EARL GORDON MOLLANEarl "Gordon" Mollan, 91, of Brookston passed away Friday, May 11, 2012 at Sunnyside Health Care in Cloquet.
Earl "Gordon" Mollan, 91, of Brookston passed away Friday, May 11, 2012 at Sunnyside Health Care in Cloquet.
He was born Nov. 20, 1920 in Duluth to Ernest and Gunhild (Johnson) Mollan.
Gordon lived most of his life in Cotton in the home his parents had built until moving to Anderson Pine Grove Nursing Home in Brookston. Gordon attended school in Cotton and was active in the Cotton Community Church and never missed a local function in Cotton. Gordon visited the Wilbert Café on a daily basis and was known for his excellent memory and vast knowledge of Cotton history. He served his country proudly in the Army during World War II serving in India. Gordon also worked at the Cotton School for many years mowing lawn.
Gordon was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Kenneth Mollan.
He is survived by a niece, Karen (Jeff) Johnson; great-niece, Brenda (Clete) Gilliam; great-great-nieces Caitlin, Morgan, and Emilee Gilliam all of Illinois; and a great-nephew Michael Johnson of Hawaii.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 10 a.m. Saturday, September 1, 2012 in Nelson Funeral Care, 1004 Cloquet Avenue in Cloquet with a 9 a.m. visitation. Military honors accorded by Cotton Meadowlands VFW Post 3044. Inurnment is at the Lakeview Cemetery in Cotton. Arrangements are with Nelson Funeral Care of Cloquet. Please see the online guest book at www.nelsonfuneralcare.net
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