Robert Allen LiupakkaRobert Allen Liupakka, 64, of Cloquet died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013.
Robert Allen Liupakka, 64, of Cloquet died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013.
Robert was born in 1949 in Cloquet to Robert and Arlene Liupakka.
He attended Cloquet High School and after high school he served as Marine for four years. Robert later moved to Kansas City where he worked for 10 years as a head waiter for Crown Center Hotel. He then moved home to be close to family.
Robert enjoyed painting abstract art and was very involved in a band throughout the years. He was a drum player and loved to play Venture songs.
He was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Arlene Liupakka; and brother, Steven Liupakka.
Robert is survived by his brothers, Scott (Greta) of Ontario, Canada, and Jerry of Cloquet; sisters, Denise Wigg of Gary New Duluth, and Michelle (LeRoy) DeFoe of Cloquet.
VISITATION: 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 in the Atkins-Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet. A time of lunch and fellowship will follow in the Fireside Room of the funeral home. To sign the guest book and offer and online tribute see, ,a href="http://www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com">www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com