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September 11, 1927 – Thursday, April 10, 2014

Service Information
Minneapolis Laestadian Lutheran Church, Plymouth
Thursday 04/17/2014
10:30 a.m.

Visitation Information
Minneapolis Laestadian Lutheran Church, Plymouth
Wednesday 04/16/2014
5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

ALICE FRANCELIA (SILTALA) HILLUKKA, lovingly called Fran or Franny, of Big Lake, MN, reached her eternal home Thursday, April 10, 2014, at the age of 86 years.

Fran was born on September 11, 1927 in Sebeka, MN to Emil and Sandra (Pajari) Siltala. Fran was united in marriage to Arnold Hillukka on March 17, 1962. They resided in Crystal, MN and bore three children. She worked alongside her husband at Finnish Sauna Builders, the company they founded in 1963.

Fran is survived by daughter, Carol (Don) Kariniemi of Buffalo, MN; son, Keith (Mary Hall) Hillukka, of Cave Creek, AZ; daughter, Kathi (Jonathan) Aho of Becker, MN; 21 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren; sister, Inez (Karl) Seppala of Crystal, MN; brother, Peter (Dagmar) Siltala of Sebeka, MN; sister-in-law, Millie Siltala of Sebeka, MN.

Fran was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold; parents; brothers, Arnold and Ervin Siltala; sisters, Hazel (Wikman) Bimberg, Agnes Johnson, Ellen Mae (Pajari) Niskanen; granddaughter, Marissa Rose Hillukka.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 16th from 5-8pm with a memorial service at 7pm.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, April 17th at 10:30am with visitation one hour prior to service. Both services will be held at Minneapolis Laestadian Lutheran Church, 13030 47th Avenue North, Plymouth, MN 55442.

Committal service will be held at Balmi Cemetery in Wolf Lake, MN at approximately 4:15pm. Family and friends will gather at Laestadian Lutheran Church of Menahga, 25 Juniper Avenue Northwest, Menahga, MN 56464 after the burial service.

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  1. Betty Skerbitz

    My thoughts and prayers are with you. I have many good memories of Aunt Fran.


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