Find dates of obituaries printed in the Duluth News Tribune newspaper from 1944 to the present. Another useful site to try is the St. Louis County Death Records Index, which covers 1870 to 2000.

Step 1: Search the Index*

Fill in one or more of the search boxes below and click on the Search button. When searching for very common last names (such as Anderson, Johnson, Nelson, or Peterson), it helps to enter the first name and/or year of death.


Step 2: Get Obituary Information

Use your search results to come into the Main Library and find the obituary on our microfilm readers


Request a copy of an obituary

and have the library email a copy for free or mail you a copy for $3.00.

 *If you have a current Duluth Public Library card, you can search for obituaries from 1995-present by logging into Duluth New Tribune via NewsBank.  Call (218) 730-4200, option 5 during open library hours if you need help with this process.

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