Brown, Emily and Molly Crider, Tristan (Florence) Kick, and Abigail Carter; 12 great-grandchildren; brothers Robert and Bill; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife Ella of 42 years; parents William and Albina; infant daughter Mary; granddaughter Jessica Saumer; sisters Mary Alice Stoffel, Delphine Johnson and Lucille Johnson. 

Monsignor Aleksander Suchan will celebrate a Mass of Christian burial for Andy: 10:30 AM; Friday, June 18, 2021 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Pine City.  A time of visitation and reviewal is planned from 5-7 PM; Thursday (6/17) at Swanson Funeral Chapel with a prayer service at 7 PM and also one hour prior to the Mass in the St. Anthony Commons area in the church.  The interment will be in Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Pine City.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to:  Funeral and Cremation Service of Pine City, Swanson Chapel
www.FuneralAndCremationService.com

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Visitation

Thursday, June 17, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Prayer Service

Thursday, June 17, 2021

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Visitation

Friday, June 18, 2021

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

St. Anthony Commons - Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

535 8th St SW, Pine City, MN 55063

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, June 18, 2021

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

535 8th St SW, Pine City, MN 55063

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