Aaron Blatz, age 58, of Isanti passed away May 24, 2022 at home from esophageal cancer. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 31st at Strike Life Tributes in Isanti. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Athen’s Lutheran Cemetery followed by a reception at the Isanti VFW. In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to a cancer care or hospice care organization of your choice.
Aaron was born December 21, 1963 in Robbinsdale, Minnesota to Alvin and Ferrell (Kingrey) Blatz. He was raised on a farm in Stanchfield, Minnesota and graduated from Braham High School in 1982. Aaron spent over 30 years working for International Union Local 9 installing elevators. He had many hobbies throughout the years that changed as his life changed. Spending time with his wife, daughter and grandkids was very special to Aaron. He also enjoyed going on Spyder rides with his wife and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Darla; daughter, Andrea (Ryan) Thompson and grandchildren, Nolan and Micah of Boise, ID; mother, Ferrell Blatz of Stanchfield; father-in-law, Gordon Peterson of Middle River, MN; siblings, Dan (Cindy) Blatz of Rush City, Sheila (Ken) Seibert of Mora, Doyle Blatz of Stanchfield and Heath (Annette) Blatz of Grasston; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Donna Peterson of Brooklyn Park, Todd Peterson of Middle River, Troy(Joni) Peterson of Newfolden, Trent Peterson of Middle River and Chad Peterson of Middle River; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Aaron was preceded in death by his grandparents; father, Alvin Blatz; and mother-in-law, LuAnn Peterson.
Michael Shockman says
So sad to hear this. I graduated with Aaron, he was the most genuine guy you’d ever want to meet. He was so nice to everyone, and treated everyone with respect. My condolences to his wife, daughter and family.
Tammi Reilly says
I also graduated with Aaron, such an amazing guy! My sincere apologies.
David Hendren says
Aaron was a wonderful friend in high school. I have many fond memories of him. He was bright and always had a positive outlook. He was kind, generous and eager to lend a hand at anytime. Very sorry for your loss.