|Birth: ||Oct. 26, 1912|
|Death: ||Dec. 17, 2005|
St. Louis County
Lydia Elizabeth Maki, 93, of Duluth received her angel wings Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005, in the Viewcrest Health Center. Lydia was born in Finlayson, MN, to Howard and Mary (Kangas) Carlson. She graduated from the Finlayson High School, Duluth Teachers College, and in 1966, Lydia received her Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education from UMD. She taught third and fourth grade for over 20 years at Kalevala School in Kettle River and also farmed with her husband. She moved to Duluth in 1966 and was a school librarian in the Duluth Schools, including Park Point, Nettleton, Ensign, Emerson and Grant. She was a member of Alpha Delta Kapa Society, First Lutheran Church and it's Phoebe Circle and was a hospitality hostess at Edgewater Hotel. She also helped with Meals on Wheels and Friend to Friend. Lydia loved to travel in America, Canada, England and Israel. She enjoyed babysitting during her retirement years.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Theodore "Ted" in 1964; a son, Donald; brothers: Howard, Carl, Eddie, and Albert Carlson; sisters: Sylvia Towns, Edna Youso, and Eleanora Larson.
Surviving is a daughter, Clarice "Claire" (Thomas) Bock of Duluth; one son, James "Jim" Maki of Kettle River, MN; six grandchildren: Christine Morris, James Maki, John Maki, Joann Maki, Deborah (Phillip) Mannon, and Theodore "Ted" (Aimee) Bock; eleven great-grandchildren, with another one due in May of 2006; and a great-great-granddaughter; several nieces and nephews.
The family extends a special thank to the Viewcrest staff, especially Suzie and Natalie.
Visitation will be held from 1 until the 2 p.m. service on Thurs., Dec. 22, 2005, in Bell Brothers Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Holy Trinity Church Cemetery in Kettle River.
Theodore M. Maki (1904 - 1965)*
Holy Trinity Cemetery
Created by: KMAK
Record added: Oct 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79147597
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