Death Certificates of Finns in Wahkiakum County, Washington, 1909-1947


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



1909

MAATTA, ANNA -- Age 55, born in Finland. Died Apr. 29, 1909, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: heart disease. Father: Isaack Parkkinen (b. Pudasjärvi, Finland). Mother: Anna Kuttila (b. Pudasjärvi, Finland). Undertaker: Elmer Erick, Deep River, Wash. Burial at Salmon Creek, Wash.
HENDRESON, EDWARD ELY -- Born June 22, 1906, Eden, Wash. Died Sept. 12, 1909, Eden, Wash. Cause of death: drowning. Father: Hendreson (fisherman).
SODERBACK,_______ -- Born February 26, 1903, Rosburg, Wash. Died Nov. 15, 1909, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: poliomyelitis. Father: Alex Soderback. Mother: Manda Lammi. Undertaker, Antti Wirkkala, Rosburg, Wash.

 

1910

BROWN, BERNHARD BECKMAN -- Born March 24, 1845, Eikness, Finland. Died March 14, 1910, Skamokawa, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerosis; heart failure. Farmer. Divorced. Informant: Selma Brown (daughter).
ANDERSON, HELMI MELIDA -- Age 16 yrs. 4 mos. 10 days, born in Oregon. Died Sept. 12, 1910, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: tuberculosis. Father: William Anderson. Mother: Lydia Ostrom. Burial Sept. 15,1910, Deep River, Wash.

 

1914

PERNULA, FRANS ARTHUR -- Born April 11, 1913. Died May 16, 1914, Oneida, Wash. Cause of death: acute gastroenteritis. Father: Andrew Pernula. Mother: Emma Victoria Witikka (b. Klickitat Co., Wash.). Burial May 18, 1914, Rosburg, Wash.
ANDERSON, NICHOLAS -- Born January 3, 1847, Oregon. Died June 13, 1914, Cathlamet, Wash. Cause of death: uremia; nephritis. Father: John Anderson (b. Finland). Mother: Isabelle Lambage (American Indian, b. Montana).
SEABURG, IVOR/IAN EDWARD -- Born July 4, 1906, Washington. Died Aug. 9, 1914, Puget Island, Wash. Cause of death: drowning. Father: Arthur Seaburg (b. Finland). Mother: Christina Torvick (b. Norway). Burial at Cathlamet, Wash.

 

1915

PAULSON, CATHERINE -- Born February 27, 1852, Finland. Died July 10, 1915, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: paralysis. Father: J. Hirvela (b. Finland). Burial July 13, 1915, Deep River, Wash.
HAKALA, CHARLES K. -- Born April 3, 1897, Deep River, Wash. Died Aug. 7, 1915, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: tuberculosis of the lungs. Father: Matt Hakala (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 1, 1915, Deep River, Wash.
HAKALA, LYLLI A.L. -- Born June 14, 1898, Deep River, Wash. Died Sept. 28, 1915, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: tuberculosis of the lungs. Father: Matt Hakala (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 1, 1915, Deep River, Wash.

 

1916

FORSMAN, MARY -- Born November 6, 1861, Finland. Died March 13, 1915, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: pleurisy. Father: Jaspare Neime. Burial March 16, 1916, Deep River, Wash.
HOVIIN, HENRY -- Born January 4, 1837, Finland. Died July 6, 1916, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: heart failure. Single. Fisherman. Burial in Astoria, Ore.
MATTSON, IDA -- Born February 27, 1892, Astoria, Oregon. Died Dec. 6, 1916, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: tuberculosis of lungs and pleura. Single. Father: Matt Mattson (b. Finland). Mother: Rose Rinell (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 7, 1916, Seal River, Wash.
ERVAST, JOHN LEONARD -- Born October 22, 1884, Washington. Died Dec. 21, 1916, Grays River, Wash. Cause of death: brain tumor. Father: Herman Ervast (b. Finland). Mother: Susanna Makela (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 22, 1916, Seal River, Wash.

 

1917

KETTULA, MATT -- Age 67, born in Finland. Died Feb. 5, 1917, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Married. Farmer. Father: Henry Kettula. Mother: Mary Hautakoski. Burial Feb. 7, 1917, Deep River, Wash.
BAKKILA, INA -- Born November 5, 1898, Finland. Died Apr. 28, 1917, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Teacher. Father: J.A. Bakkila. Mother: Lovisa Torppa. Burial Apr. 30, 1917, Deep River, Wash.
LAHTINEN, VICTOR -- Age 25, born in Finland. Died Apr. 14, 1917, Grays River, Wash. Cause of death: skull fracture caused by gin pole breaking from its support and striking on head. Single. Logger at North Bank Logging camp. Father: Isak Tiensinvu. Mother: Hilma. Burial Apr. 15, 1917, Astoria, Ore.
ANDERSON, VICTOR -- Age 29, born in Finland. Died June 24, 1917, Puget Island, Wash. Cause of death: accidental drowning, 4:30 a.m. Single. Dike laborer. Burial June 27, 1917, Cathlamet, Wash.
HARRISON, ANNIE CECILIA -- Born June 23, 1903, Franklin, Wash. Died July 20, 1917, Grays River, Wash. Cause of death: inanition. Father: John Harrison (b. Finland). Mother: Sophia Harju (b. Finland). Burial July 24, 1917, Grays River, Wash.
LINDWALL, HELEN -- Born November 17, 1914, Portland, Oregon. Died Oct. 29, 1917, Puget Island, Wash. Cause of death: pertussis. Father: Paul Lindwall (b. Finland), Westport, Ore. Mother: Angeline Alvick (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 13, 1917, Westport, Ore.

