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Elsie M. Kovala


  Elsie M. Aho Kovala, 86, of Duluth, passed away on Wednesday April 1, 2020 at the Franciscan Health Center.  She was born in Virginia, MN on January 20, 1934 to Oscar and Selma...

Arlene Thomas


Arlene G. Thomas, 83 of Duluth died Wednesday, July 29,  2020.  Arlene was born April 6, 1937 in Duluth to Archie and Gladys Rappana.  She was a Graduate of Duluth Denfeld and...

Delores "Dodo" Cheslak


Delores “Dodo” M. Cheslak, 91 of Duluth, died Thursday, just seven days shy of her 92nd birthday at the Franciscan Home with her family by her side.  Dodo was born July 30, 1928...

Garrett Kelley


Garrett Thomas Kelley, age 78, of Duluth, died Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was born August 1, 1941 in Niagara Falls, NY to Dr. Raymond T. and...

Thomas "Tom" Slattery


Thomas J. Slattery, 67, of Duluth, died on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at Solvay Hospice House. Tom was born October 22, 1952, grew up on Park Point and lived in the Duluth area all his life. Tom...

James Manderfeld


James H. Manderfeld passed away on July 22, 2020 surrounded by family in Duluth, MN at age 95 after a short battle with Multiple Myeloma.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Hilger and...

Edith Stapleton


Edith (Gustafson) Stapleton died peacefully on June 4, 2020 after a life well lived for 104 years. Edith was born to humble beginnings on a farm in Clover Valley, MN in 1915. She was the youngest...

Howard Erickson Duluth


Howard W. Erickson, age 99, of Duluth, died Sunday, July 19, 2020 at Golden Oaks Assisted Living in Hermantown.  He was born May 23, 1921 in Worester, MA to Knute and May (Farnon)...

John Grassinger Duluth


John Grassinger of Duluth, passed away Monday, July 13, 2020 at age 87 with his family by his side, after a three-year battle with cancer.  He was born in Duluth, to Albert and Mary, on...

Yvonne L' Abbe`


Yvonne L’Abbe` passed away suddenly at home in the early morning hours of July 7th. Yvonne leaves behind her loving husband Mark Harrell and her children Joseph, Michelle, and stepdaughter...
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