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Terri Lynn Roses
Terri Lynn Roses, 40, formerly of Duluth died Saturday, Nov. 29, 1997, in Portland, Ore.
She was born Aug. 8, 1957, in Duluth. She married Kevin Roses on Oct. 9, 1976. She was a homemaker and worked for Pendleton Woolen Mills for three years. She moved to Portland in 1977.
She was a member of S.E. Portland La Leche League, Portland Public Schools PTA Clothing Center, Foster Parents Association, Meriwether Lewis Elementary PTA and Mt. Scott Neighborhood Association.
Survivors include her husband, Kevin; daughters Miranda, Sierra and Ariel Roses; and a son, Domanic Roses, all of Portland; her father, Roger Freeman of Duluth; her mother, Emy Jurasin of Silver Bay; a brother, Randy Freeman of Portland, Ore.; a sister, Cheryl Svercl of Ramsey, Minn.; six foster children currently, and a total of 95 foster children during her life.
Memorial Mass: 11 a.m. Saturday in Ascension Catholic Church in Portland Ore. Burial in Gethsemani Cemetery. Remembrances to the Foster Parents Association.

Carole E. Kelley
Carole E. Kelley, 71, passed away Sunday, Nov. 30, 1997, in St. Mary's Medical Center.
For several years she was a lab technician at St. Mary's Medical Center, and she volunteered for the American Cancer Society.
Carole was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and a sister.
She is survived by her daughters, Sharon Tadych, Diane (Boyd) Howell, Rosemary (John) Pallies and Patricia (Kenneth Doyle) Ettestad; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Russell (Darlene) Bauers; and many other relatives and friends.
Visitation: 10 to the 11 a.m. service Friday in Crawford Chapel. Interment in Sunrise Memorial Park in Hermantown.
Arrangements by Crawford Funeral Service.

John J. Thomas
John J. Thomas, 79, of East Locust Street died Monday, Dec. 1, 1997, in Benedictine Health Center.
He was a lifelong Duluth resident. He worked as a switchman for Northern Pacific Railroad and Burlington Northern Railroad for 39 years. He retired in 1981.
He was a member of St. Joseph's Church and Plus 55 Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters Frances and Catherine; and a brother, Walter.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Ann; sons Greg of Maple Grove, Minn., John (Gretchen) Jr. of Omaha, Neb., Larry (Nancy) of Duluth, Gary of St. Paul and Roger (Mary) of Oshkosh, Wis.; a daughter, Cathy (Bill) Dixon of Colorado Springs, Colo.; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Joseph; and a sister, Ann Ferguson of Duluth.
The family would like to express its gratitude for the wonderful care given to John during his stay at St. Anthony's Adult Day Care and the Special Care Unit of Benedictine Health Center.
Visitation: 4-7 p.m. Thursday with a prayer service at 6:30 in Johnson Mortuary, and Friday, 12:30 to the 1:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial in St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
Arrangements by Johnson Mortuary.

Lois L. LaFlamme
Lois L. LaFlamme, 72, formerly of Faith Haven died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1998, in Lake Haven Manor.
She was born in Duluth on Jan. 23, 1926, to Floyd and Evelyn Peppin Ecklund. She was a 1944 graduate of Proctor High School. Lois married Merritt A. LaFlamme on Aug. 28, 1948. They had recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. She had worked at Minnesota Woolen and Garon Knitting Mill for over 35 years, retiring in 1982.
She was a member of St. James Catholic Church and active in its St. Margarets Guild.
Lois was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by her husband, Merritt A.; a son, Steven G. (Melissa) of Duluth; sisters Ruth Barber of Duluth and Doris Zebott of Proctor; and grandchildren Amy, Jeff and Kelly.
Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Thursday with rosary recitation at 6:30 p.m. in Williams-Lobermeier Funeral Home. Visitation continues from 10 until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian burial Friday in St. James Catholic Church. Burial in Oneota Cemetery. Memorials to St. James School preferred.

James Allen ``Peach'' Petrovich
James Allen ``Peach'' Petrovich, 38, of 102nd Avenue West died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1998, in his home.
He was a lifelong Duluth resident. He attended Stowe Elementary and graduated from Morgan Park High School in 1978. He was a bartender at Alpine Bar and casting supervisor for M.E. International from 1980 to 1994.
He loved camping and fishing.
He is survived by his parents, Eli and Noella of Duluth; a sister, Lynne (Tom) Pikul of Duluth; a brother, Steven of Duluth; nephews Joe, Mike, Josh and Mat; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation: 5-8 p.m. today in Bell Brothers Chapel and 9 until the 10 a.m. service Thursday in Fond du Lac Community Church. Rev. James Woldhuis officiating. Burial in Oneota Cemetery.
Arrangements by Bell Brothers Funeral Directors, Bell Brothers Chapel, 601 N. 56th Ave. W.

