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Obituary: Alan Wesley Mikkola

As received from the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home:

Alan Wesley Mikkola, 69, a resident of Calumet passed away on Saturday, November 30th, 2019 at UP Health System- Marquette.

He was born on October 11, 1950 in Highland Park, Michigan to Wesley and Marian (Lassila) Mikkola. He was confirmed in the Apostolic Lutheran Church of Calumet. He graduated fromCalumet High School in 1968, and then attended Michigan Technological University where he received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1972. Following college Alan was an accountant for the City of Minneapolis after which he moved back to Calumet and worked for the Postal Service as a letter carrier until retirement in 2003.

Alan loved to pick agates on the shores of Lake Superior and was an avid collector.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wesley and Marian Mikkola, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Clyde and Vicki Mikkola of Calumet, his best friend, Jim Johnson of Calumet, nephews Matt and Eric Mikkola, both of Calumet, and several cousins.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday August 12, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Lake View Cemetery Section 64 with Pastor David Taivalkoski to officiate.

Online condolences for the family may be left at www.ericksoncrowleypeterson.com

The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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