Death Certificates of Finns in Pacific County, Washington, 1908-1950


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


[1908 - 1922] [1923 - 1934] [1935 - 1941] [1942-1950]


1935

ELO, OSCAR -- Age about 55 years, born in Finland. Died Apr. 19, 1935, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerosis; apoplexy. Found dead. Married. Faller, logging camp. Informant: Matt Somaro, Raymond, Wash. Burial Apr. 23, 1935, Menlo, Wash.
BIGHILL, ANNA JOSEPHINE -- Born January 25, 1864, Kaustinen, Finland. Died May 24, 1935, Naselle, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of colon; cardiac failure. Widow of Lee Bighill. Father: Antti Kentala. Mother: Mary. Informant: Esther Bighill. Burial May 27, 1935, Naselle, Wash.
RINELL, CARL -- Born May 2, 1908, Salmon Creek, Wash. Died June 12, 1935, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: asphyxiation; epileptic fit. Single. Farmer. Father: Andrew Rinell. Mother: Matilda Kiviniemi. Burial June 16, 1935, Deep River, Wash.
EDBERG, PAUL -- Three months of age, born South Bend, Wash. Died June 24, 1935, South Bend, Wash. Cause of death: bronchitis. Father: Evart Edberg. Mother: Elsie (b. Seattle, Wash.). Burial June 25, 1935, South Bend, Wash.
HILL, JOHN -- About 53 years of age, born in Kylajirva, Finland. Died Aug. 1, 1935, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis; exacerbation of chronic alcoholism. Single. Longshoreman. Informant: Albert Pasanen, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial at Fern Hillo, Menlo, Wash.
NASI, JOHN -- Born November 19, 1865, Kaustinen, Finland. Died Aug. 12, 1935, Naselle, Wash. Cause of death: heart failure. Husband of Selina. Father: John Bjorknasi. Informant: Mrs. Oscar Maunula, Naselle, Wash. Burial Aug. 14, 1935, Naselle, Wash.
SIFFERSON, WILLIAM -- Born 1890, Astoria, Oregon. Died Aug. 31, 1936, South Bend General Hospital, South Bend, Wash. Cause of death: compound skull fracture; auto accident. Single. Clerk, general merchandise. Father: Sigfred Sigfridson. Informant: Herman Sifferson. Burial Sept. 7, 1935, Seal River, Wash.
PETERSON, ALEX -- Born September 26, 1873, Finland. Died Dec. 25, 1935, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: accidental drowning. Single. Logger, sawmill. Father: Pekka (Becka) Kumpulainen. Informant: Paul Makara. Burial Jan. 1, 1936, Raymond, Wash.

 