Blanche Roberta Youngberg
Blanche Roberta Youngberg, 82, died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998, in Lake Haven Manor.
She was born in Great Falls, Mont., on April 10, 1916, to Helen and Russell Youngberg. She came to Duluth when she was three years old and spent her childhood on Park Point. After many years in Cambridge and Brainerd, she returned to Duluth and resided in Lake Haven Manor. For many years she made bead jewelry and articles, and enjoyed helping the activities staff who became like family to her.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by a sister, Billie (Henry) Thorp of Hermantown; a nephew, Mark (Peggy Champion) Thorp; a niece, Cory (Robert) Sanderson, grandnieces Missy Thorp and Sara Posey; a grandnephew, Chris (Kelli) Thorp; and a great-grandniece, Alexandra Thorp.
Visitation: Noon until the 1 p.m. service Thursday in Bell Brothers Chapel. Rev. Thomas Aadland officiating. Burial in Oneota Cemetery.
Arrangements by Bell Brothers Funeral Directors, Bell Brothers Chapel, 601 N. 56th Ave. W.

Margaret (Peggy) Novak
Margaret (Peggy) Novak, 82, of Littleton, Colo., formerly of Duluth died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998, in Porter Care Hospice.
She was born in Duluth on Feb. 21, 1916, to Frank and Pauline (Zentkowski) Cheslak. She married Charles Novak in 1934 in Duluth. She was co-founder of a small business.
She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Wolhurst Women's Club, both in Littleton, Colo.
She is survived by a sister, Irene Sampson of Littleton, Colo.; brothers Ray Cheslak of Oroville, Calif., Richard Cheslak of Duluth and Robert Cheslak of Milan, N.M.; a niece, Jeanne Guarneros of Highlands Ranch, Colo.; nephews James Sampson of Tucson, Ariz., and David Sampson of Broomfield, Colo.; and many other nieces and nephews.
Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Thursday, with a rosary recitation at 6, in Lenroot Chapel. Mass of Christian burial 10 a.m. Friday in Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial in Calvary Cemetery in Duluth. The family prefers memorials to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements by Hegstrom Family Funeral Homes, Lenroot Chapel, 2231 W. Third St.

Verna W. VanDyke
Verna W. VanDyke, 76, of LaVaque Junction Road died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 1998, in St. Mary's Medical Center.
Verna was born in Duluth on Aug. 10, 1921, to Alfred and Olga Lokken Olson. She was a graduate of Denfeld High School. Verna married Clifford VanDyke on Aug. 14, 1945. Verna worked for many years at Wahl's Department Store and Target.
She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and its Grace Seniors. Verna and her husband, Clifford, were volunteer lighthouse keepers on the Outer Island of the Apostle Islands. She also loved camping and the outdoors. Verna was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 52 years, Clifford, who died Nov. 20, 1997.
Verna is survived by her sons, Kenneth (Margie) of Duluth and Roger (Diane) of Hermantown; daughters, Gloria (Walter) Winningham of Charleston, S.C., and Janice (Larry) Tahtinen of Duluth; a sister, Marilyn Olson of Duluth; grandchildren, Chad (Jennifer) and Sarah VanDyke, Jennifer and Ryan Tahtinen, Kim, Clifford and Lauren Winningham, and Lindsey and Britney VanDyke. Grandma will be missed greatly by all whose lives she touched.
Visitation: 5 p.m. Friday with prayer services at 7 in Dougherty Funeral Home, and 10 until the 11 a.m. services Saturday in Grace Lutheran Church. Burial in Bethany Cemetery.

Betty Dryke Hammond
Betty Dryke Hammond passed away Wednesday, Dec. 31, 1997, in the home of her sister, Ester Johns, in Sequim, Wash.
Born in Duluth on Feb. 17, 1919, Betty grew up in Duluth, graduated from Central High School in 1937 and attended Duluth Business School before moving to Norfolk, Va., where she met and married Edgar Hammond in 1945. Upon returning to Duluth she worked at various jobs, including Sivertson's Fish Co., B. Norton Mining Co., Marshall Wells, Wahl's Department Store and City Hall. After raising their family, they moved to Sequim, Wash., where various jobs and community involvement kept her busy until recent years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar, in 1977.
Surviving are her son, David Hammond of San Diego; a daughter, Marcia Stromgren of Duluth; a sister, Ester Johns of Sequim, Wash.; a brother, Edward Dryke of St. Louis; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a niece, Tracy Dryke of California.
Memorial service: To be held at a later date in Duluth.

