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26090 Pine Street
Calumet, MI 49913
Phone: (906) 337-4600
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Sierra Jarvi

Sierra Rashelle Jarvi

Thursday, July 21, 2005 - Wednesday, December 2, 2020
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Sierra Jarvi, 15, lost her courageous battle with cancer on December 2nd 2020 with her family by her side.

She was born on July 21, 2005 in Laurium a daughter to Michael Evans and Jennifer (Lauth) Palosaari.

Sierra was currently a Sophomore at Calumet High School.

Sierra was very talented. She loved to draw, write and create beautiful projects, and had become a huge fan and collector of DC and Marvel comics. Her favorite being Batman and The Joker. She enjoyed sharing her interest in comics, especially with her special friend Shana Porteen and her Godfather, Ryan Karpinen.

Sierra was known for her kindness and compassion for others, and a smile that always lit up the room. Her bravery and strength will always be remembered by everyone that knew her.

A special thank you to the hospice angels: Liz, Stacey and Lisa who gave amazing care during her battle.

Surviving are: Her mother Jennifer (Jason) Palosaari

Her Father: Michael Evans

Sisters: Adrianna Palosaari and Abbie Puuri

Grandparents Laurie(Eric) VanGarsse

maternal grandmother Marilyn Escamilla.

Great Grandmother Elfriede Bushell of Germany

Aunties Christina Escamilla, Danielle Ohtola, Ashley Neimala, Desiree Aria, and Staicee "dada" Karpinen.

Uncle Stone and Uncle Justin.

Godparents Ryan Karpinen and Rebecca VanGarsse

Best friends Julie Marie, Jasmyn Mytty and Katrina Hodge

Godaughters Isabella Fredrickson and Rosalee Karpinen.

Proceeding her in death; great aunt Caroline Randall, great grandfather Robert Bushell, and her "papa" Rick VanGarsse.
A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday December 9, 2020 at 11:30 AM at the Sacred Heart Church of Calumet.

A visitation will be from 10-11:00 AM at the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home

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

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Wednesday, December 9, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Erickson-Crowley-Peterson Funeral Home
    26090 Pine Street
    Calumet, MI 49913
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    Sacred Heart Church
    56512 Rockland Street
    Calumet, Michigan 49913
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Del Baker-Medlock

Posted at 10:31am
I would like to express my deepest sympathy to all of her family and friends. As a ScoutMaster and Chaplain with Scouts BSA, I had the honor to make Sierra and honorary scout. This had given her some joy. We in the scouting world will always remember how brave and strong she was and that she will always be able to continue her journey watching over all of us. To you Sierra we salute you.

Joe Zvara

Posted at 10:30am
Although we can’t be there, our hearts are with you at this difficult time. Due to the internet problems that we have. We are spiritually by your sides. Wish we could be there to hold you and comfort you at this moment. We love you very much, Joe and Marilyn ( Mom and Dad from down state)

Melba and George Nelson

Posted at 10:00am
Please accept my condolences, From Melba and George Nelson in Stuart Florida . We know Ashley.
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Your buddy, Rachel, Liz, and the Black Ice Comics

Posted at 10:23am
You will forever live in our hearts...
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Des & Scotty

Posted at 07:15am
Sending all my love during this difficult time. We loved you so much Sierra! Fly high sweet angle and please watch over your parents today!
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