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Dan Engebrecht Roen

Dan Engebrecht Roen

Dan Engebrecht Roen, 61, of Cloquet, Minn., passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. He worked in law enforcement for many years, retiring from the Minneapolis Police Department as lieutenant in 2008.

Dan was preceded in death by his parents, Perry and Helen Roen of Esko, and devoted partner, Jeffrey Ilstrup.

He will be sadly missed by his sister Jennie Mott; four brothers, Randolph (Christine), Peter (Paula), Jon and Richard (Sherry); and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Visitation and service for family and very close friends: Monday April 14, at 11 a.m. at Nelson Funeral Care, 1004 Cloquet Ave., in Cloquet. A celebration of Dan's life follows at the River Inn in Scanlon.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to Friends of Animals Humane Society of Carlton County, 1418 Highway 33 S., Cloquet, MN 55720.

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April 17, 2014 ~ Pine Journal, Cloquet, Minn.