Nancy Ruth (Abrahamson) Koivisto, 87, of Esko passed away Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021 in Inter-Faith Care Center, Carlton. She was born April 3, 1934 in Duluth to Oliver and Alice (Johnson) Abrahamson. She graduated from Denfeld High School in 1952. After meeting at UMD, Nancy married Melvin Koivisto on June 15, 1956 in Duluth, MN. She was a member of Apostolic Lutheran Church in Esko. Nancy enjoyed golfing, traveling and spending time with family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Conrad, Sherman and Wesley Abrahamson; and sisters, Lucille Teppen and Janet Burns. Nancy is survived by her husband, Melvin Koivisto of Esko; daughters, Susan (Michael) Timmerman of Bloomington, MN, Sally (Kurt) Johnson of Cloquet, Jane (Bill) Blegen of Excelsior, MN; sister, Karlyn (Gale) Gordon of Brainerd, MN; eight grandchildren, David, Sara, Anna, John, Jennifer, Broc, Mariah, and Joe; and 9 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family would like to thank all those who cared for Nancy at Inter-Faith Care Center. Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 14, 2021 with a visitation one hour prior to the service all at Apostolic Lutheran Church, Esko. Interment in Apostolic Lutheran Cemetery. Services entrusted to Atkins-Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th St, Cloquet. To sign the guestbook and leave an online tribute see www.atkins-northlandfuneralhome.com.