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Obituary: Koljonen, Emma Rose

KOLJONEN, Emma Rose Emma Rose Holder-Steiner-Koljonen passed away July 4, 2015 at home with her family by her side.

She was born in 1926 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi to Ned and Oni Holder.

She was married to Ralph A. Steiner for 41 years until his death in 1985.

She then married Andrew Koljonen in 1991.

She is survived by her sons, Jerry, Jim, Duane and Ralph; daughter, Judy Williams, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph and her second husband, Andrew, as well as two daughters, Janet Palmer and Linda Jurey.

Her family feels blessed to have been a part of the Koljonen family.

Rosary to take place Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 7:00pm at Hennessey Funeral Home & Crematory, 2203 N. Division St., Spokane, WA 99207.

Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, July 10, 2015 at 11:00am at St. Joseph Parish in Colbert, 3720 E. Colbert Rd., Colbert, WA 99005.

Please visit to view Emma’s online memorial.

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