 

1918

ANDERSON, ELLA MARJORIE -- Born February 18, 1917, Oneida, Wash. Died Apr. 18, 1918, Oneida, Wash. Cause of death: measles. Father: Herman Anderson (b. Finland). Mother: Minnie Witikka (b. Washington). Burial Apr. 20, 1918, Seal River, Wash.
WIRKILA, MAT -- Age 48, born in Finland. Died June 26, 1918, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: cancer, ventriculic. Married. Farmer. Burial June 29, 1918, Deep River, Wash.
LINDE, LEONDA -- Age 40, born in Finlnad. Died Aug. 18, 1918, Deep River, Wash. Married. Logger. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Burial Aug. 20, 1918, Deep River, Wash.
HARRISON, MAYME AMANDA -- Born May 9, 1910, Grays River, Wash. Died Oct. 21, 1917, Grays River, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia. Father: Herman Anderson (b. Finland). Mother: Sofia Harju (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 23, 1918, Grays River, Wash.
ANDERSON, ELSA MARIA -- Born June 28, 1918, Oneida, Wash. Died Oct. 23, 1918, Oneida, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia. Father: Herman Anderson (b. Finland). Mother: Minnie Witikka (b. Washington). Burial Oct. 26, 1918, Seal River, Wash.
ANDERSON, HENRY WILLIAM -- Born August 12, 1912, Oneida, Wash. Died Oct. 29, 1918, Oneida, Wash. Cause of death: Spanish influenza. Father: Henry Anderson (b. Finland). Mother: Minnie Witikka (b. Washington). Burial Oct. 31, 1918, Seal River, Wash.
OLSON, CHARLES O. -- Born July 4, 1892, Rosburg, Wash. Died Oct. 30, 1918, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia following influenza. Single. Fisherman. Father: Louis Olson (b. Finland). Mother: Kate Anet (b. Finland). Burial Nov. 2, 1918, Seal River, Wash.
ANDERSON, RICHARD OLIVER -- Born November 24, 1907, Washington. Died Oct. 31, 1918, Grays River, Wash. Cause of death: influenza. Father: Herman Anderson (b. Finland). Mother: Minnie Watikka (b. Finland). Burial Nov. 1, 1918, Seal River, Wash.
HYRKAS, QUINTON MATIAS -- Born June 28, 1918, Deep River, Wash. Died Nov. 1, 1918, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: influenza. Father: Herman Hyrkas (b. Goldendale, Wash. Mother: Anna Matta (b. Finland). Burial Nov. 3, 1918, Deep River, Wash.

 

1919

TIMONEN, HENRY -- Age 14 months, born in Quincy, Oregon. Died May 6, 1919, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death not given. Father: Charles A. Timonen (b. Finland). Mother: Lena Sackila (b. Finland). Burial May 10, 1919, Deep River, Wash.
LARSON, RAY LEONARD -- Born January 8, 1917, Wahkiakum Co., Wash. Died July 8, 1919, Salmon Creek, Wash. Cause of death: rachitis; marasmus. Father: August Larson (b. Finland). Mother: Greta Luakanen (b. Finland). Informant: Lassa Luakanen. Burial July 10, 1919, Deep River, Wash.
JUNTILLA, JOHN B. -- Age 75, born in Finland. Died Dec. 12, 1919, Eden, Wash. Cause of death: acute pneumonia. Married. Rancher. Burial Dec. 17, 1919, Eden, Wash.
Commentary: "John B. Junttila died Dec. 12th, 1919, at Eden, Wash.--a small community several miles up the Crooked Creek, much isolated from the outside world and can be reached only by a small fishboat in normal times. At the time of this death the river was closed with ice and the members of the family walked about nine miles over the hills of timber to Dahlia, Wash., for the boat to Astoria. The boat on the Columbia that took the casket back to Dahlia was the last boat on the Columbia for several days. Communication with the coroner at Cathlamet was impossible as the phone from Kelso to Cathlamet was out of order. Coroner refused to sign the certificate. No doubt but the man died of acute pneumonia as the symptoms as stated by the members of the family would indicate such."
MONKKANAN, JOHN -- Age 86 yrs. 3 mos. 3 days, born in Kempele, Finland. Died Dec. 15, 1919. Cause of death: old age. Laborer. Widower of Brita Korpela. Father: Andrew Monkkanen (b. Kempele, Finland). Mother: Pieta Sankkonen (b. Kempele, Finland). Burial Dec. 19, 1919, Deep River, Wash.
SKAR, KRISTIINA -- Born July 7, 1882, Kannus, Finland. Died Dec. 23, 1919, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: measles. Wife of Lewis Skar. Father: Sakris Neva (b. Finland). Mother: Kristiina (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 27, 1919, Deep River, Wash.

