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Davidkjoberg

Jan 13, 1945 - Mar 29, 2023

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Superior, WI

David James Kjoberg, 78, of Superior, Wisconsin passed away March 29, 2023 at home with his family by his side. David worked hard all his life, on the farm growing up, serving in Vietnam for his country and running a successful auto body shop. Weekends were for going to the cabin, fishing, maybe a game of cribbage or two, and having a huge bonfire. After retirement, he met the love of his life of 30 years, Dianne Quigley, and made a new home in Superior. He found great joy in taking care of anim...Read More

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Donna M. McClellan

Jul 10, 1940 - Jan 11, 2024

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Superior, WI

Donna M. McClellan, 83, of Superior, passed away Thursday, January 11, 2024 at Divine Rehabilitation and Nursing in Superior. Cremation Society of Wisconsin, Altoona is assisting the family.

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Mark Bergquist

Nov 21, 1960 - Nov 21, 2023

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Superior, WI

Dr. Mark Charles Bergquist, age 63, of Superior, WI, went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 17, 2023 at Ecumen after fighting a courageous battle against lymphoma. He was born in Detroit Lakes, MN and is survived by his mother, Verna Bergquist, son Caleb Bergquist, sister Nancy Bergquist, his niece and nephew, Max and Bailey Weidner, and Pat Goodman, his significant other. He is preceded in death by his father, Charles Bergquist. Mark was a chiropractor in Superior, WI for over 30 years and was owner of Doc's Gym. He loved helping people and was known for his faith in God. He will be deeply missed by all who loved him. The family would like to thank St. Luke's, Ecumen, and Ecumen Hospice for their loving care of Mark. His memorial service will be held at Salem Covenant Church, 339 N 59th Ave W, in Duluth on Friday, December 1st. Visitation will be at 10:00 am with a service following at 11:00 am. , arrangements by Cremation Society of MN in Duluth. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Compassion International.

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Jason Jefferson

Nov 21, 1979 - Sep 29, 2023

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Superior, WI

Jason Deleon Jefferson Age 43, of Superior, Wisconsin, passed away on September 29, 2023. Jason was well known in his community. His hobbies included customizing & repairing vehicles, he loved old school vehicles, loud bass & rims. He was the life of any party or gathering and enjoyed making people laugh, dancing, rapping, and eating chitlins and cheese. He will be remembered as a strong individual that didn't take any nonsense from anyone. Jason loved all of his children; not only his children, but all of his family could call on him to protect them and to be a safe place. Dad, your smile, your humor & your strength will be missed. A visitation will be held Saturday, 7th of October, 2023 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Bradshaw (1078 Rice Street). Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, October 8th at 1:00 PM at Bradshaw. Burial will follow on Monday, October 9th at 1:00 PM at Elmhurst Cemetery (1510 N. Dale Street).

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Joan Stein

Jul 29, 1943 - Sep 17, 2023

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Superior, WI

Joan Stein, 80, of Superior, Wisconsin, passed away on September 17, 2023. Memorial services are pending.

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Shawn Norman

Aug 30, 1989 - Sep 09, 2023

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Superior, WI

Shawn P. Norman passed away unexpectedly last Friday, September 9, 2023, in Superior, Wisconsin. He was born on August 30, 1989, in Duluth. Shawn graduated from Solon Springs High School and attended Arizona State University and WITC. He became a successful entrepreneur who managed and owned several rental properties in Duluth and Superior. His passion was transforming a house to a home by remodeling it himself. This also included using his green thumb for gardening. Shawn was always there for his family and friends. He was a reliable, trustworthy son, brother, and friend. Shawn loved arranging events and adventures for others to enjoy. He taught his family and friends to take chances and try new things. Seizing the best life has to offer. He loved animals including his pet cats and fish. Believing the words of Helen Keller "Life is either an adventure or nothing at all" Shawn always took the scenic road as he traveled Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Caribbean in search of adventure. He tested his limits by skydiving, scuba diving, cliff diving, driving a tank and traversing Europe on his own. He was known for his contagious smile, ability to dig in and work hard and his desire to see others have a good time. An avid camper, he loved hiking and kayaking in the wild. The son of Karl and Sandra, he is survived by his mother and siblings, Thomas, James, Jason, Jessica and several nephews and nieces. He is also survived by his business partner and ex-wife, Savannah and close friend, Ashley and her daughter, Mara. A visitation will be held in Dougherty Funeral Home on Friday, September 15th, 2023, from 5PM to 7PM. 600 E. 2nd St. Duluth, MN 55805. 218-727-3555.

