Robert (Bob) W. Nord, Father, Grandpa, Great Grandpa, Brother.
Our beloved father pinned on his pilot wings and flew straight to heaven on December 4, 2018.His love Grace Marie (Jan 2018) and daughter Debby were waiting with open arms. What a joyous reunion. Survived by daughters Pamela (Dave) Lande, Nancy (Jim) Hesse, Diane (Larry) Westbrock, Barbara (Dan) Fritsche: 11 Grandchildren Renee, Debra, Jim, Bert, Jennifer, Brett, Mike, Justin, Bradley, Joe and Becky: 16 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great great granddaughter; sister Sandy (Paul) Axness: Brother-in-laws George Rafferty and Robert (Peggy) Rafferty.
WWII Navy Pilot, South Pacific. Bob retired from Northwestern Bell Telephone Company after a 36 year career and was a Metro Life Member Pioneer.    Private family services to be held.       
12/11/18

Delmar "Del" Rosha
South Haven - The Mass of Christian Burial, celebrating the life of Delmar "Del" Rosha, age 76 of South Haven, will be 10:00 AM, Monday, November 26 at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic church in St. Augusta. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Del died Wednesday at the St. Cloud Hospital after a battle with cancer. There will be a visitation after 9:00 AM, Monday at the church in St. Augusta. Arrangements are being made by the Miller-Carlin Funeral Homes.

Del was born April 4, 1942 in St. Cloud to Arthur and Verena (Gohman) Rosha. He worked at the V.A. Hospital in St. Cloud and at Northwestern Bell Telephone for over 40 years, with the name changing to U.S. West and Qwest Communications. Before he retired in May of 2005, Del was a line splicer and air pressure technician in the St. Cloud area. He enjoyed deer hunting, fishing and he played amateur baseball for many years. He loved all things that grow; crops, trees, his children and grandchildren. He was a devoted father and grandfather. He enjoyed following his grandchildren to their activities, which included track and cross country meets, and school performances. Del was a member of St. Mary Help of Christians in St. Augusta, the St. Augusta American Legion Post 621, St. John's Bosco Men's Society, Telephone Pioneers, and the C.W.A. Union.

Del is survived by his former wife, Annette, St. Cloud; his children; Tricia (Jim) Simon, St. Augusta; Deborah (Jack) Schabel, South Haven; Brandon Rosha, South Haven; and Deonna (Justin) Bouska, Clearwater. He is also survived by his grandchildren; Miranda, Makala, and Andrew Simon of St. Augusta, Ben Schabel of South Haven, and his sisters and brothers; Carol Segler, Mary (Tom) Danielson, Donald (Sandee) Rosha, John (Gail) Rosha and Mark (Pam) Rosha; all of St. Augusta

He is preceded in death by his parents and his sisters, Arlene Pelzer and Cordella Heroux.

Barbara ‘Barb’ McKay, 91, lifelong Superior resident, died peacefully on Saturday, November 17 at Ecumen Lakeshore in Duluth.
Barb was born August 22, 1927 in Superior to Walter and Ruth Madsen. Barb was educated in Superior, graduating from Superior Central in 1946. She began a 31-year career at Northwestern Bell, mostly as a supervisor.
In 1976, Barb married the love of her life, James McKay. She enjoyed the most wonderful, joyous time of her life until his passing in 1989. After her husband’s death, Barb became involved in several volunteer efforts- Friends of the Library, Essentia/St. Mary’s Hospital Auxiliary, and a board member for Senior Connections among others.
Barb loved to play bridge, read, especially history books, and walk her dogs. It’s because of this life-long love of dogs that the family request no flowers, but memorials to the Superior/Douglas County Humane Society.
Barb is survived by her stepson, James McKay, Jr. of McFarland, WI; sister, Patricia Backlund of Grand Marais, MN; nephew, Michael (Nancy) Backlund of Grand Marais, MN; nieces, Patzer (Ed) Lynch of Superior and Barbara Backlund of Grand Marais, MN; and several grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
Family and friends would like to thank the entire staff at Ecumen Lakeshore for the wonderful care they gave to Barb.
Barb was a classy lady with a great smile and a warm heart. She will be truly missed.
Visitation on Wednesday, November 28, from 10:30 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 1510 New York Avenue, Superior, WI. Reverend Fr. Steven Burns will be the celebrant.
The family invites everyone to a luncheon immediately following the service, at the church.
The committal service will be held at Greenwood Cemetery, Superior, following the luncheon.  
11/20/2018
 