 

1920

KYNSI, MATT -- Born March 24, 1853, Finland. Died Jan. 19, 1920, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: heart disease. Married. Farmer. Father: Olli Kynsi (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Sirniö (b. Finland). Informant: Charles Kynsi. Burial Jan. 21, 1920, Seal River, Wash.

 

1921

WAARA, ANNA M. -- Born March 24, 1848, Finland. Died Apr. 23, 1921, Salmon Creek, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis. Wife of John P. Waara. Father: Pal Warankka (b. Finland). Informant: Paul Waara, Astoria, Ore. Burial Apr. 26, 1921, Salmon Creek, Wash.
BERG, ELSIE MAE -- Born March 16, 1921, Skamokawa, Wash. Died July 28, 1921, Skamokawa, Wash. Cause of death: hemorrhage of lungs. Father: Alfred Valentine Berg (b. Wasa, Finland). Mother: Anna Mae Bland (b. Portland, Ore.). Burial July 31, 1921, Skamokawa, Wash.
OLSEN, ALICE LORRAINE -- Born December 25, 1919, Portland, Oregon. Died Aug. 11, 1921, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: drowning. Father: Ruthven E. Olsen (b. Astoria, Ore.). Mother: Esther L. Warra (b. Astoria, Ore.). Burial Aug. 14, 1921, Seal River, Wash.
PAULSON, LIZZIE -- Born April 25, 1839, Finland. Died Sept. 29, 1921, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death not given. Wife of Eric Paulson. Father: Hendricks (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 2, 1921, Deep River, Wash.
WARRA, RIIKA -- Born 1886 in Finland. Died Oct. 26, 1921, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: suicide by cutting throat with pocket knife; melancholia. Wife of Charles Warra. Father: Peter Karjalanen (b. Finland). Burial at Deep River, Wash.

 

1922

LAMPI, SOPHIA -- Age 72 yrs. 11 mos. 22 days; born in Finland. Died Jan. 7, 1922, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: acute pneumonia. Wife of John Lampi. Father: Henry Hendrickson (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 10, 1922, Deep River, Wash.
GUENTHER, ROBERT -- Born January 26, 1922, Seattle, Wash. Died Feb. 26, 1922, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: acute gastroenteritis. Father: W.C. Guenther (b. Sacramento, Calif.). Mother: Esther Pentilla (b. Knappton, Wash.). Burial Feb. 27, 1922, Ocean View Cemetery, Astoria, Ore.
JOKELA, JOHN -- Born 1877 in Finland. Died Apr. 26, 1922, Grays River, Wash. Cause of death: accidental drowning in Grays River. Fisherman. Husband of Tina. Burial Apr. 30, 1922, Rosburg, Wash.
WIRKKALA, ANNA -- Born April 17, 1852, Finland. Died Aug. 31, 1922, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: stomach trouble. Wife of Abram Wirkkala. Father: Abram Wirkkala (b. Finland). Burial Sept. 3, 1922, Seal River, Wash.
FORSMAN, CARL -- Born April 6, 1844, Finland. Died Oct. 2, 1922, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: paralysis; decubital gangrene. Retired farmer. Widower. Informant: Albert Forsman, Deep River, Wash. Burial Oct. 5, 1922, Deep River, Wash.

 

1923

SALME, MERWYN WALLACE -- Born December 8, 1922, Deep River, Wash. Died Feb. 27, 1923, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: lack of nourishment; "the baby was a twin, not able to take food..." Father: Otto Salme (b. Deep River, Wash.). Mother: Helga Kettola (b. Finland). Burial March 1, 1923, Deep River, Wash.
ALLEN, OTTO -- Age 55, born in Finland. Died March 4, 1923, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: paralysis; sick for 12 years. Married. Painter. Burial March 6, 1923, Deep River, Wash.
REITE, ANITA LORRAINE -- Born April 22, 1923, Cathlamet, Wash. Died June 28, 1923, Cathlamet, Wash. Cause of death: broncho-pneumonia. Father: Ingvald Reite (b. Norway). Mother: Sigrid Gustafson (b. Finland). Burial July 1, 1923, Cathlamet, Wash.

 

1924

HOLSTROM, NICHOLAS -- Age 77, born in Finland. Died May 21, 1924, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: paralysis. Farmer. Widower. Informant: John Holstrom. Burial May 24, 1924, Deep River, Wash.
WILME, JOHN -- No birth date nor age given. Died Oct. 29, 1924, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: suicide by .38-calibre revolver; temporal region left. Rancher. Informant: Henry Wilme, Wilme's Landing, Wash. Burial Nov. 2, 1924, Salmon Creek, Wash.

