02/06/1922 - 02/11/2021
Ellen Luoma, 99, of Mt. Iron, died Thursday, February 11, 2021 at Waterview Pines Health Center in Virginia.
She was born February 6, 1922 to Edward and Johanna (Jussila) Hietala in Wolf, Minnesota. She married Arne Luoma on March 24, 1938. After a few years of living in Chicago, they made their home in Mt. Iron. She was mainly a stay at home mother, baking fantastic treats and knitting and crocheting many heirlooms for the family.
Survivors include daughters: Joleen Grosze of Edwardsville, Illinois, and Carol (Anthony) Potocnik of Lakeland, Florida; son, Arne (Lucie) Luoma of Mt. Iron; son-in-law, William Yoham of Miami, Florida; 19 grandchildren; 53 great grandchildren; 22 great great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Arne in 1994; daughter, Sandra Yoham; grandson, Douglas Yoham; 2 sons-in-law: Robert Grosze and Robert Kangas; her parents; and sisters and brothers.
Her family would like to thank the staff at Waterview Pines for their years of care.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Humane Society of you choice.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Range Funeral Home in Virginia at 1:00 pm with visitation beginning one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia.