James "Butch" Kuronen

October 13, 2018


James “Butch” Kuronen, 59, of Duluth, Minnesota, passed away on October 13, 2018. Preceded in death by his parents, William and Fay Kuronen, and his mother-in-law, Marian Hunt. Butch is survived by his wife, Amy, and two daughters, Anna and Maria, all of Duluth. He is also survived by his brother, John Kuronen, John’s wife Teresa, and their children. Visitation on Wednesday, October 17 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Dougherty Funeral Home, 600 E. 2nd Street Duluth, MN 55805 and continues from 10am to the Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday, October 18 at 11:00 AM at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary, 2801 E. 4th Street Duluth, MN 55812.  Internment at Forest Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Ayundame orphanage in Bogota, Colombia (see details regarding how to donate on Butch’s Caring Bridge page); The Knights of Columbus - Msrg. O’Shea Council #15761; or City Wide - Agate Pride (Two Harbors High School athletics); or an organization of the donor’s choice. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home Duluth 218-727-3555.


Donations may be made to:

Ayúdame (Bogotá): Colombia
1605 Eustis Street, St. Paul MN 55108
Tel: 1-800-952-9302

Two Harbors City Wide Agate Pride
1640 Hwy 2, Two Harbors MN 55616
Tel: 1-218-834-8201

Ext 8242

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