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Earl Tolan

March 17, 1934 ~ July 23, 2021 (age 87)

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Obituary

Earl Tolan, age 87 of Minneapolis, died July 23, 2021. He is survived by wife of 67 years, Barbara; children, David, Douglas, Jody (Ann Vetch); grandchildren, Shawn, Joy (Vince Corral);  Alaina (Charles); great-grandchildren, Kylie, Logan, Skylar; many nieces and nephews. Earl was preceded in death by his parents and five siblings.

A machinist by trade, Earl retired from North Star Metals and enjoyed his retirement by hunting, fishing, and cultivating his flower garden. Earl was enlisted as an Army 82nd airborne paratrooper and was honorably discharged many years later. He especially relished trips to the cabin in Brainerd, which he built himself. He was a devoted grandfather and parent, and cherished his wife, Barbara.

Funeral service will be 11:00am Friday, July 30, 2021 at MINNEHAHA COMMUNION LUTHERAN CHURCH, 4101 37th Avenue South, Minneapolis, with visitation one hour prior. Interment at Lakewood Cemetery.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
July 30, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Minnehaha Communion Lutheran Church
4101 37th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55406

Funeral Service
Friday
July 30, 2021

11:00 AM
Minnehaha Communion Lutheran Church
4101 37th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55406

Interment
Friday
July 30, 2021

12:30 PM
Lakewood Cemetery
3600 Hennepin Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55408

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