Death Certificates of Finns in Mason County, Washington, 1908-1947


As contained in microfilm files of the Family History Center at Vancouver, Washington. Excerpted by Merle A. Reinikka.



1908

RANQUIST, ANNIE -- Born June 7, 1906, Washington. Died Dec. 11, 1908, Camp 5, Simpson Logging Co., Mason Co., Wash. Cause of death: paralysis. Father: William Ranquis (b. Finland). Mother: Annie Carlson (b. Finland). Informant: William Ranquist, Matlock, Wash. Burial Dec. 12, 1908, Shelton, Wash.
JOHNSON, OTTO -- Born December 13, 1873, Finland. Died Dec. 16, 1908, Matlock, Wash. Cause of death: accidentally killed. Single. Logger. Burial Dec. 19, 1908, Shelton, Wash.

 

1909

MATSON, ELSIE KATRINA -- Born November 13, 1909, Washington. Died Nov. 23, 1909, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: premature birth. Father: John Matson (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Carlson (b. Finland). Informant: John Matson, Potlatch, Wash. Burial Nov. 25, 1909, Shelton, Wash.

 

1910

NORDLING, DAGMAR L.R. -- Born November 17, 1905, Washington. Died Feb. 3, 1910, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: dysentery. Father: A.G. Nordling (b. Finland). Mother: Sanna Sofia Matson (b. Finland). Burial at Olympia, Wash.

 

1911

ERICKSON, JOHN -- Born May 18, 1890, Finland. Died May 16, 1911, Camp 5, Mason County, Wash. Cause of death: struck by a falling stub of a dead tree. Single. Logger. Father: Erick Jacobson (b. Finland). Mother: Brita Erickson (b. Finland). Informant: August Erickson, Camp 5, Shelton, Wash. Burial May 18, 1911, Shelton, Wash.
ERICKSON, ANDREW W. -- Born February 7, 1894, Michigan. Died June 3, 1911, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: struck by a line off___ and skull crushed. Single. Logger. Father: William Erickson (b. Finland). Mother: Anna Susie (b. Finland). Burial June 6, 1911, Shelton, Wash.
ANDERSON, ALFRED -- Born June 13, 1884, Finland. Died Nov. 13, 1911, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: obstruction and gangrene of small intestine. Single. Logger. Father: Andrew Anderson (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Dahl (b. Finland). Informant: Victor Anderson, Olympia, Wash. Burial in Olympia, Wash.

 

1912

STARK, GABRIEL -- Age about 30, born in Finland. Died Aug. 7, 1912, Potlatch, Wash. Cause of death: head crushed under donkey engine. Single. Donkey engineer. Father: Gabriel Stark (b. Finland). Mother: Beatty (b. Finland). Informant: Charles Hendrickson, Potlatch, Wash. Burial Aug. 11, 1912, Shelton, Wash.
MATSON, JOHN -- Age about 26, born in Finland. Died Oct. 30, 1912, 17 miles S.W. of Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: head crushed by falling tree. Single. Logger. Father: Mat Jacobson (b. Finland). Informant: Fred Lilstrom, New Kamilche, Wash. Burial Nov. 4, 1912, Olympia, Wash.
WILYMISS, ISAAC -- Born January 21, 1875, Finland. Died Dec. 14, 1912, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: crushed by falling tree. Married. Logger, Simpson Logging Co. Burial Dec. 22, 1912, Shelton, Wash.

 

1913

ELLISON, JOHN -- Age 27, born in Finland. Died March 13, 1913, Potlatch, Wash. Cause of death: struck by falling tree. Single. Logger. Mother: Sanna Kaisa (b. Finland). Burial March 15, 1913, Shelton, Wash.
JOHNSON, LEE -- Age about 21, born in Finland. Died March 13, 1913, Potlatch, Wash. Cause of death: struck by falling tree. Single. Logger. Father: John Hidquist (b. Finland). Burial March 15, 1913, Shelton, Wash.
NYMAN, ANDREW -- Age 38, born in Finland. Died July 15, 1913, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: acute alcoholism. Single. Logger. Father: Andrew Nyman (b. Finland). Burial July 14, 1913, Shelton, Wash.

