Sigrid GronroosSigrid Gronroos, 90, Bennett, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at Middle River Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Sigrid Gronroos, 90, Bennett, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at Middle River Health and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Jan. 24, 1923, in New York Mills, Minn., to Wayne and Elvira Korhonen.
She married Ernest Gronroos on March 12, 1958, and celebrated 55 years of marriage.
Sigrid had been employed at a convenience store when she lived in Naples, Fla., and she also had been employed at the former C & E Shoes and Roth Brothers Department Store in Superior.
She enjoyed gardening and canning the things she grew. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed entertaining friends and neighbors.
In addition to her husband Ernest, Sigrid is survived by one son, Rudy Tikkanen, Boaz, Ala.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Sue Brundage, St. Augustine, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one son, David Tikkanen; two sisters, Sonja Pearson and Sylvia Maki; four brothers, Sven, Sulo, Salfred and Solomon Korhonen; and her parents.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial service Saturday, April 6 at the Bennett Town Hall with Pastor H. Duane Aslyn officiating.
Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Send a condolence or sign the online guest book at www.lenroot-maetzold.com.