Mahlon Charles "Mike" Clasen age 84, formerly of St. Paul, passed away peacefully in Pharr, Texas on 10/30/18.
Mike was born to Carl & Theresa Clasen in Lake Mills, Iowa. Mike was a proud US Navy veteran of the Conflict in Korea. Mike worked as an engineer for Northwestern Bell and was a Metro Life Member Pioneer. He was on the engineering team that developed the 911 emergency system. Mike is preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Lura Mae and granddaughter, Laura Lynn Eineke. Mike is survived by his wife, Fay; his children, Michele (Nick) Belde, Lynn, Michael and Marty (Julie) Clasen; grandchildren, Keely (Blom) Fick, Neil Blom, Thomas Eineke, Michael Eineke, Sandra Clasen and Samantha (Zac) Lindner; eight great grandchildren; brothers, James and David Clasen; sisters, Ina (Jerry) Maxwell, Hazel Koll and Marlene (Ray) Prohaska. Many loving nieces and nephews. A celebration of life and interment will commence in the spring of 2019. Memorials preferred to the American Cancer Society.     11/12/18

 

Carol Sobota, age 76, of St. Paul Passed away on November 1, 2018
Our beloved Irish Lass has left us. We're positive the good Lord and lots 'O Irish Eyes (especially the Walsh and Maloney family relatives) will welcome her to the green fields of heaven. Carol was a longtime employee of CenturyLink (formerly Northwestern Bell Telephone Co.) and retired in 1990 and continued as a Metro Life Member Pioneer. She was a Pro-Life advocate and supporter of MCCL.
One of her greatest joys in life were her numerous trips to her cherished ancestral "second home" of Ireland. She is survived by her siblings, Mark Sobota, Marion (Dan) St. Martin and Ann (Matt) Harrison; many nieces and nephews, cousins, and extended family will miss her kind, generous and loving spirit. Preceded in death by her parents, John and Ann Sobota; her sister, Jan (Vic) St. Martin; and sister-in-law, Pat Sobota. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, November 6th at 12:00 PM at Carondelet Village Chapel, 525 Fairview Ave. S., St. Paul 55116, with visitation one hour prior to the service. A private family interment will be held.    
11/4/18

Barbara Hermanson, resident of Gracewood Senior Living, Lino Lakes, Minnesota, formerly of Blaine, Minnesota passed away at age 87.
Barbara was born on October 21, 1931 in Mora, Minnesota and raised on a farm three miles north of Ogilvie, Minnesota. She graduated from Ogilvie High School. Barbara worked for Northwestern Bell for -US WEST for over 30 years was a Metro Life Member Pioneer. She was a long-term member of the NWB-USW-Qwest Retiree Association where she served as a Retiree Advocate, helping fellow retirees with benefit issues. She enjoyed cooking, flower gardening, having lunch with her friends, and volunteering in the church.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Eva Hermanson; two brothers; five sisters; and one nephew.
Funeral Service, 11am on Monday, October 29, 2018 at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 10103 University Ave NE, Blaine, Minnesota. Visitation will begin at 10am. Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Mora, Minnesota. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Alzheimer’s Association  
10/27/18


Death of a Pioneer family member.
Norma Serene (Mann) Mousky, 82, of Hermantown, passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018, in Solvay Hospice House.