 

1925

DAVIS, JOHN -- Born November 2, 1854, Finland. Died Jan. 28, 1925, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis. Farmer. Husband of Margaret. Father: John Monkkanen (b. Finland). Informant: Walter Davis, Deep River, Wash. Burial Jan. 31, 1925, Salmon Creek, Wash.
LASSILA, MARY -- Age 67, born in Finland. Died Feb. 10, 1925, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: apoplexy; old age. Wife of Henry Lassila. Father: Peterson (b. Finland). Informant: John Lassila, Deep River, Wash. Burial Feb. 12, 1925, Deep River, Wash.
HANSEN, GUSTAV -- Age 62, born in Finland. Died March 9, 1925, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: apoplexy. Farmer. Widower. Father: Hannu Ruokawara (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Lahti (b. Finland). Informant: C.F. Hansen. Burial March 11, 1925, Eden, Wash.
WARANKA, DANIEL -- Born April 24, 1861, Finland. Died Apr. 10, 1925, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: suicide by hanging; despondency from long illness. Husband of Katy. Father: Palva Waranka (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 12, 1925, Salmon Creek, Wash.
NYSTROM, WILLIAM -- Born September 1, 1855, Finland. Died Apr. 14, 1925, Bayview, Wash. Cause of death: mitral insufficiency; senile decay. Fisherman. Husband of Hilda. Informant: Gus Nystrom, Skamokawa, Wash. Burial Apr. 18, 1925, Skamokawa, Wash.
LIND, HELMI JOSEPHINE -- Born September 12, 1905, Deep River, Wash. Died June 3, 1925, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis (2 years' duration). Father: Matt Lind (b. Finland). Mother: Fina Wirkala (b. Finland). Informant: Olga Silvola, Naselle, Wash. Burial June 7, 1925, Deep River, Wash.

 

1926

WIRKKALA, ABRAM -- Born August 24, 1851, Finland. Died Jan. 8, 1926, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: paralysis. Farmer. Father: And. Wirkkala (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 12, 1926, Seal River, Wash.
HOIKKA, HENRY HERBERT -- Born March 17, 1926, Rosburg, Wash. Died March 23, 1925, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia. Father: Charles Hoikka (b. Finland). Mother: Anna L. Lehto (b. Finland). Burial March 24, 1926, Seal River, Wash.
RANKILA, KALLE -- Born October 1, 1861, Finland. Died May 2, 1926, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: heart failure. Farmer. Husband of Mary. Father: Antti Rankila (b. Finland). Mother: Maria Lindstrand (b. Finland). Informant: George Rankila, Deep River, Wash. Burial May 6, 1926, Deep River, Wash.
LASSILA, HENRY -- Born April 30, 1845, Finland. Died May 3, 1926, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerosis; myocarditis. Farmer. Widower. Informant: Otto Lassila, Deep River, Wash. Burial May 8, 1926, Salmon Creek, Wash.
MAKI, JOICE MARIE -- Born March 31, 1925, Astoria, Oregon. Died June 18, 1926, Grays River, Wash. Cause of death: hydrocephalic. Father: John Maki (b. Worcester, Mass.). Mother: Margurite Kessl (b. Washington). Burial June 20,1926, Grays River, Wash.
WIRKKALA, NESTOR -- Born June 19, 1866, Finland. Died Aug. 26, 1926, Deep River, Wash. Hotel keeper. Husband of Hulda. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis. Father: John Wirkkala (b. Finland). Mother: Luisa (b. Finland). Burial Aug. 29, 1926, Astoria, Ore.
NORDEEN, FRED ANDREW -- Born June 13, 1907, Oak Point, Wash. Died Sept. 23, 1926, Cathlamet, Wash. Cause of death: hemorrhage; traumatism. Logger. Father: Andrew Nordeen (b. Finland). Mother: Edna Henderson (b. Finland). Burial Sept. 26, 1926, Oak Point, Wash.
PAULSON, ERICK -- Age 87, born in Finland. Died Dec. 2, 1926, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: apoplexy; arteriosclerosis. Retired farmer. Widower. Burial Dec. 5, 1926, Salmon Creek, Wash.

 

