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Jack H. Andresen
Jack H. Andresen, of Superior, died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Minneapolis after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 18, 1935, in Superior, and served in the U.S. Air Force where he was a member of the fire department and crash rescue squad in Delaware and Alaska. He worked for Murphy Oil and also was a Great Lakes seaman. He was a maritime historian and an artist. He was preceded in death by his father Harold Andresen. He is survived by his mother Elsie of Superior; his daughters, Kelly of Duluth and Shelby of Eagan, Minn.; two brothers, Lee of Superior and William of Bayfield; and various nieces and nephews. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Thompson-Hegstrom Funeral Home in Superior with the Rev. Scott Ludford officiating. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday at Thompson-Hegstrom Funeral Home.

Dorothy M. Flaten
Dorothy M. Flaten, 78, Superior, died Friday, Nov. 27, 1998, at St. Francis Home South. She was born Sept. 22, 1920, in Grand Rapids, Minn., and attended Grand Rapids schools. She was a former member of the Ladies of the Eagles Aerie No. 80. Also, she had been a waitress and bartender at Hudy’s Tavern. She was preceded in death by her husband Walter in 1973 and by her mother Mertie Rosenbauer in 1991. She is survived by two sons, Mike (Mary) and Gary (LaVeda), and a daughter, Joanne, all of Superior; a brother, Norman Rosenbauer, Ontario, Calif.; a sister, Lorraine Celentano, Glendale, Calif.; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Thompson-Hegstrom Funeral Home with the Rev. David Eckman officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Thompson-Hegstrom Funeral Home.

Signe E. Larson
Signe E. Larson, 91, formerly of 1703 Baxter Ave., died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, at St. Francis Home in the Park. She was born March 21, 1907, in Bennett. She had been employed as a housekeeper for Superior Memorial Hospital for over 25 years, retiring in 1972. She was a member of the First Evangelical Covenant Church and its Covenant Women. She was preceded in death by her husband Ernest in 1961. She is survived by a son, George (Elna) Larson, Lake Nebagamon; two grandchildren, Susan Olson and Steven Larson, and five great-grandchildren, Justin Hoivik, Jeremy Hoivik, Joshua Hoivik, Andrew Larson and Matthew Larson. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Evangelical Covenant Church with the Rev. Stephen Staurseth officiating. Interment will be in Lake Nebagamon Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Tuesday at Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home with a 7 p.m. prayer service and resume from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Pallbearers will be Justin Hoivik, Jeremy Hoivik, Joshua Hoivik, Matthew Larson, John Madsen and John Madsen Jr.

Mildred A. “Milly” Heurkens
Mildred A. “Milly” Heurkens, 75, Youngtown, Ariz., formerly of Superior, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1998, in the hospice of the Arizona Life Care Center, North Glendale, Ariz. The former Mildred Bedard was born in Red Lake Falls, Minn., and married Frank Heurkens in October of 1947. They celebrated 51 years of marriage this past October. While residing in Superior for 25 years, she had been employed in many different jobs. She and her husband moved to Arizona in 1968. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Barbara Tommasino of Simi, Calif., and Adele M. Penny, Oxnard, Calif; two grandchildren, Eric and Rochel Penny of Superior; and one sister, Donna Bousley, Neenah, Wis. Interment took place in Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Phoenix, Ariz.

Signe E. Larson
Signe E. Larson, 91, formerly of 1703 Baxter Ave., died Saturday, Nov. 28, 1998, at St. Francis Home in the Park. She was born March 21, 1907, in Bennett. She had been employed as a housekeeper for Superior Memorial Hospital for over 25 years, retiring in 1972. She was a member of the First Evangelical Covenant Church and its Covenant Women. She was preceded in death by her husband Ernest in 1961. She is survived by a son, George (Elna) Larson, Lake Nebagamon; two grandchildren, Susan Olson and Steven Larson, and five great-grandchildren, Justin Hoivik, Jeremy Hoivik, Joshua Hoivik, Andrew Larson and Matthew Larson. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Evangelical Covenant Church with the Rev. Stephen Staurseth officiating. Interment will be in Lake Nebagamon Cemetery. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. Tuesday at Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home with a 7 p.m. prayer service and resume from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Pallbearers will be Justin Hoivik, Jeremy Hoivik, Joshua Hoivik, Matthew Larson, John Madsen and John Madsen Jr.

