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Julia M. Koski

 

EWEN, Mich. - Julia M. Koski, 63, of 769 W. Maple St., Apartment 1, Ewen, passed away on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, at The Lighthouse at Ishpeming Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was in the loving care of her family, staff members and the Upper Peninsula Home Health and Hospice at the time of her death.

Julia was born Sept. 3, 1953, at home in Ewen, the daughter of John A. and Leah J. (Mikkola) Koski. Julia grew up in Ewen and was a graduate of the Ewen-Trout Creek High School Class of 1972. She worked as a waitress for area restaurants and also as a housekeeper for local motels and at the Lac Vieux Desert Watersmeet Casino. Julia enjoyed spending time at camp, watching the wildlife and going for walks.

Survivors include her son, Nathan (Celia) Koski, of Athens, Ala .; brothers and sisters, John (Gail) Koski, of Marquette, Sylvia Yunker, of Ishpeming, Mary (Jim) Haapapuro, of Ishpeming and twin-brother, Paul Koski, of Ewen; granddaughter, Crystal Koski; three stepgrandchildren; special friend, Jim Settledge, of Ewen; and nieces and nephews.

Private graveside services will take place at a later date at the Ewen Cemetery.

Julia's obituary may also be viewed at bjorkandzhulkie.com where relatives and friends may leave a note of remembrance.

 
 

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