Corey Scott Croaston


Corey Scott Croaston, 62 of Aitkin, died Saturday, March 28, 2020 at his home. He was born March 10, 1958 in Minneapolis to Raymond and Geri (Pregl) Croaston. He graduated from Park Center High School. Corey was united in marriage to Lori Jo (Cleys) on May 8, 1982 in Brooklyn Center.

He worked as an engineer for Century Link. Corey enjoyed riding his Harley, pontooning on Sunset Lake, vacationing in Jamaica, and spending time at his home in Florida.

He was preceded in death by his brother: Todd Croaston,

father and mother: Raymond and Geri Croaston,

father-in-law and mother-in-law: Joseph and Patti Cleys.

Corey is survived by his wife Lori Croaston;

4 children: Daniel Croaston, Tucker Cleys, Chaz (Ashlee) Croaston,  Jorden (Kellie) Croaston;

4 grandchildren: Cade & Jace Cleys, and Callen & Brooklynn Croaston;

2 brothers: Ray (Ann) Croaston, Jr. and Craig (Theresa) Croaston;

3 brothers-in-law: Jeff (Michelle) Cleys, Mike (Marcia) Cleys,  Terry Cleys (Shelley Anonsen);

1 sister-in-law: Lisa Cleys;

Special girls: Hailey, Ella, Hazlee and many other special relatives and friends.

A gathering of family and friends to celebrate Corey’s life will be at a later date and will be posted at that time. Arrangements are with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Aitkin. To leave a message of condolence for Corey’s family go to

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