Donna Mae Nolan
Donna Mae Nolan, 61, Marceline, Mo., formerly of Superior, died Tuesday morning, Dec. 8, 1998, at her residence. She was born in Superior on Dec. 30, 1936, to Woodrow and Marcella (Johnson) James and married Dr. John T. Nolan Jr. on Aug. 30, 1958. A homemaker, she was a member of St. Bonaventure Catholic Church, its Altar Society and was a former member of the Mothers’ Study Club. She resided in Marceline since 1971. Surviving are her husband; her mother, Marcella Benson; stepfather, Walter Meyer; one son, Tim (Debbie) Nolan of Marceline; five daughters, Terri (Larry) Quinn of Marceline, Cathy (Jim) Cupp, Marceline, Lisa Miller, Salisbury, Mo., Laurie (Troy) Bruner of Marceline, and Amy (Ed) Ewigman of Marceline; 16 grandchildren; three nephews, Dan Nindorf, Fort Worth, Texas, Michael Nindorf, Denver, Colo., and Jon Nindorf, Superior. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Marceline with the Rev. Manus Daly and the Rev. Tom Duggan officiating. Interment will be in St. Bonaventure Cemetery in Marceline. Visitation begins at 4 p.m. Thursday at Bentley-Delaney Funeral Home, Marceline, with family visitation from 6-9 p.m. and a rosary service at 7:30 p.m. Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Heart Transplant Support Group of St. Louis University and mailed in care of the funeral home at 1720 N. Missouri Ave., Marceline, Mo 64658.

Charles Daniel Finkbeiner
Charles Daniel Finkbeiner, 42, died Monday, Dec. 7, 1998, in Superior. He was born on April 27, 1956, to Charles and Margaret Finkbeiner in Orlando, Fla. Before moving to Duluth he was a disc jockey and hotel manager in Florida. Finkbeiner worked as a cook for the Union Gospel Mission in Duluth. He was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his wife, Marilyn of Duluth; a daughter, Marilyn of Florida; and many friends at the Union Gospel Mission of Duluth. A memorial gathering will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in the Union Gospel Mission, 219 1/2 East First Street, Duluth. Arrangements are by the Thompson-Hegstrom Funeral Home in Superior.

