Jim and Norma Postudensek


Family and friends are invited to attend a ceremony to celebrate the lives of Jim and Norma Postudensek. Interment of the urns will take place on Saturday, August 7, 11:00 am, at Calvary Cemetery in Virginia MN, with a lunch reception immediately afterward.

James Louis Postudensek was born July 10, 1939, in Eveleth MN, to Louis and Mafalda (Lanari) Postudensek. He passed on November 13, 2018 in Iowa City IA.

Norma Ellen Folkedal was born in Virginia MN on July 9, 1940 to Julian and Berniece (Brandvold) Folkedal. She passed unexpectedly on March 7, 2020, at home in Duluth MN.

The couple met while students at St. Cloud State Teachers College. They enjoyed long and productive careers as elementary school teachers, primarily in Duluth. After retirement, Norma and Jim became masters of duplicate bridge, traveling to tournaments all over the US, developing many friendships. They also spent many years enjoying their cabin on Lake Vermilion, hosting many friends and loved ones and sharing many fishing adventures.

Left to cherish their memory are their children: Lynne (and Peter) Hart, Mark (and Paula) Postudensek, grandchildren Stella Hart, Roland Hart, Ellen Postudensek, Eddie Postudensek, Anthony Postudensek. Siblings Judy (and Robert) Theis, Tom (and Pam) Postudensek, and Julie Christianson, and several nieces and nephews. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, 600 E 2nd St., Duluth MN, 218-727-3555.

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