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Obituary for Joseph Steven Fruci


Joseph S. Fruci

Lived with 6 different cancers 

over 30 years – Who Does That??? 

Joe Fruci of Mahtomedi MN peacefully passed away at home on November 21, 2022, from his final cancer, AML, surrounded by his beloved family.   Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Frank J. and Lorraine (Gruber) Fruci.  He is survived by his wife, Laura (Roberts); son Angelo (Allison) Fruci (Colette); daughter Elena (Albert) Arslan (CJ); siblings Michael (Cathy) Fruci, Angela (Milly) Frucci, and Tony (Karen) Fruci; Diane Fruci Ellis;  Dave (Patti) Oberg and Linda Oberg; many nieces and nephews, a large extended family, and many wonderful friends and neighbors.

Joe was an avid sportsman and enjoyed fishing, pheasant & deer hunting, drag racing, golfing and trap shooting.  He loved Herreid SD, the great outdoors and enjoyed lengthy walks and tinkering with various projects involving his vehicles or tractors.

The family extends its special gratitude to Dr. Robert Delaune and Minnesota Oncology Maplewood for navigating Joe through his many cancer journeys.

A gathering to celebrate Joe's life will be held on Saturday, November 26, 2022  from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at HONSA FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 2460 East County Road E, White Bear Lake.

Memorials preferred to or donor’s choice.