Lillian M. Santikko
Lillian M. Santikko, 73, Iron River, died Saturday, Dec. 12, 1998, at Court Manor Health and Rehabilitation Center in Ashland after a long battle with cancer. She was born Nov. 27, 1925, in Maple, and resided in the Iron River area for most of her life. She married Edward Santikko on Oct. 2, 1944. They lived in Montana and Washington state for four years while he worked construction. They moved to Iron River in the spring of 1952, where they owned and operated a farm that his parents homesteaded in 1911. They retired from farming in 1972. She was also a drug and alcohol counselor for various agencies, including Lutheran Social Services. She retired in 1990 and continued volunteer work with drug and alcohol programs. She helped start many AA and Alanon groups throughout Bayfield County. She also served on the Bayfield County Board until her death and chaired several committees for the county. She helped start the Program for Aging in Bayfield County and served on the Bayfield County Fair Board. Surviving are two sons, Mark (Melinda) Santikko and Mike (Toni) Santikko, both of Iron River; a daughter, Pat (Donald) Johnson, Iron River; four grandsons, Paul, Mark, Nolan and Ryan Santikko; two granddaughters, Kristin Coenen and Ashley Santikko; three brothers, Verner (Laura) Tyykila, Ray Tyykila and Ervin (Karen) Tyykila, all of Maple; five sisters, Elna (Hal) Johnston, Helen Niemi, Bertha (Richard) Mikkola and Violet Anderson, all of Maple, and Mary Ann (Rodney) Lahti, Iron River; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Matt and Mary Tykkila; her husband, Edward Santikko; a grandson, Eric Johnson; two brothers, Fred and Edward Tyykila; and a sister, Ailie Colby. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Iron River, with the Rev. Greg Friedrich officiating. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the church and resumes there Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be in Tripp Cemetery. Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Jeannine L. Hilton
Jeannine L. Hilton, 51, of 2412 Oakes Ave., died Thursday, Dec. 10, 1998, at her residence following a brief illness. Born July 16, 1947 in Superior, she was a lifelong Superior resident. She had been employed for many years as a nutritionalist for Family Forum Inc.-Head Start. She was a previous employee of Duluth Avionics and the former Fieldview Nursing Home in Superior. Hilton had been active in Superior politics, was an active runner in Grandmas’ Marathon and also chaired MDA Telethons. In addition, she was involved in Fairshare, served as a coordinator for the summer food program for children and was actively involved in several other charitable organizations. Surviving are a son, Christian Hilton, Superior; her parents, Marshall and Lois Mattson, Superior; three sisters, Dorothy (Dennis) Hinnenkamp, Duluth, Claudia Gvesrude, Duluth, and Debra (Jerry) Salas, Portland, Ore.; two brothers, Jack and Mike Mattson, both of Superior; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, Marjorie June Mattson. Friends may call after 5 p.m. Monday at Downs Funeral Home, where the funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Lee Boleman of Trinity Lutheran Church, Lake Nebagamon, will officiate, with interment to be in the family lot in the Lake Nebagamon Cemetery.

Elizabeth “Betty” Brochu
Elizabeth “Betty” Brochu, 85, of E. Superior St., Duluth, died Sunday, Dec. 13, 1998, in her residence. She was a lifelong Duluth resident, attended Denfeld High School in Duluth and was a cosmetology instructor in Minneapolis and Duluth for several years. She was the owner and operator of the Lovely Lady Beauty Salon where she worked for over 30 years, retiring in 1970. She was a member of the former St. Paul's Lutheran Church and the Lennox Senior Citizens, both in Duluth. She was preceded in death by her parents, Andrew and Wilhelmina Stockman, a sister, Emma Hadley, and brothers, Albert and Robert Stockman. Surviving are her son, Ronald A. of Duluth; a brother, Louis Stockman of Duluth; a sister, Martha Johnson of Duluth; and two grandchildren, Derek and Jessica. The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Bell Brothers Chapel, Duluth, with interment to be in Oneota Cemetery.

Dorothy May Nelson
Dorothy May Nelson, 64, of Drummond, died Saturday, Dec. 12, 1998, at her home. She was born April 16, 1934, at Merrill, the daughter of Richard and Elizabeth (Knoll) Muska. She was united in marriage to Albert Nelson on Feb. 9, 1950, in Ashland. They lived in Weyerhaeuser, Ingram and Ashland before settling in Grand View. They then lived in Drummond where she worked with her husband at Drummond Wood Products. She was a member of the Drummond Free Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday School at church and at home. Survivors include her children, Roger (Mari), Albert (Mary), Loren (Ginger), Rhonda, Althea, Richard (Patricia), Frances (Leon), John (Carrie), Arnold, and Tina (Steve); 21 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Orville (Faye) Muska; one sister, Edna "Tootie" Johnson; and special friends, Ken Denninger and Katie Nelson. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Albert, in 1985 and by three brothers. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the Anderson-Nathan Funeral Home, Hayward, with Rev. Harris Van Someren officiating. Burial will be in the Grand View Cemetery in the spring. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday in the funeral home. Casket bearers will be her sons, Roger, Albert, Loren, Richard, John and Arnold Nelson.

