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Laura (Franklin) Eggers

Laura (Franklin) Eggers

Laura (Franklin) Eggers, 95, of Lakeshore, Minn., our angel on earth, became an angel for eternity on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Laura entered life on May 21, 1918, in Brainerd, Minn. At an early age her family moved to Cloquet, Minn., where she attended school. She married Joseph Franklin in 1938. They shared the birth of their three children and remained together until 1965. In 1968, Laura married her soul mate, Ken Eggers, and they shared a loving, caring relationship for over 46 years. After many moves, they returned to Gull Lake to care for her mom and pop.

Laura is survived by her loving husband, Ken; children, Joe "Billy Joe" (Cathy), Karel House and Kathy (Grant) Klosner; half sisters, Alvina Knapper and Janet Genter; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother; sister; son-in-law, Dennis House; and two baby grandchildren.

Memorial service for Laura will be announced at a later date. Laura will be privately interred on her 96th birthday.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter,, 800-824-5051. Please visit to leave a message of comfort and support for Laura's family.

May 15, 2014 ~ Pine Journal, Cloquet, Minn.