 

1914

NELSON, ISAAC WILLIAM -- Born November 23, 1871, Finland. Died Dec. 11, 1914, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: struck by falling tree and left side of head and left side crushed. Widowed. Laborer, logging camp. Father: Charles Anderson (b. Finland). Informant: Olive Nelson, Olympia, Wash. Burial at Olympia, Wash.

 

1916

CASHMAN, HUGO -- Age 22, born in Finland. Died May 8, 1916, Camp 1, 18 miles west of Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: crushed by logs; killed instantly. Single. Logger. Father: Nestor Cashman (b. Finland). Mother: Fena (b. Finland). Burial May 10, 1916, Shelton, Wash.
CARLSON, ERICK EDWARD -- Born March 20, 1888, Finland. Died May 1, 1916, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: acute tuberculosis of lungs. Married. Miner. Father: Karl John Anderson (b. Finland). Mother: Susana Johnson (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Katharine Carlson, Shelton, Wash. Burial May 6, 1916, Shelton, Wash.
LEHTONE, JOHN VÄINÖ (known as John Olson) -- Age 23, born in Finland. Died Sept. 8, 1916, Camp 1, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: crushed by log rolling over him; died instantly. Single. Logger. Informant: Frank Salmi, Shelton, Camp 1. Burial Sept. 10, 1916, Shelton, Wash.
CARLSON, OSCAR -- Born June 6, 1893, Finland. Died Dec. 6, 1916, Potlatch, Wash. Cause of death: log rolled onto him, crushing chest over heart and lungs. Single. Logger. Father: Karl Maars (b. Finland). Mother: Maria Carlson (b. Finland). Informant: John Maars, Potlatchm, Wash., Camp 2. Burial Dec. 10, 1916, Shelton, Wash.

 

1917

MATSON, ANNA E. -- Born February 23, 1889, Finland. Died May 4, 1917, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: valvular heart disease. Married. Father: Anderson Nyland (b. Finland). Mother: Anna (b. Finland). Informant: Mary Ackerman, Shelton, Wash. Burial May 6, 1917, Shelton, Wash.
SANDOS, AXEL -- Born February 11, 1896, Finland. Died May 10, 1917, Mason Co., Wash. Cause of death: accidental death; struck on head with choker hook. Single. Laborer in logging camp. Father: William Sandos (b. Finland). Mother: Sofia Carlson (b. Finland). Informant: Otto Sundvick, Matlock, Wash., Camp 5. Burial May 13, 1917, Shelton, Wash.
LUHTALA, VERNA -- Born October 1, 1917, Washington. Died Oct. 3, 1917, Matlock, Wash. Cause of death: premature birth. Father: Nicholas Luhtala (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Perla (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 4, 1917, Shelton, Wash.
CRONQUIST, BABY -- Male child stillborn November 2, 1917, Stadium, Wash. Premature birth. Father: Karl Cronquist (b. Finland). Mother: Bessie Fossom (b. Norway). Informant: Karl E. Fossom, Stadium, Wash. Burial Nov. 3, 1917, on farm, Stadium, Wash.

 

1918

JACOBSON, CHARLES -- Born 1879 in Finland. Died June 10, 1918, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: delerium tremens. Single. Laborer, logging works. Father: Carl Yenker (b. Finland). Informant: Emil Paulson, Shelton, Wash. Burial June 16, 1918, Shelton, Wash.
NYLUND, ESTELLA -- Born May 1, 1918, Washington. Died Oct. 21, 1918, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: influenza. Father: John Nylund (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Matson (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 22, 1918, Shelton, Wash.

 

1919

BECK, ALBIN -- Born May 27, 1917, Washington. Died Apr. 20, 1919, Camp 1, 3 miles SW of Matlock, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia. Father: Axel Beck (b. Finland). Mother: Ida Anderson (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 22, 1919, Shelton, Wash.
NYE, JOHN -- Born October 22, 1890, Finland. Died July 30, 1919, 5 mi. N. of Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: drowned accidentally. Logger. Burial July 11, 1919, Shelton, Wash.

