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Sadie Armita Niemi Koskela
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Birth: Jul. 12, 1909
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Dec. 19, 1998
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA

Sadie Armita Koskela, 89, of Embarrass died Saturday, Dec. 19, 1998, in her home.

She was born July 12, 1909, in Embarrass to John A. and Lempi (Heikkinen) Niemi. She grew up and attended school in Embarrass and Ely. She was confirmed at Embarrass Apostolic Lutheran Church. On Dec. 3, 1932, Sadie was united in marriage to Thomas E. Koskela in Virginia. Following marriage, the couple made their home on their farm in Waasa Township. She had worked as a cook in a logging camp, farmed with her husband and was a homemaker.

She attended Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas E. Koskela on Feb. 15, 1968; a son, Melvin in 1964; six brothers; a sister; and her parents.

She is survived by daughters Evelyn (Norman) Esala and Linda Koskela; 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; brothers Edwin Niemi, Marvin (Gladys) Niemi and Richard Hannula; sisters Viola Galdonik, Helen Kallio and Mayme Allen; and many nieces and nephews.

Burial in Waasa Cemetery. 
Waasa Cemetery
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: JudyH
Record added: Dec 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82272241
Sadie Armita <i>Niemi</i> Koskela
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