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Kent "Buck" H. Zakowitz

Kent "Buck" H. Zakowitz

Kent "Buck" Howard Zakowitz, 60 of Cloquet passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 12, 2018 in his home. He was born September 2, 1957 in Duluth to Howard and Phyllis (Greiten) Zakowitz. He grew up in Esko and graduated from Esko High School in 1976. Buck began working for ME Global in Gary New Duluth in 1980. He married Becky Jo Erickson in Northfield on September 15, 1984.

Buck enjoyed traveling, gardening, and cooking.

He was preceded in death by his father, Howard.

Buck is survived by his wife, Becky Jo; daughters, Bobbi Jo (Shawn Fairbanks) Zakowitz of Cloquet and Emily (Taylor) Martin of Lakefield, MN; son, Eric (Andrea McIntyre) Zakowitz of Welch, MN; his mother, Phyllis Zakowitz of Esko; siblings, Linda (John) Geving of Esko, Cathy (John) Heieie of Casa Grande, AZ, Trudy (Randy) Stahl of Cloquet, and Dani (Karen) Zakowitz of Keizer, OR; grandson, Aiden Fairbanks with another grandchild due in June.

Visitation: 3:00 until the 4:00 p.m. Funeral Service Friday, May 18, 2018 in the Atkins Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th St., Cloquet. A time of lunch and fellowship will follow in the Fireside Room of the funeral Home. To sign the guest book and offer an online tribute, see