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Edward Tezak Jr.

January 25, 1947 — June 5, 2018

Edward “Eddy” Anthony Tezak, Jr., 71, of Duluth passed away suddenly in his home on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.  He was born January 25, 1947 in Duluth to Edward and Christine (Koprivnik) Tezak and was raised in Ely, MN.  He was drafted into the US Army and served in the Vietnam Era.  He married Linda Johnson July 26, 1967 in Tower, MN.  Eddy was employed as an electronic technician with MN Power for 38 years retiring in 2012.

Eddy was a member of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary, American Legion Post #71; IBEW Union and served as the union steward previously.  His passion was his family, in his free time he enjoyed fishing and spending time at the cabin on Lake Vermillion with his family and friends.

Eddy was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Patrick and his daughter, Sheila Tezak.  Survivors include his wife, Linda; son, James (Tracy) of Duluth; grandchildren, Easton, Breanna and Sydney; great grandchildren, Aidan and Silas; siblings, Kathleen Tezak of Ely; Mary Lou (Charles) Lina of Hibbing; Patricia (Gary) Doyle of Santa Rosa, CA; Michael (Marla) Tezak of Ely and Monica (Mike) Bonderson of Nashwauk; sisters in-law, Cecelia (Peter) Prijatel and Jeri (Skip) Dickinson; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A Visitation will be held 5-7 pm Wednesday June 13, 2018 in Dougherty Funeral Home Chapel and will continue Thursday June 14, 2018 from 10:00 am until the 11:00am Memorial Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 2801 E. 4th Street, Duluth, MN.  Military honors accorded by the Duluth Combined Honor Guard.  Inurnment will be in Park Hill Cemetery.  Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home.  600 E. 2nd St. Duluth, MN 55805.  218-727-3555.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, June 13, 2018

5:00 - 7:00pm

Dougherty Funeral Home Duluth

600 E 2nd St, Duluth, MN 55805

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Memorial Mass

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Starts at 11:00am

Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary

2801 E 4th St, Duluth, MN 55812

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