 

1920

DAVIDSON, JACOB -- Age 42, born in Finland. Died Apr. 22, 1920, Shelton, Wash. (Camp 6). Cause of death: struck on the head by a falling tree. Single. Logger. Informant: Frank Salmi, Shelton, Wash. Burial Apr. 25, 1920, Shelton, Wash.
ERICKSON, ANNIE S. -- Born June 4, 1862, Finland. Died Sept. 26, 1920, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: lobar pneumonia. Wife of William Erickson. Father: Mat Matson (b. Finland). Mother: Annie Jofs (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 3, 1920, Shelton, Wash.

 

1921

CREST, ELOF -- Born November 5, 1905, Leadville, Colorado. Died Aug. 9, 1921, Stadium, Wash. Cause of death: accidental drowning. Student. Father: Joseph William Crest (b. Finland). Mother: Sophia Cronquist (b. Finland). Informant: C.F. Cronquist, Stadium, Wash. Burial Aug. 13, 1921, Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.

 

1923

FORSTROM, ANDREW -- Born December 28, 1879, Sakkijarvi, Finland. Died Oct. 18, 1923, Potlatch, Wash. Cause of death: crushed by falling tree; died instantly. Single. Logger, Phoenix Logging Co. Father: Martin Forstrom (b. Finland). Informant: Ernest Carlson, Potlatch Camp 2. Burial Oct. 21, 1923, Shelton, Wash.

 

1924

NYLUND, JOHNNIE -- Born June 25, 1923, Shelton, Wash. Died July 1, 1924, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral meningitis. Father: John Nylund (b. Finland). Mother: Maria Matson (b. Finland). Burial July 3, 1924, Shelton, Wash.
LIND, CARL LEONARD -- Born July 18, 1919, Seattle, Wash. Died Aug. 30, 1924, Potlatch, Wash. Cause of death: accidental sudden death; head crushed by track speeder. Father: Charles Lind (b. Wasa, Finland). Mother: Tilda Erickson (b. Wasa, Finland). Burial Sept. 3, 1924, Shelton, Wash.
MAKI, ARVO -- Born April 9, 1894, Jalasjarvi, Finland. Died Nov. 24, 1924, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Usual residence Hotel Polar, Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: injury; blow of line across abdomen with rupture of ____try and perforation of gut; hemorrhage and peritonitis. Single. Logger. Father: John Maki (b. Finland). Mother: Josephine Tamley (b. Finland). Informant: W.V. Tamley, Seattle, Wash. Removal to Enumclaw, Wash.

 

1925

HIGHLUND, ARTHUR C. -- Born July 17, 1902, Burke, Idaho. Died Jan. 22, 1925, Belfair, Wash. Cause of death: head crushed in logging train wreck. Single. Brakeman, Stimson Lumber Co. Father: John Highlund (b. Finland). Mother: Hannah Snell (b. Finland). Informant: Evald F. Highlund. Removal Jan. 23, 1925, to Seattle, Wash.
RONQUIST, SELMA MARIE -- Born April 25, 1903, Pueblo, Colorado. Died June 1, 1925, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Father: William Ronquist (b. Finland). Mother: Anna Carlson (b. Finland). Informant: William Ronquist, Elma, Wash. Burial June 4, 1925, Shelton, Wash.
TUNKKARI, JOHN -- Age 56, born in Finland. Died June 15, 1925, Matlock, Wash. Cause of death: apoplexy. Widower of Anna Liza Pentila. Logger, Simpson Logging Co. Father: John Tunkkari (b. Finland). Mother: Lena Kisa Jarvila (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Maria Karvonen, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial June 17, 1925, Shelton, Wash.

 

1926

JOHNSON, ANDREW -- Born August 24, 1856, Finland. Died Jan. 14, 1926, Harstine Island, Wash. Cause of death: died after a lingering illness of 2 years. Husband of Anna. Farmer. Informant: Miss Hilma Johnson, Harstine Island, Wash. Burial Jan. 17, 1926, Harstine Island, Wash.

