Agnes Salo, 84
Agnes Salo, 84, Superior, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006, in St. Mary's Medical Center, Duluth. She was born Jan. 9, 1922, in Maple, Wis., to William and Anna Esther Pellinen. Agnes was affectionately known as "Aiti" to her grandchildren and great-...
Agnes Salo, 84, Superior, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2006, in St. Mary's Medical Center, Duluth.
She was born Jan. 9, 1922, in Maple, Wis., to William and Anna Esther Pellinen. Agnes was affectionately known as "Aiti" to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She graduated from the former East High School in Superior. She married her husband Edward Salo Sr. on March 12, 1941, and celebrated 65 years of marriage.
In the course of her marriage, she built a home in Lakeside with her husband. She loved to fish on Lake Superior with her husband Ed near Cornucopia.
Agnes loved gardening, crocheting and quilting and was well known for making rag rugs on a loom. She especially loved making quilts and mittens for her grandchildren and any children in need of them. She and her husband Ed were avid bingo players. She loved spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren.
Agnes was a cook for the Maple School District for many years and various other locations throughout the area.
She was an active member of the Amnicon Senior Center and a longtime member of the Christ Lutheran Church in Superior.
In addition to her husband, Ed, Agnes is survived by four daughters, Janice (Robert) Whittaker, Georgetown, Texas, Gloria (David) Sloan, Gordon, Wis., Dianna (Dennis) Cooke, Proctor, Minn., and Libby (John) Stupak, Eau Claire; two sons, Ed Salo Jr., Superior, and Dean (Joanne) Salo, South Range; nine grandchildren, Tish (Richard) Barnaby, Lake Nebagamon, James Whittaker, Claremore, Okla, Jodie (Karl) Johnson, Duluth, Troy (Maria) Adolfson, St. Paul, Patrick (Carrie Jo) Cooke, Proctor, Shane Salo, Superior, Jenny Cooke, Cloquet, Danielle (Paul) Hammond, South Range, and U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Fechner, stationed in Goose Creek, S.C.; 13 great-grandchildren; one brother, Walter (Kaye) Pellinen, Minnetonka, Minn.; two sisters-in-law, Hazel Salo, Superior, and Henny Pellinen, Hutchinson, Minn.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Aune Heino and one brother, Willard Pellinen.
Agnes will be greatly missed and remembered by all those she loved and those who loved her. She is now at home with her Father in heaven.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to the 1 p.m. memorial service Monday in the Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home.
Pastor David Schoessow, pastor of Christ Lutheran Church, Superior, will officiate.
Inurnment will be in Lakeside Cemetery at a later date.