Art Tangwall, 87, passed away March 20, 2019.
Art grew up Brainerd. He went to college at Gustavus, where he met his wife Char. They were married for 52 years until Char's death in 2008. Art and Char had four kids - Gary (Deanna), Karen (Jay), Diane (Bill), and Julie (Kurt) along with 12 grandchildren - Danielle, Karlee, Cassie, Natalie, Krista, Erik, Allie, Audrey, Tyler, Kaleb, Jake, and John. There are many fond memories of ski trips to Colorado and summers at the cabin. Art was the original owner of Hi Tempo Ski Shop in White Bear Lake. He also started Young Life club in White Bear in the 1960s. Art's life was a testimony to his faith in Jesus Christ. His advice to his kids and grandkids was "Whatever you do, do your best. Use the gifts that God gave you and enjoy life."
Visitation Thursday April 4, 2019, 4 to 7 p.m. and 1 hour prior to service. Funeral service Friday, April 5, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at Community of Grace Lutheran Church, 4000 Linden St., White Bear Lake. Interment with Honors at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
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