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Don E. Cardoni, age 68, of Hayward WI., died Monday, August 26, 2002, at his home. SERVICES: A private memorial service will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Hayward Regional Hospice, 15910 W Company Lake Road, Hayward, WI 54843. Arrangements by Anderson Nathan Funeral Home, (715) 634-2609.
Grace A. Bothun passed away August 1, in Salt Lake City, after a long illness. She was born February 11, 1919, in Crosby, ND., to Esther and George Johncox. She attended Denfeld High School and was married to Dr. Mark Bothun. Grace lived in Duluth unti lthe early 1970's, and then lived in West Palm Beach, FL., near her son Bruce and family. She lived in Salt Lake City for the last four years near her daughter Linda and family. Grace was a kind and loving mother and grandmother. She was an expert at crocheting and handwork.
Joan M. Betzold, 62, of Pengilly, MN., died Sunday, August 25, 2002, at the Itasca Nursing Home in Grand Rapids. She is survived by a daughter, Jeri (Jim) Essig fo Aurora, MN., one son Kris (Dawn) Runnakko, of South St. Paul, MN. SERVICE:A memorial service will be at 11 AM, on Saturday, August 31, 2002, at the Rowe Funeral Home in Grand Rapids. Friends may call from 10 AM until the service time.
Donald E. Abrahamson, 72, of Duluth, died Friday August 23, 2002, in his residence. He was born in Duluth on August 12, 1930, to Arthur and Aili Abrahamson. He had attended Denfeld High School and was an Army Veteran. Don had worked at Superwood as a Press Operator. He ws preceded in death by his parents, a brother Roger, and a sister Dorothy Jacobson.
Richard Kaminski, 66, a resident of Solon Springs, died August 11, 2002, in Solon Springs. SERVICE:A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2002, at the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spooner at 10 AM. The Brown Funeral Home in Solon Springs is assisting with the arrangements.
Mary Louise 'Pungie' Mitchell, age 64, of Deer River, MN., died August 25, 2002. She was born January 6, 1938 in Cass County, MN. VISITATION: Tuesday, August 27, after 4 PM at the Ball Club Community Center, Ball Club, MN. Services Wednesday, Aug. 28, 11 AM, at the Ball Club Community Center, Ball Club, MN. Burial at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Ball Club, MN.
Vincent Anthony 'Bug' Mullen, Sr., Indian Name 'Muck Kwi' Un', age 33, of Cloquet, passed away Saturday, August 24, 2002, at his home. He was born March 10, 1969, in Minneapolis. Vince went to school at Fond Du Lac College to be a game warden and worked at Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission (G.L.I.F.W.C.). He also worked as a Bingo Caller and Pit Boss at the Black Bear Casino. He was currently employed as a maintenance worker at the Fond Du Lac Tribal Center. Vince was an avid hunter and was listed in the Boone & Crockett Book.
William 'Bill' Earl Otis, age 80 of Brookston, passed away on August 25, 2002, in St. Mary's Hospice unit after a brief battle with cancer. He was born in Pine City, MN on September 21, 1921 to Earl and Carrie (Straub) Otis. Bill was a veteran of the US Army during WWII, serving as a cook. He was a retired carpenter and a member of the Cloquet VFW Herbert Kennedy Post # 3979. Bill enjoyed cooking, fishing, bowling, picking berries, playing slots and especially spending time with his grand kids. He is preceded in death by his parents; and a brother Connie Otis.
Our special matriarch Esther Amundson Whiting passed away August 23, at age 98. Born in Duluth, she graduated from Duluth State Teachers College and taught at the Jackson School. Married for over 50 years to Dr. B.C. Amundson, she was devoted to her family and enjoyed an active civic life including the Dental Auxillary, Chester Park Church, PTA and The Women's Institute. After Ben's death she married lifelong friend Francis Whiting and shared many happy years in their California home, finally returning to Minnesota together where Francis died in 2000.
Charles J. Watson, 94, of Grand Rapids, MN., died August 25, 2002, at the Leisure Hills Care Center, in Grand Rapids. He was born December 20, 1907, in Osceola County, MI. He is survived by three sisters, Mildred, Gertrude, Mae, and one brother, Harold. SERVICE:Visitation will be from 10 AM until the 11 AM funeral service on Wednesday, August 28, 2002, at the Rowe Funeral Home, in Grand Rapids