KOIVU, Aura Maria (nee Liinamaa) - In loving memory of Aura Maria Koivu (nee Liinamaa), 77 years, who passed away Thursday morning July 13th, 2006 at her residence in Sudbury. Beloved wife of Vilho “Bill“ Koivu of Sudbury. Loving mother of Brian (Ann) of Sudbury, Brenda (Allan Liimatainen) of Kanata and Sheila and David both predeceased. Cherished grandmother of David and Matthew. Predeceased by parents Toini (Hilapieli) and Viljo Liinamaa and brothers Arvi, Arnold, Arthur, Allan, Aatos, and Arne. Loving sister of Aira (husband Antero Rauhanen), Arvo Liinamaa, Arlene and sister-in-law Liisa Lenti, Betty Pendleton and Clairetta Liinamaa. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Born in Levack she married Bill in Sudbury in 1950. She worked for 10 years at Pine Hill Lumber, Lively. She enjoyed living in Lively and was an active part of the community. Aura was a devoted Member of the Trinity Lutheran Church. She was a proud Past Worthy Matron of the Eastern Star Algoma Chapter #139, and was honoured to serve as a Past Grand Representative. She was a member of Finlandia Koti, working on the Yard Sale. Aura served on the organizing committee of the Finnish Grand Festival and was a dedicated member of the Finnish Male Choir Ladies Auxiliary. She took great pride in her home, cooking, baking and crafts. The Finnish Culture played an important role in her life. She also enjoyed music and dancing. The light of her life was her family, where she will be lovingly remembered as a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Resting at the JACKSON AND BARNARD FUNERAL HOME, 233 Larch Street, Sudbury. Funeral Service in Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 189 Regent Street, Sudbury on Wednesday, July 19th, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. Interment in the Civic Memorial Cemetery, Sudbury. Donations to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or Finlandia Koti would be appreciated. (Friends may call Tuesday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.) A Memorial Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday under the auspices of the Eastern Star Algoma Chapter 139.