Helen Perry
Helen Perry, 98, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1998, at Freedom Village in Etna Hills, Calif.
Helen was a former Duluth teacher who retired in 1964, following 38 years of teaching in the Duluth School District.
She was a 67-year member of PEO Chapter AL, Duluth, and had served the chapter as its president.
She is survived by many PEO friends in Duluth and Laguna Hills, Calif.
Memorial service: Was held Jan. 27, 1998, in Freedom Village.

Geraldine W. ``Gerry'' Nelson
Geraldine W. ``Gerry'' Nelson, 77, of York Avenue South in Edina, Minn., formerly of Duluth, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 1998, in Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina.
Gerry was born in Denton, Texas, and lived in Oklahoma City, St. Paul Park, Duluth for two years, Arlington, Va., for 20 years and in Edina since 1979. For 20 years, she was the Personnel Staffing Specialist in the military district of Washington, D.C., for the Pentagon.
She was a member of Good Samaritan United Methodist Church in Duluth.
Her brother, Charles Wood Jr., died in California in September.
Surviving are her husband, Lloyd E.; a sister, Beatrice Capshaw of Bowie, Md.; and a nephew, Ronald Capshaw.
Visitation: 1 until the 2 p.m. service today in Asbury United Methodist Church. Interment in Oneota Cemetery.
Arrangements by Bell Brothers Funeral Directors, Bell Brothers Chapel, 601 N. 56th Ave. W.

Henry L. Wick
Henry L. Wick, 82, of Duluth died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1998, in his home.
He was born June 14, 1916, in Duluth and graduated from Denfeld High School in 1935. He married Margaret Bodin on Jan. 24, 1941, in Duluth. He served in the U.S. Navy as an aircraft mechanic during World War II, including two years in the Marshall Islands. As a young man, Henry worked at Monson's Auto Sales. After the war, he worked for city of Duluth Water and Gas Division and Western Lake Superior Sanitary District, where he retired in 1976 after 35 years of service.
Henry attended First Covenant Church, Duluth, where he served as trustee and usher for many years. He was active in Ensign School Boy Scout Troop, VFW Post 137 and his high school class reunion committee. He loved camping and fishing, especially at Isle Royale in Lake Superior, and taking good care of his home and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hans and Hilda Wick; a brother, Carl Leonard Wick; and a sister, Mabel Yernberg.
Henry is survived by his wife, Margaret; a daughter, Christie (Paul) Helquist of South Bend, Ind.; a son, Mark (Joan) of Duluth; and grandchildren Sandra and Christina Helquist, and Ann, Wayne and Judy Wick.
Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Friday in Williams-Lobermeier Funeral Home. Visitation continues from 9 until the 10 a.m. service Saturday in First Covenant Church. Burial in Sunrise Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred.

Jaakko Veikko Mannoja
Jaakko Veikko Mannoja, 74, of West Mankato Street went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1998, in his home.
Jaakko was born March 15, 1924, in Virolahti, Finland, to Mikko and Josefina Mannoja. He moved to Minneapolis in January 1969, and to Duluth in 1987. He married Aino Irene Korpela on Feb. 27, 1948.
Jaakko was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Torri; and a brother, Pauli Mannoja in May 1998.
Jaakko is survived by his wife, Aino Irene; sons Matti (Mariella) of Minooka, Ill., and Martti (Sarie) of Los Angeles; daughters Marita Mannoja Wiggin of Minneapolis and Marketta (Tom) Sobczak of Duluth; a brother, Unto Mannoja and sisters Hilkka Koho and Lahja Viipuri of Finland; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation: 1 until the 2 p.m. service Friday in Forest Hill Chapel. Burial in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home.

