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Martha Kyllonen (Puska)

March 29, 1948 — December 7, 2020

Painesdale Martha Eleanor (Gordon) Kyllonen, 72, a resident of Painesdale passed away Monday morning December 7, 2020, at the Omega House in Houghton following a lengthy illness. She was born on March 29, 1948, in Hancock, MI, a daughter of the late Harold and Elaine (Anttonen) Puska. Martha was raised in Quincy Hill and was a graduate of the Hancock High School with the class of 1966. On May 11, 1968, she was united in marriage to Gordon Kyllonen. The couple had resided in Detroit, Marquette, Washington State, Ishpeming, Milwaukee and since 1981 have made their home in Painesdale. Martha was a stay-at-home mom to raise her children. She was a waitress/hostess and also cleaning homes from time to time. She was a talented person with arts and crafts she also enjoyed working a various project from Macramé, to painting and coloring. She also loved to spend time with her friends and family especially during the holidays, Christmas was her favorite holiday. Marthas keen sense of humor and wit could charm anyone. Preceding her in death were her Son, Kevin Kyllonen, her parents, her sisters; Judy Sziber and Geraldine Laplander, her brother Peter Puska and her son-in-law: George DeRosier Jr. Surviving are: Her husband: Gordon Kyllonen of Painesdale Her children: Cassie Kyllonen of Painesdale Christie Kratt of Greenland Kimberlee DeRosier of Apple Valley, MN Her grandchildren: Skyler, Sophie Gabrielle, MiKayla, Brandon and Emma Her great-grandchildren Maddi and Nevaeh Her sisters and brother: Margie (Willard) Dooley of Quincy Hill Adele (Michael) Destrampe of Isle Royal Location Gloria (Ryan) Routsala of the Hancock Canal Laura (Mark) Patterson of Big Rock, TN Patrick Puska of Tapiola Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins A graveside memorial service for Martha will be held 10 am Sunday August 29, 2021, in the Elo Cemetery. Marthas family would like to thank the staff of the Omega House, Portage Home Health and Hospice and the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home for the care given during this difficult time. To view Marthas obituary or to send condolences please visit www.memorialchapel.net. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock have been assisting the family with the arrangements.
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