1936

JAAKKOLA, EDWIN ALDEVIN -- Born August 30, 1912, Astoria, Oregon. Died Feb. 21, 1936, Columbia River off Point Ellis. Cause of death: accidental drowning; boat capsized in storm. Single. Gillnet fisherman. Father: Matt Jaakkola. Mother: Kaisa Kaamakoski. Informant: Ellis Jaakkola, Astoria, Ore. Burial Feb. 26, 1936, Greenwood Cemetery, Astoria, Ore.
MATTSON, HENRY ISRAEL -- Born January 8, 1899, Astoria, Oregon. Died Feb. 21, 1936; found dead May 19, 1936, Columbia River. Cause of death: accidental drowning. Husband of Esther. Gillnet fisherman. Father: Israel Mattson. Burial May 22, 1936, Ocean View Cemetery, Astoria, Ore.
HENDRICKSON, KATIE -- Born October 2, 1851, Finland. Died Feb. 21, 1936, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: auricular fibrillation; arteriosclerosis. Widow of Matt Hendrickson. Informant: Henry Alfred Hendrickson. Burial Feb. 25, 1936, Deep River, Wash.
WINTERS, ALMA ERIKA -- Born September 30, 1880, Veteli, Finland. Died Apr. 29, 1936, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of liver. Wife of Oscar Winters. Father: Matti Heikkila. Mother: Liisa Kaino. Informant: Oscar Winters. Burial May 2, 1936, Ilwaco, Wash.
WENDSTROM, AMELIA K. -- Born September 25, 1872, Veteli, Finland. Died May 18, 1936, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: auricular fibrillation. Widow of Kalle Wendstrom. Informant: Matt Wendstrom, Ilwaco, Wash. Burial May 21, 1936, Ilwaco, Wash.
ERICKSON, ANNA SOPHIA -- Born October 29, 1891, Nygard, Finland. Died July 19, 1936, South Bend, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Wife of John Erick Erickson. Father: Erick Nygard. Mother: Edla Swarvar. Burial July 22, 1936, Menlo, Wash.
HEIKLIN, THOMAS -- Born January 25, 1852, Finland. Died Aug. 20, 1936, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerosis; generalized gangrene of leg. Husband of Maria Heiklin. General farmer. Father: Matt Heikkinen. Informant: Emil Heiklin, Salmon Creek-Deep River, Wash. Burial Aug. 23, 1936, Deep River, Wash.
SEABORG, MARY CHARLOTTE -- Born September 5, 1838, Finland. Died Aug. 27, 1936, Seaview, Wash. Cause of death: fractured femur; fracture of hip in fall; senility. (Had been hospitalized in Astoria; died just as the doctor arrived to see her.) Widow of B.A. Seaborg. Father: Peter Hoggland. Mother: Juliana Wasastjena. Informant: Mrs. Robert Hawkins. Burial Aug. 29, 1936, Ilwaco, Wash.
WIITALA, MARIA -- Born July 4, 1852, Lohtaja, Finland. Died Sept. 6, 1936, Naselle, Wash. Cause of death: senility; myocarditis. Widow of John Wiitala. Father: Erick Semikka. Informant: Sanfred Wiitala. Burial Sept. 10, 1936, Naselle, Wash.
HJORT, GUSTA ALFRED -- Born August 3, 1859, Finland. Died Sept. 12, 1936, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: broncho-pneumonia; arteriosclerosis. Divorced from Anna Letha. Dairy farmer. Father: Alfred Hjort. Mother: Anna Osterback. Burial Sept. 16, 1936, IOOF Cemetery, South Bend, Wash.
KOLBACK, JOHN OSCAR -- Born January 20, 1882, Kaustinen, Finland. Died Oct. 28, 1936, Naselle, Wash. Cause of death: dementia praecox. Single. Retired dairy farmer. Father: Gustaf E. Kolback. Mother: Mary Alice Nygard. Informant: Tekla Wirkkala, Ilwaco, Wash. Burial Oct. 31, 1936, Naselle, Wash.
WENMAN, ANDREW -- Born January 11, 1881, Finland. Died October 29, 1936, Grayland, Wash. Cause of death: chronic valvular disease. Widower of Ellen Wenman. Worked in plywood mill. Father: Andrew Wenman. Informant: Willard Wenman. Burial at Sunset Memorial, Hoquiam, Wash.
COOK, MARIANNA -- Born October 26, 1869, Kaustinen, Finland. Died Nov. 18, 1936, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Wife of John Cook. Father: Erick Raav. Burial Nov. 20, 1936, Ilwaco, Wash.
NELSON, JOHN -- About 65 years of age, born in Finland. Died Dec. 4, 1936, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis; nephritis. Bucker, logging camp. Single. Burial Dec. 10, 1936, Menlo, Wash.
NORT, ARNOLD JASPER -- Born October 3, 1936, Ilwaco, Wash. Died Dec. 6, 1936, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: birth injury to head without caesarean operation. Father: Arvo Elias Nort (b. Ilwaco, Wash.). Mother: Lillian Helen Winters (b. Ilwaco, Wash.). Burial Dec. 9, 1936, Ilwaco, Wash.
KOSKELA, MATT -- Born June 24, 1871, Finland. Died Dec. 29, 1936, Naselle, Wash. Cause of death: coronary sclerosis. Husband of Emilia. Farmer. Informant: Walter Pavola. Burial Jan. 2, 1937, Naselle, Wash.
STEINBACH, JOHN AUGUST -- Bom January 31, 1864, Yliveteli, Finland. Died Dec. 29, 1936, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: hypertension; heart disease. Husband of Anna Louise Steinbach. Father: John Steinbach. Mother: Anna Liisa Tervaskorpi. Burial Dec. 30, 1936, Ilwaco, Wash.

 

1937

KORPELA, BRIITA MARIE -- Born May 16, 1849, Yliveteli, Finland. Died Jan. 9, 1937, Naselle, Wash. Cause of death: senility. Widow. Father: Antti Pakkala. Mother: Liisa Mikkola. Informant: Mrs. Charles Wirkkala, Naselle, Wash. Burial Jan. 13, 1938, Naselle, Wash.

HUNTUS, SHIRLEY ELAINE -- Born April 12, 1936, Astoria, Oregon. Died Feb. 1, 1937, Naselle, Wash. Cause of death: broncho-pneumonia. Father: Martin Huntus (b. Wash.). Mother: Ida Markel (b. Wash.). Burial Feb. 2, 1937, Naselle, Wash.

LASPA, JOHN A. -- Born February 2, 1885, Veteli, Finland. Died Feb. 17, 1937, Riverview Hospital, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: influenza and pneumonia; chronic myocarditis; chronic alcoholism. Single. Laborer, sawmill. Father: Alexander Laspa. Mother: Fredereka Kukkonen. Informant: Julius Laspa, Olympia, Wash. Burial Feb. 21, 1937, Menlo, Wash.

