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Aileen Evelyn Aho

07/11/1943 - 10/13/2021

Aileen Evelyn (Alto) Aho, 78, of Virginia, passed away Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at Essentia Health in Virginia.

Aileen was born July 11, 1943 in Louisville, Kentucky to Eino and Evelyn (Puukala) Alto. She graduated from Cherry High School in 1961. On December 9, 1961 she was united in marriage to Doug Aho. Aileen was a homemaker raising their three children. She went back to school later in life and became a LPN. She and Doug traveled the U.S.

Aileen enjoyed her children, grandchildren and friends. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

She is survived by her children: Warren Aho of Cherry, Deanna Leppala of Embarrass, and Keri (Tony) Kaml of Pengilly; son-in-law, Brian Leppala of rural Virginia; granddaughter, Amanda (Erik) Johnson of Pengilly; Cody Leppala of rural Virginia; brother-in-law, David Aho of rural Virginia; nephews, Ken Aho of Biwabik and Roy Aho of Texas; niece, Kim Aho of Grass Valley, CA; numerous cousins, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Doug Aho; her parents; in-laws, Bill and Ina Aho; brother, Alvin Alto; brothers-in-law, William John (Dale) Aho and Duane Aho.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Essentia Health Virginia, Emergency Room and Intensive Care unit for the wonderful care Aileen received.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia.

4 thoughts on “Aileen Evelyn Aho”

  1. Jenny L Lemieux says:

    So sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful lady and a great friend to me. She will be missed.

  2. Eileen Pry says:

    To the family of Aileen Aho;
    We were so saddened to hear of your mother’s passing. She was such a wonderful lady. We enjoyed her so much, personally and at bingo. May you find peace in knowing that she was so thought of and loved,
    Janice Leppala, Sandy Stahl, Betty Knapper, Eileen Pry

  3. Sheila M Lempia says:

    My heart felt condolences to the family. She was a wonderful woman, who always had a smile. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. Linda Sweno (Street) says:

    Sending my thoughts and prayers to the family of Aileen. She was friends with my mom and was a friend of our family for many years. She was always so kind and such a sweet person. May she sing with the angels and rest peacefully in her new mansion in Heaven. Bless you all.

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