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Barbara Jean Mangan

Barbara Jean Mangan

Barbara Jean Mangan, 92, of Cloquet, died Saturday, August 4, 2018. She was born January 13, 1926 in Cloquet, the daughter of Wenzel and Hatti Kopp. Barb married Arthur Mangan on November 28, 1946 in Cloquet.

Barb was a life-long member of Queen of Peace Church. She loved family gatherings, was an avid Vikings and Twins fan and enjoyed playing cards and bingo and camping.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur; her siblings; grandson, Matthew Mangan and great granddaughter, Nora Simula.

Barb is survived by sons, Greg (Paula), Kevin (Bev), Michael (Sue) and Douglas (Lelirose); daughters, Kathy (Steve) Simula, Michelle (George) Skutevik, Mary (Tom) Cook and Julie (Scott) Linder; 21 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren with a new great grandson due this month.

Barb's family wishes to extended their deepest appreciation to the staff of Evergreen Knoll and Inter-Faith Care Center for the excellent care given to Barb.

Visitation will be from 10:00 until the 11:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 in Queen of Peace Church. Interment will follow in New Calvary Cemetery, Cloquet. Arrangements by Atkins-Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet. To leave an online tribute, see