WAYNE GEORGE JARVISWayne George Jarvis, 56, of Esko, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at his home.
Wayne George Jarvis, 56, of Esko, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at his home.
He was born Aug. 10, 1956 in Duluth, the son of George and Margaret Jarvis.
Wayne was a 1974 graduate of Esko High School. He married Susan Kemi on June 1, 1985 in St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Esko.
Wayne was employed by MP&L for more than 20 years. He enjoyed elk and white tail deer hunting, taking motorcycle trips, hanging out with friends in the garage and watching the Minnesota Vikings. Wayne was a jokester and no matter where he was or what he was doing, Wayne could strike up a conversation with anyone about anything.
He was preceded in death by his father, George, and a niece, Michele Jarvis.
Wayne will be dearly missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his wife, Susan, and daughter, Brittany, both of Esko; his mother, Margaret Jarvis of Esko; siblings, Diane Schmidt of Isanti, Donald (Linda) Jarvis of Esko, Linda Toms of Cloquet, Suzanne (Brian) Grover of Mahtowa, Robert (Tammy) Jarvis of Cloquet and Brenda (Mark) Toms of Duluth; father-and mother-in-law, Raymond and Hazel Kemi of Esko; brother-in-law, Steven Kemi of Esko; sister-in-law, Karen (Rick) Cisar of Moose Lake; his special companion, Jack; numerous nieces, nephews, family and friends.
VISITATION: 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 in Apostolic Lutheran Church, Esko. Visitation will continue at church from 12 Noon until the 1 p.m. Funeral Service, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012. Arrangements entrusted to Atkins-Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet. To sign the online guest register, see www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com