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Penny Elizabeth Hagberg

Penny Elizabeth Hagberg

Penny Elizabeth Hagberg, 58 of Carlton passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2018 in her home. She was born November 22, 1959 in Duluth to Patrick and Doris (Soukkala) Coughlin. Penny grew up in Sawyer and graduated from Carlton High School in 1977. On March 20, 1982 she married Chuck Hagberg in Carlton. They made their home and raised their family in Duluth. Penny worked at Essentia Health Hermantown Clinic as a Certified Medical Assistant for more than 20 years. She was a member of the Steel Workers Union.

Penny enjoyed flower gardening and taking trips to Georgia to visit her granddaughter, Reese. When she wasn't visiting, she could be found on FaceTime with Reese. She loved being a grandma.

Penny was preceded in death by her father; and her parents-in-law, Chalmer and Genevieve Hagberg.

She is survived and will be sadly missed by her husband, Chuck; sons, Anthony Coughlin of Duluth, Kiel (Lindsay) Hagberg of Savannah, Georgia, and Patrick Hagberg of Santa Rosa, California; her mother, Doris Coughlin of Moose Lake; brothers and sisters, Paul (Toni) Coughlin of Tower, Pamela (Lee) Hall of Moose Lake, Patsy Tarvas of Duluth, Perry (Rosa) Coughlin of Gainesville, Florida, Melanie Coughlin of Minneapolis, and Mark (Deana) Coughlin of Orange Park, Florida; her precious granddaughter, Reese Hagberg; her three canine kids, Finn, Bella and Colby; and 19 nieces and nephews.

Visitation: 10 until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service Monday, November 26, 2018 in the Atkins Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th St., Cloquet. Burial will be in Sawyer Cemetery. A time of lunch and fellowship will follow in the Fireside Room of the funeral home. To sign the guest book and offer an online tribute, see