Our Staff

 

Our Staff's Commitment to You

Staff members of Atkins-Northland Funeral Home are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to all of us at Atkins-Northland Funeral Home.

 

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Bob & Karen Atkins Funeral Directors/ Owners

Bob and Karen Atkins have been serving families in the Cloquet area since 1993. Both are graduates of the University of Minnesota and both are Minnesota licensed funeral directors.

Bob is a 1987 Graduate of the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in Mortuary Science. A Wisconsin native, Bob has worked as a funeral director in Denver, Minneapolis and St. Paul prior to coming to Cloquet. He is active in the community and currently serves on the Board for Friends of Animals Humane Society. Bob is also a Wisconsin licensed funeral director.

Karen, a native of southwestern Kansas, is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Political Science Pre-Law and also a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in Mortuary Science. She has been involved in funeral service since 1988 in both Oklahoma City and Denver. In addition to her responsibilities as a funeral director, Karen coordinates many of the after-care programs at the funeral home. She enjoys being a volunteer harpist at area hospices, nursing homes and churches. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her puppies, reading, needlework, fishing and traveling.

On January 1, 2009 Bob and Karen purchased the funeral home from the cooperative. The name has been changed to Atkins-Northland Funeral Home and Cremation Service to reflect the change in ownership.

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Sheila Quiram Office Manager nfhcloquet@aol.com

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Dale Carlson Maintenance/Custodian

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Phill Powers Director's Assistant

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Gary Stevens Director's Assistant

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Ron Stahl Director's Assistant

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Emily Debele Director's Assistant

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Sandy Green Director's Assistant

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Judy Wiles Director's Assistant

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Deb Borin Director's Assistant

Bob & Karen Atkins

Funeral Directors/ Owners
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Bob and Karen Atkins have been serving families in the Cloquet area since 1993. Both are graduates of the University of Minnesota and both are Minnesota licensed funeral directors.

Bob is a 1987 Graduate of the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in Mortuary Science. A Wisconsin native, Bob has worked as a funeral director in Denver, Minneapolis and St. Paul prior to coming to Cloquet. He is active in the community and currently serves on the Board for Friends of Animals Humane Society. Bob is also a Wisconsin licensed funeral director.

Karen, a native of southwestern Kansas, is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma with a degree in Political Science Pre-Law and also a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in Mortuary Science. She has been involved in funeral service since 1988 in both Oklahoma City and Denver. In addition to her responsibilities as a funeral director, Karen coordinates many of the after-care programs at the funeral home. She enjoys being a volunteer harpist at area hospices, nursing homes and churches. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her puppies, reading, needlework, fishing and traveling.

On January 1, 2009 Bob and Karen purchased the funeral home from the cooperative. The name has been changed to Atkins-Northland Funeral Home and Cremation Service to reflect the change in ownership.

Sheila Quiram

Office Manager
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Dale Carlson

Maintenance/Custodian
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Phill Powers

Director's Assistant
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Gary Stevens

Director's Assistant
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Ron Stahl

Director's Assistant
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Emily Debele

Director's Assistant
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Sandy Green

Director's Assistant
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Judy Wiles

Director's Assistant
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Deb Borin

Director's Assistant
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