Koivisto, Lempi Wilhelmina 90

Funeral Sercice: 11 AM Monday July 31, 2017 at First Apostolic Lutheran Church in Dassel
Visitation: 5-8 PM Sunday, at Church and 1 hour prior to services at church on Monday
Interment: Cokato Finnish Cemetery

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Lempi Wilhelmina Koivisto was born on October 20, 1926 to Charles and Wilhelmina Aho in Middleville Township, northeast of Cokato. She passed away on July 27, 2017 at the Cokato Manor.

Lempi grew up in the Cokato area and married Oswald Koivisto on November 4, 1944. They lived for a short time in Duluth before moving to Cokato, and were members of the First Apostolic Lutheran Church of Cokato. Oswald passed away in 1974, and Lempi resided in Cokato for the rest of her life. She was preceded in death by husband Oswald, son Philip, father and mother Charles and Wilhelmina Aho, grandson Erick Huotari, great-granddaughter Lila Pennala, brothers Eino and Melvin Aho, and sister Ellen Tormanen. She is survived by her children and their families, Virginia (Wendell) Huotari, James, Paul (Ruth), Joel (Sandra), Mark (Paula), David (Josie), Maria (Mark) Jarvie, John and Karen. Also survived by two sisters, Esther Simonson and Lorraine Wisuri.

Lempi will be missed by her family, friends, and brothers and sisters in faith.