1927

RULL, JOHN ERICK -- Born December 19, 1844, Vasa, Finland. Died Jan. 14, 1927, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerosis; 3rd stroke. Husband of Maria Sophia Kamm. Farmer. Father: Erick Rull (b. Vasa, Finland). Burial Jan. 16, 1927, Deep River, Wash.
LAMPA, JOHN -- Born December 4, 1830, Sweden. Died Feb. 9, 1927, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: old age. Farmer. Widowed. Informant: Alfred Lampa, Deep River, Wash. Burial Feb. 12, 1927, Salmon Creek, Wash.
LONG, MATTI -- Born October 29, 1849, Wittele, Wasa, Finland. Died June 21, 1927, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: apoplexy; old age. Husband of Wilhelmina. Informant: Matts Long Jr., Rosburg, Wash. Burial June 23, 1927, Seal River, Wash.
REED, JOSEPH -- Age about 67, born Uleaborg, Finland. Died July 5, 1927, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: alcoholism. Single. Logger for Deep River Logging Co. Informant: Henry Harrison, Deep River, Wash. Burial July 8, 1927, Deep River, Wash.
LUOKKANEN, BRIITA MARIA -- Age 77, born Kuusamo, Finland. Died July 27, 1927, Salmon Creek, Wash. Cause of death: probably carcinoma of liver. Father: William Hirnwara (b. Finland). Informant: Lasi Luokkanen (husband), Deep River, Wash. Burial July 30, 1927, Salmon Creek, Wash.
HILL (IIKKILA), VICTOR -- Born March 22, 1883, Finland. Died Oct. 29, 1927, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: fracture of skull (traumatic, accidental or homicidal undetermined); ruptured lung. Single. Logger for Brix Logging Co. Informant: Jack Pietila, Deep River, Wash. Burial Nov. 3, 1927, Riverview Cemetery, Astoria, Ore.
ANDERSON, WILLIAM A. -- Born January 6, 1886, Astoria, Oregon. Died Nov. 28, 1927, Skamokawa, Wash. Cause of death not given. Single. Logger. Father: Leander Anderson (b. Finland). Mother: Mathilda Kaimber (b. Finland). Informant: Jalmar Anderson (brother), Naselle, Wash. Burial Nov. 30, 1927, Naselle, Wash.

 

1928

HEIKKA, PAAVALI -- Born August 16, 1886, Tornio, Finland. Died Feb. 29, 1928, near Brookfield, Wash. Cause of death: struck by falling limb of tree; killed instantly. Single. Timber faller for Ocean Logging Co. Father: John Heikka (b. Finland). Mother: Eva Kreta Heikkla (b. Finland). Burial March 3, 1928, Portland, Ore.
BUHAKKA, ERVIN -- Born May 15, 1892, Rosburg, Wash. Died Nov. 12, 1928, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: drowning. Fisherman. Husband of Anna. Father: Severi Buhakka (b. Finland). Burial Nov. 15, 1928, Rosburg, Wash.

 

1929

WILME, KATIE -- Born March 24, 1844, Finland. Died Jan. 3, 1929, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: rheumatism. Widow of John Wilme. Informant: Henry Wilme (son), Deep River, Wash. Burial Jan. 6, 1929, Salmon Creek, Wash.
LANTTO, MARIE -- Born February 28, 1846, Finland. Died Jan. 17, 1929, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: apoplexy. Widow. Father: Henry Krans (b. Finland). Mother: Marie (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 19, 1929, Seal River, Wash.
PIRILA, KATHRINE -- Born February 27, 1852, Finland. Died March 7, 1929, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death; broncho-pneumonia; myocarditis. Widow. Father: Zachris Niemi (b. Finland). Mother: Marguerite Soine (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Mary Riekkola, Astoria, Ore. Burial March 11, 1929, Deep River, Wash.
LUAKANEN, LARS -- Born February 2, 1850, Finland. Died March 11, 1929, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis. Farmer. Father: Henry Laukanen (b. Finland). Mother: Greta Ronkainen (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. August Larsen, Deep River, Wash. Burial March 14, 1926, Deep River, Wash.
HUTTULA, JOHN -- Born July 13, 1853, Finland. Died Apr. 16, 1929, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis; arteriosclerosis. Farmer. Husband of Mary Koski. Father: Jacob Huttula (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 19, 1929, Salmon Creek, Wash.
BAKKILA, JACOB AUGUST -- Born July 1, 1860, Ii, Finland. Died May 20, 1929, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis. Farmer. Husband of Anna Louisa. Father: Peter Bakkila (b. Ii, Finland). Mother: Katherine Hoven (b. Ii, Finland). Informant: Mrs. Martha Hess, Los Angeles, Calif. Burial May 25, 1929, Deep River, Wash.

 

1930

KOSKELA, MARIA E. -- Born August 10, 1864, Finland. Died Jan. 11, 1930, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: apoplexy. Widow. Father: John G. Astala (b. Finland). Mother: Elizabeth Johanson (b. Finland). Informant: Axel Koskela, Deep River, Wash. Burial Jan. 16, 1930, Riverview Cemetery, Astoria, Ore.
HENDRICKSON, MATT -- Age 70, born in Finland. Died July 7, 1930, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis. Farmer. Husband of Priita. Informant: Herman Hendrickson, Ilwaco, Wash. Burial July 10, 1930, Deep River, Wash.
FORSMAN, LOUISA -- Born April 21, 1849, Finland. Died Oct. 3, 1930, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis. Wife of John Forsman. Informant: William Forsman, Deep River, Wash. Burial Oct. 3, 1930, Deep River, Wash.

 

1931

JOHNSON, ERICK -- Born October 5, 1841, Finland. Died Oct. 21, 1931, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerosis. Widower of Eva. Retired farmer. Burial Oct. 24, 1931, Deep River, Wash.
KIVINIITTY, HENRY -- Born July 18, 1860, Finland. Died Dec. 22, 1931, Eden, Wash. Cause of death: chronic interstitial nephritis; arteriosclerosis. (No burial data given.)