SAARELA, MARIA SOPHIA -- Born December 14, 1866, Finland. Died Feb. 28, 1937, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Widow. Father: Jacob Niemi. Informant: Matt Saarela. Burial March 3, 1937, Ilwaco, Wash.

KETOLA, MARY -- Born February 14, 1874, Toholampi, Finland. Died March 9, 1937, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; hypertension. Wife of Victor Ketola, Winlock, Wash. Informant: Wilfred Erickson, Raymond, Wash. Burial March 14, 1937, Winlock, Wash.
JOHNSON, JACOB -- Born January 13, 1866, Kortesjarvi, Finland. Died Apr. 14, 1937, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis. Husband of Sanna. Farmer. Informant: Urho Johnson. Burial Apr. 17, 1937, Ilwaco, Wash.

PARPALA, JOHN -- Born September 12, 1858, Kalvia, Finland. Died Apr. 16, 1937, Naselle, Wash. Cause of death: senility. Husband of Sofia. Farmer. Father: Abram Parpala. Burial Apr. 20, 1937, Greenwood Cemetery, Astoria, Ore.

HILL (KYYNY), CHARLIE F. -- Born August 28, 1888, Ikalinen, Finland. Died May 27, 1937, Riverview Hospital, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma; ulcer of stomach. Single. Logger. Burial May 30, 1937, Raymond, Wash.

FORSMAN, ISAAC ERIC -- Born June 14, 1889, Vaasa, Finland. Died July 12, 1937, near Nemah, Wash. Cause of death: found dead of acute alcoholism. Husband of Matilda Forsman, South Bend, Wash. 2nd faller, logging camp. Father: Isaac Forsman. Mother: Anna Brita Wik. Burial July 17, 1937, Raymond, Wash.

JOHNSON, MATTHEW -- Born June 15, 1870, Vaasa, Finland. Died July 28, 1937, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Husband of Sophie. Tailor, men's clothing. Father: Andrew Johnson. Mother: Betty Logan (b. Finland). Burial July 31, 1937, Menlo, Wash.

JOHNSON, FRANS ALFRED -- Born May 15, 1883, Kvelaks, Finland. Died Aug. 5, 1837, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: accidental drowning. Fell off a log, Quinault Dock. Husband of Johanna. Assistant tallyman, sawmill. Father: John Wannberg. Mother: Anna Maria Lethen. Burial Aug. 8, 1937, Menlo, Wash.
ANDERSON, HENRY -- Born about 1889 in Finland. Died Aug. 23, 1937, Saginaw Logging Co., Brooklyn, Wash. Cause of death: died suddenly while walking to work; cause unknown, probably apoplexy. Single. Bucker (logging). Resident of Wirta Hotel, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial Sept. 1, 1937, Aberdeen, Wash.
HUTTULA, MARIA -- Born November 30, 1871, Veteli, Finland. Died Oct. 13, 1937, Salmon Creek, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of uterus. Widow of John Huttula. Father: Matti Pollakoski. Mother: Liisa. Informant: Matt Huttula, Deep River, Wash. Burial Oct. 15, 1937, Salmon Creek, Wash.
AHO, CHARLES LEONARD -- Born March 19, 1882, Vesisaari, Norway. Died Oct. 27, 1937, Knappton, Wash. Cause of death: basal fracture of skull and internal injuries of chest and abdomen; crushed between two large logs in mill. Resident of Naselle, Wash. Husband of Olga. Log hauler, Knappton Mill. Father: John Aho. Mother: Annie Luokkola. Burial Oct. 30, 1937, Naselle, Wash.
LARSON, CHARLES -- Born January 1, 1885, Deep River, Wash. Died Nov. 23, 1937, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Husband of Katie. Father: Lars Larson. Mother: Briita Hirsiwaara. Burial Nov. 26, 1937, Deep River, Wash.
PERALA, MARTIN -- Born February 15, 1896, Vaasa, Finland. Died Nov. 25, 1937, South Bend General Hospital, South Bend, Wash. Cause of death: compound fracture of skull; fell down a hatch aboard the S. S. Washington. Single. Seaman, steamship. Resident of San Francisco, Calif. Burial Dec. 3, 1937, Aberdeen, Wash.
KETOLA, JOHN VICTOR -- Born December 3, 1874, Wirkkala, Finland. Died Dec. 16, 1937, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of liver. Husband of Mary Ketola. Laborer, sawmill. Father: Johan Ketola. Burial at Winlock, Wash.