 

1927

RAUDIO, INFANT -- Female child born and died March 30, 1927, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: premature birth. Father: Andrew Raudio (b. Fort Bragg, Calif.). Mother: Eiffel E. Henderson (b. Finland). Burial March 31, 1927, Shelton, Wash
JOHNSON, EMIL -- Born November 20, 1882, Munsala, Finland. Died May 4, 1927, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Logger, Simpson Logging Co. Father: John Johnson (b. Munsala, Finland). Mother: Sana (b. Finland). Informant: C.J. Carlson, Shelton, Wash.(Camp 7). Burial May 8, 1927, Shelton, Wash.
OVIST, HERMAN -- Age 53, born in Pormo, Finland. Died May 17, 1927, Lilliwaup, Wash. Cause of death: killed by rolling log. Widower. Bucker, Herzog Bros. Father: Anderson Ovist (b. Pormo, Finland). Informant: Taroll Omestad, Lillewaup, Wash., and William Ovist, Renton, Wash. Removal to Renton, Wash.
NELSON, MAGNUS -- Born 1877 in Narpes, Finland. Died June 1, 1927, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia. Single. Logger, Simpson Logging Co. Informant: Emil Paulson, Shelton, Wash. Burial June 5, 1927, Shelton, Wash.
EHN, FRED -- Born 1877 in Westervick, Finland. Died June 6, 1927, Lilliwaup, Wash. Cause of death: suicide by shotgun. Single. Faller and bucker, Phoenix Logging Co. Father: Ehm (b. Ramsby, Finland). Informant: Fred Carlson, Potlatch, Wash. Burial May 10, 1927, Shelton, Wash.
ATRAIN, JOHN -- Age 58, born in Finland. Died Sept. 10, 1927, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: septic pneumonia; accidental crushing blow to chest. Single. Whistle man, Webb Logging Co., Burial Sept. 19, 1927, Shelton, Wash.
JOHNSON, ALBERT -- Born September 3, 1895, Wasa, Finland. Died Nov. 21, 1927, Matlock, Wash. Cause of death: killed by falling tree top. Single. Rigging man, Simpson Logging Co. Father: John Johnson (b. Wasa, Finland). Mother: Mary Gabeson (b. Wasa, Finland). Informant: John Johnson, Shelton, Wash., Camp 4. Burial Nov. 27, 1927, Shelton, Wash.

 

1928

ROBERTS, CHARLES -- Age 83, born in Finland. Died Dec. 21, 1928, County Farm, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerosis; senility. Single. Carpenter. Informant: Emil Paulson, Shelton, Wash. Burial Dec. 23, 1928, Shelton, Wash.

 

1929

JOHNSON, JOHN -- Age 70, born in Munsala, Finland. Died Feb. 10, 1929, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: lobar pneumonia; gastric ulcer. Single. Logger, Simpson Logging Co. Father: Johan Johnson (b. Finland). Informant: Joe Anderson, Shelton, Wash. Burial Sept. 17, 1929, Shelton, Wash.
JOHNSON, JOHN H. -- Born June 7, 1886, Wasa, Finland. Died May 24, 1929, Potlatch, Wash. Cause of death: struck in head by swinging log; killed instantly. Husband of Mabel Nelson. Rigging slinger, Phoenix Logging Co. Father: John H. Seafolk (b. Finland). Informant: Charles Lind, Potlatch, Wash., Camp 1. Burial June 2, 1929, Shelton, Wash.
LOMPOLA, EINAR (known as Einar Arvidson) -- Born 1897 in Kolari, Finland. Died Nov. 5, 1929, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: crushed skull; accident in logging camp. Single. Chokerman, Hama Hama Logging Co. Father: Arvid Lompola (b. Oulu, Finland). Mother: Kreta Pudas (b. Oulu, Finland). Informant: Elis Peterson, Seattle,Wash. Burial Nov. 10, 1929, Shelton, Wash.

 

1930

RUNQUIST, JOHN -- Born 1884 in Munsala, Finland. Died Jan. 6, 1930, Harstine Island, Wash. Cause of death: accidental gunshot. Single. Logger, laborer (unemployed). Father: August Runquist (b. Munsala, Finland). Mother: Sophia Sjfrid (b. Munsala, Finland). Informant: Andrew Quist, Olympia, Wash. Burial Jan. 11, 1930, Shelton, Wash.
JACOBS, JOHN C. -- Born February 20, 1870, Bergin, Finland. Died Jan. 15, 1930, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: acute cardiac decompensation. Single. Laborer, Simpson Logging Co. Informant: Ed. Faubert, Shelton, Wash. Burial Jan. 17, 1930, Shelton, Wash.
ASPHOLM, ALTA BARBARA -- Born January 6, 1930, Camp 7, Grays Harbor Co., Wash. Died May 26, 1930, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia. Father: John Aspholm (b. Wasa, Finland). Mother: Judith Eva Salmi (b. Nystad, Finland). Informant: John Aspholm, Shelton, Wash., Camp 4. Burial May 28, 1930, Shelton, Wash.