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Roger Kolquist

Feb 07, 1935 - Sep 03, 2023

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Superior, WI

Roger Duane Kolquist of Superior, Wisconsin passed away while resting peacefully on September 3, 2023. Roger was the tenth child born to Thure and Esther Kolquist on February 7, 1935. Roger married Barbara Schilling in 1956, and together they had three children, Scott, Kim, and Kathryn. Roger attended Central High School and graduated in 1953. After high school, he served in the Air National Guard for eight years. He then worked for N. W. Bell Telephone Co. , the Kolquist Bros Conoco Station on Piedmont Avenue, Lakehead Electric, and Harbor City Oil. He was especially proud of his work as Job Foreman during the construction of the Tri-Towers and the Ramsey Manor and of his work within the family businesses. Roger retired in 1986. He and Barb divided their time between Sarasota, Florida, their lake home in Gordon, Wisconsin, and their primary residence in Superior, WI. Roger was preceded in death by his parents, Thure and Esther Kolquist; his brothers Clarence, Roy, Kenneth, Wallace, and Donald; his sisters Florence, Alice, and Ann. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Barbara Kolquist; their children Scott (Jody) Kolquist (Gordon, WI), Kim (Dan) Nahan (Sartell, MN), and Kathryn Kolquist (Spokane, WA); brother Clifford (Audrey) Kolquist; sister-in-law Pat Kolquist; grandchildren Aaron Kolquist (McKenzie Mears), Danielle (Krisna) Sorathia, Jillian Kolquist, Ryan (Baylee) Nahan, Matthew (Genna) Nahan, and Lindsay Kolquist (Dominic Rosati); great-grandchildren Joelle, James, and Graham; and many nieces, nephews, and their families. On the night of Roger’s passing, his family found the poem, "A Fisherman’s Prayer," in his bedroom: "God, grant that I may live to fish until my dying day. And when it comes to my last cast, I then most humbly pray. When in the Lord’s safe landing net I’m peacefully asleep, That in His mercy I be judged as ‘big enough to keep’. " The family would like to thank Dr. Timothy Kleinschmidt and the staff at Villa Marina Health and Rehabilitation Center for their wonderful care. Upon Roger’s request, the family will be holding a private burial service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Holy Cross Lutheran Church - Duluth. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, 218-727-3555. Please visit www. dfhduluth. com to sign the online guestbook.

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Kayla Delvecchio

Jun 03, 1989 - Jun 03, 2023

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Superior, WI

Kayla Rae DelVecchio, 34, of Superior WI, passed away on May, 29, 2023 at St. Mary's Medical Center (Duluth) with her family beside her after years battling multiple health issues. Kayla was born on January 31, 1989 to Deanna Wedan of Superior, WI, and Alan DelVecchio of Duluth, MN. Kayla graduated from Superior Senior High School and then went on to attend Fond du Lac Community College and UWS to receive a degree in counseling people struggling with alcohol and drug addiction. She worked as an LADC at the Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment in Duluth MN until her illness made her unable to continue working. Kayla was a mother and loved her children deeply. She loved to help people in need. She had a great sense of humor and loved to talk and laugh. The world was a better place with her in it and she will be greatly missed. She is preceded in death by her great-grandmother Carmen Cerio and grandmother Lillian DelVecchio. She is survived by her partner Justin "Dave" Taylor, son Elijah, daughter Kyra, mother Deanna (Mike) Wedan, father Alan (Candace) DelVecchio, brothers Ross (Anita) DelVecchio, Nathan DelVecchio, sisters Raechel DelVecchio-Carlson, StevieRae DelVecchio, Paige Wedan, grandfather Mike (Bev) Hansen, grandmother Diane Hansen, special auntie Nancy (Curt) Cody, close friends Ruby, Cassie, Danielle, and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at the Duluth Gospel Tabernacle, 1515 W. Superior St. Duluth, MN 55806 with visitation at 10:00-11:00 am, service at 11:00-12:00 pm and luncheon to follow at the church in fellowship hall. The family would like to thank everyone for their prayers and support through this difficult time. A special thanks to the St. Mary's 7E Medical ICU Doctors, Nurses and staff for their excellent and compassionate care.

