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BURTON J. TRANVIK

Burton J. Tranvik, 90, of Duluth, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 19, 2014, with his family at his side.

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He was born June 25, 1923 in Duluth to Isaac and Thora (Seglem) Tranvik.

Burton was a graduate of Denfeld High School and received a degree from the Dunwoody Institute. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the Merchant Marines. On Oct. 21, 1950 Burton married Nancy M. Gaetano.

Burton retired from Minnesota Power (Allete) in Duluth. He was a member of the Duluth Curling Club, Sarasota Lawn Bowling Club and the Duluth and Sarasota Lions Clubs. Burton was a longstanding member of the First Lutheran Church in Duluth.

Burton was preceded in death by a daughter, Gretchen Tranvik; his parents; and a brother, Mark Tranvik.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy; children, Andrea Bolger of Minneapolis, Christine Ron) Vorce of Duluth and Peter (Cynthia) Tranvik of Bertha, Minn.; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Carol Dahl of Hermantown; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

GATHERING OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS: 12 Noon until the 1 p.m. memorial service Friday, April 25th in First Lutheran church, 1100 E. Superior St. Arrangements entrusted to Cremation Society of Minnesota, 624-5200.

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