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Mrs. Else Joutsiniemi
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Mrs. Else Anita
Joutsiniemi (Ertolahti)
1937 - 2018
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Obituary for Mrs. Else Anita Joutsiniemi (Ertolahti)

Mrs. Else Anita  Joutsiniemi (Ertolahti)
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Else Anita Joutsiniemi (nee Ertolahti) on January 30, 2018 at the age of 80 years.

Survived by her husband of 60 years, Kosti Joutsiniemi, her son Pekka (Kathy) Joutsiniemi and her daughter Nina (Steven) Lantz. Else leaves behind her four grandchildren Tara (Darryl) MacNeil, Eric Joutsiniemi, Krystine (Brady) Wright and Michael (Jocelyn) Erickson. Else was also blessed with four great grandchildren Norah and Violet MacNeil as well as Serena and Hunter Wright.

Else died peacefully in her sleep at Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre with her family by her side. A big thank you to the staff who took great care of her there.

A private family service was held in the EVEREST FUNERAL CHAPEL, 299 Waverley Street at Algoma. Interment has taken place in Riverside Cemetery.

Should friends so desire, donations may be made to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation.
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