Eugene 'Gene' Herman Frisk
Eugene 'Gene' Herman Frisk, age 89, of Duluth, formerly of Minneapolis and Robbinsdale, passed away on April 14, 2019. He was born August 10, 1929 in Taylors Falls to Anna Charlotte (Linn) and Carl Herman Frisk. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Katherine Carrie Schottle, an infant daughter, former wife Jean Irene Berg, special friend Edwina Winnie' Overacker, and brothers Rueben and Robert. Gene was a graduate of Gustavus Adolphus College and a Korean War Army veteran. He worked in a variety of professions in the Twin Cities, most recently as a real estate appraiser. Proud of his Swedish heritage, he learned to speak, read and write Swedish and visited relatives in Sweden many times. Gene is survived by his wife Beverly Anne Peterson of Duluth, daughter Jody (Chris Davis) of Crystal, sons Douglas (Lori) of Duluth and David (Paula) of Minnetonka, and grandchildren Derek, Liam, Karl, Sam and Linnea. Memorial time to share stories and remembrances at noon with visitation beginning at 11 am, Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Clyde Iron Works Event Center, 2920 West Michigan Street, Duluth. Memorials preferred to either Gilda's Club Twin Cities, 10560 Wayzata Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55305 or St. David's Center for Child and Family Development, 3395 Plymouth Road, Minnetonka, MN 55305.