 

1932

HARRISON, JOHN HENRY -- Born January 25, 1874, Finland. Died June 11, 1932, Grays River, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach. Married. Farmer. Burial June 13, 1932, Grays River, Wash.
RULL, MARIA SOPHIA -- Born August 10, 1863, Finland. Died June 16, 1932, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: valvular cardiac insufficiency. Widow of John E. Rull. Father: Jacob Kamm. Burial June 18, 1932, Deep River, Wash.
LANG, WILHELMINA -- Born September 15, 1851, Finland. Died Oct. 8, 1932, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Widow. Informant: Matt Lang, Rosburg, Wash. Burial at Seal River, Wash.
ERVASTI, SUSANNA -- Born June 14, 1857, Kuusamo, Finland. Died Dec. 19, 1932, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: acute intestinal obstruction. Wife of Herman Ervasti. Father: John D. Makela. Burial Dec. 21, 1932, Seal River, Wash.

 

1933

SODERBACK, HELEN AMANDA -- Born October 5, 1867, Finland. Died Feb. 6, 1933, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: cancer of colon. Widow of Alexander Soderback. Father: Matt Lammi. Informant: Mrs. Jonas Haatija, Rosburg, Wash. Burial Feb. 8, 1933, Rosburg, Wash.
HUSA, JOHANES -- Age 73, born in Finland. Died March 26, 1933, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis. Husband of Amelia. Farmer. Burial March 28, 1933, Deep River, Wash.
HILL, ERNEST ALBERT -- Age 35, born Hamlet, Oregon. Died May 22, 1933, Cathlamet, Wash. Cause of death: crushed by falling snag while working in woods. Husband of Fanny. Logger. Informant: Edwin Hill, Astoria, Ore. Burial May 25, 1933, Greenwood Cemetery, Astoria, Ore.

 

1934

DAVIS, MARGARET -- Born April 21, 1852, Oulu, Finland. Died March 9, 1934, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis; dropsy. Widow of John Davis. Informant: Walter Davis, Deep River, Wash. Burial March 12, 1934, Salmon Creek, Wash.

 

1935

HAATAJA, HELEN -- Born November 20, 1857, Kuusamo, Finland. Died Jan. 2, 1935, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis; chronic nephritis. Wife of Herman Haataja. Father: Ephram Riihela. Mother: Liisa Maaninka. Burial Jan. 11, 1935, Rosburg, Wash.
KIVINIITY, KATE -- Born August 3, 1860, Finland. Died Apr. 13, 1935, Eden, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis. Widow of Henry Kiviniity. Father: Tappila. Informant: Mrs. Henry Oja, Eden, Wash. Burial Apr. 15, 1935, Eden, Wash.
RINNELL, CHARLES -- Born July 21, 1863, Kalvia, Finland. Died Apr. 28, 1935, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; arteriosclerosis. Divorced. Clerk. Father: Matti Rinnell. Mother: Fredrica Hironen. Informant: Mrs. Rosa Mattson, Rosburg, Wash. Burial May 2, 1935, Greenwood Cemetery, Astoria, Ore.
BUHAKKA, GUSTAF HJALMAR -- Born December 18, 1889, Finland. Died May 6, 1935, Grays River, Wash. Cause of death: accident; fall from moving car two miles east of Grays River on Ocean Beach Hwy. Single. Commercial fisherman. Father: Severi Buhakka. Burial May 9, 1935, Seal River, Wash.
WILSON, LILJA LUCINA -- Born June 21, 1873, Oulun Laani, Finland. Died July 26, 1935, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral embolus. Wife of David Wilson. Burial July 29, 1935, Deep River, Wash.
SALMI, GEORGE HENRY -- Born September 2, 1875, Ohio. Died Sept. 3, 1935, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral thrombosis; arteriosclerosis. Husband of Aino. Farmer. Father: John Salmi. Mother: Matilda Palm. Burial Sept. 6, 1935, Deep River, Wash.
KOVA, JOHN ALEXANDER -- Born October 11, 1872, Ti Tilaani, Finland. Died Sept. 20, 1935, Puget Island, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia; tuberculosis. Husband of Marie Josephine Kova. Farmer. Burial Sept. 20, 1935, Astoria, Ore.
LANTTO, ISAAC -- Born February 7, 1879, Tornio, Finland. Died Sept. 30, 1935, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: burned in barn fire. Single. Farmer. Informant: Mrs. Axel Jacobsen, Astoria, Ore. Burial Oct. 3, 1935, Seal River, Wash.
HAKALA, ANNA -- Born August 15, 1870, Finland. Died Nov. 5, 1935, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral apoplexy. Wife of Matt Hakala. Informant: Mrs. L. Lundell, Deep River, Wash. Burial Nov. 8, 1935, Salmon Creek, Wash.

 

1937

HANHELA, JACOB -- Born December 20, 1858, Pudasjärvi, Finland. Died Nov. 4, 1937, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; chronic myocarditis. Husband of Greta Olson. Dairy farmer. Burial Dec. 30, 1937, Seal River, Wash.

