Seppo Erkki Lipponen, 85, of Cloquet passed away on Thursday, August 25, 2022 in Community Memorial Hospital. He was born on October 21, 1936, in Oulu, Finland to Eino and Asta Lipponen. He married Adelia Mikkola on August 25, 1973, in Cloquet, MN.
Seppo was a heavy equipment operator- local 49 for Hoover Construction until his retirement.
Seppo was preceded in death by his sisters; Maija Liisa Pesu, Riita Kaisa Youngquist and His nephew Jussi Pesu.
He will be missed by his wife, Adelia of Cloquet; sons, Roy (Barbara), David, and Eric (Becca), daughter, Nancy (Peter) Moukas; two brothers, Eino (Mary Ann) and Lauri (Cindy); grandchildren; Kristin, Justin, Thomas, Olivia, Melissa, Andrew, and Kenzie; great grandchildren; Camden and Ava; and nieces, nephew and cousins.
Gathering of Family and Friends from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Saturday, September 3, 2022, in Atkins Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet. DETOUR: Due to construction on 14th Street please use the temporary back entrance to the funeral home off 12th Street. Access from Doddridge Avenue. To sign the guest book and leave an online tribute, see www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com