 

1938

EAST, CARL GUSTA -- Born July 28, 1896, Nyland, Sweden. Died March 1, 1938, Riverview Hospital, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral thrombosis. Single. Logger, faller. Father: (b. Sweden). Mother: Ulrika (b. Finland). Burial March 6, 1938, Menlo, Wash.
HENDRICKSON, MATT -- Born February 24, 1861, Finland. Died March 13, 1938, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Husband of Josephine. Miner, coal mines. Father: Henry Hendrickson. Burial March 17, 1938, Menlo, Wash.
KAAKINEN, JACOB -- Born September 23, 1873, Finland. Died May 16, 1938, Tokeland, Wash. Cause of death: skull fracture; internal injuries; auto struck telephone pole. Husband of Elizabeth Kuivola. Resident of Aberdeen, Wash. Wholesale fish buyer. Father: John Kaakinen. Burial May 19, 1938, Aberdeen Wash.
HOKKANEN, WALTER - Born December 26, 1873, Kangasniemi, Finland. Died May 29, 1938, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death undetermined; was found dead after fighting brush near home. Husband of Lizzie. Dairy Farmer. Father: Matt Hokkanen. Informant: Iowa Hokkanen, Deep River, Wash. Burial June 1, 1938, Deep River, Wash.
KINGSMITH, IVAN EDWARD -- Born January 30, 1938, Raymond, Wash. Died May 29, 1938, Riverview Hospital, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia. Father. J. Kingsmith (b. England). Mother: Fannie Irene Karvonen (b. Finland). Burial June 1, 1938, Menlo, Wash.
HILL, ADOLPH JOHN -- Born February 8, 1872, Finland Died June 4, 1938, Menlo, Wash. Cause of death: cardiac failure. Husband of Mary Hill. Farmer. Father: John Henry Hill. Mother: Mary Polso. Informant: John Hill, Menlo, Wash. Burial June 8, 1938, Menlo, Wash.
LINDBERG, ERNEST HENRY -- Born August 2, 1918, Raymond Wash. Died June 6, 1938, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: drowning in Willapa River. Single. Laborer, WPA. Father. Henry Lindberg. Mother: Ida Kallela. Burial June 14, 1938, Menlo. Wash.
TAKKO, MARIA -- Born November 30, 1885, Finland. Died June 27, 1938, Ilwaco, Wash.. Cause of death: stroke of apoplexy; arteriosclerosis. Wife of Matt Takko. Father: Alatalo. Burial July 2, 1938, Greenwood Cemetery, Astoria, Ore.
HEIKLIN. MARIA P. -- Born July 2, 1851, Siikajoki, Finland. Died November 10, 1938, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: unknown, died suddenly at home. Widow of Thomas Heiklin. Father: Andrew Piirila. Informant: Emil Heiklin, Deep River, Wash. Burial Nov. 13, 1938, Deep River, Wash.

 

