Paul Fisher, 70, of Cloquet, passed away May 19, 2019 in Duluth with his family by his side. Paul was born at the family homestead in Carlton County on November 24, 1948. He graduated from Carlton High School in 1966. Paul married Karen Randall on September 22, 1972.
Paul worked as a crane operator at US Steel until it closed, and then worked as a truck driver until he retired in 2012. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping with his family and friends. He also enjoyed hanging out in his garage and doing back-hoe work in his free time. Paul will always be remembered for his love of the hunting shack and the friends and family that were there with him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Jennie Fisher; brothers, Johnny and Dale Fisher; and sister, MaryAnn Connor.
Paul is survived by his wife of 46 years, Karen; children, Mary (Tim) Franklin, Brian Nielsen, Amy Perrault (Rich Rustad), and Jenny (Pat) Sell; grandchildren, Nathan, Emilee, Megan, Savannah, Jared, Marissa, and Ali; siblings, Joan (Don) Johnson, Jerry (Linda) Fisher, Judy (Jack) Swenson and Donna Mullenix; brother-in-law, John Connor; sister-in-law, Kay (Mark) Anderson; brothers-in-law, Joe (Suzette) Randall and Mike (Jody) Randall; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Paul's family wishes to thank St. Luke's Hospital Hospice Center for their great care during his last days.
Visitation will be from 10:00 until the 11:00 a.m. Memorial Service, Friday, May 24, 2019 in Atkins-Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet. Paul's final resting place will be New Calvary Cemetery, Cloquet. To leave an online tribute, see www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com.