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Garelick Manufacturing chairman dies

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H. Joe Garelick, chairman of the board of Garelick Manufacturing Co., passed away Dec. 8. He was 85.

Garelick and his brother Saul started the St. Paul, Minn.-based manufacturing company 57 years ago in the back of an appliance store. The company's first product was a lightweight aluminum marine boarding ladder that is still manufactured today.

In 1998, Garelick, along with his brother, was elected to Minnesota's North Central Marine Trade Association's Hall of Fame.

A World War II veteran, Garelick was an avid boater for more than 40 years. He is survived by his wife Eileen, sons David and Rick, and two grandchildren.

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