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Scott T. Koivisto

Obituary for Scott T. Koivisto

March 28, 1994 - September 22, 2017
McHenry, Illinois | Age 23

Loving Son, Grandson, Brother, Nephew and Cousin


Scott Thomas Koivisto, age 23, of McHenry, passed away unexpectedly Friday, September 22, 2017, after losing his fight with his demons.
He was born in McHenry on March 28, 1994, the son of Matt and Barbara (Grasser) Koivisto.
Scott loved his family and had a big heart. He had a passion for art, especially drawing, photography and videography and he enjoyed skateboarding. Scott loved dogs and most especially his dog, Doug. He will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.
Scott is survived by his parents, Matt and Barbara, brother Steve (Andrea) Koivisto, brother, Andy Koivisto; grandparents, Connie Szamlewski and Jack (Rachael) Koivisto; aunts and uncles, Cathy (Dave) Dechert, Karen (Gerry) Mitrenga, Sue (Mark) Findley, Dan (Gaby) Koivisto, Karla (Kevin) Rogers and cousins, Nick, Nathan, Erin, Alex and Jake.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Gerry Grasser and Alice Koivisto, and his cousin Kevin.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 4pm to 8pm at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Scott's name to the Gateway Foundation, 55 E. Jackson Blvd., Ste 1500, Chicago, IL 60604, to help others in their fight against addiction.
For more information, visit or call 815-385-0063.

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591 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
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