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Sue Koski Wiki – Sue Koski Bio

Sue Koski was the first wife of Mark Pavelich, an American professional ice hockey forward who played 355 regular-season games in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the New York Rangers, Minnesota North Stars, and San Jose Sharks between 1981 and 1992. Pavelich was a member of the 1980 United States Olympic hockey team that won the gold medal in what has been called the “Miracle on Ice.”

Sue Koski Age

Sue Koski’s age is unknown.

Sue Koski & Mark Pavelich

Pavelich married Sue Koski on September 11, 1985. The couple had a daughter, Tarja, in 1987 and divorced in 1989.

Pavelich married his second wife Kara Burmachuk in 1994. They had no children. He died at age 44 in an accidental fall from a second-story balcony at his Lutsen, Minnesota home on Thursday, September 6, 2012.

In April 2014, Pavelich announced that he was going to auction his Olympic medal, with a bid starting at $ 62,500. The medal sold in May 2014 for $ 262,900 through Dallas-based Heritage Auctions. [5] Pavelich is the second player on the 1980 team to put a medal on sale, and his teammate Mark Wells sold hers in late 2010.

Pavelich’s brother-in-law was also a hockey player and is now the coach of the Hibbing Bluejackets in Hibbing, Minnesota.

Mark Pavelich Cause of Death

He died on March 4, 2021, at a residential treatment center for mental illness in Sauk Center, Minnesota. He is the second member of the 1980 American Olympic hockey team to die, the first being Bob Suter.

Anoka County, Minnesota, officials confirmed Friday that Pavelich died at the Eagle’s Healing Nest in Sauk Center, Minnesota, on Thursday morning. The cause and manner of death are still pending.

“We are saddened to learn of the passing of 1980 Olympic gold medalist Mark Pavelich,” USA Hockey said in a statement. “We extend our condolences to Mark’s family and friends. (He is) forever a part of hockey history. ”