All Obituaries


Harriet Wiita


  Harriet Ann Wiita, 85, passed away peacefully of natural causes at her home in Minnetonka, Minnesota, the early morning hours of December 26, 2016. She was in the loving care and comfort...

Donald Thoreson


  Donald Eugene Thoreson, 85, of Hermantown, passed away on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital. MEMORIAL SERVICE: 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28th, at Sunrise Funeral Home,...

Verona Myron


  Verona Arlene Myron, 93, of Duluth, passed away on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, surrounded by family. Verona was born on Feb. 16, 1924 in the town of Riverton, MN, to Albert & Eunice...

Alice Engdahl


  Alice Lorraine Engdahl (Kolquist), 89, former long-time resident of Duluth, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Reverend Edward H....

Ronald "Ronnie" Perala


  Ronald “Ronnie” Reino Perala, 69, of Brule, WI, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. Ronnie was a well-loved Science teacher at...

John Holmes


  John Michael Holmes, 73, of Duluth, died on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, while in assisted living care in Duluth.  John passed peacefully following a lengthy and debilitating...

John Buria


  John Alan Buria, 65, of Duluth, passed away unexpectedly in his home Monday, February 6, 2017. He was born June 4, 1951, to William “Bill” and Gertrude...

Sharon Dillon


  Sharon Dillon, 69, of Duluth, passed away peacefully at Solvay Hospice House on Saturday, Feb. 4th, 2017. Sharon was born September 4th, 1947, to Wes and Renee Doble. She graduated...

Richard Gradine


  Richard Lloyd Gradine, 73, of Silver Bay, MN passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 with his wife, Karen, by his side. Richard was born and raised in Duluth, graduating from...

Wayne "Bud" Hasforth


  Wayne “Bud” Robert Hasforth, 92, of Hermantown/Duluth, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at Viewcrest Nursing Home. Wayne was born on July 3, 1924, to Emil...
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