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Obituary: Lori Frances Skog-Gourley

Lori F. Skog-Gourley, 62, of Cloquet, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, at her home, peacefully in her sleep. She was born April 12, 1959, in Minneapolis, the daughter of Alf "Ole" and Patricia (Mercer) Skog.

Lori was a kind soul full of love for all around her. She cherished her time with her family, especially her grandchildren whom she adored. Lori loved gardening, camping, sewing, berry picking and making her own jam, traveling and spending time with friends. She was a member of the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and worked as a lead pharmacy technician for the Fond du Lac Reservation at the Min No Aya Win pharmacy for 23 years.

Lori was preceded in death by her father, Alf "Ole" Skog, and brother, Darrell Skog. She is survived by her husband, Fred; mother, Patricia Skog; daughters, Ashley (Timothy) Laveau and Stephanie (Dustin) Shearer; stepson, Thomas (Ansidhy) Gourley; brothers Frank (Annette) Skog, Daniel (Kathy) Skog, Gary Skog, and Brett (Michelle) Skog; grandchildren, Tyler, Griffin, Elizabeth, Connor, Baby Shearer, MacKenzie, and Ezra; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and sisters-in-law.

Visitation: Friday, Dec. 10 from 2 p.m. until the 3 p.m. funeral service at Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet, followed with refreshments in the Fellowship Room.

Pine Knot News, Dec. 10, 2021

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