Sylvia Marie Setinich, age 90, of Nashwauk, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021, at The Emeralds in Grand Rapids.
Sylvia Marie Hagen was born February 22, 1930, in Minneapolis, MN to Sivert and Olga (Johnson) Hagen. She was raised in Southern Minnesota and was a 1947 graduate of South High School. She was united in marriage to Wesley Setinich and the couple was blessed with five children. After Wesley passed away in 1995, Sylvia married Ray Koppes in 2001, and her life was blessed with the addition of her stepchildren.
Sylvia enjoyed Bingo, gardening, crocheting, sewing, 500 Rummy, fishing, and had an artistic side. She also enjoyed working alongside her husband, Wesley, at their business, Setinich General Store in Goodland.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Wesley Setinich; second husband, Ray Koppes; son, Mark Setinich; stepdaughter, Diane Tardy; stepson, Duane “Dewey” Koppes; grandson, Bryan LeMay; sister, Emmy Babbitt; and son-in-law, Douglas Block.
Sylvia is survived by her daughters, Debbie (Corky) Setinich of Nebraska, Elizabeth (Rick) King of Warba, Barbara (Ralph Skoglund) Block of Grand Rapids, and Jackie (Luke) Pochucha of Goodland; stepchildren, Nancy (Paul) Stanina of Buck Lake and Larry (Jackie) Koppes of Buck Lake; stepson-in-law, Loran Tardy of Buck Lake; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; close Bingo friends, Linda, Nancy, and Sharon; and many nieces nephews, and friends.
A Graveside Service honoring Sylvia will take place on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Maple Grove Cemetery in Goodland, MN.
Arrangements are with Rowe Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Grand Rapids, MN. To sign the online guestbook or send condolences visit www.rowefuneralhomeandcrematory.com