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Paulette C. Franckowiak

October 16, 1946 — December 4, 2023

 

Paulette C. Franckowiak, 77 of Duluth died Monday, Dec. 4th in her home with her family by her side.  She was born Oct. 16, 1946 in Duluth to William and Lois Jakubek and she graduated from Duluth Central High School.  Paulette met Ted Franckowiak and they were married on April 6, 1968.  She worked for many years as a Hair Stylist, but she loved her job as a mother and grandmother more than anything. Paulette as an active member in St. Joseph’s Church in Gnesen, serving on its funeral lunch committee and she was a member of its Lady’s Guild.  She volunteered at St. Mary’s NICU, rocking the babies; she enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, flower gardening, snowmobiling, spending time at the shack, camping and traveling. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Lois and her brother, Spencer Jakubek. 

Paulette is survived by her husband, Ted; son Darin Franckowiak and his children, Gretta and William; daughter, Denise Franckowiak Carlson and her children, Adam and Mallorie Carlson; her sister Joan (Lyle) Johnson and many nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.  She will be greatly missed. 

Paulette’s family would like to thank the staff at Essentia St. Mary’s Hospice and Essentia St. Mary’s Interventional Radiology for their loving care of Paulette. 

Visitation will be Monday, Dec. 11th from 5pm to the 7pm Rosary at St. Joseph’s Church, 6110 Church Rd. Duluth, MN, where visitation will continue Tuesday from 10am to the 11am Mass of Christian Burial.  Memorials are preferred and may be directed to; Essentia St. Mary’s Hospice, 330 E 3rd St., Duluth, MN  55805, or Second Harvest Food Shelf, 4503 Airpark Dr., Duluth, MN  55811.  Sign the online register book at, www.dfhduluth.com.  Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, 600 E 2nd St. Duluth, MN, (218) 727-3555. 

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Visitation

Monday, December 11, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

St. Joseph's Gnesen Catholic Church

6110 Church Rd, Duluth, MN 55803

Rosary at 7pm

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Tuesday, December 12, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Joseph's Gnesen Catholic Church

6110 Church Rd, Duluth, MN 55803

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Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

St. Joseph's Gnesen Catholic Church

6110 Church Rd, Duluth, MN 55803

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