JOSEPH "RAY" PUCUSKI SR.Joseph "Ray" Pucuski Sr.
Joseph "Ray" Pucuski Sr., 79, of Island lake, passed away while snow blowing at his home on Tuesday Feb. 18, 2014.
He was born in Duluth on Sept. 23, 1934.
Ray had owned and operated Twin Ports Food Specialties. He had retired from the Rice Lake Volunteer Fire Department, and was a member of the retired Teamsters Club. Ray loved fishing, manicuring his lawn, and cleaning up his beach front.
Ray was preceded in death by his parents Frank and Vern Pucuski.
Ray is survived by his wife of 58 years Barbara; his dog Snuggles; children Bonnie (Robert) Schleret of Cloquet, and Joe (Sue) Pucuski of Duluth; grandchildren Cassie (Sam), Nicholas, and Neil (Michelle); great-grandchildren Josiah, and Semarya; sister Margaret Witte; brother-in-law Earl (Judy) Jahr; Kim (Rick) Gressman, many nieces and nephews, and his friends at the Knife River Marina, Boon Docks, Island Lake Inn, and Sporty's.
VISITATION: 10 a.m. Saturday Feb. 22, 2014 until the 11 a.m. Memorial Service in Sunrise Funeral Home. Arrangements by Sunrise Funeral Home. To leave an online condolence see www.sunrisefuneralhomeandcemetery.com.