Catherine ``Kay'' J. Florestano
Catherine ``Kay'' J. Florestano, 68, of Duluth died Friday, Sept. 18, 1998, in St. Mary's Hospice after a courageous 19-month battle with cancer.
Kay was born on July 8, 1930. She grew up in Duluth and attended Central High School. Kay worked at the former Bruen's Women's Apparel and as receptionist at the old Duluth Clinic. After several years as a homemaker and mother she worked at St. Mary's as a medical transcriber and at Duluth Clinic for Dr. Robert Donley, where she retired in 1992 after 14 years.
Kay was a longtime volunteer for Salvation Army, where she donated many years of dedicated service.
Kay devoted her life to being a caring mother, sister and friend to many. The last eight years of her life were dedicated to being a grandmother to her four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Ila G. Drake in 1973; and her father, Warren E. Drake in 1963.
Catherine is survived by her son, Thomas Florestano; her daughter-in-law, Brenda; her beloved grandchildren, Matthew, Andrew, Joseph and Thomas; her sister, Patricia (Donald Sr.) Bergholm; a niece, Tara (Barry) Wain; a nephew, Donald Jr. (Lori) Bergholm; grandnieces and nephews Haley and Ashley Wain and Erik and Kyle Bergholm of Duluth; and many close friends.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Friday in Bethany Baptist Church, 6700 Grand Ave. No visitation. Memorials preferred to Salvation Army or American Cancer Society.
Arrangements by Johnson Mortuary.

Alfred S. Slotness Jr.
Alfred S. Slotness Jr., 57, of Tucumcari, N.M., formerly of Duluth and Rush City, Minn., died Tuesday Dec. 2, 1997.
He was preceded in death by his father, Alfred S. Slotness Sr.; his mother, Kaspara P. Slotness; and his wife, Caroline Slotness.
He is survived by fiancee Deborah Mell; sons Dean Slotness and Erik (Diana) Slotness; a daughter, Penny (Patrick) Hawkins; grandchildren Kaspara and Nicholas; stepchildren Carol, Janet, Julie and Robert; five step-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; sisters Salvina Morse and Audrey Kolquist; and a brother, Robert Slotness.
Visitation: Noon until the 1 p.m. service Saturday in St. John's Lutheran Church in Rush City, Minn.

Robert W. Higgins
Robert W. Higgins, of Dallas, died Nov. 29, 1997, in Dallas.
He was born in Duluth on Dec. 15, 1921. He graduated from Georgetown University, Washington D.C., in 1943 and from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1949. He served in World War II in the Navy as a lieutenant j.g. with the Seabees from 1943-1945 in the Pacific. He was founder and president of Paradise Pools and Gopher Oil Co., co-owner and developer of White Heron Lodge in Christchurch, New Zealand, and Garza Blanca Resort Hotels in Puerto Vallarta and Cancun, Mexico.
He was a member of the Board of Advisors for Jesuit College Preparatory School and past president of the Jesuit Foundation. His primary hobbies and interests were aviation and golf. He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting and fishing, was a charter member of the Dallas Cowboys Club, a member of Preston Trails Golf Club and Brookhollow Country Club, a member of the former Petroleum Club and the Texas Investors.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia; and a daughter, Kathleen.
He is survived by daughters Patricia (John) Peterson of Manhattan Beach, Calif., and Virginia Higgins of Dallas; son Robert (Paula) Higgins of Dallas; and six grandchildren.
Recitation of the rosary was Tuesday. Mass of Christian burial was Wednesday in Christ the King Catholic Church, Dallas. Interment in Calvary Hill Cemetery. If desired, memorials may be made to the Robert and Virginia Higgins Scholarship Fund at Jesuit College Preparatory School, 12345 Inwood Road, Dallas, TX 75244.

