In Remembrance

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Elton G Tikka

November 10, 1946 - April 20, 2022

Services will be held at the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church of Duluth at 5755 Ryan Rd. Viewing will be from 6PM to 8PM on Sunday April 24. Funeral will be Monday April 25th @11:00AM.

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Elton Gerald Tikka passed away at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Vancouver, WA, to Franklin and Eleanor (Foley) Tikka.

He married Judy Molyneux on March 18, 1966. They raised their family in Vancouver, WA and moved to Duluth in 2013. He is preceeded in death by his parents, brother Franklin, brothers-in-law Steve Wilson and Doyle Shakelton, sister-in-law Janice Tikka and grandson Rodney Tikka. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, sons Todd and Brian (Julie) of Duluth, MN, Micheal (Sharon) of Kalispell, MT, Daughter Denise (David) Lobbestael of Brighton, MI, Siblings Gail (Peter) Tapani of Battle Ground, WA, Gordon (Rachel) of Marengo, WI, Steven (Judy) of Toledo, WA, Myron (Lori) of Yacolt, WA, Heidi Wilson of Davenport, WA, Gwendolyn Shakelton of Woodland, WA, Marlene (Steve) Kadow Toledo, WA, Loren of Harrington, WA, Rebecca (Thomas) Swafford of Lake Nordem, SD, Norma (John) Moir of Woodland, WA, Twila (Timothy) Hendrickson ofDassel, MN, Della (Roy) Massie of Battle Ground, WA, and Vaughn of Vancouver, WA. 26 grandchildren, 52 great grandchildren numerous nephews and nieces and a host of Christian friends.

Gerald was a lifelong member of the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church. He enjoyed a simple life.