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Death notices

Brenda Marie Kath, 68, of Esko passed away at her home on Jan. 7, 2024, after a courageous battle with cancer. In accordance with Brenda’s wishes, no services will be held. Nelson Funeral Care made arrangements.

Raymond Diver, 84, of Cloquet died Jan. 2, 2024, at Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton. Visitation: 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. memorial service Friday, Jan. 19 at the Fond du Lac Language and Cultural Center in Cloquet. A luncheon will follow. Spring inurnment will be at New Holy Family Cemetery in Cloquet. Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Care.