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Rukavina funeral services later this month

Former Minnesota lawmaker Tom Rukavina died Monday at 68. (2015 file / News Tribune)

Funeral services for the late state legislator and St. Louis County Commissioner Tom Rukavina have been scheduled for Jan. 18-19 in Virginia.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Jan. 19 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Virginia. A visitation will be held a day earlier from 5-7 p.m. Jan. 18 at Range Funeral Home, and then also at 9:30 a.m. at the church prior to the funeral.

Range Funeral Homes of Virginia is handling the arrangements, said the Mesabi Daily News, which first reported the details of the Rukavina funeral.

Rukavina died Monday while in the midst of treatment for leukemia. He was 68 years old.

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