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Meredith Anne Konu

Meredith Anne Konu

Meredith Anne Konu, 93, of Esko, Minn., died Saturday, June 14, 2014, in Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton, Minn. She was born in 1920 in Duluth, Minn., the daughter of Andrew and Ethel Johnson. Meredith married Arvid Konu on April 6, 1940. Meredith was a member of Apostolic Lutheran Church in Esko where she served as the church organist for 55 years. She taught sewing and various crafts, was the owner of Meredith's Fabric Boutique, and enjoyed quilting in her retirement.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arvid; daughter, Dar Yaeger; and sister, Joyce Johnson.

Meredith is survived by two daughters, Kathy (Butch) Bergstedt of Esko and Linda (David) Cameron of Austin, Texas, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family extends their deepest appreciation to the staff of Inter-Faith Care Center for the wonderful care given to Meredith.

Visitation: Friday, June 20, from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service in Apostolic Lutheran Church, Esko, with burial in Apostolic Lutheran Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to Atkins-Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet.

June 19, 2014 ~ Pine Journal, Cloquet, Minn.