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Michael Cudmore
Phone: 218-694-6600
E-mail: ceasemike@gmail.com

Michael Cudmore
Michael Cudmore
I was raised in International Falls, Minnesota where my father owned and operated Cudmore Funeral Home for 42 years. After graduation from the Falls High School, I attended the University of Minnesota, Department of Mortuary Science, graduating in 1970.I served my internship at John Billman Funeral Service in Minneapolis. In 1972 I moved to Rochester and worked for the Macken Funeral Home for a short time moving to Perham in 1972 and worked for Schoeneberger Funeral Home. I moved to Bagley in 1976 to work for Ed and Wayne Cease at the Cease Funeral Home. I was a member of the Bagley Volunteer Fire Department for 17 years and served as Fire Chief for 14 years, EMT volunteer on the ambulance service and taught C.P.R. classes. I am past president of the Bagley Lions Club and Bagley Rotary Club. I served as treasurer for Ducks Unlimited for 10 years and served as president of Clearwater Chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunter's Association. I am a member of the Koochiching Masonic Lodge of International Falls. I am past president of Faith Lutheran Church and am currently serving as President of the Minnesota Funeral Directors Association.
I have served as Deputy Coroner/ Coroner Investigator for Clearwater County for over 35 years.I enjoy hunting,fishing and spending time at my cabin in the woods and at Upper Red Lake. I was united in marriage to Linda (Drellack) Arnold on April 9, 2011 in Bagley. Linda works as a supervisor of dietary and housekeeping at the the Sanford Bagley Medical Center in Bagley. I have three children, Kristin (Kirk) Willberg who lives in Bagley and teaches in Fosston, MN; Scott Cudmore, whose home base is Bagley and works construction in Stanley, North Dakota and Michelle Cudmore, who lives in Bagley, MN and is a registered nurse in the ICU at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center in Bemidji, MN. I have four beautiful grandchildren, Hillary Cudmore, Marryn, Kendra and Kailin Willberg. I also have three step-children- Katie, Matt and Chris Arnold and four step- grandchildren- Logan and Landen Vettleson and twins- Levi and Loryn Vettleson. Linda and I live South of Bagley and north of Itasca State Park.


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