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Isla Mae Rice Douglass

Isla Mae Rice Douglass, 89, of Cloquet, Minn., formerly of Mahtowa, Minn., died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, in Sunnyside Health Care Center, Cloquet. She was born in 1918 to Allison and Edna Rice. Isla was a 1936 graduate of McGregor High School. She ...

Isla Mae Rice Douglass, 89, of Cloquet, Minn., formerly of Mahtowa, Minn., died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, in Sunnyside Health Care Center, Cloquet. She was born in 1918 to Allison and Edna Rice. Isla was a 1936 graduate of McGregor High School. She married James Douglass on July 17, 1943, and together they lived in Van Nuys, Calif., for 26 years before moving to Mahtowa in 1977. Isla played in a dance band and especially enjoyed playing the organ. She also enjoyed cooking and baking.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1985 and her parents.

Isla is survived by three sisters, Dorothy Miller of Van Nuys, Betty (Glenn) Halverson of Mahtowa and Beryl (Delbert) Skeesicks of Weiser, Idaho; eight nieces and nephews; and many extended family.

A family service will be held in the spring. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery in McGregor.

Memorials may be made to Sunnyside Health Care Center, c/o Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet, MN 55720.

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Arrangements entrusted to Northland Funeral Home, Cloquet, 218-879-7184. To sign the guest book and leave an online tribute, see www.northlandfuneralhome.com .

February 14, 2008

  • Cloquet, Minn.
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