Kathryn R. Sauvola, 81, a former resident of Chassell passed away at the Light House at Hubbell where she had been a resident patient for the past four years.
She was born on March 23, 1936, in Hancock a daughter of the late Lawrence and Cecilia (Beauchamp) Colombe. She attended the Houghton Schools. For a short time, she resided in California.
On February 4, 1956, she was united in marriage to George Sauvola. The couple had resided on the Denton Rd. since that time. On January 22, 2013, James preceded her in death.
Mrs. Sauvola had worked cooking for various business in the area and retired from Soumi College as a cook.
Preceding her in death were her husband, her daughter Grace, her parents, her brother Lawrence “Duffy” Colombe and her sister Mary Nelson.
Her daughters: Kathryn (Timothy) Bruhnke of Clintoville, WI
Judith (Tony DeCesare) Michaelson of Hancock
Lori (Brian) LaFave of Hubbell
T.J., Lucas, Justina, Jacob, Joseph & Katelyn
5 great grandchildren
Her brothers & sisters:
Richard (MaryEllen) Colombe of Chassell
John Colombe of Chassell
Bill Colombe of Lake Linden
Eleanor Sauvola of Houghton
Angie (Mel) Lyttinen of Tapiola
Ann Heckel of Houghton
Jenny (Ron) Kyro of Tapiola
Pauline Pietila of L’Anse
Rita (Gerald) O’Connell of Baltic
Dorothy (Ray) Aho of Tapiola
Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services for Kathryn will be held 2 pm Friday June 9, 2017, at the Memorial Chapel Funeral home of Chassell with Pastor Kenneth Toth to officiate. Burial will be in the Chassell Cemetery.
Friends may call on Friday June 9, 2017, from 1 pm until time of services at the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Chassell.
To view Kathryn’s obituary or to send condolences to the family please visit www.memorialchapel.net.
The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Chassell have been assisting the family with the arrangements.