Warren Gilbert Talaska

Birth
Ashland, Ashland County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 18 Aug 2016 (aged 85)
Aitkin, Aitkin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Thor, Aitkin County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 168820224 · View Source
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Warren Gilbert Talaska, 85, Aitkin, died Thursday, Aug.18, 2016 at the Aicota Health Care Center in Aitkin.
Warren was born March 25, 1931, at Ashland, Wis., the son of Clarence and Helen (Angvick) Talaska. He grew up in Ashland and graduated from the Ashland High School in 1949. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. He then began a career with Bell Telephone Co. working in Minneapolis. He married Mavis M. (Weber) Tragethon on June 19, 1965, in Richfield where they made their home. Upon retirement, Warren and Mavis became snowbirds and lived between Sherwood Forest south of Aitkin and Mesa, Ariz. Warren loved his wife and family dearly. He loved to travel and sports especially the Vikings and the Twins.
He is survived by his wife Mavis; brother: Clarence; daughter: Norma Lehmann, sons and daughters-in-law: Grant (Cheryl) Tragethon, Don (Jan) Tragethon, David (Debbie) Tragethon; grandchildren: Patty (Jeff) Swedberg, Roger (Jolynn Thomas) Weber, Barb (Gary) Tverberg, Tony (Jenny) Klee, Ben (Kristi) Tragethon, Jenni (Alan) Thyng, Amy (Mark) Riggs, Shane, Megan and Dustin Tragethon; great-grandchildren: Paige (Zach) Denny, Jenna (Ben Little) Swedberg, Alyssa (Miles Johnson) Swedberg, Hailey Swedberg, Erika Tverberg, Gavin and Kenzie Klee, Emily, Liam, Finley Hope, and Aisling Tragethon, Allison and Caleb Thyng; great-great-grandchildren: Alex Denny and Riley Denny; brother-in-law Russell “Bud” (Janice) Weber, and also nieces, nephews and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Robert; and brother-in-law, Donald Weber.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 at First Lutheran Church in Aitkin with Rev. Darrell Pedersen officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the Saron Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the Aitkin VFW and American Legion Posts. Memorials may be directed to First Lutheran Church in Aitkin.
Arrangements are with the Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin.


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  • Created by: Jim Lee
  • Added: 22 Aug 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 168820224
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Warren Gilbert Talaska (25 Mar 1931–18 Aug 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 168820224, citing Saron Cemetery, Thor, Aitkin County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Jim Lee (contributor 46942055) .