Kenneth Stuart Hogg, III


Kenneth Stuart Hogg III, 80, of Duluth, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 25. He was born in New York City on July 13, 1939 to Kenneth S. Hogg, Jr. and Mildred B. Hogg. He moved to Michigan at an early age and graduated from Arthur Hill High School in Saginaw, MI in 1957. Ken was appointed to the Naval Academy in 1958 and served in the Navy until 1962. After military service, he held a number of sales and radio jobs in various cities, until enrolling at the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, where he graduated in 1970. After graduation, he was employed at UWGB in public relations, prior to moving to Duluth where he spent the rest of his life. Ken was a Director of the Duluth Recycling Center, worked at St. Scholastica, and then had a career in real estate. He had a strong sense of civic duty which led him to serve on the Duluth City Council for a number of years, including some time as President. Ken also served on many local boards and task forces, including volunteering for a number of Duluth Air Shows. One of his early passions was leading the Duluth Taxpayer Alliance. Ken was a great ambassador for Duluth and gave freely of his time to help wherever needed. Ken was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Barbara Romano Hogg. He is also survived by his sister, Susan (James) Hardie of Portland, OR, brothers, Robert (Susan) Hogg of Marquette, MI, and John (Barbara) Hogg of Minneapolis, MN, and 6 Nieces, Sarah Martin of Portland, OR, Lesley Hogg of Marquette, MI, Erin Hogg of Chicago, IL, Elizabeth and Emily Hogg, of St. Paul, MN, and Katherine Hogg, of Minneapolis, MN. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 30 at 9:00 am, followed by a memorial service at 10:00 am at the Cremation Society of Minnesota, 4100 Grand Ave, Duluth.

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