A Life well lived

Memorial service for Jorma, “jo” Kalliokoski

Picture of Jo Kalliokoski

On June 3, 2024 Jorma Kalliokoski passed away after a wonderful life spanning 100 years.
Jo, with his wife Saara, moved to Houghton in 1968 as a Professor and Head of the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering.  He was a beloved member of Portage Lake United Church.  He was also very active in the Houghton Community through various clubs and professional societies.  He especially enjoyed dancing at the Eagles Club in South Range. 

A Memorial Service will be held for Jo on Saturday, June 29th at Portage Lake United Church with a brief time for visitation after the service. Internment at Forest Hill Cemetery in Houghton will follow.

A more complete tribute to the life of Jo Kalliokoski will be shared in the August PLUC newsletter.  If you have something to share, a favorite story or memory about Jo, please get it to Beth in the PLUC  office by July 19th.

You can join the Memorial service for Jorma, “jo” Kalliokoski Online

Join us online via Zoom by clicking here.

We use Zoom Meetings to stream our worship services so you can participate remotely. (Click here for full Zoom Meeting Info.)