Maila Suksi, 75, of Duluth, passed away peacefully in her sleep Feb. 11, 2016, in Lakeside Manor in Duluth.
Maila was born Nov. 29, 1940, in Duluth, to Taimi and Urho Suksi. She was a 1959 graduate of Duluth Central High School where she participated in band and played piano and drums. She lived and worked in Minneapolis for 10 years and then moved back to Duluth in 1970. In Duluth she worked at various jobs including Jeno's and the Radisson Hotel.
Maila was a very cheerful and optimistic person and will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Taimi and Urho Suksi; brother Melvyn Suksi; and her beloved grandmother, Hilda Suksi.
Maila is survived by her brothers, Richard Suksi and Curtis Suksi, and numerous nieces and nephews.
According to Maila's wishes, no service is being planned.
Cremation Society of Minnesota, (218) 624-5200.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Maila
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Cremation Society of Minnesota