G. BURNELL “BURNIE” TWIGHTG. Burnell “Burnie” Twight, 89, of Duluth, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2012.
G. BURNELL “BURNIE” TWIGHT
G. Burnell “Burnie” Twight, 89, of Duluth, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2012.
Burnie was born in Superior July 17, 1923, to Harold and Hannah (Paulson) Erickson and grew up in Poplar. She worked for Beechcraft during World War II and was united in marriage to Daniel Marvin Twight of Grandview in 1944. They were married for 22 years.
The family made their home in Duluth Heights where Burnie was primarily a homemaker until her husband’s death. She then worked for Target and retired after 20 years. Burnie thoroughly enjoyed participating in the Senior Olympics, winning several medals over the years.
She was a member of Mt. of Olives Church and the Salvation Army.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel; and brother Leonard Paulson.
Burnie is survived by her six children, Wayne (Ruth) Twight and Greg (Mary Jo) Twight, both of Duluth, Tim (Deane) Twight of Omaha, Neb., Colleen (Daniel) Ayala of Round Rock, Texas, Bryan (Kathleen) Twight of Duluth and Genell (Larry) Kimball of Walker, Minn.; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brother Rodney (Elsie) Erickson of Salt Lake City, Utah; as well as many nieces, nephews and countless children that she took into her home over the years.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, in the Salvation Army Church, 215 S. 27th Ave. W.
Arrangements entrusted to Cremation Society of Minnesota, (218) 624-5200.