 

1938

CARBY, IDA MARY -- Born January 8, 1906, Calumet, Michigan. Died July 21, 1938, Cathlamet, Wash. Cause of death: drowned in Lewis and Clark slough near Cathlamet. Divorced from Mr. Alzer. Waitress. Father: Charles Carby. Mother: Mary Hyttinen. Burial at Butte, Montana.

 

1939

BAY, MATT -- Born January 15, 1877, Finland. Died Jan. 30, 1939, Cathlamet, Wash. Cause of death: tuberculosis of lungs, kidneys and bladder. Husband of Minnie. Laborer, I.W.P.C. box factory. Burial Feb. 2, 1939, Cathlamet, Wash.
KYNSI, AUGUST -- Born February 28, 1867, Finland. Died June 21, 1939, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: acute myocarditis. Husband of Katie. Farmer. Father: Kynsijarvi. Mother: Maria Sirnio. Burial June 24, 1939, Deep River, Wash.

 

1940

RANTALA, ANDREW -- Born April 28, 1873, Pyhajoki, Finland. Died Jan. 3, 1940, Cathlamet, Wash. Cause of death: cancer of prostate and bladder; uremia; convulsions. Husband of Hilma. Farmer. Father: Andrew Rantala. Mother: Kaesa. Burial Jan. 6, 1940, Astoria, Ore.
BAY, MINNIE -- Born November 10, 1875, Finland. Died May 16, 1940, Rosedale, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; arteriosclerosis; chronic nephritis. Widow of Matti Bay. Burial May 18, 1940, Cathlamet, Wash.
KANDOLL, ROY MATHEW -- Born July 8, 1921, Astoria, Oregon. Died June 29, 1940, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: undetermined. Single. Farmer. Father: Hjalmar Kandoll (b. Deep River, Wash.). Mother: Fredricka Kummala (b. Putajan, O.L., Finland). Burial July 2, 1940, Seal River, Wash.
SHIELDS, JOHN -- Born December 5, 1867, Finland. Died Nov. 2, 1940, Lund Rest Home, Skamokawa, Wash. Cause of death: acute myocarditis; acute bronchial asthma. Single. Fisherman. Burial at Cathlamet, Wash.

 

1941

WIRKKALA, HULDA MARIA -- Born April 16, 1864, Koosjarvi, Alaveteli, Finland. Died Feb. 16, 1941, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; arteriosclerosis. Widow of Nestor Wirkkala. Hotel business. Informant: Charles F. Wirkkala, Deep River, Wash. Burial Feb. 19, 1941, Oceanview Cemetery, Astoria, Ore.
BOHM, SOFIA ELIZABETH -- Born March 8, 1855, Oulu, Finland. Died March 8, 1941, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: dehydration and circulatory failure; arteriosclerosis. Widow of Jacob Bohm. Father: Abram Riekki. Informant: Mrs. John Laukkola. Burial March 11, 1941, Greenwood Cemetery, Astoria, Ore.
BOHLAJAMA, MATTIE -- Born February 25, 1861, Finland. Died Apr. 4, 1941, Salmon Creek, Wash. Cause of death: old age. Single. Farm laborer. Informant: Mrs. William Lampi, Deep River, Wash. Burial Apr.8, 1941, Cathlamet, Wash.
LARSON, JOHN HENRY -- Born August 24, 1874, Finland. Died June 2, 1941, Lund Rest Home, Skamokawa, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; arteriosclerosis. Single. Gasoline engineer. Captain. Father: Louis Larson. Mother: Mary Frieta. Informant: August Larson, Deep River, Wash. Burial June 6, 1941, Salmon Creek, Wash.
LARSON, BRIITA KATE -- Born December 31, 1884, Kuusamo, Finland. Died Nov. 8, 1941, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: stroke; arteriosclerosis. Widow of Charles Larson. Father: Jurmu. Informant: Archie Larson, Deep River, Wash. Burial Nov. 12, 1941, Deep River, Wash.

 

1942

HANSEN, CARL AUGUST -- Born June 19, 1860, Pyhajoki, Finland. Died Jan. 10, 1942, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis. Husband of Amanda. Fish receiver. Father: Samuel Jokela. Mother: Justina. Informant: Charles O. Hansen, Mist, Ore. Burial Jan. 14, 1942, Rosburg, Wash.
SIGFRIDSON, HENRY JOEL -- Born May 22, 1909, Rosburg, Wash. Died March 4, 1942, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: suicide. Single. Farmer. Father: Sigfrid Sigfridson. Mother: Susanna Kamara. Burial March 9, 1942, Eden Valley, Wash.
SOTKA, ABRAM -- Born April 9, 1863, Pudasjarvi, Finland. Died Apr. 9, 1942, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral embolism. Widower of Mary. Dairy owner. Father: Ollie Sotka. Informant: Ernest Sotka, Rosburg, Wash. Burial May 12, 1942, Eden Valley, Wash.
HERRMAN, LEANDER JOSEPH -- Born July 14, 1894, Finland. Died June 12, 1942, Fritz Hospital, Cathlamet, Wash. Cause of death: shock; fractured right femur; fractured pelvis; struck by tree. Single. Bucker, logging for Deep River Timber Co. Father: Joseph Anders. Mother: Maria W. Hanus. Burial June 14, 1942, Portland, Ore.
HILL, TOIVO HENRY -- Born March 1, 1886, Hamalinna, Finland. Died June 19, 1942, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: drowned. Husband of Ethel. Farmer. Burial June 24, 1942, Seal River, Wash.