 

1931

GRANROTH, CHARLIE -- Age about 68, born in Finland. Died Apr. 10, 1931, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: flu complicated with lobar pneumonia; old age and diabetes. Single. Logger, Simpson Logging Co. Informant: Mrs. Lillie Feiser, Shelton, Wash. Burial Apr. 12, 1932, Shelton, Wash.
WEST, GUST -- Born January 1, 1863, Finland. Died Dec. 5, 1931, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; pulmonary edema. Husband of Ida. Building carpenter. Burial Dec. 9, 1931, Shelton, Wash.

 

1932

MARTISON, CHARLES -- Born about 1880 in Finland. Died Jan. 21, 1932, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: miliary and pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Logger. Burial Jan. 25, 1932, Shelton, Wash.
ANDERSON, MARIE SOPHIA -- Born September 24,1878, Finland. Died Apr. 5, 1932, Harstine Island, Wash. Cause of death: enterolith in sigmoid; strangulated enterolith in sigmoid; chronic nephritis. Wife of Emil Anderson. Father: Andrew Erickson (b. Finland). Mother: Marie Dahl (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 15, 1932, Olympia, Wash.
SALMI, FRANK V. -- Born February 20, 1875, Mystad, Finland. Died April 21, 1932, Capitol Hill, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Husband of Christina Sundwall. Farmer. Father: John Rosnell (b. Mystad, Finland). Burial Apr. 24, 1932, Shelton, Wash.

 

1935

MATTUS, REINHOLD -- Born September 17, 1889, Finland. Died Jan. 6, 1935, Harstine Island, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Husband of Aina. Farmer. Burial Jan. 8, 1935, Harstine Island, Wash.
JOHNSON, JOE HENRY -- Age 46, born in Hurley, Wisconsin. Died May 1, 1935, Harstine Island, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; hypertension. Single. Farmer. Father: Henry Johnson (b. Finland). Mother: Sophia ___gard (b. Finland). Informant: John J. Johnson, Shelton, Wash. Burial May 4, 1932, Harstine Island, Wash.
BACKLUND, ANDREW -- Born September 24, 1885, Finland. Died May 22, 1935, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: general peritonitis following perforated gastric ulcer. Single. Hooktender, logging. Informant: J.E. Wallin, Portland, Ore. Burial May 22, 1935, Shelton, Wash.
SNICKERSON, BEN -- Born September 7, 1877, Vasa, Finland. Died Nov. 22, 1935, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: chronic pulmonary tuberculosis; acute pleurisy. Husband of Marie. Salesman, grocery and confectionery. Father: John Snickerson (b. Finland). Informant: Wallace Snickerson, Shelton, Wash. Burial Nov. 24, 1935, Shelton, Wash.
HANSON, ERICK -- Age about 58, born in Finland. Died Nov. 23, 1935, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; fractured skull; accidentally fell down stairway. Single. Pulp wood cutter, Rainier Pulp & Paper Co. Informant: Emil Simpson, Shelton, Wash. Burial Nov. 24, 1935, Shelton, Wash.
ASPHOLM, JUDITH EVA -- Born May 2, 1904, Mystad, Finland. Died Dec. 18, 1935, Capitol Hill, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach with multiple metastases. Wife of John Aspholm. Father: Frank V. Salmi (b. Mystad, Finland). Mother: Christine Sundwall (b. Mystad, Finland). Burial Dec. 22, 1935, Shelton, Wash.