1939

KOKKO, JACOB -- Born June 30, 1878, Pudasjarvi, Finland. Died Jan. 2, 1939, Naselle, Wash. Cause of death: found dead in bed; had heart trouble. Widower of Amanda. Laborer, lumber mill. Father: Andrew Kokko. Informant: Mrs. P.W. Warranka, Kerry, Ore. Burial Jan. 7, 1939, Seal River, Wash.
EKQUIST, EDLA -- Born September 25, 1896, Finland. Died Jan. 12, 1939, South Bend, Wash. Cause of death: cerebro-spinal meningitis. Wife of Erik Victor Ekquist. Father: Anders Udd. Mother: Louise Suttergord. Burial Jan. 13, 1939, Menlo, Wash.
WIRTA, ALINA JOSEPHINE -- Born August 17, 1892, Finland. Died Feb. 2, 1939, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: adenocarcinoma of right ovary. Wife of William Wirta. Father: Everett Wirtanen. Mother: Olga Josephine Niemi. Burial Feb. 5, 1939, Menlo, Wash.
LEHTO, FRANK -- Age 52, born in Finland. Died Feb. 24, 1939, Riverview Hospital, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: probably heart attack. Single. Longshoreman. Burial Feb. 26, 1939, Menlo, Wash.
FOX, AXEL -- Born March 4, 1876, Finland. Died March 1, 1939, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: hypostatic pneumonia; carcinoma of stomach. Divorced from Louise. Logger. Informant: William Fox, Ilwaco, Wash. Burial March 3, 1939, Ilwaco, Wash.
STRAND, JOHN ERICK -- Born January 29, 1858, Altan, Norway. Died Apr. 27, 1939, Seaview Hospital, Seaview, Wash. Cause of death: surgical shock following operation for enlarged prostate. Husband of Mary Strand. Carpenter, building. Father: Rasmussen Strand. Burial May 1, 1939, Ilwaco, Wash.
PYLKKANEN, WILLIAM -- About 50 years of age, born Uras, Finland. Died June 17, 1939, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: suicidal drowning; found June 26, 1939, in South Fork of Willapa River with iron weights tied to him. Single. Longshoreman, loading vessels. Father: William Pylkkanen. Mother: Sophia Muuronen. Informant: Eli Porkka, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial June 29, 1939, Menlo, Wash.
WILSON, GUSTAF A. -- Born April 11, 1885, Finland. Died July 17, 1939, Riverview Hospital, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: malignant hypertension; cardiac collapse. Husband of Elvira. Tallyman, lumber mills. Father: William Wilson. Mother: Beata Lolax. Burial July 20, 1939, IOOF Cemetery, South Bend, Wash.
JOHNSON, SAIDA -- Born September 9, 1874, Finland. Died July 25, 1939, Riverview Hospital, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: strangulated ventral hernia. Wife of Alex Johnson. Informant: Arnold Johnson, son. Burial July 28, 1939, Menlo, Wash.
HYRKAS, HERMAN G. -- Born February 15, 1876, Centerville, Wash. Died Aug. 15, 1939, Ilwaco Hospital, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: hypostatic pneumonia; carcinoma of stomach. Husband of Mary Matta. Dairy farmer. Father: Matt Hyrkas. Mother: Mary. Informant: Clara Emery, Deep River, Wash. Burial Aug. 18, 1939, Salmon Creek, Wash.
RINELL, MATILDA -- Born March 3, 1872, Kittila, Finland. Died Aug. 23, 1939, Salmon Creek, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of bowel. Widow of Andrew Rinell. Father: Errick Kiviniemi. Mother: Hattula. Burial Aug. 26, 1939, Deep River, Wash.
BERG, HILMA CAROLINE -- Born August 7, 1888, Finland. Died Sept. 24, 1939, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: hypostatic pneumonia; chronic colitis. Wife of John H. Berg. Father: Nels Saari. Mother: Amanda Nakkola. Informant: John Berg. Burial Sept. 26, 1939, Ilwaco, Wash.
BACON, ELLEN MATILDA -- Born October 30, 1868, Helsinki, Finland. Died Oct. 2, 1939, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis; cardiac asthma. Wife of Jacob Bacon. Burial Oct. 5, 1939, Ilwaco, Wash.