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Beverly Boggess

Jun 02, 1945 - Jun 02, 2023

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Superior, WI

Beverly A. Boggess of Superior, WI passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on May 29th, 2023 at St. Luke's Hospital. She was born on June 17, 1945 in Grand Forks, ND to Walter L. and Frances M. (Richter) Thielman. Bev was a longtime resident of Superior, WI where she met her husband Raymond A. Boggess. They became best friends and soulmates and were married in 1972 sharing 48 wonderful years together until Ray's passing in 2020. Bev was a devoted homemaker and also worked in a variety of other professions over the years. Many of her hobbies included cooking, gardening, camping, and fishing, as well as spending quality time with family and friends. She is survived by Sisters-in-law, Jody(Leon) Thielman, Karen(Don) Thielman, Cathy Josephson and her husband Jim, as well as many nieces, nephews, great-nieces & nephews, multiple cousins and a large number of close personal friends. Beverly was preceded in death by her husband, parents, sisters Charlotte Willis, Geraldine Oas, Judy Wuori, Darline Peterson, and brothers Leon, Frank, and Don Thielman, and niece Christine Thielman. Bev was a constant in the lives of her nieces and nephews. She took great pleasure in teaching them many family traditions, values, and always brought great fun to family gatherings. Special thank you to the staff at Villa Marina, St. Luke's hospital, and her at home healthcare providers. Her Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.

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Edward Laureys

Dec 05, 1936 - May 10, 2023

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Superior, WI

Edward "Ed" A. Laureys, 86, lifelong resident of Superior, WI, died Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at Superior Rehabilitation Center in Superior, WI. He was born on December 5, 1936. Ed was the beloved son and only child of Albert A. and Angeline L. Laureys. He grew up assisting his parents who ran the local grocery store in their neighborhood of Allouez. Ed's parents were Belgian immigrants who took pride in their family heritage. Edward married the love of his life Charlotte I. Laureys on August 2, 1969. Ed and Charwere active members of St. Anthony Catholic Church, the Belgium Club, and the Moose Lodge. He was a gifted accordion player and readily shared his love for music with others. He led the Duals Polka Band who were known regionally for their performances. The Duals performed for over thirty-five years and had a loyal following of polka lovers who would join them on bus tours all over the country including annual trips to polka festivals in Chicago, IL and Branson, MO. For decades Ed could be found most Friday nights playing the accordion with his band at the Moose Lodge in Superior, WI. As Duals fans aged and dispersed, Ed and company adapted and began entertainingresidents, staff, and their families at numerous local nursing homes with their upbeat polka music. When Ed wasn't traveling with his wife and playing in his band, he loved to garden, exercise, and spend time caring for his home and family cabin on Lake Amnicon. Ed took much pride in his well-manicured lawn and abundant vegetable garden. He also shared his love for Christmas and the holiday season each year with a beautiful Christmas light display. Ed spent most of his adult career working at Superior Vocations Center. He would often invite clients into his home for holiday meals when they had nowhere else to go. Ed loved being with his family and friends and enjoyed reminiscing about his life. He was a devoted husband and compassionate caretaker of his wife, Char, who suffered from dementia during her final years. Ed and Char celebrated fifty years of marriage before she passed away in February of 2020. Ed is survived by his three daughters, Carrie (Tim) Gallagher, Superior, WI, Pam (Rich) Pearson, Woodbury, MN and Cherese (Andy) Pearson, Ankeny, IA; eleven grandchildren, Craig (Brittany) Gallagher, Alissa (Jared) Anderson, Eric (Jenni) Gallagher, Jessica (Brian Anderson) Gallagher, Sean (Katie) Gallagher, MeganGallagher, Ricky (Jamie) Pearson, Tanner (Mary) Pearson, Hope (Tristen) Forstner, Mia Pearson and Bryer Pearson; sixteen great-grandchildren, good friend, Jeff Johnson, and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his wife, Char, and his parents Albert and Angeline Laureys. Visitation will begin at 10:00 on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at St. Anthony Catholic Church. A Mass of Christian Burial with Rev. Fr. Andrew Ricci as celebrant will begin at 11:00 am with lunch to follow.

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Lester Rosenbaum

Apr 07, 1931 - Apr 07, 2023

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Superior, WI

Lester Guy Rosenbaum, age 91, of Superior, WI died April 3, 2023 in Superior. Lester was born October 9, 1931 in Elroy, WI to Edward and Hazel Rosenbaum. He attended Oklahoma State University and served in the Army. He married Gayle Moore in Superior, WI on November 13, 1954. He was a Supervisor at Potlatch. Lester enjoyed fishing, boating, and wintering in Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; his daughter, Heidi Pineau; and brothers, Jim Rosenbaum and Don Rosenbaum. Lester is survived by his children, Daniel Rosenbaum, Robin Rosenbaum and Scott Rosenbaum, all of Superior; son-in-law, Richard Pineau of Thunder Bay, Ontario; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. A private ceremony will be held at a later date.

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