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Connie Michelle Salo

Connie Michelle Salo, born Feb., 10, 1971, in Virginia, Minn., died Aug. 18, 2014, in Superior, Wis. at the age of 43 years and six months old.

She was a graduate of Eveleth High School class of 1989. While in high school, Connie was active on the swim team, cheerleading and also enjoyed Karate. One of Connie's favorite past times was to walk the shores of Lake Superior and collect driftwood. Her laugh was infectious and she just gave the best hugs.

Connie is survived by her daughter, Kaelea Leinonen of Superior; parents, Rosemary and Mike Menart of Hutter; sisters, Barbara Salo and Eugenia Curnow both of Virginia; Aunt Deanna and Uncle Tom Fetters of Superior; several nephews, nieces and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, Floyd Salo; sister, Rhonda; numerous uncles and aunts.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 25, at Cron-Sheehy Funeral Home Chapel, Eveleth. Rev. Cory Rintala will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the chapel. Interment will be in Town of Vermilion Lake Cemetery.