Norma was born in Minneapolis to Harlie and Myrtle (Matson) Mann on May 15, 1936. She graduated from Bloomington High School in 1954. On Feb. 11, 1956 she married the love of her life, George Mousky. Norma worked at Benson Optical Abrahamson’s Hearing Aides, then at JC Penney’s Custom Decorating for many years. She loved decorating, which probably explains why she and George had so many houses over the years. Norma volunteered for 15 years at the BHC Gift Shop. She was also an active member of Mt Olive Lutheran Church for 50 years.
Norma is preceded in death by her husband George Mousky, who passed away this past June, George; and her parents.
Norma is survived by her daughters, Jean (Michael) Van Kessel and Laurie (Donald) King; grandchildren, Matt (Amy) King, Gina King, Harry (Jill) Van Kessel, Luke Van Kessel and Robert King; great-grandchildren, Megan, Alex, Preston, Sydney and Hailey; sister, Muriel Barrett; cousin, Gar (Brenda) Matson; niece, Karen Chanda; and nephew, Dan (Robin) Clark.
VISITATION: 11 am on Tuesday, October 30th at Mt Olive Lutheran Church, 2012 E. Superior St., with memorial service to follow at 12 pm.
The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to Dr. Tim Kleinschmidt for his exceptional care he gave Norma, which gave them an additional 16 years with her. Special thanks to St. Luke’s and Essentia Hospices, Solvay Hospice House, as well as all their friends at Perkins and Bridgeman’s Restaurants in Duluth.
10/26/18

Billie June Nelson, 85, of Scanlon, passed away October 13, 2018 at Diamond Willow in Cloquet.
June was preceded in death by her parents and one granddaughter, Ryan. She is survived by her loving husband, Glenn; daughter Brenda (Larry) Schmid; sons, Randy (Joann) and Jim (Patti) Nelson; 5 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Cloquet.    
10/17/18
 

Elmer Birdeland , age 95 of Maplewood passed away October 6, 2018.
Survived by loving wife of over 71 years, Margaret "Peg"; children Barbara Huss, Laurie (Mark) Kazimer; grandsons Jon (Kim) and Eric (Andrea); great-grandchildren Andrew, Landry, Leddi; many other relatives and friends. Elmer served his country as a Naval Aviator in WWII, he went on to work for Northwestern Bell for 38 years and was a Metro Life Member Pioneer. He was a life-long golfer and a proud member of the Keller Golf Course. Elmer was a loving husband and father, a genuinely warm and humble man, friend to everyone, and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Memorial Mass 11AM Thur. (10/11), CHURCH OF ST. PETER, 2600 Margaret St. N., North St. Paul, with visitation one hour prior. Private interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, North St. Paul
10/10/18

John F. Hogan, age 82, of Coon Rapids, MN went to be with His Lord and Savior, September 25, 2018.
John retired from U S WEST's marketing department and was a Metro Life Member Pioneer. John also was in the naval reserve, retiring after 30 years from both. Preceded in death by parents, John & Gata, and brother Gary. Survived by his loving wife of 28 yrs, Renee, daughters Jaki, Colleen, Tricia, step-son, Travis, 8 grandchildren, 1 great- grandchild, and best friends and canine companions, Libby, Milly and Pumpkin. Memorial Mass at 10am Friday, October 5 at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, Anoka MN. Visitation 1 hour before mass with lunch at the church following the mass. Burial at Ft. Snelling following lunch. Special thanks to Our Lady of Peace Hospice Home for their superb care of John in his final days.   10/1/18

Lyle Marvin Holm, age 90, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 15, 2018.
He was a long-time resident of Shakopee, MN.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 19, from 4-7 pm, at Ballard-Sunder Funeral and Cremation, 833 S. Marschall Rd, Shakopee and one hour prior to the Celebration of Life Service on Thursday, September 20, at 10 am, at the Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church, 924 21st St, Minneapolis, MN. Pastor Tim Peterson will preside. Lyle will be laid to rest at Fort Snelling National Cemetery,
On November 10, 1927, Lyle was born in Minneapolis, MN to parents, Harry and Signa (Haugen Eide) Holm. He was a proud graduate of Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis. For many years, Lyle worked as a telephone technician for Northwestern Bell, US West and Qwest and was a Metro Life Member Pioneer.
Lyle enlisted in the United States Navy on January 28, 1946 and proudly served during WWII and throughout the South China Sea and Panama. During his time, Lyle was aboard the USS Seacat 399 Submarine. Later, he became a member of the Submarine Veterans of WWII and Submarine Veterans Inc.
Lyle married Dorothy Healow, in Minneapolis, MN. He lived a very active life being a husband, dad, grandpa and great-grandpa. Lyle loved traveling to Norway to connect with relatives—he was extremely proud of his heritage and member of Nordfjordlaget. In his free time, Lyle loved duck hunting, fishing and cheering on the Minnesota Vikings.
Lyle will remain in the hearts of his children, Gail Holm, Tom (Vicki) Holm, Jane (Mark) Thomas; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; his other relatives and friends in the U.S. and Norway.
As the Norwegians say, Takk for alt! Thank you for everything!    
9/23/18