Harvey L. Fleck
Minister
Harvey L. Fleck, 66, of South Second Avenue in Proctor died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 1998, in St. Mary's Medical Center.
He was born in Foley, Minn., and had resided in Duluth and Proctor since 1979. He was a minister and had served three churches in Indiana before becoming the pastor of Agape Church, formerly Denfeld Community Church of God in Duluth, where he had served for 18 years. He also served as minister at the Union Gospel Mission for several years as well as a volunteer minister at the Damiano Center.
His wife, Dorothy, died on Dec. 22, 1997, and his parents also preceded him in death.
Survivors include his daughters, Pamela (Brad) Lambeau of Minneapolis and Susan Fleck of St. Paul; a son, Greg (Jeanne) of Proctor; sisters Erma (Gordon) James of Ham Lake, Minn., and Hazel Carlson of Grand Rapids; a brother, James (Lauri) Fleck of Blaine, Minn; and grandchildren Ryan, Stephanie and Tyler.
Visitation: 5-7 p.m. today in Bell Brothers Chapel. Services 11 a.m. Saturday in Agape Church, formerly Denfeld Community Church of God, 332 N. 40th Ave. W. Burial in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Verna W. VanDyke
Verna W. VanDyke, 76, of Lavaque Junction Road died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 1998, in St. Mary's Medical Center.
Verna was born in Duluth on Aug. 10, 1921, to Alfred and Olga Lokken Olson. She was a graduate of Denfeld High School. Verna married Clifford VanDyke on Aug. 14, 1945. Verna worked for many years at Wahl's department store and Target.
She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and its Grace Seniors. Verna and her husband, Clifford, were volunteer lighthouse keepers on the Outer Island of the Apostle Islands. She also loved camping and the outdoors. Verna was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 52 years, Clifford, who died Nov. 20, 1997.
Verna is survived by her sons, Kenneth (Margie) of Duluth and Roger (Diane) of Hermantown; daughters Gloria (Walter) Winningham of Charleston, S.C., and Janice (Larry) Tahtinen of Duluth; a sister, Marilyn Olson of Duluth; grandchildren Chad (Jennifer) and Sarah VanDyke, Jennifer and Ryan Tahtinen, Kim, Clifford and Lauren Winningham, and Lindsey and Britney VanDyke. Grandma will be missed greatly by all whose lives she touched.
Visitation: 5 p.m. today with prayer services at 7 in Dougherty Funeral Home, and 10 until the 11 a.m. services Saturday in Grace Lutheran Church. Burial in Bethany Cemetery.

Catherine ``Tinker'' Salyards Butler
Catherine ``Tinker'' Salyards Butler, 71, of Vermilion Road, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 1998, in her home.
Catherine was born in Duluth on Jan. 20, 1927, to Ely and Dorothy Chisholm Salyards. She was a graduate of Stanbrook Hall, and Finch College in New York. She married Richard C. Butler on Jan. 31, 1952. Catherine was an accomplished painter and sketch artist. Catherine was a member of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary.
Catherine is survived by her husband, Richard C.; daughters Patricia Louise Juetten, Sarah (Jacob) McRea Schmidt; sons Richard Salyards Butler, Ely Canton Butler, John (Mary) Chisholm Butler and Arch (Rebecca) William Butler; sisters Eulalie Higgins and Dorothy Mershon; and six grandchildren.
Services: 11 a.m. Monday in the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home.

Minnie Sprandel
Minnie Sprandel, 91, of Finlayson died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 1998, in Pine Medical Health Care Center in Sandstone.
Survivors include her sons, Leonard (Blanche) of St. Paul and Lyle (Carma) of Stanchfield, Minn.; daughters Evelyn (Clarence) Kraetzner of Finlayson, Alta (Al) Evans of Grantsburg, Wis., Marcella (Al) Edstrom of Duluth and Darlene (Roy) Bielejeski of Columbia Heights, Minn.; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation: 6-8 p.m. today and 10 until the 11 a.m. services Saturday in Peace Lutheran Church in Finlayson. Burial in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Giese.
Arrangements by Hamlin-Hansen-Kosloski Funeral Home in Moose Lake.

Jeanette Opel
Jeanette Opel, born Aug. 1, 1925, in Duluth, passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 31, 1998, at home in Cupertino, Calif.
She was the daughter of Merle and Bernice Hemphill.
She is survived by her brother, Frank Hemphill; and her children, Colette, Craig, Paul and Steve.
Memorial service: 3 p.m. Saturday in Union Church, 20900 Stevens Creek Boulevard, Cupertino, Calif.

Dorothy Helen Sumrall
Dorothy Helen Sumrall, 73, of Phoenix, formerly of Duluth died Sunday, Feb. 1, 1998, in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Surviving are her daughter, Stephanie Marquis of Phoenix; a sister, Suzy Voss of Duluth; a brother, William Goldsworthy of Indianapolis; grandchildren Joe Schenkel, Stacey Marten and James Short; and a great-grandchild, Logan Marten.
Service: 11:30 a.m. today in Messinger Mortuary and Chapel in Scottsdale Ariz. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2929 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85016.

Gordon Kenneth Haupert
Gordon Kenneth Haupert, 76, of North Stanford Avenue died Thursday, Feb. 5, 1998, in St. Luke's Hospital.
He was born in Duluth on Jan. 2, 1922, to Arthur and Ann (Knutson) Haupert. He worked for St. Germain as a glazer for 42 years.
He was a member of Lakeside Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite Bodies of Duluth and the Aad Shrine Temple. He was also a member of the Owls Club, Moose 505 and Elks Lodge 133, all of Duluth.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Haupert, in 1997.
Surviving are his sons, Gordon Jr. of Hermantown and Steven of Oklahoma City, Okla.; a daughter, Sandra Couture of Duluth; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Private services held.
Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home.