Evelyn M. Olson
Evelyn M. Olson, 85, formerly of South Range, died Sunday, Dec. 13, 1998, in Superior. Born April 21, 1913, in South Range, she had resided there most of her life. On Dec. 27, 1941, she married Lester R. Olson in Duluth and they celebrated 56 years of marriage last December. She was a member of the South Range Presbyterian Church and its Ladies Aid, where she also served as an elder, choir director, organist and the church treasurer. She is also the former town clerk for the Town of Parkland. She is survived by her husband, Lester, South Range; one son, Charles Bruce (Elinor) Olson, Laramie, Wyo.; two daughters, Julie A. (Richard) Ford, Superior, and Esther M. (Donald) Anderson, South Range; one sister, Loraine Searfoss, Minneapolis; five grandchildren, Melissa McGillis, Heather Emmel, Douglas Anderson, Heidi Ford and Kathryn OIson; and one great-grandson, Mitchell Anderson. She was preceded in death by a brother, Charles, and a sister, Lois. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral in the South Range Presbyterian Church with the Rev. H. Duane Aslyn and the Rev. Amy Hunt, pastor, co- officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Superior. The Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the South Range Presbyterian Church.

Doris Emma Andreiko
Doris Emma Andreiko, 86, of 1612 N. 37th St., died Tuesday, Dec. 15, 1998, at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Duluth. She was born at Lake Nebagamon on Feb. 14, 1912, to Emma (Sorenson) and Fred Nelson, and had been an area resident most of her life. Surviving are a son, William John (Denise) Pink, Superior; a daughter, Patricia Watson Tews, West Bend; three grandchildren, Sandy (Dave) Ferron, Cindy Ziegler, and Jim (Suzanne) Tews; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Edna Sellwood, Duluth; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph, a son-in-law, Tim Ziegler, and a sister, Evelyn Boyle. Visitation will be Friday from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. funeral at Downs Funeral Home with the Rev. Gerald Presuhn of Christ Lutheran Church officiating. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery.

Henry J. Rantala
Henry J. Rantala, 72, Brule, died Monday, Dec. 14, 1998, in his residence following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was born March 31, 1926, in Oulu, and was a lifelong Oulu area resident. Rantala had been employed as a logger by various logging companies, retiring in 1971. He was an avid sportsman. He is survived by one son, Larry Rantala, Spooner; two daughters, Kathy Pederson, Eau Claire, and Margie Cavanor, Dunedin, Fla.; two brothers, Ernest Rantala, Oulu, and Art Rantala, Mayville; four sisters, Edith Rogers, Racine, Gladys Korhonen, San Diego, Calif., Esther Sako, Ironwood, Mich., and Marlene Aquirre, Brookfield, Ill.; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Nelmi Rantala; three brothers, Marvin, John and Carl Rantala; and two sisters, Goldie and Helen Rantala. Visitation will be from noon until the 1 p.m. memorial service on Friday at Brule Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. David Heyser officiating. Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Winnifred M. “Winnie” Guerin
Winnifred M. “Winnie” Guerin, 81, 3110 Ogden Ave., died Wednesday morning, Dec. 16, 1998, at her residence. Born Dec. 10, 1917 in Holyoke, Minn., she had resided in Superior for most of her life. She is survived by a sister, Marian Carlson, Seattle, Wash., and a special friend, George Loomis, Superior. She was preceded in death by her son, Duane “Dewey,” in 1997. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Downs Funeral Home with the Rev. James Tobolski of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church officiating. Interment will be in the Holyoke Cemetery.

