Judith Burshten

Obituary of Judith Helen Burshten

Judith Helen Burshten, 80, of Cloquet passed away on Thursday, December 2, 2021 in St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth.  She was born on March 22, 1941 in St. Paul, MN to Willard and Ruby Borst.  She was a 1959 graduate of Richfield High School.  She attended the Northwestern School of Nursing and was an LPN at Northwestern Hospital.  She retired as the school nurse from Little Black Bear.

She was a member of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Esko and was the head of the alter guild.

Judith was preceded in death by her parents.

She will be sadly missed by her husband, Norman of Cloquet; son, Robert Duke of St. Paul; daughter, Nancy (Todd) Janke of Canton, MI; six grandchildren, Matthew, Olivia, Natalie, Nolan, and Nathan Janke, and Marlena (Ricky) Svacina; one great granddaughter, Genevieve; brothers, Richard Borst of Bloomington and Kenneth (Rae) Borst of Walker; sister, Barbara (Nick) Cookas of Burnsville; and nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.  Memorials are preferred to St. Matthews Lutheran Church, 4 Elizabeth Avenue, Esko.  Arrangements entrusted to Atkins Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet.  To sign the guest book and leave an online tribute, see www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com


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