Aune Anna-Liisa Laurell Hallstrom was born December 9, 1922 in Hameenlinna, Finland to Olga Maria (Jarvinen) and Valfred Laurell. She passed away January 13, 2019 at Franciscan Health Center in Duluth, MN.
Aune moved to Toronto, Ontario in 1967 and later to Windsor, Ontario. She then moved to Eben, Michigan where she was united in marriage with Hugo Hallstrom on October 10, 1970. They were married 39 years until his death, December 20, 2009. Aune moved to Duluth in October, 2014, where she enjoyed many grandchildren and friends. She was a lifelong member of the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church.
Aune is preceded in death by her husband, Hugo Hallstrom; her sisters: Toini Salonen, Sanni Kokko, Taimi Ahola, Lempi Laurell, Salli Viljakainen; her step children: Fremont Hallstrom, Nina Raisanen, Edith Granger, John Hallstrom, Alice Blomquist, and Greta Huegel.
She is survived by her sister Aila Saura of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario; step children: Marie Hendrickson of Dassel, MN, son in law Marvin (Effie) Raisanen of Dassel, MN, Ruth Homola of Woodland, WA, Karen Deel-Swenor of Marengo, WI, Elizabeth (Fred) Watson of Lake Linden, MI, Linda (Walter) Granger of Elkton, MD, daughter in law Jeanne Hallstrom of Dassel, MN, Charles (Bonnie) Hallstrom of Laurium, MI, Edward (Ruth) Hallstrom of Eben Junction, MI; and many grandchildren, nieces, nephews and Christian friends.
Visitation will be 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Friday, January 18, 2019 at Old Apostolic Lutheran Church, 5755 Ryan Road, Duluth. The visitation will continue from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. Funeral Service on Saturday, January 19th at Old Apostolic Lutheran Church. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Chatham, Michigan, in the spring. Please leave a memory of Aune or words of support for her family at www.bellbrothersjarvidowd.com