Harlan Raymond Pernu, Jr.
08/09/1960 - 04/18/2018
Harlan Pernu Jr., 57, of Virginia, passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Duluth. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Virginia at 2:00 pm with visitation one-hour prior. Pastor Brad Felix will officiate. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guest book or to send condolences, please visit www.rangefuneralhomes.com.
Harlan “Scooter” Raymond Pernu, Jr. was born August 9, 1960 in Virginia to Harlan, Sr. and Carmen (Brunfelt) Pernu. He graduated from Virginia Schools in 1980. Scooter loved writing poetry and had some published. He liked putting models together. He loved history, especially WWII and Vietnam. Scooter felt very strongly about honoring our past and present military personnel. He was a very patriotic young man who loved his country and it showed.
Scooter lived his life with courage. His life was difficult, but he never complained. He Always had a positive outlook and was an inspiration for everyone. No one could ever say a negative thing about Scooter. He was greatly loved.
He is survived by:
Parents: Harlan, Sr and Carmen Pernu
Brother and Sister-in-law: Jeff and Chris (Westby) Pernu
Several nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his sister, Charlene Frost (Bob); brother, Mark Pernu, Sr.; grandmother, Tyne (Brunfelt) Limmer; grandfather, Arne Brunfelt; step-grandfather, Fred Limmer; and nephew, Craig