KETOLA, Michael Joseph

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April 24, 1953 to September 8, 2019 of heart failure.

Husband to Gayle (nee Clark). Father to Myles, wife Andrea (nee Dvorak), grand kids Nathan, Alena and Olivia. Son of the late Oliver “Chuck” & the late Marie (nee Barbett) Ketola. Son in law of the late Don & late Doreen (nee Francis) Clark. Brother in law to John “Jack” Clark, wife Patty, James “Jim” Clark, wife Katie, and late Jeffrey “Jeff” Clark.

Mike had many talents and interests from fixing boats & motors, cars, hunting, fisheries research, skiing, Labrador Retrievers, to playing the piano. He had been the owner/operator of a local bakery. He was a past business manager at Group Health Center and at Sault College Campus. He assisted in the operation of his parent’s local business, the Beaver Hotel. He had volunteered with Special Olympics; “AAA” Minor Hockey; the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and a reading/tutor companion at Sault College as well as an organ donor to the Trillium Foundation.

Mike was privileged to have had many wonderful family and friends in his life and was never at a loss of a good conversation and to that he was truly blessed.

A private family service will be held for Mike at a later date. Cremation entrusted to O’Sullivan Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, 215 St. James Street, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 1P7, 705-759-8456.

3 COMMENTS

  1. Gail, I and Tuula are very deeple saddened by the loss of Mike. We visited in your home in June 2018 during many days and discussed long evenings about he life and relatives in Canada and Finland. Mike was so positive all the time. The memory of Mike is warmly living in our heart. Rest in peace.

  2. Gail, Robert and I are deeply saddened by the loss of Mike. Robert always enjoyed his conversations with Mike when visiting him, He will never be forgotten, He is now in the arms of our loving Saviour free of pain. Rest In Peace dear friend. You will be missed.

  3. Gail, Robert and I are deeply saddened by the loss of Mike. Robert always enjoyed his conversations with a Mike when visiting him, He will never be forgotten, Hi is now in the arms of our loving Savioyr free of pain. Rest In Peace dear friend. You will be missed.

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