William R. Barse, Jr.


William “Bill” R. Barse, 71, Marble, died Saturday, February 1, 2020 in his home.

Born November 30, 1948 in Bigfork, MN, he was the son of Ralph and Loretta (Hoaglun) Kluck. Bill was a 1966 graduate of Greenway High School, a U. S. Army Veteran of the Viet Nam War, and had been a resident of Marble for over 30 years. Bill and Terrie Cotten were married on April 13, 1973 in Gallup, NM.

Bills parents, Ralph and Loretta Kluck and a sister, Cristine Brown preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Terrie; children, Charlene Larson of Bovey and Bryan (Tricia Huson) Barse of Fargo, ND; grandchildren, Zachary, Chaylene, Alexander, Dakota, and Tianna Larson, Taylor, Madison, and Trenten Barse; great grandchildren, Kristina and William Larson; and siblings, Linda Olds of Minneapolis, MN, Steven Kluck of Calumet, and Jim Kluck of Nashwauk.

There will be a celebration of life in the Marble City Hall from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Wednesday, February 5, 2020 with Military Honors at 3:00 PM. Arrangements are by the Peterson Funeral Chapel of Coleraine. To leave an online message of condolence please visit our website at

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