Donald Eugene FranzenDonald Eugene Franzen, 87, of Cloquet, Minn., was finally released from the effects of Alzheimer's disease on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at Sunnyside Health Care Center in Cloquet. He was born Sept. 6, 1925, in Cloquet to David and Emily Franzen. Don quit high school to join the United States Navy during World War II and later earned his GED. He married Charline Finberg on June 8, 1947, in Carlton, Minn. Don worked at Northwest Paper Company for a short time before moving to Las Vegas, Nev., where he worked at the Desert Inn Golf Course, Paradise Valley Golf Course and the Flamingo Hotel. He later returned to Cloquet, returning to Potlatch until his retirement in 1987.