Mark D. Salo, 55 of Cloquet, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015 at home, after his battle with cancer.

He was born Jan. 7, 1960 in St. Paul, to Marlen and Arnelda (Mattson) Salo.

Mark grew up in Shoreview, Minn., and graduated from Moundsview High School. He spent several years working as a laborer. Mark spent many years on the west coast and moved back to Minnesota in 2008 to be with family. His hobbies included crossword puzzles, bike riding, listening to music, watching sports, cooking, and hanging with friends and family.

Mark was preceded in death by his mother, Arnelda; and one sister, Stacy Al-Awamie.

He is survived by his father, Marlen Salo; brother, Michael Salo; one sister, Lori Salo; one niece and five nephews.

Those wishing to honor Mark, the family request you to pay kindness forward to someone in need.