Marlin RadtkeMarlin "Mike" Radtke, 80, of Park Rapids, MN, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at Casa de la Luz Hospice in Tucson, AZ.
Mike was born May 22, 1933, to Sophie (Bertram) and Ben Radtke, in Faribault, MN. He attended elementary and high school in Faribault. He was an outstanding athlete in football, basketball, and tennis. He attended South Dakota State University as a pharmacy student, graduating in 1955. While at SDSU he was elected to the Rho Chi Pharmaceutical Honor Society. He was also chosen to be a member of Blue Key Honor Society and Scabbard and Blade. He was an outstanding player on the championship SDSU football team. He also won tennis championships. After graduation, Mike was hired by Osco Drug Co. He began his career at St. Paul, MN, Osco Drug.