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Arden Craig Axelson

November 21, 1950 ~ January 8, 2018 (age 67)

Dougherty Funeral Home

600 East 2nd. Street                                            Phone (218) 727-3555

Duluth, Minnesota 55805                                  Fax (218) 727-7514




Arden Craig Axelson, 67, of Duluth, died Monday, January 8, 2018 at his home after a short illness.  Arden was born November 21, 1950 in Duluth to Raymond and Audrey Axelson.  He attended Duluth public schools and DBU and Duluth VoTec, now known as Lake Superior College.  Arden served stateside in the Army during the Vietnam War.  He started working at the US Postal Service before working in customer service at Norwest Bank, retiring from Wells Fargo after 26 years.  Arden enjoyed watching TV, sports, especially the Viking and Twins; listening to music and holding court at the Greenery Restaurant.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Audrey.  Arden is survived by his brother, Roger; niece, Lynn (Merrill) Loy and his nephew Roger Axelson, Jr.  A private family service will be held at a later date.  Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, Duluth, 218-727-3555.

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