Philip O. Koivisto, 66

Philip Oswald Koivisto, age 66, of St. Cloud, passed away recently at his residence.

He was born Oct. 7, 1949, to Oswald and Lempi (Aho) Koivisto.

Philip served in an artillery unit in the Vietnam War. After his military service, he worked at several jobs in this area.

He is survived by his mother, Lempi; siblings, Virginia (Wendell) Huotari, James Koivisto, Paul (Ruth) Koivisto, Joel (Sandy) Koivisto, Mark (Paula) Koivisto, David (Josie) Koivisto, Maria (Mark) Jarvie, John Koivisto, and Karen Koivisto; along with many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

Philip was preceded in death by his father, Oswald; and nephew, Erick Huotari.

His funeral service took place Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 11 a.m. at the First Apostolic Lutheran Church of Cokato, with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church.

Arrangements were with the Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home; www.swansonpeterson.com.

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