Sidney J. Cooke Jr.
Sidney J. Cooke Jr., 66, Silver Bay, Minn., formerly of Superior, died Saturday, Dec. 12, 1998, in St. Mary’s Medical Center, Duluth. He was born May 11, 1932, to Sidney Sr. and Gertrude (Cooper) Cooke in Superior, where he grew up and graduated from high school. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He moved to Silver Bay in 1957, where he was employed by Reserve Mining Company until 1986. He lived in Redwood Falls, Minn., from 1988 until returning to Silver Bay in 1995, where he was employed by North Shore Mining until his retirement in November. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Silver Bay and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Surviving are his wife, Winifred; four sons, Rusty of Georgia, John of Colorado, Mike of Prior Lake, Minn. and Scott of Duluth; three daughters, Denise Schreiber, St. Cloud, Minn., Bonnie Rider, Shakopee, Minn., and JoAnn Oksendahl, Burnsville, Minn.; a brother, Bill Cooke of Superior; 20 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services were Tuesday at Cavallin Funeral Home, Two Harbors.

Newton K. Birt
Newton K. Birt, 92, 1800 New York Ave., died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 1998, at St. Francis Home in the Park. He was born Aug. 1, 1906, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and was a longtime member of the United Presbyterian Church in Superior (formerly Hammond Avenue Presbyterian Church). He retired in 1967 after many years of service as custodian at the former Franklin School. He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Inez Nelson Birt in 1994, a daughter, Carol Jean Evans, in 1996, a brother, Chet, and four sisters, Lucy, Lottie, Leah and Pat. Surviving are two daughters, Verna (Wayne) Davis, Lakeland, Colo., and Grace (Donald) Orrey, Superior; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. The funeral is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Saturday in Downs Funeral Home, where visitation begins at 5 p.m. Friday. The Rev. Henry Hanna of United Presbyterian Church will officiate, with interment to be in the family lot in Greenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Donald Orrey Jr., Douglas Orrey, Reagen Horn, Kevin Little, Wayne Davis and Ted Nelson.

Mark Peter Scott, MD
Mark Peter Scott, MD, 36, died Friday, Dec. 11, 1998, in Salt Lake City, Utah, after a battle against leukemia. Born on Jan. 25, 1962, in Madison, he graduated from Superior Senior High School, St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minn., and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine. He was an assistant professor in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center at the time of his death. He is survived by his wife, Sonia Valdivia; daughters, Jessica Marie and Tamara Deanne; parents, Dr. C. Malcolm and Eloise Scott; sister, Kristin McMurtry; and grandparents, Grace W. Scott and C. M. Scott, Sr. A memorial service will be held in Superior at Concordia Lutheran Church, 1708 John Ave., at 11 a.m. on Monday. A memorial fund will be established in Dr. Mark Scott's memory.

Taylor Patience McKay
Taylor Patience McKay, infant daughter of Jaclyn Kay McKay and Dustin Ray Schneider, died on Friday, Nov. 27, 1998. She was born in Phoenix, Ariz. In addition to her parents, survivors include paternal grandparents, Sam and Colleen Schneider, Yakima, Wash.; maternal grandparents, David and Jamie East, Phoenix; great-grandparents, William McKay and Kay McClelland, Superior; and great-great-grandparents, Louis Johnson and Violet McKay, also of Superior.

Howard D. Oliphant III
Howard D. Oliphant III, 63, of 720 Weeks Ave., died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 1998, in the Veterans Administration Medical Center in the Twin Cities. Born March 19, 1935, in Superior, he was a lifelong city resident. He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served as a military policeman in Korea and Japan. Oliphant worked at Kapus-Erickson in Superior for 10 years and then was a truck driver for Marine Fuel and Duluth Ready-Mix until his retirement. He was a member of Teamsters Local #346. He married Caroline Tharge on Dec. 2, 1961. In addition to his wife, Caroline, he is survived by a son, Scott H. Oliphant of Cloquet; two daughters, Frances (Brian Moore) Oliphant and Julie Oliphant, Superior; three grandchildren, Rachel Oliphant, Jesse Schiebe and Ryan Moore; two sisters, Marie Marro and Frances Gabino, both of Superior; an aunt, Millie Oliphant Larson, Iron River; his mother-in-law, Bernice Tharge; a sister-in-law, Bev (Russ) Quinn; a brother-in-law, Larry Tharge; four cousins and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marie Larsen Oliphant, in 1987, and Howard D. Oliphant Jr., in 1990. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Downs Funeral Home with Lois V. Pedersen of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, where military rites will be accorded by Henry S. Blomberg VFW Post No. 847. Pallbearers will be Scott Oliphant, Julie Oliphant, Brian Moore, Russ Quinn, Larry Tharge and John Marro. Visitation in the funeral home will be Monday from 10-11 a.m.

