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13-05-10, 19:45
Ralph E. Wicklund
Ralph E. Wicklund, 74, of Superior, died Wednesday

Ralph E. Wicklund, 74, of Superior, died Wednesday May 12, 2010, at Villa Marina Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Ralph was born on July 30, 1935, the son of Ruby V. (Wolford) and Emil B. Wicklund.

He married the former Phyllis E. Lukkarila on Feb. 15, 1958, at Concordia Lutheran Church in Superior.

Ralph was a member of Our Saviorís Lutheran Church and Laborersí Union Local No. 1091.

He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved to spend time with his family.

Ralph was preceded in death by his parents; a brother John; a sister Marvel; and three nephews Timothy, Stephen and Michael.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Phyllis; three sons, Allan (Lisa) of Dallas, Texas, Thomas of Superior and Randy of Duluth; three grandchildren, Jessa, Adam and Meredith; three brothers, Carl (Sylvia) of Leesburg, Fla., Dennis (Katherine) of South Range and Daniel (Susan) of Superior; a sister-in-law Joanne of Superior; and many nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, May 17 at Greenwood Cemetery. Rev. Sarah Larsen, pastor of Our Saviorís Lutheran Church, will officiate.

Downs Funeral Home, 1617 N. 19th St., is assisting the family with arrangements. Sign the online guest book or send condolences at www.downsfh.com.