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Geraldine 'Sue' Skoglund

Geraldine "Sue" Skoglund, a longtime resident of Highland and Barnes passed away peacefully Thursday, April 19, 2007, at St. Luke's Hospital, while surrounded by her loving family at the age of 66.

Geraldine "Sue" Skoglund, a longtime resident of Highland and Barnes passed away peacefully Thursday, April 19, 2007, at St. Luke's Hospital, while surrounded by her loving family at the age of 66.

Sue Archambeau was a 1958 graduate from Cathedral High School in Superior. Sue married Ronald Hjalmer Skoglund on May 1, 1965, at St. Anthony's Church in Superior. Together, Sue and Ron purchased and ran the tavern, "Skoglund's Knotty Pine Inn" in Highland. This joint adventure lasted from 1966 until the fall of 2003.

Sue, being very active in the community, was voted to the Town of Highland clerk's office, serving several terms including being elected for 2007. As well as her civic duties, Sue was an active member of the Barnes Auxiliary Post 8329 which included holding the secretary/treasurer office. She also held the same position with the Barnstormers Snowmobile Club. Sue will be greatly missed for all that she has done for the community and by all that were touched by her kind and caring person.

Sue was preceded in death by her mother, Ruth Archambeau; her stepmother, Doris Archambeau; and one stepsister, Chris Jasmine.

She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Ronald Hjalmer Skoglund Sr., her son, Ronald Hjalmer Skoglund Jr. and his wife Tracle (Allar) Skoglund. Also, by her father, Jerry Archambeau Sr., three sisters, Carol (the late Richard Sr.) Berthiaume, Joan (John) Belch and Mary "Snookie" (Robert) Gotelaere; three brothers, Dan (Sally) Archambeau Sr., Jerry (Joyce) Archambeau Jr. and Ralph (Pamela) Archambeau. She is also survived by six sisters-in-law, Dorothy (Jim) Lundgren, Carol (Fran) Koski, Janet (Alvin) Christensen, June (Jack) Kronberg, Joyce (the late Richard) Nelson and Joanne (Ron) Norrell. Along with all of these siblings of Sue and Ron come numerous nieces and nephews, making Sue one of the most loved individuals. She will be dearly missed by all and forever thought of with love.

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A memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Anthony's Church in Superior. There will also be a luncheon at the VFW Post 8329 in Barnes around 1:30 p.m. that same day. All who were touched by Sue are welcome to either or both.

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