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Obituaries

Brandon Scott Carlsness

Jun 30, 2022

Brandon S. Carlsness age 37, passed away peacefully on June 30, 2022 after a hard-fought battle with cancer. He is preceded in death by his mother, Corinne Hangartner; grandmother, Virginia Hangartner; brother, Jacob Carlsness; and stepson, Taylor l’Heureaux. Brandon is survived by his loving wife, April Hilde; son, Greyson Carlsness; grandson, baby Taylor; brother, Derek Carlsness; father, Randy (Wendy) Carlsness,...

Myles Leslie Summers

Jun 25, 2022

 

Myles Leslie Summers "Smiley Myley" 7-13-1988 - 6-25-2022.

 

Myles Summers 33 of Duluth, MN. Passed away in the hospital with his family by his side. Myles was born in Chandler, AZ. He graduated from Dobson High School. Was a member of the city Grace Church. He worked at Sprouts farmers market, until he moved to Duluth, MN....

Mary Lois Main

Jun 25, 2022

 

Mary Lois Main (nee Lindsay) was born July 2, 1925 and passed away on June 25, 2022 just shy of her 97th birthday. Mary grew up in Duluth, attended The Marshall School, worked at the Wolvin (Missabe) Building as a teletypist, studied nursing for a year or so at The College of St. Scholastica, then in 1948, married Calvin...

Donald Allen Sjelin

Jun 25, 2022

 

Donald Allen Sjelin of Duluth MN went to his heavenly home on June 25, 2022, at the age of 93.

Don, the 8th of 9 children, was the last surviving child of Carl and Alma Sjelin, immigrants from Sweden who settled in Monticello, MN. He moved to Duluth MN in 1957 as a masonry contractor. He owned Twin Lakes...

Patrick James Robinson

Jun 20, 2022

Patrick Robinson of Superior WI, age 60, passed away on June 20, 2022. Pat will be forever missed and remembered by his mom, Trudy Robinson; daughter, Jessica; sisters, Gayle (Dave) Daniel, Cheryl (Jim) Van Guilder; brothers, Brian and Harold “Butch” Robinson; special friend, Sue Nelson; grandchildren, Dallas, Mystic, Layla, Caiden; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Preceded in death...

Joann V. Otterblad

Jun 17, 2022

 

Joann V. Otterblad, 91, of Duluth, passed away peacefully on June 17th at St. Luke’s Hospice.  Joann was born May 27, 1931, in Superior, WI to George and Myrtle Caven.  Her family moved to Duluth, and she graduated from Duluth Central High School in 1949.  Joann worked at the Elliott Meat Packing Company and Allstate Insurance Agency before marrying...

Mary Ann Hagberg

Jun 17, 2022

 

Mary Ann Hagberg, 89, passed away on Friday, June 17, 2022. She was a New Year’s baby, born in Grand Marais to Walter and Lillian Cardinal and lived most of her life in Duluth. Mary was a member of St. Raphael’s Catholic Church. She worked at Target for 20 years before retiring to her true passions: gardening, and her...

Lori Jo Dowd

Jun 17, 2022

Lori Jo Dowd

1972-2022

She was born in Brainerd, raised in Indiana, and has lived in Duluth for over 25 years. She was a compassionate, caring, and loving person who valued her family and close friends over everything else. She was a long-time employee of Grandma’s restaurant. She died due to her long-time battle with cancer and MS. She lives...

Mark C. Flaherty

Jun 13, 2022

 

Mark C. Flaherty of Duluth died peacefully June 13th with his family by his side, one week shy of his 91st birthday. 

Mark was born June 20, 1931, in Minneapolis, MN and raised in Elk River, MN.  He also lived in Colorado Springs during WWII where he landed his first job as a 12 year-old Soda Jerk.  He graduated...

Christina "Chris" "Tina" Harris

Jun 11, 2022

Christina “Chris” “Tina” Harris, 94, of Duluth, formerly of Dover, NH and Sun City, AZ, passed away peacefully on Saturday June 11, 2022, in Duluth.  She was born on February 1, 1928, to Costas and Kaliope Servetas.  Tina was very active at church, being a steward to both the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Dover, NH and to St. Haralambos...

Irene Elenore (Berglund) Klenow

Jun 9, 2022

 

Irene Elenore (Berglund) Klenow, 97, died on June 9th, in memory care at Touchmark at Harwood Groves in Fargo, North Dakota.  She was born on December 7, 1924, in Duluth, Minnesota to Elna (Johnson) and Herman Berglund.  She graduated from Duluth Denfeld High School in 1942.  In 1947 she married her high school sweetheart, Vernon Klenow. They made their...

Valerie Kay Olson

Jun 6, 2022

 

Valerie Kay Olson, 67, of Hermantown, passed away on Monday June 6, 2022, in Essentia Health, St. Mary’s Hospital.  She was born in Lake Geneva, WI on August 19, 1954, to Russell and Donna Gessler.  Valerie married Greg Olson on June 19, 1976, in Rockton, IL.  She had worked as a hairdresser for many years.  Valerie was an avid...

Frank Michael Jeanetta Jr.

Jun 4, 2022

Frank Michael Jeanetta Jr., 74 of Duluth, died Sat. June 4th at his home, with his family by his side.  Frank was born June 29, 1947, in Duluth to Frank and Dorothy Jeanetta Sr.  He was a graduate of Duluth Cathedral High School.  Frank married Pamella Peterson on Nov. 17, 1972.

Frank started in the auto service industry working at...

Dorothy H Beck

Jun 3, 2022

Dorothy H beck, 91, of Duluth, died Friday June 3rd at Diamond Willow, Lester Park. Born Oct 2nd 1930, in New London, Mn to Vivian and Carl Hendrickson, she moved with her family to Duluth where she grew up in Hunters Park and graduated from Duluth Central High School in 1948.  She met her husband Donald Beck at Pequayan Lake...

Kenneth Hollis Graves

Jun 3, 2022

Kenneth Hollis Graves, age 81 of Duluth died on June 3, 2022, in the serenity of the woods on his hunting land. He is preceded in death by his parents, Hollis & Josephine (Jazdzewski) Graves; daughter, Mary Elsenrath; son-in-law, Charles Thrasher; sister, Patricia Potswald; and brother-in-law, Robert Morris.

Ken was a lifetime resident of Duluth, graduating from Cathedral High School...

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