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Learn More About Mary Sawatzky, Candidate for Minnesota State Representative 17B

About House District 17B

County:
Kandiyohi

Cities:
Atwater, Kandiyohi, New London, Pennock, Regal, Spicer, Sunburg, Willmar

Townships:
Arctander, Burbank, Colfax, Dovre, East Lake Lillian, Fahlun, Gennessee, Green Lake, Harrison, Irving, Kandiyohi,Lake Andrew, Lake Elizabeth, Lake Lillian, Mamre, New London, Norway Lake, Roseville, St. Johns, Whitefield, Willmar

Unified School Districts:
ACGC, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, Bird Island-Olivia-Lake Lillian, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg, M.A.C.C.R.A.Y.,New London-Spicer, Paynesville, Willmar

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Mary Sawatzky

Candidate for Minnesota State Representative 17B
email: sawatzkyforstaterep@gmail.com
mobile: 320-403-1108

Mary Sawatzky was born and raised in Granite Falls, MN. She is the daughter of Dory and William “Butch” Richter. Her mom was a stay at home mom and her father was a small business owner in Granite Falls. She has six brothers and 2 sisters. Mary is number seven of nine children.

She and her husband Doug have been married for 31 years and have two children, Jeff and John – both graduates of Willmar Public Schools. Jeff is a 5th grade science teacher in Paynesville. He is also the assistant varsity basketball and track coach. John is a sales rep. for a local athletic clothing company.

Sawatzky is an educator, graduating in 1984 from St. Cloud State University, with a BS in special and elementary education. She began teaching at New London / Spicer High School before becoming a teacher at Willmar Middle School in 1986. She has been a teacher in the Willmar Schools ever since.

Active in her community and classroom, she’s worked with multiple non-profit boards and organizations including West Central Community Summer Band, Meals on Wheels, American Cancer Society/Relay For Life, Salvation Army and as a member of American Legion Auxiliary for 32 years.

Mary Sawatzky is a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church where she’s served as a Eucharistic Minister, Sunday School Teacher and volunteer with St. Mary’s Fall Festival.

Also committed to the wellbeing and health of students and young people in Kandiyohi County, Mary has been a member of the Mayor’s Community Pool Committee, Winged Foot Running Club, the YMCA, VFW Baseball program, and Treasurer of the Willmar Baseball / Softball Booster Association.

I would sincerely appreciate your vote

Mary Sawatzky

Candidate for Minnesota Representative 17B

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