David C. ``Honer'' Jentoft
David C. ``Honer'' Jentoft, 37, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 1998, in St. Mary's Medical Center.
He was born March 23, 1960. He was a Navy veteran. He worked for Reuben Johnson & Son and Fraser Shipyards.
David was a member of St. Andrew's by the Lake and Boilermakers Local 117.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Brittany Kuhlman.
David is survived by his wife, Georgia (Shimmin) Jentoft; sons Creighton George ``C.J.'' and Brady Garrett Jentoft; daughters Tammy Johnsen and Brenda (Chad) Kuhlman; parents Creighton R. and June R. (Adams) Jentoft; a sister, Colleen J. (Ray) O'Hehir Lavamacki; grandsons David Netland and Drey Kuhlman; a granddaughter, Breanna Kuhlman; and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial service: 3 p.m. Saturday in St. Andrew's by the Lake.
Arrangements by Johnson Mortuary.

Mark P. Vieau
Mark P. Vieau, 29, of 17th Avenue East died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 1998, in his home.
He was a lifelong Duluth resident and graduated from Central High School in 1987. He received his nursing assistant certificate from Lake Superior College in December 1996. He was employed with ABC Community Services Inc. as a caregiver for developmentally disabled adults. He was involved with AA, helping to facilitate groups, volunteering for inter-groups. He was also on the board of directors for inter-groups with AA in the Duluth area.
Mark loved to fish and was a sports fan.
He was preceded in death by his father, James.
He is survived by his mother, Janice Vieau of Duluth; sisters Genevieve (Joseph) Wehmanen of Hermantown and Julie Vieau of St. Paul; half-sisters, Monica (Jim) Kucker of Duluth and Susan (Randy) Caflish of White Bear Lake; a half-brother, James A. Vieau of Duluth; a special niece, Jessica Suksi; grandmother Ethelmae Vieau of Duluth; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Visitation: 1 until the 2 p.m. service Saturday in Bell Brothers Chapel. Interment in Oneota Cemetery.
Arrangements by Bell Brothers Funeral Directors, Bell Brothers Chapel, 601 N. 56th Ave. W.

Antoinette L. Hamlin
Antoinette L. Hamlin, 92, of Church Place died Monday, Sept. 21, 1998, in Viewcrest Health Center.
Antoinette was born March 7, 1906, in Superior to Ignatius and Mary Pawlikowski. She moved to Duluth in 1985, after living many years in Detroit and Largo, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde in 1980; her sisters Margaret Skyta, Angeline Pollock and Helen Hansen; a brother, Walter Paulikowski; and her stepfather, Paul Mareski.
She is survived by a sister, Bessie Homsey of Superior; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation: 10 until the 11 a.m. service Saturday in Dougherty Funeral Home. Burial in Calvary Cemetery, Superior.

Andrew ``Drew'' A. Ilenda
Andrew ``Drew'' A. Ilenda, 52, formerly of Duluth died recently in his home in New Brighton, Minn.
Drew was born Jan. 2, 1946, in Duluth to Stanley and Eleanor Szamatula Ilenda. Drew was a 1964 graduate and valedictorian of Proctor High School. Drew received a degree in mathematics from University of Minnesota-Duluth in 1968. He had worked for Control Data in the Twin Cities.
Drew is survived by his sisters Monica (Victor) Gauthier of Quinnesec, Mich., and Lenore ``Nora'' (James) Korkalo of Duluth; a brother, Casmir (Beverly) of Holland, Pa.; three nephews; five nieces; and a great-nephew.
Visitation: 4 p.m. today with wake at 6 p.m. in Dougherty Funeral Home. Service 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary Star of the Sea Church. Burial in Polish Catholic Cemetery.

Milton T. Hamilton
Milton T. Hamilton, 88, formerly of Duluth, died June 14, 1998, in Belleview, Fla.
Survivors include his daughters, Sandi (Bill) Satterlund of Duluth and Judy (Ron) Sheer of Belleview; sons, Thomas (Gail) Hamilton and James (Barb) Hamilton, also of Duluth; 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.
Graveside service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Park Hill Cemetery, Duluth.


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