Kathryn  Sauvola

Obituary of Kathryn Sauvola


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.

          Surviving are:

          Her daughters: Kathryn (Timothy) Bruhnke of Clintoville, WI

                                  Judith (Tony DeCesare) Michaelson of Hancock

                                  Lori (Brian) LaFave of Hubbell

          Her grandchildren:

                   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.