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William "Scott" Cummings

September 17, 1958 ~ September 12, 2020 (age 61)

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William “Scott” Cummings, 61 of Aitkin died Saturday, September 12, 2020 at his home, surrounded by his family and friends.  He was born September 17, 1958 in Aitkin to William John and Patricia Joan (Mickley) Cummings.  He graduated from Aitkin High School, class of 1976.  Scott was united in marriage to Karen Lee (Bohlin) on October 31, 1981 in Aitkin.  He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman, adored his grandchildren and loved spending time at the farm. Scott was a member of the Ruffed Grouse Society, NRA,

and Saint James Catholic Church.  He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters: Leslie and Lisa.

Scott is survived by his wife Karen Cummings;

Children: Billy Cummings, Kelly Cummings (Cole Gustin), and Kristi Cummings (Anil Kermally);

Grandchildren: Morgan Ruschmeier, Brooke Ruschmeier,

and Greyson Kermally;

Brother and sister-in-law: Kent (Jane) Cummings

Sister: Laurie Tibbetts;

And many other relatives and friends.


Funeral Service will be 11am – Friday, September 18, 2020 at St. James Catholic Church in Aitkin.  Father David Forsman will officiate. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service at the church.   A celebration luncheon will be held at the Landing in Aitkin following the services. 

Arrangements are with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Aitkin.  To leave a message of condolence please go to


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September 18, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. James Catholic Church
299 Red Oak Drive
Aitkin, MN 56431

Funeral Service
September 18, 2020

11:00 AM
St. James Catholic Church
299 Red Oak Drive
Aitkin, MN 56431

Please note
Following the funeral service at the church Scott's family cordially invites everyone to the Landing in Aitkin for a time of fellowship.
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