LEON R. HUDSONLeon R. Hudson, 75, of Two Harbors, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014
Leon R. Hudson, 75, of Two Harbors, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 at Diamond Willow Lester River.
He was born on June 4, 1938 to Leo "Pearl" and Blanche (Runge) Hudson in Sleepy Eye, Minn.
Leon graduated from high school in St. James before attending Mankato St. University and later UMD, earning a Master's degree in education. He worked as a high school math teacher for Lake Superior School District from 1960 until his retirement in 1994. Summers he enjoyed logging with his partner, Dennis Herschbach. After retiring from the school he operated Hudson Aggregates.
Leon was a member of the volunteer ambulance squad for 10 years, serving a number of years as Captain and on the Community Health Clinic board.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, reading, and ball room dancing.
Leon is survived by his wife of 55 years, Jean; children, Jody (Dave) Sorlien of Escondido, Calif., Kevin (LeAnna) of Duluth, Scott (Mary Christian) of St. Louis Park, and Mark (Susan Swigart) of Edina; grandchildren, Nick, Ben, Natalie, Isabelle, Sam, Emma, Sara, and Kate; a sister, Joanne (Joe) Gross of California; and a nephew, Matthew Gembala of Arizona.
VISITATION: 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday Feb. 21, 2014 in Cavallin Funeral Home. Visitation will continue from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. funeral on Saturday in Bethlehem Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred and will be given to Bethlehem Lutheran Church and the Two Harbors Ambulance Service. To sign the online register book please visit www.cavallinfuneralhome.com