JERNSTROM, SOPHIE MARIE -- Born May 15, 1900, Chinook, Wash. Died Oct. 25, 1939, Ilwaco Hospital, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: surgical shock following caesarean section on fibrous myometous degeneration of whole body of uterus. Wife of Arthur Jernstrom. Father: Martin Anderson (b. Sweden). Mother: Willamina Erickson (Swedish-Finn). Burial Oct. 28, 1939, Ilwaco, Wash.
WIRKKALA, JALMAR GUSTAV -- Born November 24, 1877, Kaustinen, Finland. Died Nov. 6, 1939, Knappton, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis. Single. Farm laborer. Usual place of residence Rochester, Wash. Father: Henrick Wirkkala. Mother: Maria. Burial Nov. 9, 1939, Naselle, Wash.
NELSON, FRANK -- Born June 13, 1881, Abo, Finland. Died Dec. 25, 1939, Riverview Hospital, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: squamous cell carcinoma of throat; severe hemorrhage. Single. Longshoreman. Father: Emanuel Rattari (b. Abo, Finland). Mother: Elissa Rantala (b. Abo, Finland). Informant: Mrs. F.W. Makinen, Raymond, Wash. Burial Dec. 27, 1939, Menlo, Wash.

 

1940

SALME, OSCAR JOSEPH -- Born 1871, Girard, Ohio. Died Jan. 17, 1940, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: found dead sitting in chair, apparently a heart attack. Single. Fire warden. Father: John Salme. Mother: Matilda Palm. Informant: Otto Salme, Deep River, Wash. Burial Jan. 22, 1940, Deep River, Wash.
HUNTUS, GEORGE MATT -- Born May 15, 1911, Naselle, Wash. Died Feb. 10, 1940, Naselle, Wash. Cause of death: accidental drowning; falling from boat while commerci- ally fishing for smelt. Single. Hook tender for Crane Lumber Mill. Father: John Huntus (b. Kaustinen, Finland). Mother: Anna Amalia Winters (b. Kaustinen, Finland). Informant: Elmer Winters, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial March 9, 1940, Naselle, Wash.
KOSKI, JOHN ALFRED -- Born December 5, 1869, Finland. Died Feb. 19, 1940, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: hypostatic pneumonia; apoplexy stroke. Husband of Rose Amelia Koski. Father: John Koski. Mother: Elizabeth Timonen. Informant: A. Walfred Koski, Ilwaco, Wash. Burial Feb. 23, 1940, Ilwaco, Wash.
FOX, HERMAN JACK -- Born August 25, 1882, Finland. Died Feb. 25, 1940, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis; angina pectoris. Husband of Hulda. Carpenter, boats and houses. Father: Jacob Fox. Mother: Maria. Burial Feb. 28, 1940, Ilwaco, Wash.
PASKI, SELIINA ROSE -- Born March 12, 1886, Finland. Died March 8, 1940, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: hypostatic pneumonia; jaundice. Wife of Thomas Paski. Father: Matt Wenstrom. Mother: Anna Marie Wenstrom. Burial March 12, 1940, Ilwaco, Wash.
LEPPA, KALLE JULIUS -- Born, April 12, 1891, Ahtari, Finland. Died March 26, 1940, South Bend General Hospital, South Bend, Wash. Cause of death: tubercular meningitis; pulmonary tuberculosis. Husband of Selma. Salmon fisherman. Father: Kalle J. Leppa. Informant: Nels Leppa, Ilwaco, Wash. Burial March 28, 1940, Ilwaco, Wash.
KOKKO, HENRY -- Born December 10, 1887, Finland. Died Apr. 6, 1940, Riverview Hospital, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach; anemia. Husband of Sophia. Unemployed. Father: Henry Kokko. Informant: Leo Kokko, Raymond, Wash. Burial Apr. 9, 1940, Menlo, Wash.
MATTSON, OSCAR -- Born July 7, 1891, Ilwaco, Wash. Died Apr. 6, 1940, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: drowning. Husband of Anna Maki. House carpenter. Father: August Mattson. Mother: Hilma Kainber. Informant: Mrs. Emil Jarvi, Winlock, Wash. Burial Apr. 13, 1940, Ilwaco, Wash.
HILL, OTTO A. -- Born August 27, 1893, Wasa, Finland. Died Apr. 9, 1940, Riverview Hospital, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: internal hemorrhage; ruptured bladder due to trauma (accident at Smith Creek). Husband of Ingrid. Logger. Father: John Lillback. Mother: Mary Raybacka. Burial Apr. 14, 1940, Menlo, Wash.

