OBITUARY

Elvie Elizabeth Rousu

25 June, 193610 August, 2022
Obituary of Elvie Elizabeth Rousu
Elvie Elizabeth Rousu, age 86 of Coon Rapids passed away August 10, 2022. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles & Hilda (Lahti) Kykyri, husband Rudolph, her daughter Bonnie and son-law Michael Anderson, son Brian, brother Eric, her step mother Verna (Smith) Kykyri, and step sisters Shirley (Kykyri) Swanberg and Claudia (Kykyri) Linder. Surviving are sons, Steven (Deborah), Scott (Grace), and Tim; daughter-in-law Karen Rousu; grandchildren Erik, Rachael, Derek, Kristen, and Samantha; and great grandchildren Lily, Aiden, Sawyer, Ruby, and Jax; and siblings Eva Stoderl and Arlene Ziesmer. Elvie Elizabeth (Kykyri) Rousu was born on June 25, 1036. in Leaf Lake Township, Ottertail County, Minnesota to Charles and Hilda (Lahti) Kykyri. where she grew up on her Family Farm and also went to the Country Schoolhouse. She then was united in marriage to her Husband Rudolph A. Rousu on October 4, 1952. in New York Mills, Minnesota where they farmed for 8 year’s together before moving to the City of Columbia Heights, Minnesota where Rudolph would start a new Career and Elvie would be a Homemaker and raise 5 Children for the next 6 year’s before moving to the City of Blaine, Minnesota where they would make there final Home together. Our Father Rudolph passed away on August 10, 2011. in an Anoka, Minnesota Nursing Home and our Dear Mother Elvie passed away on August 10, 2022. in the Park River Estates Care Center in Coon Rapids, Minnesota where she lived out the last 10 year’s of her Life. Our Family would like to send out a Special Thank you to Park River Estates Care Center and to all of their Loving and Caring Staff & Facility and to Heartland Hospice for all of their Care & Loving Kindness and to Sunset Funeral Home & Cemetery for there Nice & Helpful Staff and also to all of Elvie’s Relative’s & Friend’s that knew & Loved her, Thank you. Funeral services will be held 2 PM Wednesday Aug 24, 2022 at Sunset Funeral Home 2250 St Anthony Blvd NE, Minneapolis, MN with visitation one hour prior beginning at 1 PM and burial in Sunset Cemetery following the service. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.sunsetfuneralservices.com for the Rousu family.

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Wednesday, 24 August, 2022

Visitation

Wednesday, 24 August, 2022

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