Aune Anna-Liisa Hallstrom

December 9, 1922January 13, 2019

Aune Anna-Liisa Laurell was born December 9, 1922 in Hämeenlinna, Finland to Olga Maria (Järvinen) and Valfrid Laurell. She passed away January 13, 2019 at Franciscan Health Center in Duluth, MN.

Aune moved to Toronto, Ontario in 1967 and later to Windsor, Ontario. She then moved to Eben, Michigan where she was united in marriage with Hugo Hallstrom on October 10, 1970. They were married 39 years until his death, December 20, 2009. Aune moved to Duluth in October, 2014, where she enjoyed many grandchildren and friends. She was a life long member of the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church.

Aune is preceded in death by her husband, Hugo Hallstrom; her sisters: Toini Salonen, Sanni Kokko, Taimi Ahola, Lempi Laurell, Salli Viljakainen; her step children: Fremont Hallstrom, Nina Raisanen, Edith Granger, John Hallstrom, Alice Blomquist, and Greta Huegel.

She is survived by her sister Aila Saura of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario; step children: Marie Hendrickson of Dassel, MN, son in law Marvin (Effie) Raisanen of Dassel, MN, Ruth Homola of Woodland, WA, Karen Deel-Swenor of Marengo, WI, Elizabeth (Fred) Watson of Lake Linden, MI, Linda (Walter) Granger of Elkton, MD, daughter in law Jeanne Hallstrom of Dassel, MN, Charles (Bonnie) Hallstrom of Laurium, MI, Edward (Ruth) Hallstrom of Eben Junction, MI; and many grandchildren, nieces, nephews and Christian friends.

Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Friday, January 18, 2019 at the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church in Duluth. Visitation will continue from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. Funeral Service on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the church. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery in Chathum, Michigan in the spring.


  • Aila Saura, Sister
  • Marie Hendrickson, Step Daughter
  • Marvin (Effie) Raisanen, Son-in-law
  • Ruth Homola, Step Daughter
  • Karen Deel-Swenor, Step Daughter
  • Elizabeth (Fred) Watson, Step Daughter
  • Linda (Walter) Granger, Step Daughter
  • Jeanne Hallstrom, Daughter-in-law
  • Charles (Bonnie) Hallstrom, Step Son
  • Edward (Ruth) Hallstrom, Step Son
  • Aune is also survived by many grandchildren, nieces, nephews & Christian Friends.

  • Darryl Deel, Pallbearer
  • Joseph Watson, Pallbearer
  • William Hallstrom, Pallbearer
  • Sean Hallstrom, Pallbearer
  • Joshua Huegel, Pallbearer
  • Matthew Hallstrom, Pallbearer


  • Evening Visitation Friday, January 18, 2019
  • Visitation Saturday, January 19, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 19, 2019

Aune Anna-Liisa Hallstrom

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