September 25, 2020
James Pixley “Benji” Franklin, 70, retired firefighter, U.S. Navy veteran, Lincoln (the vehicle) aficionado, underwater boat owner, blues music enthusiast, “fun dog” and, above all, beloved husband, father and grandfather, left us on Sept. 16, 2020. Visitation was Wednesday, Sept. 23, and resumed at 10 a.m. until an 11 a.m. memorial service Thursday at Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet, with military honors presented by the U.S. Navy and Cloquet Combined Honor Guard.
Patricia Ann Martin, 77, of Cloquet passed away Sept. 16, 2020, in St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth. Private family services will be held. Arrangements entrusted to Atkins Northland Funeral Home, Cloquet.