 

1936

EKLUND, JOHANNES SIGFRID -- Born August 21, 1910, Korsnes, Finland. Died Jan. 31, 1936, Potlatch, Wash. Cause of death: struck over the heart by a choker hook at 2 p.m. and died at 3 p.m. from effects of blow. Single. Rigging slinger, logging. Father: William Eklund (b. Korsnes, Finland). Mother: Henrietta Linquist (b. Korsnes, Finland). Informant: Fred Eklund, Shelton, Wash. Burial Feb. 8, 1936, Shelton, Wash.
SANDVICK, EMIL -- Born June 2, 1884, Jacobstad, Finland. Died Apr. 12, 1936, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: influenza; lobar pneumonia. Single. Logger. Informant: Victor Sicholm, Olympia, Wash. Burial Apr. 13, 1936, Shelton, Wash.
PROST, CHARLES -- Born September 12, 1862, Wasa, Finland. Died Aug. 14, 1936, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: congestive heart failure. Husband of Sophia. Milker, dairy farm. Father: Isaac Prost (b. Vasa, Finland). Burial Aug. 16, 1936, Shelton, Wash.

 

1937

MATSON, JOHN H. -- Born Nov. 22, 1878, Munsala, Finland. Died June 7, 1937, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach with metastasis; chronic alcoholism. Husband of Mary. Bucker, logging. Father: Matias Matson (b. Finland). Burial June 12, 1937, Shelton, Wash.
CARLSON, CHARLES -- Born September 13, 1871, Finby, Finland. Died Oct. 21, 1937, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Usual residence Hoodsport, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral concussion; cerebral meningitis due to injury; lacerations and cuts on scalp and face; fracture of nasal bones and cartilage. Widower. Faller, logging. Father: Carl Malno (b. Malno, Finland). Mother: Anna Senblad (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Edith Carlson (common-law wife), Hoodsport, Wash. Burial Oct. 24, 1937, Shelton, Wash.
SIMONS, HANNA -- Born February 19, 1882, Munsala, Finland. Died Dec. 20, 1937, Harstine Island, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of cervix. Wife of John Simons. Father: Carl Skytt (b. Finland). Mother: Louise (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 23, 1937, Harstine Island, Wash.

 

1938

CARLSON, MELVIN JOHN -- Born May 22, 1932, Shelton, Wash. Died Apr. 22, 1938, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Usual residence Potlatch, Wash. Cause of death: contusion of brain; automobile accident. Father: John Carlson (b. Finland). Mother: Anna Sundman (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 24, 1938, Shelton, Wash.
CARLSON, FRED -- Born September 8, 1883, Finland. Died Sept. 25, 1938, Shelton, Wash. Usual residence Hoodsport, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of mediastinum. Husband of Emma. Powder man, Phoenix Co. Logging. Father: Carl Carlson (b. Finland). Mother: Martha Ref (b. Finland). Burial Sept. 27, 1939, Shelton, Wash.
GALLON, HENRY JOHN -- Born June 24, 1916, Oak Point, Wash. Died Oct. 11, 1938, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: hemorrhage from laceration of liver; shock; collapsed right lung from wound or laceration through chest wall; caught between two logs and ax in one penetrating chest and abdomen. Single. Log bucker. Father: Paul Gallon (b. Rauno, Finland). Mother: Hilma Sulan (b. Rauno, Finland). Informant: Paul Gallon, Pacific Beach, Wash. Burial Oct. 15, 1938, Shelton, Wash.

 

1939

OSTERBERG, KARL GUSTAF -- Born March 11, 1879, Helsingfors, Finland. Died Feb. 8, 1939, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: cirrhosis of liver. Husband of Amanda. Merchant Marine, sea-going vessels. Father: Gustaf Osterberg (b. Helsingfors, Finland). Mother: Wilhelmina Freeman (b. Helsingfors, Finland). Burial Feb. 11, 1939, Shelton, Wash.
ERICKSON, WILLIAM GABRIEL -- Born August 22, 1864, Munsala, Finland. Died Feb. 13, 1939, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Widower of Mary. Faller and bucker, logging. Father: Vic Erickson (b. Finland). Informant: Oskar Erickson, Shelton, Wash. Burial Feb. 15, 1939, Shelton, Wash.

 

1940

SUNDVICK, OTTO -- Born March 10, 1881, Finland. Died Oct. 13, 1939, Harstine Island, Wash. (John Johnson place). Usual residence Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: shock and hemorrhage; gunshot wound of chest and head; homicide. Single. Bucker and faller, logging. Father: Martin Dalkar (b. Finland). Mother: Brita (b. Finland). Informant: M.W. Matson, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial Oct. 19, 1940, Shelton, Wash.

