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Timothy Pogorels

November 12, 1954 — September 27, 2020


Timothy A. Pogorels

November 12, 1954 -- September 27, 2020

Tim A. Pogorels 65, lifelong resident of Hibbing, passed away, Sunday, September 27, 2020. Tim was born November 12, 1954 to Tony and Donna (Pipan) Pogorels in Hibbing. He was a 1973 graduate of Hibbing High School and later attended Hibbing Community College. Tim was a goalie for the Hibbing High School Hockey team, one of his proudest accomplishments was winning the Minnesota State Hockey Tournament. Tim continued playing hockey at Hibbing Community College where they participated in the National/ Regional Hockey Tournament. He served his community for 17 years as a fireman/paramedic at the Hibbing Fire Department. Tim spent a lot of time in the woods, Fall was his favorite season and he spent as much of it at his shack in Greaney as he could. Tim was an avid deer hunter and fisherman.

He is survived by his twin brother, Terry (Carol) Pogorels, brothers, Tony (Cynthia) Pogorels, Frank (Sharon) Mlaker, Warren (Betty) Mlaker, sister, Carolyn (Matt) Baratto, nieces and nephews, Derek (Jenna) Pogorels, Danelle (Ben) Donner, Sam Pogorels, and Mattea Pogorels,and his aunt, Stephanie
Willberg, great nephew, Olin Pogorels and great niece, Svea Pogorels. Tim was preceded in death by his parents Tony and Donna, siblings Jan Pogorels and Richard Mlaker.

A private graveside service for Tim will be at the Maple Hill Cemetery of Hibbing.  Tim’s family would like to extend their appreciation to the staff at Miller Dwan in Duluth and the Cook Hospital for the exceptional care that Tim received.  In Lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Hibbing Fire Department Local 173. Arrangements are with the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.

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