MATHILDA "TILLIE" VALLEYMathilda “Tillie” Valley, 95 of Cloquet, passed away on Dec. 4, 2012 in the Cloquet Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family.
Mathilda “Tillie” Valley, 95 of Cloquet, passed away on Dec. 4, 2012 in the Cloquet Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family.
She was born on Aug. 29, 1917 in Cold Spring, Minn., to Michael and Anna (Notch) Lardy.
She married Leo Valley on April 19, 1939 in St. Cloud, Minn. Tillie was a resident at Cloquet Lighthouse for eight years.
She was preceded in death by her husband Leo in 1999 and nine siblings.
Tillie is the beloved mother of Joan (Vernon) Johnson of Cloquet and Leon (Deb) of Albany, Minn.; grandchildren Randy (Alieca) Johnson of Wrenshall, Minn., Robin (Brent) Kulaszewicz of Cloquet and Ryan (Tara) Johnson of Cloquet; great-grandchildren, Kristen, Rick, Randi, Kurt, Dani´ and Mark Johnson and another due in April; other relatives and friends.
VISITATION: 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012 in the Handevidt Funeral Home, 900 Washington Ave, Cloquet, with a 5:45 p.m. Prayer Service. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 102 4th Street, Cloquet with family receiving friends one hour before the service. Interment at New Calvary Cemetery, Cloquet. To leave an online condolence for Tillie’s family, please visit www.handevidtfh.com. Arrangements with Handevidt Funeral Home 879-4636.