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Earl Wolford Jr.

July 22, 1947 — May 25, 2020

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Earl A. Wolford Jr., age 72, of Cottage Grove, passed away peacefully on May 25, 2020.

Preceded in death by wife, Cecilia (nee Anderson); parents, Earl Sr. and Teresa (nee Bell); sister, Terri Tysk; and brother, Laurence. Survived by sons, Earl (Denise), James, and Nick (Christina); grandchildren, Cathy, Connor, Keira, and Chelsea Husted-Fritts; sister, Marie (Dan) Fletcher; and brother, Tim.

Earl was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corp and a Saint Paul police officer. He was a member of the Mason’s in Ancient Landmark No. 5.

Visitation 10-11:30 AM, Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Kok Funeral Home, 7676 80th St. S., Cottage Grove, MN, 55016 with Memorial Service beginning at 11:30 AM. Interment will follow at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, September 10, 2020

10:00 - 11:30am (Central time)

Kok Funeral Home - Cottage Grove

7676 80th St S, Cottage Grove, MN 55016

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

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7676 80th St S, Cottage Grove, MN 55016

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Kok Funeral Home & Cremation Service- SPP

1201 Portland Ave, St. Paul Park, MN 55071

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