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Julianne R. Forrest

Julianne R. Forrest (Chillen), 69, of Cloquet, Minn., passed away unexpectedly Sunday, April 8, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, Minn., with her children and her sister by her side. She was born April 29, 1942, to Henry and Bonnie (Stephenson) Chillen and married Pat Forrest in 1966. Julie spent much of her career in the real estate industry, retiring recently to a full-time position as Grandma Julie. She was a wonderful entertainer who made every holiday special. She was well known for her creativity and her beautifully decorated cookies and cakes. She was adored by her children and grandchildren and will be greatly missed by her sister, family and friends.

Julie was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

She is survived by her daughters and their husbands, Michele and Pat Walsh, Amy and Donny McCarthy, and Katy and Jason Chartier, all of Cloquet; her son and his wife, Scott and Melissa Forrest of Crystal, Minn.; seven grandchildren, Morgan, Jacob, Manning, Gracie, Ella, Blair and Logan; and her sister and husband, Janet and Wayne Anderson of Bloomington, Minn. She is also survived by her special niece Sarah (Triplett) Ellena; great-niece, Emmie; great-nephew, Cooper; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Visitation will be held Thursday, April 12, from 4:30 p.m. until the 5:30 p.m. memorial service at Nelson Funeral Care, 1004 Cloquet Ave., Cloquet, followed by refreshments in the fellowship room.

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April 12, 2012 ~ Pine Journal, Cloquet, Minn.