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Terri Sallness Graham

December 8, 1963 — December 15, 2018

Terri Lynn Sallness Graham, 55 of Caribou Lake, passed away on Saturday December 15, 2018 at home.  She was born in Duluth on December 8, 1963 to William and Arlene Sallness.  She attended Cotton Schools, Mesabi Community College, and Bemedji State University receiving her BS/RN Degree.  Terri married David Graham in Las Vegas on April 2, 1999.  She worked at both St. Luke’s and Essentia Health, St. Mary’s Hospital as a Registered Nurse.  Terri was a member of Lakeview Covenant Church and was active with the Stephen Ministry at Lakeview Covenant.  She was a member of the Duluth Elks Lodge, she enjoyed scrapbooking and doing crafts, she was an excellent cook, and she loved kids and spending time with her nieces, nephews, and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father William Sallness in 1966, her brother Scott Sallness in 1969, and her grandparents.

She is survived by her husband David, parents Arlene and Alan Caple, step-daughters Allison (Kevin) Tellinghuisen and Elizabeth Graham, grandchildren Brin and Connor Tellinghuisen, siblings Lisa (Scott) Salo and Nicole (Tom) Squires, nieces and nephews Blake Stanaway, Daniel, Fraol, Kelsey and Tyana Squires, Caden and Carter Salo, special cousin Lynn Rohlf and her grandmother Inez Caple.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday December 19, 2018 from 5PM to 7PM in Dougherty Funeral Home.  600 E. 2nd St. Duluth, MN 55805.  Visitation continues Thursday December 20, 2018 from 12:30PM until the 1:30PM Memorial Service in Lakeview Covenant Church.  1001 Jean Duluth Rd, Duluth, MN 55804. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home.  218-727-3555.

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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

5:00 - 7:00pm

Dougherty Funeral Home

600 E 2nd St, Duluth, MN 55805

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Starts at 1:30pm

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