Ruth Marie Salmela
Salmela Ruth Marie, 85, of Embarrass, MN, formerly of Duluth, died Wed., Jan. 29, 2003 at the Virginia Convalescent Center. She is survived by her son, Charles (Marja-Liisa) Salmela of Duluth; daughters, Barbara (Ruben) Besonen of Mpls and Milli (Barry) Bissonett of Ely; grandchildren, Jon Paul (Stacy) Besonen of Hanover, MN, Daniel (Tiffany) Besonen of Menahga, MN, Maria Besonen of Mpls, Elias and Emma Bissonett of Ely; 1 great-grandchild, Anna Besonen of Menahga; sister, Verna Hargis of Carlton; brothers, Elmer (Sylvia) Johnson of Parkville, Adolf (Virginia) Johnson of Embarrass, Gordon Johnson of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; numerous nieces, nephews, and dear friends. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Aunes; brother, Arthur Johnson; sisters, Helen (Skarp) Yliniemi and Mildred Garvue. Visitation one hour prior to the 11:30 am funeral service Sunday, Feb. 2, 2003 at the Finnish Apostolic Lutheran Church in Embarrass. Arr. by Range Funeral Home in Virginia.
Published on January 31, 2003
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