February 3, 2022
Francis John Krotzinger, Jr., the son of Francis John, Sr. and Pauline (Butler) Krotz- inger, was born on Jan. 11, 1939 in Marys- ville, Kan. He died Jan. 28, 2022 at Brodstone Memorial Hospital, Superior, at the age of 83 years and 17 days.
Francis was baptized and confirmed at St Gregory's Catholic Church. He attended school in Marysville. At the age of 13, his dad tragically lost his life. Francis helped raise his 3-year-old brother, Paul. While in high school, he was active in sports. He graduated in 1957. On May 17, 1958, he married his high school sweetheart, Marilyn Dee Grauer, at...