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Elaine S. Kangas

April 23, 1941 ~ October 7, 2017 (age 76)

Elaine S. (Holson) Kangas, age 76, of Fairport Harbor passed away on Saturday October 7, 2017. Born on April 23, 1941 in Painesville to Sylvia (Mononen) and John Holson, Mrs. Kangas had worked as a secretary at the EPA Lab in Duluth, Minnesota.

 Mrs. Kangas was also active in the Finnish Heritage Museum in Fairport, the Fairport Harbor Tourism Council and the Beta Sigma PHI Sorority. She was a graduate of Suomi College. She was also a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Fairport Harbor.

Survivors are her Daughters Laura (Gerry) Weeks and Tracy Kangas. Grandchildren Tristen Kangas, Jarad Weeks, Kelsey Rabold and Justin Weeks. Former Husband and friend Aarre Kangas and also her beloved pets Oreo and Hobo.

The family would like to give a special thanks to all her friends at the Finnish Heritage Museum and the Fairport Tourism Council.

Visitation will be held Thursday October 12, 2017 at  the Potti Funeral Home in Fairport Harbor, 538 Fifth Street from 6 to 8PM. Funeral Service then will be held on Friday  at 11AM October 13, 2017 at the Zion Lutheran Church, 508 Eagle Street Fairport Harbor.




 Service Information

October 12, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Potti Funeral Home-Fairport
538 Fifth Street
Fairport Harbor, OH 44077

Funeral Service
October 13, 2017

11:00 AM
Zion Lutheran Church
508 Eagle Street
Fairport Habor, OH 44077

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