Thomas E. Broman, passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2018 in Duluth.
He was born November 8, 1934 in Duluth, graduating from Central High School in 1952. After graduation he had a summer job for the Martin Udesen family at the Curling Club Roller Rink.
He joined the Navy before his 18th birthday, with most of his three years of active duty on the U.S.S. Stichell DDR-888. He started working at Northwestern Bell Telephone in 1956, mostly in Pine City, retiring after 30 years. He loved spending time at his cabin on Island Lake.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 71, VFW Post 4258, Telephone Pioneers, USS Stickell Reunion, U.S. Navy Memorial, Richard Bong Veterans Heritage Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Agnes; sister, Lorraine; brothers, Orval and Jack; and sister-in-law, Marian.
Tom is survived by his sister, Rachel Prudhomme; brother, Marvin (Lorraine); sister-in-law, Georgeann; and many nieces and nephews.
Services and Burial will be at 10:00 AM, Monday, September 10, 2018 at Forest Hill Cemetery, 2516 Woodland Ave. Military Honors by the Duluth Honor Guard.

9/13/18

James E. Sasse, 87, of Duluth, died Saturday, September 8, 2018 at North Shore Estates.
Jim was born on March 9, 1931 in Winona, MN to Arthur and Francis Sasse. Jim was an installer for Western Electric, retiring in 1984 after 34 years of service. Following his retirement, Jim worked for the Duluth Clinic as a courier, retiring in 1993. Jim was a former member of Forbes United Methodist Church, the Proctor Moose and the Telephone Pioneers.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Robert and Howard; two sisters, Dorothy Walters and Marjorie Stevens; an infant son, James; a stepdaughter, Yvonne Whitebird-Quintero; and his first wife, LaVonne (Kingsley) Sasse.
Jim is survived by his wife, Carol; a son, Arthur (Elaine) of Duluth; five daughters, Debra (Tom) Fontaine of Proctor, RoxAnne Helland of Munger, MN, Sandy (John) Drennan of Deerwood, MN, Cindy Matheson of Proctor and Karen (John) McKagan of Detroit Lakes, MN; a sister, Esther (Larry) Kieffer of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; a brother, John (Irene) of Bloomington, MN; four stepchildren, Juanita Whitebird of Chisholm, MN, John Whitebird of Chisholm, MN, Renee Whitebird of Duluth and Murray Whitebird of Duluth; 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 7 step grandchildren, 12 step great-grandchildren, one step great-great-granddaughter; many other relatives and friends.
The family would like to thank the staff at North Shore Estates for the wonderful care they provided to Jim over the last three years.
Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 12, 2018 and will continue Thursday from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service in Williams Lobermeier Boettcher Funeral Home. Burial at Oneota Cemetery. Memorials to donor’s choice are preferred.    
9/10/18

Douglas W. Brown, Age 53 of St. Cloud, formerly of Blaine, passed away suddenly on September 1, 2018.
Doug was a current employee of CenturyLink. He stared his career in I&M and 4-Wire; then he transferred to Detroit Lakes as a CO Tech. In 2013 he came back to the cities (Ramsey) as a CDT. Doug was just shy of his 29th service anniversary and was a Metro Council Pioneer.
He is survived by his wife, Christine; daughter, Michele (Nate) Muonio; grandchildren, Callidora, Asher & Reed; parents, Bruce & Rose Brown; siblings, David (Susan) Brown & Susie Shape; nieces & nephew, Alissa, Claire & Samuel; other relatives & dear friends.
A Celebration of Doug’s life will be held at KOZLAK-RADULOVICH BLAINE CHAPEL (107th Ave. NE & Hwy. 65) Friday, September 7th, 2018 from 4-7 PM with a Time of Remembrance at 6 PM. Memorials preferred to the Gajogo Foundation, Safari Club International Foundation or the Minnesota Vikings Foundation.

