ALLEN L. POMEROYAllen L. "Al" Pomeroy, 86, of Superior, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012.
ALLEN L. POMEROY
Allen L. "Al" Pomeroy, 86, of Superior, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, in St. Luke's hospice in Duluth.
He was born Feb. 17, 1926, in Duluth, son of Elmer and Thelma (Bergum) Pomeroy.
Al proudly served his country with the U.S. Army in the south Pacific during World War II. On July 29, 1948, in Duluth, Allen and Donna Cooke were united in marriage.
Al served as a police officer with the city of Superior from 1960 to 1982. He started as a street cop and retired as captain.
He was an active member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church for many years.
Some of his interests included cheering for the Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota Wild, watching NASCAR, fishing, dogs and spending time at the family cabin; however, his greatest love was his family.
He was preceded in by his parents; brother Richard; and son-in-law Todd Walsh.
Al is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Donna; daughter Barbara (Cory) Omberg of Superior; sons Bruce (Pam) Pomeroy of Esko and Russell (Kathy) Pomeroy of Marble Falls, Texas; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
VISITATION: 5-7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, in Downs Funeral Home, 1617 N. 19th St., Superior, and 11 a.m. until the 12 noon funeral service Tuesday, Aug. 14, in Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 1924 Wyoming Ave., Superior. Rev. Sarah Kerkes will officiate.
Interment will be at Park Hill Cemetery, Duluth, at a later date.
Al brought joy to everyone he met and was loved by all.
To sign the online guestbook or send condolences, please visit www.downsfh.com.
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