JOHNSON, ALEXANDER -- Born January 30, 1871, Christina, Finland. Died May 17, 1940, Ilwaco Hospital, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: hypostatic pneumonia; myocarditis. Widower of Amanda. Farmer. Father: John Mosskku. Informant: Arnie Johnson, Chinook, Wash. Burial May 20, 1940, Ilwaco, Wash.

TIMONEN, OSCAR HENRY -- Born January 18, 1885, Kaustinen, Finland. Died June 13, 1940, Knappton, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis; arteriosclerosis. Husband of Olga. Hooktender for Crane Lumber Mill. Father: John Timonen. Mother: Leena. Informant: Hugo Timonen, Naselle, Wash.

NYGARD, ANNA -- Born December 21, 1855, Wasa, Finland. Died July 15, 1940, South Bend, Wash. Cause of death: broncho-pneumonia; accidental burns. Widow of Charles Nygard. Father: John Westermark. Informant: G.W. Nygard, South Bend, Wash. Burial July 18, 1940, IOOF Cemetery, South Bend, Wash.
PETERSON, FRED JOSEPH -- Born October 16, 1896, Astoria, Oregon. Died Aug. 23, 1940, Columbia River, Clatsop Co., Ore. Cause of death: drowning; body found on beach at Ocean Park, Wash. Single. Painter and sailmaker. Father: Samuel Peterson (b. Arvonlahti, Finland). Mother: Maria Tormolo (b. Siikajoki, Finland). Informant: Hilda S. Peterson, Long Beach, Calif. Burial Sept. 3, 1940, Greenwood Cemetery, Astoria, Ore.

SAARI, FRIITA AMANDA -- Born December 22, 1856, Finland. Died Sept. 1, 1940, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis; old age. Widow of Nels Saari. Informant: Ervin Saari. Burial Sept. 9, 1940, Ilwaco, Wash.

HAKALA, MATT -- Born September 12, 1853, Laihia, Finland. Died Sept. 17, 1940, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: cardiac decomposition. Widower of Anna Elizabeth. Farmer. Father: Thomas Hakala. Informant: Hugo Hakala. Burial Sept. 21, 1940, Salmon Creek, Wash.

KANANEN, EVERET VICTOR -- Born May 9, 1872, Vasa, Finland. Died Oct. 15, 1940, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: stroke of apoplexy; arteriosclerosis. Widower of Eliina Kananen. Salmon fisherman. Father: John Kananen. Informant: Walter A. Kananen. Burial Oct. 19, 1940, Ilwaco, Wash.
WINTERS, WILLIAM ANDREW -- Born November 14, 1872, Finland. Died Nov. 1, 1940, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: hypostatic pneumonia; cerebral embolus. Widower of Mary. Salmon fisherman. Informant: Stella Davenport, Ilwaco, Wash. Burial Nov. 6, 1940, Ilwaco, Wash.
BACK, ANDREW -- Born August 30, 1874, Replot, Vasa, Finland. Died Dec. 16, 1940, South Bend, Wash. Cause of death: severe trauma to head, neck and chest; caught in revolving shafting. Husband of Matilda. Belt man, sawmill. Father: Johann Back (b. Walgrund, Finland). Mother: Maria (b. Walgrund, Finland). Informant: Eric Lund, South Bend, Wash. Burial Dec. 22, 1940, Menlo, Wash.
OLLI, NICK MATTI -- Born Nov. 27, 1875, Lafpajarvi, Finland. Died Dec. 28, 1940, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion; chronic myocarditis. Husband of Kate Olli. Laborer, sawmill. Father: Mathew Olli. Informant: Nick Olli Jr., Raymond, Wash. Burial Jan. 1, 1941, Menlo, Wash.
OMAN, ANNA MARGARET -- Born November 1, 1857, Kemijarvi, Finland. Died Dec. 28, 1940, Ilwaco Hospital, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: acute myocarditis; arteriosclerosis. Widow of Oscar Oman. Father: Stephanus Peltopera. Informant: Ida Eager, Chinook, Wash. Burial Dec. 31, 1940, Naselle, Wash.
PAAVOLA, MARY -- Born October 25, 1871, Norway. Died Dec. 29, 1940, Naselle, Wash. Cause of death: cardio-renal disease. Wife of Alex Paavola. Father: Jacob Pakanen. Mother: Katre. Informant: William A. Paavola, Naselle, Wash. Burial Jan. 1, 1941, Naselle, Wash.