 

Irene Luella Faber, 87, of Shell Lake died Monday, August 27, 2018 at Cumberland Healthcare.
She was born July 22, 1931 in Lampson, WI to Harold and Grace (Jones) Hills. Irene graduated from Shell High School and then Rice Lake Teachers' College. She taught country school in the area for several years. She was married in Lampson, WI on February 9, 1951 to Norman Faber, and they moved to St. Paul, where she worked for Northwestern Bell until her retirement in the 1980's. Irene was a Metro Life Member Pioneer. After retirement they returned to the Shell Lake area.
She was preceded in death by her husband Norman on September 15, 2006. She was also preceded in death by her son, Kenneth Faber; sisters Barb Johnson and Carol Hills. Survivors include her daughter, Roxanne Faber of Woodbury, MN and her son, Keith Faber of Shell Lake; 3 brothers: Harold (Betty) Hills, Leroy (Jean) Hills and Darwin (Nancy) Hills, all of St. Paul, MN; her sister, Darlene Hackman of New Richmond; 1 sister-in-law, Evelyn Waggoner of Minong; many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Spooner with Pastor Dan Hermanson officiating and burial to follow at Shell Lake Cemetery. A visitation will be held for an hour prior to the service at the church.   
9/3/18

Donna L. Wickland, age 71 of Andover.
Preceded in death by parents, Leonard & Evelyn Berglund; sister, Jan Brown and brother, Roger Berglund. Survived by husband, Gary; son, Matt (Megan) Wickland; granddaughters, Genevieve & Jocelyn; siblings, Sue Rikala, Duane (Barb) Berglund, Art (Gina) Berglund; nieces, nephews, other relatives & friends. Lovingly known as "DeeDee" by her husband of nearly 50 years, Donna adored her family and loved spending time with her beloved granddaughters.  She retired after a long career with Northwestern Bell-USW-Qwest and was a Metro Life Member Pioneer.  After she left the phone company she worked for 10 years for AAA. Donna enjoyed crafting in many forms, shopping, cooking and spending time with those she loved. A Celebration of Donna's life will be held at KOZLAK-RADULOVICH BLAINE CHAPEL (107th Ave. NE & Hwy. 65) Saturday Sept 8, 2018 from 10AM to1PM. Private interment Roselawn Cemetery kozlakradulovich.com 763-783-1100      9/3/18

Death of the Wife of Central Council Life Member Pioneer Art Sletten
Avis O. Sletten, 86, of Bemidji, MN died Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at the Sanford Fargo Medical Center in Fargo, ND.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00am, Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji, MN. Visitation will be one hour before the service. Interment will be at the Greenwood Cemetery in Bemidji, MN under the direction of the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji.
She was born on June 25, 1932, in Bagley, MN the daughter of Victor and Thea (Ysen) Anderson.
She was raised and educated in Bagley, graduating from Bagley High School. She attended Bemidji Business School after graduation. She married Arthur Sletten on August 11, 1967, in Bemidji, MN. She worked for the Department of Indian Education, and also worked with the Bemidji and St. Cloud School Districts as an Administrative Secretary. She retired from the Area Learning Center in St. Cloud, MN in 1986. After retiring Avis and Art enjoyed traveling. They visited every state except Rhode Island, and also enjoyed a trip to Australia and New Zealand. Avis loved her family most of all. She beamed at the sight of her kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids. She was described by a Great-Granddaughter as “caring, loving, happy, and funny-who could make the BEST apple pie. In addition she enjoyed golf, fishing, Minnesota sports, reading, embroidery, and playing cards.
She is survived by her husband Art Sletten of 49505 229th Ave Bemidji, MN 56601
Children, Sue (Charles) Lund of Bemidji, Terri (Tom) Tepley of Brainerd, MN, Sid (Deanna) Sletten of Bemidji,
Grandchildren, Brian (Kate) Lund, Lynnea (Andy) Oman, Jennifer (Ryan) Lamberg, Michael Tepley, Matthew (Nikki) Tepley, Michael (Pam) Sletten, and Deborah (Tyler) Bradseth.
Great-Grandchildren, Anna, Nicole, Megan, Thea, Claire, Lyla, Evan, Ella, Koral, Cameron, and a new great-grandson due in a couple of weeks.
Sister, Violet Baumann.  And numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Margaret Thompson, brother-in-law Amos Thompson, and brother-in-law Archie Baumann.   
9/2/18

