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Thomas J. Martinson

Thomas J. Martinson

Thomas J. Martinson, age 74, of Cloquet, passed away from a sudden illness on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at United Hospital in St. Paul, MN. He was born May 14, 1944 in Superior, WI to Herbert and Helen (Johnson) Martinson. Tom graduated from Superior Central High School in 1962 and from Superior State Teachers College in 1966. He then received his Master's Degree from the University of Wisconsin Superior in 1970. Tom was united in marriage to Nancy Goldfine in Superior on June 18, 1966. He taught math for the Cloquet High School for 34 years retiring in 2000. Tom was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Cloquet and the Superior Curling Club. He enjoyed golfing, traveling and was very devoted to his family.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Nancy; sons, Cory (Sandy) and Andy; grandchildren, Alyssa, Christian, David, Casey, Bethany, and Summer; brother, Herbert (Garilee) Martinson; sister, Claudia (Steve) Tadevich.

Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Zion Lutheran Church in Cloquet. (1000 Washington Ave.) The visitation will resume on Friday, August 10, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until the 4:00 p.m. memorial service also at Zion Lutheran Church. A luncheon and time of fellowship will follow in the church social hall. See the family online guest book at www.nelsonfuneralcare.net. Memorials are preferred to Zion Lutheran Church or the Cloquet Educational Foundation.