 

1941

HAAPALA, ANNA KUSTAVA -- Born June 29, 1855, Finland. Died Jan. 13, 1941, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: hypostatic pneumonia; arteriosclerosis; old age. Widow of Alex Haapala. Father: Eli Finila (Jacobson). Informant: Mrs. Axel Suni, Ilwaco, Wash. Burial Jan. 18, 1941, Ilwaco, Wash.
HILL, MARY ELPHINE -- Born November 1, 1870, Halsua, Finland. Died Jan. 17, 194 1, near Menlo, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion. Widow of Adolph Hill. Father: Johnson Lerry. Informant: Victor Hill, Menlo, Wash. Burial Jan. 20, 1941, Menlo, Wash.
JOHNSON, FRANK -- Born July 3, 1883, Tornio, Finland. Died Jan. 26, 1941, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: suicide by shooting. Husband of Elaine. Salmon fisherman. Father: Johansen Johnson. Mother: Gustava Nakkula. Burial Jan. 29, 1941, Ilwaco, Wash.
SILVOLA, MARIA -- Born October 3, 1869, Kaustinen, Finland. Died Feb. 1, 1941, Naselle, Wash. Cause of death: hypostatic pneumonia; cerebral hemorrhage. Wife of John Silvola. Father: John Bjork. Informant: Mrs. Hilda Doll, Naselle, Wash. Burial Feb. 4, 1941, Naselle, Wash.
NANNU, JOHN LEVI -- Born October 25, 1867, Tornio, Finland. Died Feb. 3, 194 1, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: stroke of apoplexy; arteriosclerosis. Husband of Mathilda. Salmon fisherman. Informant: Mrs. R. Ramsey, Seattle, Wash. Burial Feb. 5, 1941, Ilwaco, Wash.
OJANIEMI, ANNA -- Born April 19, 1891, Finland. Died Feb. 14, 1941, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: septicemia; dry gangrene of right foot; myocarditis; toxic thyroiditis. Wife of Samuel Ojaniemi. Father: Henry Ackerman. Burial Feb. 16, 1941, Menlo, Wash.
HANHI, CHARLES ADOLPH -- Born May 1, 1903, Rosburg, Wash. Died Feb. 20, 1941, Naselle, Wash. Cause of death: crushed skull; logging accident; struck by falling snag. Husband of Anna Hanhi. Bucker, Smith Creek Logging Co. Father: August Hanhi. Mother: Anna Kukka. Burial Feb. 24, 1941, Seal River, Wash.
SINILUOTO, ANDROS GUSTAF -- Born May 27, 1871, Finland. Died March 17, 1941, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: hypostatic pneumonia; stroke of apoplexy. Husband of Aleta. Retired lighthouse keeper. Burial March 20, 1941, Ilwaco, Wash.
PENTTILA, JOHN -- Born October 17, 1860, Kaustinen, Finland. Died March 25, 1941, Ilwaco Hospital, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia; myocarditis. Widower. Retired farmer. Father: Matt Penttila. Mother: Susanna. Informant: Mrs. Jeanie Murto, Astoria, Ore. Burial March 28, 1941, Riverview Cemetery, Astoria, Ore.
RAEMHILD, ELLEN VIOLA -- Born March 7, 1912, Butte, Montana. Died Apr. 2, 1941, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: probably acute alcoholism; advanced fatty degeneration of liver. Wife of Chester A. Raemhild. Father: Fred Johnson. Mother: Jennie Kelly (b. Oregon). Informant: Jennie Strong, Raymond, Wash. Burial Apr. 5, 1941, Menlo, Wash.
ERKKITA, ANTES KUSTI -- Born May 1, 1892, Finland. Died Apr. 9, 1941, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis; chronic alcoholism. Single. Longshoreman. Burial Apr. 12, 1941, Menlo, Wash.
WICK, JACOB "JACK" -- Born January 25, 1873, Finland. Died Apr. 21, 1941, Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: found dead in bathroom May 2, 1941. Had history of heart ailment for several years; body in advanced stage of decomposition. Date of death detrmined by mail in box and when last seen. Widower. Farmer. Father: John Wick. Burial May 5, 1941, Deep River, Wash.
TULLILA, AAPRAMI -- Born November 28, 1868, Lappajarvi, Finland. Died Apr. 24, 1941, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis; tubeculosis of lungs. Husband of Annaliisa. Salmon fisherman. Father: Matt Tullila. Informant: Wendla Wiitala. Burial Apr. 26, 1941, Ilwaco, Wash.
YLONEN, ELLEN GUSTAVA -- Born July 10, 1876, Pori, Finland. Died May 2, 1941, Naselle, Wash. Cause of death: had been a patient at the Coffey Clinic in Portland with bladder trouble. Wife of Victor Ylonen. Father: Fredrick Nyberg. Mother: Sofie Eklund. Burial May 5, 1941, Naselle, Wash.
WENSTROM, MATT OIVA -- Born September 25, 1895, Finland. Died May 23, 1941, Ocean Park, Wash. Cause of death: angina pectoris; coronary thrombosis. Husband of Louise. Electrician. Father: Charles Wenstrom. Mother: Amelia Kaino. Burial May 27, 1941, Ilwaco, Wash.
AHO, EFFIE FLORENCE -- Born August 16, 1921, Naselle, Wash. Died May 29, 1941, Naselle, Wash. Cause of death: tuberculosis of lungs. Father: Charles Aho (b. Norway). Mother: Olga Lustig (b. Atlantic Mine, Mich.). Burial June 2, 1941, Naselle, Wash.
LEHTI, OLGA ELIINA -- Born August 25, 1882, Finland. Died June 6, 1941, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia; asthma; myocarditis. Wife of Charles Lehti. Informant: Wilbert Lehti, Ilwaco, Wash. Burial June 9, 1941, Ilwaco, Wash.
TALUS, MARTIN -- Born February 8, 1903, Naselle, Wash. Died June 13, 1941, Ilwaco Hospital, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: basal fracture of skull; struck by winch crank. Husband of Martha Talus. Father: Mikko Talus. Mother: Ida Savukoski. Burial June 17, 1941, Naselle, Wash.
MANNIKKO, MARIANN -- Age 70 yrs. 11 mos. 17 days. Born 1871, Vimpeli, Finland. Died July 20, 1941, Ocean Beach Hospital, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia; flu. Widow of Andrew Mannikko. Father: Jack Mannikko. Mother: Annie Mannikko. Informant: Mrs. Fred Oman. Burial July 24, 1941, Naselle, Wash.
LARSON, JOHN -- Born November 3, 1886, Tavakoski, Finland. Died July 27, 1941, Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: probable coronary occlusion; arteriosclerosis; acute alcoholism. Single. Sawfiler, logging camp. Father: Andrew Luokkanen. Mother: Reta. Informant: Emery Bartells, Deep River, Wash. Burial July 30, 1941, Deep River, Wash.
AINALY, JOHN -- Born August 21, 1875, Finland. Died Sept. 15, 1941, Ilwaco, Wash. Died in auto in front of hospital. Cause of death: acute myocarditis; arteriosclerosis. Husband of Anna. Building carpenter. Father: Matt Ainaly. Mother: Sophia Pelto. Burial Sept. 18, 1941, Ilwaco, Wash.
SALO, JOHN EMIL -- Born June 27, 1890, Lapua, Finland. Died Sept. 21, 1941, Ilwaco Hospital, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: cardiac asthma; myocarditis; arteriosclerosis. Husband of Anna Elizabeth. Salmon cannery worker. Father: Juho Salojen-Ahde. Mother: Kaisa Jöelö. Burial Sept. 24, 1941, Ilwaco, Wash.
MYLLYOJA, JACOB -- Born January 19, 1854, Siikajoki, Finland. Died Oct. 10, 1941, Ilwaco Hospital, Ilwaco, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia; stroke; arteriosclerosis. Single. Retired fisherman. Father: John Myllyoja. Mother: Briita. Informant: Mrs. R. Rangila, Deep River, Wash. Burial Oct. 11. 1941, Astoria, Ore.
KOSKI, HUGO WALFRED -- Born October 23, 1914, Ilwaco, Wash. Last seen Oct. 24, 1941; body found Oct. 31, 1941, Port of Ilwaco. Cause of death: alcoholism. Single. Salmon fisherman. Father: Oscar Koski. Mother: Frieda Ervasti. Informant: George J. Koski, Ilwaco, Wash. Burial Nov. 3, 1941, Ilwaco, Wash.

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