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Obituaries: August 20, 2021


Guy A. Sarazine
Guy Allan Sarazine, 58, of Chisholm, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021, at Sanford Health, N.D. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 25 at Mlaker Funeral Home in Cook. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with Mlaker Funeral Home in Cook.
Guy was born to Raymond and Kathleen (Martinson) Sarazine on Aug. 12, 1962, in Cook. He attended school in Chisholm.
Guy loved everything country. He loved country music, his guitar, and his cowboy boots and cowboy hat. He enjoyed Friday night dances and recreation, karaoke, and playing ball. He also enjoyed a good apple and his morning coffee. Above all, he loved visits from his mama, brothers, and other family and friends.
Guy is survived by his mother, Kathleen; brothers, Nathan (Roni) Sarazine, Craig Sarazine, Stephen (Carrie) Sarazine and Todd (Christine) Sarazine; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Raymond; and grandparents, Roger and Virginia Martinson and Leo and Elizabeth Sarazine.

Lawrence E. Davis
Lawrence Edward “Pete” Davis, 94, of Ely, passed away at Boundary Waters Care Center on Monday, Aug. 9, 2021. Funeral services were held on Monday, Aug. 16 at Ely Methodist Church. Interment was at the Ely Cemetery. The family wishes to thank Dr. Jim Montana and the staff at Carefree Living and Boundary Waters Care Center for their care of Pete and his beloved wife, Mary Clendenning Davis. Memorials are requested to the American Cancer Society, Alzheimer’s Research, Veterans on the Lake or Northland Honor Flight. Family services were provided by Bauman-Vermilion, a Bauman Family Funeral Home in Tower.
He is survived by his daughter, Joy (Robert) Sundquist and his family; son, Mark (Linda) Davis; grandchildren, Nic, Shelly, Aaron (Hannah) and Pamela; great-grandchildren, Blake, Molly, Brookelyn, Brayden, Maddelyn, Finnean, Emmelyn and Dahlia.

Marilyn A. Lind
Marilyn Ailene Moisio Lind, 86, previously of Cook, Alango and Babbitt, passed away on Thursday, July 22, 2021, with family by her side at Primrose Retirement Community in Duluth. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 20 at Range Funeral Home in Virginia, with visitation one hour prior to service. Burial will be at 2 p.m. at the Veterans Cemetery in Twig. The family would like to thank Kindred Hospice and the staff at Primrose for their excellent care of Marilyn; she definitely made an impression on all of them. Donations are preferred to Kindred at Home Foundation at Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia.
She is survived by her children, Lisa (Gary) Maki of Las Vegas, Peter Lind of Garfield, Beth (Kirby) Scholz of Cloquet and Robert (Lisa) Lind of St. Paul; grandchildren, Stacey Maki, Sabrina Maki, Tania (Jamie) Rice, Erica (Casey) Myers, Dustin (Jordan) Scholz, Dylan (Kristin) Scholz, Lindy (Nick) Witzman, Karina Lind and Julia Lind; great-grandchildren, Emmett, Elton and Finley Scholz and Roman Witzman; brother, Dennis (Marilynn) Moisio; sister, Lynne (Lee) Phillips; brother, Kurt Hannula; and sister, Pamela Cook; sisters-in-law, Audrey Marshall and Karen Lind; brother in-law, Don Schubbe; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Gwendolyn L. Tibbetts
Gwendolyn L. Newberry Tibbetts, 83, longtime resident of Tower, died on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, at Essentia Health in Virginia. A private celebration of Gwen’s life will be held at a later date. Family services are provided by Bauman-Cron, a Bauman Family Funeral Home in Virginia.
She is survived by her husband of nearly 63 years, Bill; children, William “Burny” (Shelly) Tibbetts of Britt, Belinda (Dave) Fazio of Lake Vermilion, Wiley Brandon Tibbetts of Vail, Ariz., and Shannon Tibbetts Kelly of Tower; brothers, Fredrick Jr. “Hank” Newberry, Fred Newberry and Richard Newberry; special friend, Stacy Tibbetts; 18 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.