 

1943

HANSEN, AMANDA SOFIA -- Born June 24, 1867, Turun Laani, Finland. Died Feb. 13, 1943, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral (?). Widow of Carl Hansen. Father: Gustaf Kallio. Mother: Justiina. Informant: Mrs. Aug. Haataja, Rosburg, Wash. Burial Feb. 16, 1943, Seal River, Wash.
RAISTAKKA, HENRY -- Born February 19, 1875, Taivalkoski, Finland. Died March 29, 1943, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis; chronic nephritis. Husband of Briita. Burial Apr. 1, 1943, Seal River, Wash.
BUHAKKA, JACK -- Born January 12, 1903, Rosburg, Wash. Died Apr. 17, 1943, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: suicide by shotgun wound. Single. Farming. Father: Severi Buhakka. Mother: Walburi Aho. Burial Apr. 21, 1943, Seal River, Wash.
LINDGREN, JOHANNA KAROLIINA -- Born May 20, 1857, Abo, Finland. Died Dec. 7, 1943, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia. Widow of Erick Lindgren. Father: Grenholm. Mother: Kate. Informant: M.A. Kukkola, Rosburg, Wash. Burial Dec. 10, 1943, Seal River, Wash.

 

1944

BROO, ISAK ALFRED -- Born April 26, 1888, Finland. Died July 31, 1944, Skamokawa, Wash. Cause of death undetermined. Single. Logger. Burial Aug. 4, 1944, Skamokawa, Wash.

 

1945

SODERBACK, JOHN OSCAR -- Born July 9, 1863, Finland. Died Feb. 12, 1945, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary edema. Single. Logging. Father: Juuso Soderback. Informant: John Loukkola, Rosburg, Wash. Burial Feb. 16, 1945, Seal River, Wash.
WALL, EVERETT, ARTHUR -- Born March 1885 in Finland. Died May 20, 1945, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: shock; exposure (in boat); acute alcoholism. Single. Fisherman. Father: Emil Wall. Mother: Rose Falback. Burial May 25, 1945, Seal River, Wash.
MAKI, HERMAN -- Born November 19, 1872, Finland. Died June 20, 1945, Grays River, Wash. Cause of death: fracture of cervical spine; fall, striking on head. Husband of Amanda Huju. Farmer. Burial June 23, 1945, Grays River, Wash.
WILME, HENRY -- Born December 25, 1889, Deep River, Wash. Died Oct. 5, 1945, Grays River, Wash. Cause of death: accident in woods; crushed skull. Single. Whistlepunk, logging. Father: John Wilme. Mother: Katherine Warra. Informant: Lena Clyde, South Bend, Wash. Burial Oct. 8, 1945, Salmon Creek, Wash.
JUNTILLA, JOSEPHINE -- Born July 6, 1875, Siikajoki, Finland. Died Dec. 25, 1945, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death unknown. Widow of John Juntilla. Informant: Charles Juntilla, Rosburg, Wash. Burial Jan. 2, 1946, Eden, Wash.

 

1946

ERVASTI, HERMAN -- Born November 3, 1853, Kuusamo, Finland. Died Jan. 13, 1946, Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerosis; senility. Widower of Susanna. Farmer. Father: Olaf Ervasti. Informant: Mildred Ervasti, Rosburg, Wash. Burial Jan. 16, 1946.
MATTA, ARTHUR BERNHART -- Born December 22, 1924, Astoria, Oregon. Died May 21, 1946, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: suffocation; acute edema of larynx; allergic utericaria. Single. Signalman, logging. Father: Charles Matta (b. Deep River, Wash.). Mother: Helen Carlson (b. Knappton, Wash.). Burial May 24, 1946, Naselle, Wash.
PENTTI, FRED -- Born March 9, 1893, Finland. Died May 30, 1946, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: broken neck; fall. Single. Tavern keeper. Father: Santeen Pentti. Informant: Oscar Polvi, Tacoma, Wash. Burial June 1, 1946, Deep River, Wash.
BAKKILA, ANNA LOVIISA -- Born May 11, 1859, Terijarvi, Finland. Died July 10,1946, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: hypostatic pneumonia. Widow of Jacob A. Bakkila. Father: John Torppa. Mother: Anna Liisa Joberg. Informant: Martha B. Hess, Deep River, Wash. Burial July 15, 1946, Deep River, Wash.

 

1947

HANHI, ARNE AUGUST -- Born September 15, 1908, Astoria, Oregon. Died May 5, 1947, Grays River, Wash. Cause of death: drowned; body found May 7. Single. Logger-fisherman. Father: August Hanhi. Mother: Anna Kukka. Informant: Lydia Hanhi, Grays River, Wash. Burial May 9, 1947, Seal River, Wash.