Edward W. WuolletEdward W. Wuollet, 81 of Esko passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 in his home with his loving family by his side.
Edward W. Wuollet, 81 of Esko passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 in his home with his loving family by his side.
He was born Jan. 5, 1932 in Brainerd to Charles and Melida Wuollet.
Edward grew up in Menahga, Sebeka, and Floodwood before the family moved to Cloquet when he was a teenager. Edward proudly served his country during the Korean Conflict. In 1954 he returned to Cloquet and worked at Potlatch as a pipefitter and later as a diesel mechanic, retiring in 1991. He married Joan Cook on July 14, 1956.
Edward was a member of the VFW and American Legion where he was also a part of the Cloquet Combined Honor Guard. He was a member of the Potlatch Quarter Century Club and the Esko Senior Citizens. Edward enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling, golfing, and darts.
Edward was preceded in death by his brothers, Carl, Martin, Herman, Bill, and Victor Wuollet; and two sisters, Lillian Wuollet and Esther Isaacs.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Joan; three sons, Marty (JoAnn) of International Falls, Jodie of Duluth, and Todd (Beverly) of Jordan, Minn.; brother, James “Marvin” of Cloquet; seven grandchildren, Teri Zub, Josh, Tasha, Christian, Katie and Faith, Wuollet, and Abi Houdek; two great grandchildren, Landon and Addy Zub; and several nieces and nephews.
GATHERING OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS: 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013 in the Fireside Room of the Atkins Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th St., Cloquet. Military Honors will be accorded by the Cloquet Combined Honor Guard at 3 p.m. To sign the guest book and offer an online tribute, see www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com
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