Uncategorized Joseph R. Smokle, Jr. Published October 17, 2012 at 10:39 am Joseph R. Smokle, Jr., 56, Duluth, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Forest Hills United Methodist Church, 1790 SE 11th St., Forest Lake. He is survived by family and friends.