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Pirkko M. Koppelo

July 24, 1931 May 18, 2011
Pirkko M. Koppelo
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Obituary for Pirkko M. Koppelo

Pirkko M. Koppelo of Commerce Twp. and formerly of Redford Twp. passed away in the care of her family May 18, 2011. She was 79 years old.

Born July 24, 1931 in Outokumpo, Finland Pirkko was one of eleven children born to parents Antti and Martta (nee. Huttunen) Pennanen.

Following her formal education, Pirkko worked for many years as a clerk with the Sears Company. Her dedication to Sears granted Pirkko the opportunity and satisfaction of meeting new people in her community, and, also, the benefit of a well-earned retirement pension.

Over the years, Pirkko�s constant dedication was to her family and home. She was a devoted wife to Bernard and loving mother to Mark, Hank and Kathy. As a grandmother, Pirkko enjoyed teaching her grandchildren the skills and traditions that were so important to her.

Survived by Bernard her beloved husband of 57 years; loving children Mark (Jeri) Koppelo, Henry �Hank� Koppelo, and Kathleen (Scott) Friedman; She is also survived by 4 grandchildren, siblings and dear friends.

Funeral Service from Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford, will be Saturday, May 21, at 11AM. Friends may visit Friday 2-9 PM.

Memorials encouraged to the Arthritis Foundation.

For further information, phone 248.684.6645

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