George H. McCausland


George H. McCausland, age 83 of Cloquet, passed away surrounded by family on Sunday, September 26, 2021, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. He was born May 15, 1938, in Duluth, the son of Thomas and Ruth (Thompson) McCausland. George was raised in Carlton and attended UMD. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1958-1962 as a torpedoman in the submarine service. George worked as a salesman for Gopher State Leasing from 1965-1968 in Duluth; the Tri State Leasing Sales in Hastings, MN from 1969-1970; owned and operated the Golden Gate Supper Club in Scanlon from 1971-2001; and was involved in construction and business development in Cloquet from 2002-2008. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1163 in Cloquet, the Cloquet Country Club, Carl Anderson American Legion Post 262, and had served as President of the Minnesota Licensed Beverage Association. George enjoyed golfing, downhill skiing, hunting and fishing as hobbies.

George was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Mark McCausland; one daughter, Pamela McCausland-Pollard; one grandson, Austin Davis; and two brothers, John and Bill McCausland. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie McCausland; sons, Roger (Candi) McCausland and Ryan (Hilary) McCausland; daughter, Kitty (Dave Johnson) McCausland; step-son, Jamie (Mindi) Pollard; step-daughter, Kelly (Rick) Lake; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life for George will be held Monday, October 4, 2021, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Nelson Funeral Care with sharing of eulogies at 3:00 p.m.

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