 

1941

EDMAN, FRED -- Born May 12, 1890, Munsala, Finland. Died Oct. 14, 1941, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Usual residence Olympia, Wash. Cause of death: shock and hemorrhage; crushing injuries to back due to being struck with a log falling from loading crane.
Single. Second loader, logging camp. Father: Andrew Edman (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Dahl (b. Finland). Informant: Oscar Skoblom, Olympia, Wash. Removal Oct. 15, 1941, to Olympia, Wash.

 

1943

CARLSON, CARL JAHAN -- Born June 2, 1883, Finland. Died Aug. 8, 1943, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: drowning in the bay at Eagle Point, 1 mile east of Shelton. Single. Bucker, logging. Father: Charles Carlson (b. Finland). Mother: Mary (b. Finland). Burial Aug. 13, 1943, Shelton, Wash.

 

1944

BAY, MIKE -- Born August 20, 1881, Rauma, Finland. Died July 26, 1944, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Usual residence Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: crushed chest; broken neck; fractured skull; automobile accident, excessive speed, poor tires. Husband of Hilma. Longshoreman, General Cargo Works. Father: Thomas Raiha (b. Finland). Mother: Josephine Korva (b. Finland). Removal July 29, 1944, to Aberdeen, Wash.

 

1945

JOHNSON, JOHN JACOB -- Born June 4, 1885, Michigan. Died July 1, 1945, Harstine Island, Wash. Cause of death: coronary heart disease. Widower. Farmer, berries and grapes. Father: Henry Johnson (b. Finland). Mother: Sophia (b. Finland). Informant: Sven Johnson, Harstine Island, Wash. Burial July 5, 1945, Harstine Island, Wash.

 

1946

HAYFIELD, MARY -- Born January 22, 1883, Finland. Died Jan. 27, 1946, Agate District, Mason Co., Wash. Cause of death: hypertensive cardiovascular renal disease. Wife of Alfred A. Hayfield. Father: Vataja (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 31, 1946, Shelton, Wash.
SANDHOLM, WILLIAM -- Born November 22, 1886, Bouiburg, Finland. Died June 7, 1946, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: toxemia; severely contused small and large bowel; struck in abdomen and leg; logging camp accident. Single. Hooktender, logging. Father: Victor Sandholm (b. Finland). Mother: Ida Cars (b. Finland). Informant: Axel Matson, Shelton, Wash. Burial June 15, 1946, Shelton, Wash.
HAMAR, CHARLES ISKA -- Born December 18, 1896, Pavala, Finland. Died Aug. 9, 1946, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: asthma. Service station proprietor. Father: Mat Hamar (b. Finland). Mother: Catharine Hatala (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Edgar Nelson, Whitefish, Montana. Burial Aug. 13, 1946, Shelton, Wash.
ERICKSON, VICTOR J. -- Born March 7, 1896, Kristianstad, Finland. Died Aug. 30, 1946, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: cardiac failure; chronic nephritis. Single. Laborer, huckleberry picker. Father: Joseph Erickson (b. Kristianstad, Finland). Mother: Anna Frayberg (b. Kristianstad, Finland). Informant: Mrs. T.P. Thor, Spokane, Wash. Burial Sept. 3, 1946, Shelton, Wash.
CARLSON, AUGUST -- Born September 17, 1875, Munsala, Finland. Died Nov. 20, 1946, Shelton General Hospital, Shelton, Wash. Usual residence Harstine Island, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Husband of Marie S. Farmer. Father: Carl Norbacka (b. Finland). Mother: Kaisa Sofia Okerblum (b. Finland). Informant: George B. Carlson, Shelton, Wash. Burial Nov. 23, 1946, Shelton, Wash.

 

1947

CARLSON, IDA S. -- Born February 20, 1885, Vasa, Finland. Died June 5, 1947, Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: acute pulmonary edema; right side heart failure; arteriosclerosis. Wife of John Carlson. Father: Charles Prost (b. Finland). Mother: Sophia Lull (b. Finland). Informant: Theodore Carlson, Shelton, Wash. Burial June 7, 1947, Shelton, Wash.