Mass of Christian Burial for Sandra Rotz, age 77, of Milaca, will be held Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 11 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Milaca with Fr. Jim Remmerswaal, OSC officiating. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday.
Sandra Rae Rotz was born July 9, 1942 to Ole and Irene (Sandeen) Olson at home in Hunt’s Cabin, Milaca, Minnesota. When she was one, her family moved to Minneapolis; and when she was in seventh grade, the family moved back to Milaca. She graduated from Milaca High School in 1960. She was united in marriage to Michael Rotz on October 28, 1961.
Sandra loved her family and friends, Bluegrass music, camping, and flower gardening.
Sandra passed away January 1, 2020 at her home near Milaca.
She is survived by her husband, Michael; children, Mark Rotz, Barbara (Mark) Tokar, Janet Rotz, Joe Rotz, Bob (Paula) Rotz, Steve (Christina) Rotz; seven grandchildren, Nicholas, Rachel, Joshua, David, Robert, Sophia and Henry; ten great grandsons; brother, Mike (Donna) Olson, sisters, Arlene (Kenny) Rosales and Judy Baas; brother-in-law, Dave Poorker; also survived by Randy Engfer, Steve and Renae McAlpine, Dylan McAlpine and her nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Sandra was preceded in death by her parents, Ole and Irene Olson; sisters, Dorene (Pat) Markfort, Glennys (Clyde) Wilke, and Nancy Poorker and brother-in-law, Duane Baas.