Janeth M. Satre, 75, of Brainerd passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 22, 2018
at Good Samaritan Society-Woodland in Brainerd. Memorial services for Janeth will be on Friday, August 31, 2018 at 2p.m., at Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter, with Pastor Leslie Hobson officiating. Visitation will be from noon until 2 p.m.
Janeth was born on December 14, 1942 in St. Paul, MN to Edward and Althea (King) Schornstein. She moved with her family to Brainerd in 1944 and had been a lifelong resident of the Brainerd Lakes Area. Janeth married Allan Paul Satre on February 19, 1966 in Brainerd. She worked for Northwestern Bell before beginning her 20-year career as the church secretary for Park United Methodist Church. Janeth enjoyed arts and crafts. She loved volunteering and was honored as Outstanding Lay Person of the Year for the Brainerd School District.
Janeth is survived by her children: Bill (Shelly), of Brainerd and Jim (Penny) of West Linn, Oregon; her grandchildren: Alex, Chris, Abbie and Jack; and a brother, Richard Schornstein. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul; her parents, Edward and Althea; and a brother, Ed Schornstein.
Brenny Funeral Chapel and Cremation Service  800-824-5051  www.brenny.com     
8/30/18
 

Robert A. ‘Bob’ Shaw, 77 passed away July 22nd, after being diagnosed with AML.
He is survived by his wife Sandy, daughters Kara (Fox) & Kelley. 3 grandchildren, Kenny, Logan & Samantha Fox, brother Michael and many nieces and nephews.
After retiring from "The Phone Company" he lived out his dream of Warm Winters and Beautiful Summers, laying claim to both MN & MS as home. Bob retired from NWB-USW-Qwest where he worked in OCS (Official Communications Services) and was a Metro Life Member Pioneer. "Bob was the guy that kept the phone company phones and computer systems running."
Services were held in Picayune, MS. A private Life Celebration will take place in St Paul. For those that wish to offer memorials please consider donating to your local blood bank (financial or blood). Donated Blood, Platelets & Prayers gave Bob 7 hopeful months.   
8/26/18

Andrea Susan (Groves) Augustyn, 73, of Hermantown, MN, joined Jesus in Heaven on Sunday, August 19, 2018 in Duluth.
 
She was a lifelong member of Gethsemane Covenant Church and their Tuesday Ladies Bible Study group. She loved history and animals and was an avid quilting enthusiast.
Andrea was born in Duluth September 21, 1944. She was a 1962 graduate of Hermantown High School. She received secretarial training at DBU and attended Rhema Bible Training Center in OK. She worked at AT&T, Qwest, and was a church secretary.
Andrea married Walter F. Augustyn November 27, 1965 during the biggest blizzard of the season.
Andrea was preceded in death by her parents, A.G. "Sam" and Doris (Gilberg) Groves of Hermantown.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Walt; daughter, Catherine of Hermantown; sister, Carolyn (Larry) Lockett of Superior, WI; cousin, Claudia (Bob) Ek of Duluth; sisters- and brothers-in-law; many nieces and nephews; and three loving cats.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, August 25th at Gethsemane Covenant Church, 4479 Ugstad Rd, Hermantown, with visitation beginning at 1 pm. Burial will follow at a later date at Sunrise Memorial Park.
Please share online condolences and photos at www.SunriseFuneralHomeandCemetery.com   
 8/25/18