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Milan "Milo" Passeri, 57

Milan "Milo" Passeri, 57, of Bemidji died Monday, April 6, 2009 at his home in Bemidji.

Memorial Services will be 3:00 pm, Thursday, April 9, 2009 at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji, with Father Tony Fernando officiating.

He was born on November 8, 1951, in Hibbing, MN the son of Milan and Barbara (Savard) Passeri. He moved with his family to Bemidji at a young age and attended the Carr Lake School. He graduated from Bemidji High School in 1970. He moved to Minneapolis and worked for Pioneer Engineering. He moved back to Bemidji in 1980, and was an independent contractor for Hunter Equipment until his death. He loved fishing, hunting, working on cars, and flying planes. He also loved to have coffee with his buddies at Simonson's. He loved to tell stories.

He is survived by Mother, Barbara Passeri of Bemidji; Sisters, Patsy (Kelly) Petrowske of Waskish, MN, Joan Arlt of Bemidji and Lisa (Norm) Kent of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; Brother, Tom Passeri of Bemidji, Children of the heart, Scott and Roger Ness; Grandchildren of the heart, Taylor and Parker Ness and Special Friend, Gail Klarich.

He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents.

Honorary pallbearers will be his nieces, nephews and cousins.

--Paid Obituary