Wilfred E. "Bill" BlaisdellWilfred E. "Bill" Blaisdell, 94, of Superior, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospice in Duluth.
Wilfred E. "Bill" Blaisdell, 94, of Superior, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospice in Duluth.
Bill was born in Superior on June 6, 1918, the son of Ruie and Ezra Blaisdell.
He had worked at the Farmers Union Grain Elevators for 38 years.
Bill was a "Jack of all trades" and enjoyed woodworking. Most important to him was his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruie and Ezra; step-mother, Ethel; his first wife, Dorothy on Oct. 8, 1984; his second wife, Martha on Aug 8, 2001; brothers, Louie & Robert; sister, Mabel; step-brothers, Morris and Ardell; and a step-sister, Lorraine.
He is survived by his daughter, Rose (Howard Ammerman) Kirschbaum of Hinckley, Minn., Gertrude Bauer of Superior, and Judith (Gary Moe) Blaisdell of Superior; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and a sister Gertrude.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial Friday, Nov. 23, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church. Rev. Leon Flaherty will celebrate. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery at a later date.
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