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Obituary of Mildred Ann Coleman
Mildred “Millie” Ann Coleman, 83, of Cloquet passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2023 in Barnes Care in Esko. Millie was born on August 12, 1939 in Cloquet to Martin and Jennie Kotiranta. She was raised on a farm eight miles west of Cloquet. She attended Cloquet schools, Jefferson, Leach and Cloquet Jr and High School.
Millie worked as a secretary in Sioux City, Iowa. When she moved back to the Cloquet area she sold Avon and was a Tupperware Manager. She was the secretary of the Carlton County Historical Society for 6 years. She was active in the Foster Grandparent Program in Cloquet.
Millie was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Earland Grangruth; son, Wendall Scott; second husband, Charles Coleman; daughter, Jennifer Martineau; grandsons, Joshua Greensky, Darryk Martineau, Daven Martineau, and Kandin Coleman; granddaughter, Candice Grangruth; and brothers, Allen and Ervin Kotiranta.
She will be missed by her children, Wade Grangruth, Dawn (Kyle) Hammitt, Patrick Grangruth, and Vickie Lynn Coleman; sister, Clara Korkala; grandchildren, Renee, Andrea, Jess, Alyssa, Angela, Amber, Natassja, Annika, Graysen, Jaaren, Samantha, Chandra and Dane; many great grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
Visitation: 1:00 p.m. until the 2:00 p.m. Memorial Service on Sunday, January 15, 2023 in Atkins Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet. A luncheon will follow the service. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery in the spring. To sign the guest book and leave an online tribute, see www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.comTo plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Mildred Coleman, please visit our Tree Store