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October 25, 1989 – Saturday, June 16, 2012

Service Information
Rockford Laestadian Lutheran Church
Thursday, June 21st, 2012
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Wednesday, June 20th, 2012
5-9 P.M.

Jason Paul Ojalehto, age 22, of Monticello passed away on Saturday June 16th, 2012 from injuries he received from an automobile accident.

He was born on October 25, 1989 in Coon Rapids to Jerome & Cynthia Hillukka Ojalehto.

Jason graduated from Buffalo High School in 2008 and later attended St. Cloud State University.

He was employed in construction as a carpenter. Jason formerly worked in his family’s business Proview Lawn and Snow.

He enjoyed bow hunting, playing hockey, fishing and pheasant hunting.

He is survived by his parents: Jerome & Cynthia Ojalehto of Monticello; brothers: Matthew & Marcus both of Monticello; Special friend Alex Underwood of Big Lake; grandparents: Wesley & Florence Hillukka of Elk River and Thelma Ojalehto of Rogers; aunts, uncles, many cousins and friends.

Preceded in death by his grandfather: Paul Ojalehto and by cousins: Johanna Ojalehto and Sarah Makela.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 21st at The Rockford Laestadian Lutheran Church at 11:00 A.M. Pastor Jouko Haapsaari will officiate.

Interment will follow at The Cokato Finnish Cemetery.

A visitation will be held at the church on Wednesday, June 20th from 5-9 P.M, with a prayer service at 7:00 P.M. Further visitation will be at the church on Thursday morning, June 21st one hour prior to services.

Casket Bearers will be Matthew Ojalehto, Marcus Ojalehto, Chris Karvonen, Loren Parks, Nathan Jones and Aaron Raisanen.

15 Guestbook Entries

  1. Joyce Kallinen

    Jerome, Cindy and family ~ Remembering you all at this difficult time. May God give you strength in this time of loss. GP – Brian, Joyce & Family

  2. Denise Mytty Tomaskovic

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Tebra Petersen

    I am so very sorry for your loss.

  4. Mindy Norman

    Cindy and Jerome, Matthew, and Marcus;
    Words cannot express how sorry I am for your sudden loss of Jason. You are in our thoughts and prayers each and every day. Let us know if there is anything we can do for you. We will miss you, Jason!

  5. Vergene Hendrickson

    So sorry to hear of your loss! Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  6. Hannah Makela

    My thoughts and prayers go out to Cindy, Jerome, Matt and Marcus. Wishing I could be in Minnesota with the Hillukka family and not on the other side of the country. Jason will be surely missed by all that knew him, and remembered every day.
    Love and God’s peace, Hannah

  7. Sue Sturos

    Remembering you dear sister Cindy, Jerome and boys (Matt and Marcus)! I shouldn’t call you boys anymore but that is how I think of you…still young in my eyes. God’s loving arm’a are gently around you, and may the angels bear your pain and lift it all away. Thinking of you with love and hugs. God’s Peace, Sue

  8. Joleen Simonson

    Jerome and Cindy and boys: Remembering you at this difficult time in your lives. Praying that you would find comfort in the loving arms of God! Love and God’s Peace,
    Mike and Joleen and family

  9. Jayson & Amy Savela

    Remembering all of you during this difficult time. May God give you the strength to carry on. Love, God’s Peace, Jayson & Amy Savela & family

  10. Denise Schmidt

    Matt and Family, I am sorry to hear about Jason. May God be with you in this time of sorrow.

  11. Teresa K Byman

    Jerome, Cindy and family; You have been in our thoughts and prayers since this tragic accident. May God give you the strength to make it through this very difficult and sorrowful time. Love and GP, Pete, Teresa and Brielle Byman

  12. Linda Velde

    Cindy, Jerome, and Family; my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May the beautiful memories you have shared give you strength.

  13. Christina Huhta

    Dear Jerome, Cindy, Matt, and Marcus~
    We would like to send our deepest sympathies to you! Jason was a great kid and we’ll never forget his shy, dimpled smile. We pray that you will be given comfort and understanding during this very sorrowful time. Thinking of you often and sending loving thoughts and hugs to you!
    God’s Peace! With all our love~
    Scott, Christina, and Eleanor Huhta

  14. Eva Anderson

    Dear Jerome, Cindy, Matt and Marcus; You have all been very close in my thoughts these past few days. May God give you the strength to bear the loss of your dear son and brother from this temporal life. As the songwriter wrote, “Cast all your cares and sorrows on Him who cares for you”.
    With our love and God’s peace,
    Eva and Joe

  15. Darlene Hernandez

    Thinking of you dear family at this time, now since we have had the memorial and funeral services. My heart goes out to each of you. May God fill your hearts with peace and lift your weary bodies to continue this journey. Love you all!


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