Emily M. HeikkinenEmily M. Heikkinen, age 90, of Faribault and formerly of Duluth and Wanamingo died on Saturday, June 29, 2013 in Faribault Care Center.
Emily M. Heikkinen, age 90, of Faribault and formerly of Duluth and Wanamingo died on Saturday, June 29, 2013 in Faribault Care Center.
Emily M., the daughter of Andrew and Alma (Palonen) Ose was born on June 2, 1923 in Frederick, SD. She married Adolph Heikkinen on August 14, 1943 in Duluth. He preceded her in death on January 3, 1974. She was a bookkeeper for KDLH radio and television station in Duluth for many years. Emily enjoyed handcrafts; playing bridge; reading; and baking cookies and Finnish Flatbread.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and one sister, Eila (and Evert) Nelson.
She is survived by two daughters, Linda (and Larry) Olson of Faribault; Anhei Morningsong (formerly Andrea Heikkinen) of Portland, Ore; four grandchildren, Jeremy (and Rachel) Olson, Lars (and Jennifer) Olson, Benjamin Slichter and Ben Eskin; six great grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013 in Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault. Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery, Duluth :00 p.m Wednesday, July 3, 2013.
Visitation will be at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault for one hour prior to the services on Tuesday.
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