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Calumet, MI 49913
Phone: (906) 337-4600
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Ruth Larson

Ruth Sylvia Larson (Kesti)

Thursday, December 27, 1928 - Saturday, December 22, 2018
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Ruth Sylvia Larson, 89, a former resident of Atlantic Mine and Arbor Green in Houghton passed away on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility.
She was born on December 27, 1928 in Paavola and raised in Laurium. A daughter of the late Jacob and Martha (Kontio) Kesti.  Sylvia attended Calumet High School and graduated with the Class of 1946.
On August 12, 1950 she was united in marriage to Raymond Larson on the Larson family farm in Onnela.
Aside from being a mother and raising 10 children, Sylvia worked as a secretary for Farmers & Merchants and Finnish Mutual/ Northern Mutual Insurance Company retiring in 1986.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Larson, daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Erwin Massie, two son-in-laws, Brian Moore, Brett Strang, four great grandchildren, sisters, Anna, Martha, Senia, Evelyn, Hilma, and Helen, and 3 brothers, Emil, Matt and Edward.
Surviving are her children, Judy (Dave) Nordstrom of Atlantic Mine, Peter (Janet) Larson of Atlantic Mine, Gordon (Peggy) Larson of Atlantic Mine, Janet Larson of Lake Linden, Kathryn Moore of Little Traverse Bay, Margaret (Gary) Kangas of Atlantic Mine, Donna Strang of Houghton, Sarah (Dan) Aho of Houghton and Jack (Nancy) Larson of Calumet; 56 grandchildren, 171 great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday December 26, 2018 at the First Apostolic Lutheran Church in Houghton from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm and one hour prior to the funeral service on Thursday December 27, 2018.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday December 27, 2018 at the First Apostolic Lutheran Church in Houghton with Pastor David Taivalkoski to officiate.
Burial will take place in the Liminga Cemetery.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.ericksoncrowleypeterson.com
The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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  • First Visitation

    Wednesday, December 26, 2018 | 0
    When
    Wednesday, December 26, 2018 0
    Location
    First Apostolic Lutheran Church of Houghton
    Address
    Sharon Ave.
    Houghton, MI
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  • Service

    Thursday, December 27, 2018 | 0
    When
    Thursday, December 27, 2018 0
    Location
    First Apostolic Lutheran Church of Houghton
    Address
    Sharon Ave.
    Houghton, MI
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    Officiant
    David Taivalkoski
  • Interment

    Location
    Liminga Cemetery
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Glenn Rimpela

Posted at 09:24am
My heart is saddened for all the Larson family for your loss. Silvia was such a special loving Mother,Grandmother,Great Grandmother and friend. I will always remember her wonderful warm smile! Love, Glenn
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JoAnne Stefanac

Posted at 01:15pm
Sending all the Larson family our deepest sympathies. Auntie Sylvia was such a wonderful, hopeful, loving person. I will always remember her welcoming ways and happy smile. She was such a loving spirit in this world. I can only imagine the sadness you all are feeling at her loss. No doubt there was a very happy reunion with Uncle Ray and they both will be smiling down on you all forever. Biggest ((hugs)) going out to you all. Dave & JoAnne (Hauring) Stefanac
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Shirley Josephson

Posted at 09:15pm
Memories go to as far back as I can remember. So all my life pretty much. I find it very lonely to “lose” all these dear friends who have always been around. May God give you all comfort as there is a better place waiting. Love and God’s Peace! Dave and Shirley Josephson
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Janet

Posted at 08:05pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you! There is much comfort in knowing Syv is now Safe in the Arms of Jesus where we will meet her too one day! God's Peace! Rick & Janet Mattson
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Posted at 12:25pm
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