Elden A. Tervo

CALUMET – Elden A. Tervo, peacefully passed to be with his Lord and Savior in the presence of his family in Wausau, Wisconsin, on Thursday night, March 31, 2016.

Elden was born in 1932 and grew up on a farm in Salo location. He was a Hancock High School graduate and Army Veteran.

Elden was a life long resident of the Copper Country, where he and his wife, Rita, operated Granter’s Marine in Calumet for 28 years. For the past year, he has been a resident of the Houghton County Medical Care facility.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Marsha Tervo; parents, John and Helen Tervo; and two grandchildren.

Elden is survived by his wife, Rita (Lampela) Tervo; his children, Diane (Karl) Benda, EJ (Kristin) Tervo, Steven (Olga) Tervo, MaryAnn Tervo and her fiancee, Scott Sever, Martin (Anita) Tervo, Caroline (Chad) Rajala, Amy Skalsky; brother, Clayton Tervo; 30 grand children and 27 great-grand children.

A funeral service will be held at the First Apostolic Lutheran Church of Calumet, on Monday, April 4, 2016, at 10 a.m. with Pastor David Taivalkoski to officiate.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the First Apostolic Lutheran Church of Calumet on Sunday, April 3, 2016. Visitation will also be held prior to the service from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

A spring burial will be at the Lake View Cemetery.

Online condolences may be left for the family at ericksoncrowleypeterson .com

The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with arrangements