Ailie Evelyn Calverley, 89, of Carlton passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 in Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton. She was born on June 24, 1932 in Automba Township, MN to Oscar and Matilda Rautio. She grew up in Kalavala Township and graduated from high school in 1950. On May 4, 1974 she married John Calverley in Nashua, Iowa.
Ailie worked at Potlatch for 16 years. She was a member of Salem Lutheran Church in Mahtowa. She enjoyed fishing, camping and traveling. She spent 3 months in Finland learning her heritage and 2 months in Europe traveling. Ailie and John wintered in Florida and Texas for 20 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John; step-sons, Jerry, Bob and Bruce Calverley; step son-in-law, Ken Olson; brothers, Ernest, Mike, Leslie and Melvin; and sisters, Alice and Sylvia.
Ailie will be missed by her step-children, Don (Diane) Calverley, Judy Olson, Carol (Barry) Goodnature, Dale (Sue) Calverley, Brian (Bonita) Calverley and Brenda (Bruce) Stevens; step daughter-in-law, Darla Calverley; numerous grand and great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation: 10:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service, Friday, April 22, 2022 in Salem Lutheran Church, 2702 1st Street, Mahtowa, MN. A luncheon will follow in the church social hall. Burial will be in Mount Salem Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Atkins Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet. To sign the guest book and leave an online tribute see, www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com