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Elmer “Punky” Jack Willman

02/25/1941 - 06/28/2018

Elmer “Punky” J. Willman, of Aurora, passed away Unexpectedly at his residence. A funeral service will be held Friday, July 6, 2018 at Range Funeral Home 1:00 pm with visitation one-hour prior. Burial will take place at Lakeside Cemetery in Biwabik. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guest book or to send condolences, please visit www.rangefuneralhomes.com.

Elmer Jack Willman was born February 25, 1941 in Biwabik to Jon and Elmie (Maki) Willman. He loved fishing, his farm, gardening, baseball, and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Elmer was always a forgiving and understanding person and will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his:

Children: Jack A. Willman (Kirsten); Sandra J. Willman; Patrick O’Toole (Lori Jo); Randy J. Willman
Brother: Jon Willman
Sisters: Janice “Peeper” (Kully) Kulaszewicz and Janie (Sonny) Rogers
Grandchildren: Misty Willman, Anthony (Kristen) Farley, Nathan Willman, Nicholas O’Toole, Kimberly (Adam) Lantz, and Jennifer (Tony) Trenberth, Amanda, Rianin Willman, and Gerry Anderson.
Great Grandchildren: Lily, Madi, Gabi, Riley, Gavin, Arianna, Dax, Jagger, Mara, Arryana, Amija, and Annya.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Jonnie, nephew, Jon, Jr., and son Rob Willman

2 thoughts on “Elmer “Punky” Jack Willman”

  1. Jim and Robin McClain says:

    Sending our love and keeping all of you in our thoughts during your time of loss. Uncle Punky was a great guy and he will truly be missed.

  2. Jean LaPorte says:

    I had the great pleasure of calling Punky my friend. He was one of the nicest men I’d ever met. I will miss our weekly chats and will think of him often. Jean

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07/06/2018 at 1:00 pm
Range Funeral Homes, 16th Street North, Virginia, MN, USA

Visitation begins at 12:00 pm