Harvey George Botzet


Harvey George Botzet of Orono, MN, age 83, passed away peacefully Monday, March 21, 2022. He was born November 23, 1938, at his home in Sprucehill Township (Miltona), MN, the son of Nicholas and Annie (Becker) Botzet.

Harvey graduated from Alexandria high school in 1956 at the age of 17 and immediately enlisted in the United States Army. He married Patricia Ludwig in November 1962 and raised four children in Buffalo, MN. In 1988 he and Pat purchased their dream home on Lake Miltona, which they later retired to.

He was preceded in death by his siblings, James Botzet and Laverna Kaufman.

Harvey is survived by his wife Pat; sons, Joe (Audry) Botzet of St. Louis Park, MN, Rick (Val) Botzet of Buffalo, MN; daughters, Jackie (Burnie) Kittock of Delano, MN and Becky (Shane) Botzet of Long Lake, MN; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; siblings Violetta (Wayne) Luetgers and Marvin Botzet; and many nieces and nephews.


No services are planned at this time.

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