View Full Version : Elvira Lydia (Seppala) Kortesoja 1923 - 2016

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Kortesoja, Elvira Lydia Seppala Elvira (Elvie) was born on April 17, 1923 to Nels Alexander Seppala and Hilda Lydia Hill Seppala in Covington, Michigan. She died peacefully on March 7, 2016. Elvie married William (Bill) Andrew Kortesoja on May 26, 1942. Bill preceded her in death on March 31, 1984. Bill and Elvie had three daughters: Linda Joanne (Dan Klenczar) living in Saline, Michigan; Kari Lynn (Mark Hooper) living in Gig Harbor, Washington; and Ginny Ann (Mark Sims) living in Auburn, Washington. Their four grandchildren include: Andrew William Hooper (Emily); James Matthew Hooper (Samantha); Sarah Anne Klenczar; and William Frank Sims. Most recently, Elvie has taken great delight in the addition of her five great-grandchildren aged 2 years old to 4 months: Mackenzie; Madison; Keaton; and identical twins Reagan Emma and Sutton Rose. A visitation is planned at King of Kings Lutheran Church, 2685 Packard Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 on Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 10:30am to 12noon followed by A Celebration Service of Elvira's Life at 12noon. A luncheon will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, family requests that donations in Elvie's memory be made to any of the following: King of Kings Lutheran Church in Ann Arbor (www.kingofkingslutheran.org), Finnish Center Association (FCA -- www.finnishcenter.org), Finlandia University (Elvie's and Bill's alma mater-- www.finlandia.edu), The Residence of Arbor Hospice (www.arborhospice.org), Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson's Disease Research (www.davisphinneyfoundation.org), Parkinson's Disease Foundation (www.pdf.org). Arrangements entrusted to the Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home of Saline. To view a full obituary, to sign her guestbook, to leave a memory, or for more information or directions please visit www.rbfhsaline.com. - See more at: http://obits.mlive.com/obituaries/annarbor/obituary.aspx?n=elvira-lydia-kortesoja-seppala&pid=177970245&fhid=12794#sthash.10Ng6jJ2.dpuf