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Marion J. McArthur

Marion June McArthur

Marion J. McArthur, 81, of Carlton, Minn., passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at home. She was born June 1, 1932, in Carlton to David and Violet (Porter) Lavigne and graduated from Carlton High School. Marion worked as a cook and with activities for the Carlton Nursing Home for many years, and was a member of Bethesda Lutheran Church in Carlton.

Marion was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles McArthur; and one sister, Dorothy Lavigne.

She is survived by her daughter, Cheryl (Joe) Juutilainen; one brother, David (Carol) Lavigne; one sister, Shirley Eliason; two grandchildren, Ryan (Dai) Juutilainen and Krista Heller; five great-grandchildren, Noah Heller, Rhyana, Holly, Kaylee and Tracy Juutilainen; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Saturday, Feb. 1, from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial service at Nelson Funeral Care, 1004 Cloquet Ave., followed by a luncheon in the fellowship hall. Spring inurnment will be at Sandy Lake Cemetery.

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January 30, 2014 ~ Pine Journal, Cloquet, Minn.