Obituaries: Delores K. Sturgeleski


August 21, 2020

Delores K. Sturgeleski, 85, of Cloquet passed away Aug. 15, 2020, at Golden Horizons in Sandstone.

She was born Oct. 24, 1934, in Cloquet to Edwin and Catherine Mattson. Delores was a homemaker and worked at Cloquet Transit for many years. She was a member of Grace Church in Cloquet. Delores enjoyed gardening in her spare time.

Delores was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Adrian.

She is survived by her sons, Craig, Randy, Tim, and Rick (Nitka) Vafias; her sisters, Ellen Lane, Dorothy Weets and Mary Ann Wilson; and her grandchildren, Liam, Sophia, Lisa Marie, Tim Jr. and Maria.

Visitation: 11 a.m. until the 12 p.m. memorial service Friday, Aug. 21 at Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet. Social distancing and facial masks are required. Masks will be available to the public. Inurnment will be held in New Calvary Cemetery in Cloquet. To leave an online condolence, visit the guestbook at

Pine Knot News. Aug. 21, 2020


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