CHARLES RICHARD "CHUCK" LINDCharles R. "Chuck" Lind passed away Friday, May 03, 2013 in Cloquet.
Charles R. "Chuck" Lind passed away Friday, May 03, 2013 in Cloquet.
He was born June 25, 1931, son of Carl S. Lind and Alphid (Gafvert) Lind. Chuck graduated from Aitkin Public Schools with honors in 1949. On August 22, 1952 he married Marilyn Marlene Thiem in Baldwin Park, California.
Chuck attended the University Of Minnesota Duluth, graduating with a BS in 1958, and earning a MA in 1976. He taught Industrial Arts in the Barnum Public Schools from 1958-1990. He also was an instructor of evening classes at Duluth Vo-Tech College for 18 years and at UMD for 4 years. He was President of the East-Central Minnesota Coin and Stamp Club and Red Pine Coin and Stamp Club, member of the Minnesota Education Association, the National Education Association, and Minnesota Industrial Arts Association.
The family has lived in Cloquet since 1969. Chuck was an avid fisherman, whether hiking the Blackhoof River for trout or pulling crappies out of Wilkins Lake. His other love was music, and played country western or polka tunes in bands with friends many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Marilyn, sister JoAnn Hazelwood, and brother John Lind, who died in action in the Korean War.
He is survived by his children, Michael (Diane Tedick) Lind, Bonnie (Merlin) Hanson, and Vickie (Elias) Ammar, and two grandchildren Amber Hanson and Emily Lind.
VISITATION: 12 noon until the 1 p.m. funeral service Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet. Interment services will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. See the family online guest book at www.nelsonfuneralcare.net
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