In Memory of




Obituary for Sierra Rashelle Jarvi

Sierra Jarvi, 15, lost her courageous battle with cancer on December 2nd 2020 with her family by her side.

She was born on July 21, 2005 in Laurium a daughter to Michael Evans and Jennifer (Lauth) Palosaari.

Sierra was currently a Sophomore at Calumet High School.

Sierra was very talented. She loved to draw, write and create beautiful projects, and had become a huge fan and collector of DC and Marvel comics. Her favorite being Batman and The Joker. She enjoyed sharing her interest in comics, especially with her special friend Shana Porteen and her Godfather, Ryan Karpinen.

Sierra was known for her kindness and compassion for others, and a smile that always lit up the room. Her bravery and strength will always be remembered by everyone that knew her.

A special thank you to the hospice angels: Liz, Stacey and Lisa who gave amazing care during her battle.

Surviving are: Her mother Jennifer (Jason) Palosaari

Her Father: Michael Evans

Sisters: Adrianna Palosaari and Abbie Puuri

Grandparents Laurie(Eric) VanGarsse

maternal grandmother Marilyn Escamilla.

Great Grandmother Elfriede Bushell of Germany

Aunties Christina Escamilla, Danielle Ohtola, Ashley Neimala, Desiree Aria, and Staicee "dada" Karpinen.

Uncle Stone and Uncle Justin.

Godparents Ryan Karpinen and Rebecca VanGarsse

Best friends Julie Marie, Jasmyn Mytty and Katrina Hodge

Godaughters Isabella Fredrickson and Rosalee Karpinen.

Proceeding her in death; great aunt Caroline Randall, great grandfather Robert Bushell, and her "papa" Rick VanGarsse.
A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday December 9, 2020 at 11:30 AM at the Sacred Heart Church of Calumet.

A visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM at the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home

The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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