JOSEPH JOHN MAROLTJoseph John Marolt, 92, Hibbing, former longtime Keewatin resident, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at the Fairview University Medical Center in Hibbing.
Joseph John Marolt, 92, Hibbing, former longtime Keewatin resident, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at the Fairview University Medical Center in Hibbing.
He was born to John and Mary Marolt in Keewatin on March 4, 1920.
Joe was a Navy veteran of World War II. He had been employed at the Pickands Mather Mine in Keewatin and Hibbing Tac as an electrician. He was passionate about his pastimes, including his carpentry and his sarmas. Joe was generous with his time with his neighbors and friends, including his volunteering with meals on wheels.
He was a former member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Keewatin where he was an active member of the Parish and was also a 4th Degree Knights of Columbus.
Joe was preceded in death by his wife Mary on Aug. 7, 2011.
Joe will be missed by his children, Larry (Eleanor) Marolt, St. Paul, Pam (Jeff) Stocco, Courtland, Minn., Bruce (Jill) Marolt, Florissant, MO, and Marcia (Bert) Beaulieu, Aldie, Vir.; nine grandchildren, Sarah (Andrew), Alli, Brad (Prianka), Kristen, Michelle, Lindsey, Clayton, Brandon, and Denise; eight great grandchildren, Griffin, Tony, Nicholas, Lexi, Blake, Brendan, Maggie, and Jai.
SERVICE: 11:30 am, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1924-5th Ave. E., Hibbing, MN 55746 with the Rev. Fr. Dennis Hoffman officiating. Visitation will be in Church for one hour prior the service. Burial will be at the Maple Hill Cemetery. Military Honors will be accorded by the VFW Post 8510 Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to North Star Hospice, 1101 E. 37th St., Suite 27, Hibbing, MN 55746.
Arrangements are with the Dougherty Funeral Home.
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