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Obituaries

John Larson Jr.

Apr 15, 2021

John J. Larson, Jr. (88), of Duluth, MN passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 15, at St. Luke’s Hospital after a short battle with cancer.

John was born July 9, 1932, in Minneapolis, MN. He moved to Port Wing, WI, in 1940 and graduated from South Shore High School (Port Wing) in 1951. He was a member...

Lois Taylor

Apr 7, 2021

Lois Jean (MacInnes) Taylor, 91, of Duluth passed away peacefully on April 7, 2021. She was born December 3, 1929 to Mildred and James MacInnes at their home in Bayview Heights and spent her whole life in the Duluth area.

Lois married Leslie Taylor on May 6, 1950 at her parents’ home on 64th Ave West. She...

Dolores Pogorelec

Apr 1, 2021

Dolores Jean Pogorelec, 90, of Duluth, passed away on Thursday April 1, 2021 in Essentia Health, St. Mary’s Medical Center.  She was born in St. Paul, MN on February 5, 1931.  Dolores was a Duluth Cathedral High School graduate Class of 1949.  She was an active member of Holy Family Catholic Church, teaching Sunday school for 13 years and...

Cleora Schmuck

Feb 27, 2021

Cleora Marie Schmuck, age 92, of Duluth, died Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center.  She was born January 18, 1929 in Lastrup, Minn. to Frank and Anna (Boser) Tretter.  Cleora married the love of her life, Raymond in October, 1950.  A devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she enjoyed spending time with her family...

James Luczak

Feb 25, 2021

James J. Luczak, 86, of Duluth, died peacefully on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Essentia Health Miller-Dwan. Jim was born in Duluth on July 29, 1934 to Stanley and Stella Luczak. Jim graduated from Denfeld High School in 1952, and married Joyce Sundset on October 13, 1956 in Duluth; celebrating 64 years together until her passing in November 2020....

Nancy Davidson

Feb 22, 2021

Nancy A. Davidson, 88, of Duluth, passed away peacefully on Monday February 22, 2021. She was born in Duluth to James and Genevieve Higgins on September 18, 1932. Nancy graduated from Duluth Cathedral High School. She had volunteered doing library work for a Christian school, was a member of Lakeview Covenant Church, she taught Sunday school and religious education...

Delores Senarighi

Feb 20, 2021

Delores Mae (Johnson) Senarighi, 86, of Hermantown went home to Jesus Saturday, February 20, 2021.  Delores was born May 10, 1934 to Henry and Beatrice Johnson in Duluth, MN. In 1953 she graduated from Hermantown High School. On July 5, 1957 she married Marvin Senarighi, together they raised their family, built a home and built a sweet, loving marriage...

Edward Lambert Sr.

Feb 16, 2021

Edward Charles Lambert Sr., of Superior WI, died Tuesday February 16, 2021 at Miller Dwan Medical Center. He was born October 25, 1946 in Bloomington, IL to Charles & Audrey (Aronson) Lambert. After moving to Foxboro, WI at an early age, Edward attended Blaine Elementary for kindergarten – 1st grade, a two room schoolhouse in Foxboro for 2nd –...

Gerald Uzarek

Feb 13, 2021

Gerald Allen Uzarek, 92, of Duluth, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at Heritage Haven. He was born in Duluth on May 22, 1928 to Svea and Carl Uzarek. Gerald was a graduate of Denfeld High School. He married his wife Beverly in 1951 and they enjoyed 55 years together raising three children. He retired from the...

Richard "Dick" Montgomery

Feb 13, 2021

Richard “Dick” Montgomery, 88, passed away peacefully on Saturday February 13, 2021. Dick was born in Dublin, Ireland and grew up in County Cavan. He immigrated to the United States in 1949 when he was 17 yrs old. He worked odd jobs until being hired by Kindy Optical as a lens grinder. He left there to join the Army...

Delores "Dee" Ladzinski

Feb 8, 2021

Delores “Dee” Ladzinski, 90, of Duluth, passed away from natural causes in her home on Monday, February 8, 2021. She was born in Duluth on November 9, 1930, the youngest of 7 born to Harold and Edith Moe. She graduated from Denfeld High School and shortly afterword married her soul mate, Jim, in 1950. Together they had two sons;...

Darrell Sabrowski

Feb 4, 2021

Darrell James Sabrowski, 64, of Duluth, died on Thursday February 4, 2021 in Essentia Health, St. Mary’s Hospital, from injuries obtained in a car pedestrian accident.  He was born in Duluth on July 12, 1956 to John and Marie Sabrowski.  Darrell had attended St. James School.  He had attended the former Good Shepherd Catholic Church, St. James Catholic Church,...

Lorraine Novack

Feb 1, 2021

Lorraine M. (Breole) Novack, 87, of Duluth, passed away Monday, February 1, 2021 after a difficult battle with metastatic breast cancer. She was born in and lived most of her life in Duluth, attending St. Jeans School and graduating from Denfeld in 1951. She married Robert “Bob” Novack in 1954. Her life revolved around raising her five children and...

Jeffery Larson Sr.

Jan 21, 2021

Jeffery N. “Dinty” Larson Sr., 66, of Duluth, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at the Solvay Hospice House after a long battle with cancer.  Dinty was born in Ashland, WI on June 18, 1954.  Dinty lived his life to the fullest.  He greatly enjoyed listening to country music, working on and driving his cars and motorcycles.  He...

Robert Kolodge

Jan 19, 2021

On Tuesday, January 19th, Robert Peter Kolodge was called into His eternal home at 83 years young. Though his body was frail and tired, his spirit was full of grateful appreciation to be surrounded by those he loved dearly in his final days. There was never a dull moment with Bob. He had a way of imparting sayings that...

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