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Donovan C. FOLSOM Obituary
Age 84, of Lino Lakes Passed away January 4, 2014 After graduation from the University of Minnesota, he taught in California, then returned to Minnesota to teach in Minneapolis and Columbia Heights Schools. He completed his professional career, teaching for many years in Roseville Area Schools. After retirement, he volunteered for twelve years at the MN Zoo. He was a wonderful father, grandfather, and friend. A great joy to Don was combining people with his passions, which included boating, traveling on his cycle, playing cards, golfing, going on fishing trips, and scuba diving. Survived by long-time special friend Mitzi (Arlene) Schwartz; son Cory Folsom; daughter Gail (David) Nolby; grandchildren, Christina, Connor, Sam, Anna and Abby; nieces and nephews; and many other family members and friends. According to Don's wishes, we will be gathering to celebrate his life and share stories about him. Please join us this Saturday, January 11 for an open house from 2 - 5 at Manitou Station, 2171 4th St., White Bear Lake. Private burial at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials preferred to The Salvation Army.


Published in Pioneer Press from Jan. 5 to Jan. 8, 2014
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