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Trevor G. Bridgwater
Trevor G. Bridgwater, 82 of Aitkin died Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at his home. Funeral Service will be 11:00A.M. – Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at St. James Catholic Church in Aitkin. Father David Forsman will officiate. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Bennettville Cemetery. Arrangements are with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Aitkin.
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Harry Milton Salo
Harry M. Salo,92 of Aitkin formerly of Coleraine, Grand Rapids Area died Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Aicota Health Care Center in Aitkin. He was born March 29, 1926 in Coleraine to John and Ina (Antilla) Salo. He graduated from Greenway High School in Coleraine and lived at Trout Lake with his parents until joining the U.S. Navy during World War II. After returning home from the service he attended Itasca Community College in Grand Rapids, graduating with a 2 year degree. He worked at Blandin Paper Company until retirement. He enjoyed living in Arizona from October to May each winter and was an avid hiker in the Superstition Mountain Range. He was preceded by his parents and 5 siblings. Harry is survived by 17 nieces and nephews. Services will be at a later date with burial in Coleraine. Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home & Cremation Service assisted with arrangements.
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John Alvin Walli
John Alvin Walli, 82, of McGregor, passed away January 23, 2018 in Aicota Health Care Center, Aitkin. John was born June 6, 1935 in Cloquet to John and Henna (Johnson) Walli. John was a veteran of The United States Army who served during the Korean War. John was united in marriage to Jean Dresen on July 18, 1970 in Roberts, South Dakota. John was a telephone lineman for many years. He was a member of Dale Wayrynen American Legion Post #23 of McGregor and the Rush City Lions for many years. He enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, fishing, deer hunting, bowling, playing cards and especially spending time with his family. John is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Alan and Melvin Walli. John is survived by his loving wife, Jean Walli of McGregor; son, Donald Walli of Two Harbors; daughter, Noreen Walli of McGregor; grandchildren, Alyssa Walli, Christopher Mattison, Roy Townsend and Jeremiah VeerKamp; brothers, Milton Walli of Tamarack, Rodney (Ann) Walli of Cromwell and James (Jackie) Walli of Biloxi, Mississippi; sisters, Carol (Donald) Hutar of Wright, Pat Anderson of Cloquet and Shirley Walli of Wright; many other relatives and friends. Services will be held Friday, July 20, at 2 PM in Grace Lutheran Church, McGregor. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Wright. Military Honors will be provided by the McGregor VFW Post#2747 and America Legion Post#23. Arrangements are with the McGregor Funeral Home and Cremation Service. To sign the guestbook online, go to:
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