Carl E. Johnson Sr.
Carl E. Johnson Sr., 89, 1612 N. 37th St., died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 1998, in Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born Jan. 22, 1909, in Superior and was a lifelong city resident. Johnson was employed as a switchman by the Lake Superior Terminal and Transfer Railroad. He was a member of the United Transportation Union. Surviving are two daughters, Maryann (Melvin) Johnson and Kathleen (Roger) Kaake, both of Superior; three sons, Carl E. (Shirley) Johnson Jr., Superior, Gerald E. Johnson, Erie, Mich., and Robert (Shirley) Johnson, Superior; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Nina (Oliver) Rivord and Helen Hemmila, both of Superior; and several nieces and nephews. His wife, Mary, died in 1986. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Downs Funeral Home with Rev. Gerald Presuhn of Christ Lutheran Church officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Johnson, Brian Johnson, Wesley Kaake, Melvin Johnson, Roger Kaake and Duane Soderholm.

Robert J. Salveson
Robert J. Salveson, 75, Superior, died Thursday, Dec. 17, 1998, in Miller-Dwan Medical Center, Duluth. Born April 19, 1923, in Superior, he was a lifelong Superior resident. He served with the U.S. Navy aboard submarines during World War II and the Korean War. He was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church and a life member of Henry S. Blomberg VFW Post No. 847. He was employed as a millwright for over 30 years by Huron Cement Company, retiring in 1980. Surviving are his wife, Beverly J.; four daughters, Diane (Joe) Ormston, Lynnwood, Wash., Peggy (Larry) Haworth, Seattle, Wash., Shirley (Bob) Larson, Hayward, and Penny Kay, Issaquah, Wash.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four sisters, Betty Fries, Wind Lake, Wis., Marge Sas, Lake Havasu City, Ariz., Jane (Kenneth) Haworth, of Graham, Wash., and Carol (Jay) Van Horn, Superior; and three brothers, Sigurd (Dorothy) Salveson, Malta, Mont., James (Debbie) Salveson of Graham, Wash., and Donald Salveson of Superior. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sigurd and Clara Salveson, a brother, Richard Salveson and a sister, Gem Richeson. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Downs Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Peterson of Bethel Lutheran Church officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by the Henry S. Blomberg VFW Post No. 847.

Delloris Nelson Doyle
Delloris Nelson Doyle, 73, of 2609 John Ave., died Thursday, Dec. 17, 1998, in Superior. She was born Aug. 31, 1925, in the Town of Oakland and lived in the Superior area all her life. She graduated from the former Superior Central High School and was employed in the meat department of the former Super Town Foods in Superior prior to retiring. She was a member of Cathedral of Christ the King, the Minong Flowage Association, Superior Women’s Bowling Association and the Meatcutters Union affiliated with Super Town Foods. She was preceded in death by her husband, Nicholas, in September of 1992, and a brother, Gail Nelson. Surviving are a son, Nicholas (Jean Raivala) Doyle, Superior; two daughters, Victoria (Greg) Owens, Superior, and Patricia Jardine, Port Wing; a brother, Marvin (Eileen) Nelson, Lake Amnicon; eight granddaughters; one great-granddaughter; a sister-in-law, Regina Nelson, Superior; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to the 4 p.m. funeral Sunday in the Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home with Fr. Dan Dahlberg of Cathedral of Christ the King officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be her granddaughters, Rhiannon, Jennifer, Jacelyn, Sarah, Lettie and Katherine Jardine and Jeran and Jennifer Raivala.


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