Donald Crottier, 62, of Babbitt, dies

Donald Crottier, 62, of Babbitt, MN died Tuesday November 10, 2015 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, MN. He was born September 30, 1953 in Hibbing, MN to Jerome John Crottier and Pauline Winifred (Swanson) Crottier.
Don was a lifelong resident of Babbitt, MN who enjoyed the time he spent outdoors fishing and hunting with his many friends. He cherished supporting the community through Peter Mitchell Fun Days events, including fireworks and Walleye Whamma, and the Winter Blast. He was very proud of his participation in these activities and the celebrities he was able to meet due to his involvement.
He is survived by his son Billy (Christina Stafford); grandchildren Zachary and Alexis of Litchfield, MN; sister Paula (Mike) Shannon of Babbitt, MN; two brothers Pete (Mary) Crottier of Brooklyn Center, MN, and Bill Crottier of Babbitt, MN; nieces Kadee Crottier of Apple Valley, MN, Michelle Crottier of New York, NY, and Tabatha Vohnoutka of Babbitt, MN; and nephew Andy Vohnoutka of Babbitt, MN.
The public is invited to a Memorial service on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Tank’s Bar and Restaurant in Babbitt, MN, immediately followed by a potluck Celebration of Life, also at Tank’s.
Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.