Funeral Director's Assistant/Funeral Assistant
Samantha “Sam” Salo was
born to Steve and Robin Salo. She graduated from New York Mills High School
with the class of 2016 and moved to Fargo, North Dakota shortly after. On
February 1, 2018, Sam returned home to New York Mills and began her employment
at Karvonen Funeral Home. She is proud to continue the Karvonen tradition.
Sam has specialized in meeting the needs of
families. She has been certified in cremation by Matthews International as she
is the cremation operations manager for the funeral home. Sam excels at cosmetizing loved ones for viewing at visitations, funerals and private family
viewings. She has an extreme natural
talent of giving a family's loved one a natural, normal appearance.
She enjoys spending time
with her family and friends, playing music and singing. She is a member of the
New York Mills Community Band, where she can continue her passion for playing