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


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


[1908 - 1921] [1922 - 1935] [1936 - 1947]


1936

ERHOLM, GILBERT THEODORE -- Born November 22, 1904, Bellingham, Wash. Died Jan. 24, 1936, Anacortes, Wash. Cause of death: encephalitis lethargica. Single. Laundry workman, Anacortes Steam Laundry. Father: Hugo S. Erholm (b. Finland). Mother: Wilhelmina Lind (b. Sweden). Informant: W.H. Erholm, Anacortes, Wash. Burial Jan. 28, 1936, Grandview Cemetery, Anacortes, Wash.
JUDSON, MRS. D.N. -- Born January 18, 1876, Finland. Died Feb. 18, 1936, Anacortes General Hospital, Anacortes, Wash. Cause of death: automobile accident; fractured left femur and internal injuries. Wife of D.N. Judson. Father: Nyland (b. Finland). Burial Feb. 21, 1936, Oak Harbor, Wash.
HILL, ANDREW -- Born October 4, 1854, Finland. Died June 5, 1936, County Farm, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: chronic endocarditis; chronic cystitis; chronic interstitial nephritis; hypertrophy of prostate; fracture of left femur. Cremation June 8, 1936 at Bellingham, Wash.
JOHNSON, CARL S. -- Age 78, born in Finland. Died July 29, 1936, Rowley's Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Usual residence Concrete, Wash. Cause of death: coronary embolism; arteriosclerosis; malnutrition. Divorced. Farmer. Informant: Anna Young, Concrete, Wash. Burial Aug. 1, 1936, Concrete Cemetery, Concrete, Wash.
OSKOG, EDWARD -- Born May 26, 1887, Finland. Died Sept. 20, 1936, Bow, Wash. Cause of death: reportedly from drinking alcoholic beverages; found dead in haymow. Single. Farmer, seed grower. Father: Jacob Oskog (b. Finland). Mother: Anna Marie Newman (b. Finland). Informant: Iner Oskog, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial Sept. 24, 1936, Burlington Cemetery, Burlington, Wash.

 

1937

RUTHE, JOHN -- Born December 12, 1844, Finland. Died Feb. 2, 1937, Concrete, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia. Widower of Mariea. Retired laborer. Father: John Ruthe (b. Finland). Informant: Richard Thompson, Concrete, Wash. Burial Feb. 5, 1937, Hamilton, Wash.
ALQUIST, ALBERT -- Born February 11, 1876, Finland. Died Apr. 13, 1937, County Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: mitral regurgitation. Single. Retired laborer. Burial Apr. 14, 1937, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
AUTIO, ELISA -- Age 58 yrs. 9 mos. 19 days, born in Vasa, Finland. Died June 8, 1937, Anacortes Hospital, Anacortes, Wash. Usual residence Coupeville, Wash. Cause of death: chronic endocarditis. Husband of Maria Gokinen Autio. Quartz miner. Father: John Autio (b. Finland). Mother: Maria (b. Finland). Informant: Maria Autio, Greenbank, Island Co., Wash. Burial at Coupeville, Wash.
SEMELL, IDA SOPHIA -- Born May 15, 1869, Finland. Died July 18, 1937, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral apoplexy; bronchial pneumonia; pulmonary edema. Widow of Matt Semell. Father: Carl Gustavson (b. Finland). Informant: Ted Semell, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial July 23, 1937, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
ANDERSON, MARY -- Age 64, born in Finland. Died Aug. 22, 1937, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence _ennydale, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis; dementia praecox. Single. Housework. Father: Pappas Anderson (b. Finland). Cremation Aug. 24, 1937, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
CHRISTENSON, OSCAR A. -- Born March 30, 1862, Finland. Died Sept. 12, 1937, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: chronic endocarditis; mitral and tricuspid incompetency; sclerosis of brain; psychosis with senile degeneration; arteriosclerosis. Widower. Laborer. Father: Simon Christenson (b. Sweden). Mother: Anna Norgran (b. Finland). Cremation Sept. 14, 1937, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
KOIVU, OTTO -- Born April 6, 1877, Finland. Died Sept. 30, 1937, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Poulsbo, Wash. Cause of death: syphilis, brain and aortitis; perinephritis. Husband of Hilda. Father: Joseph Koivu (b. Finland). Mother: Wilanelua (b. Finland). Cremation Oct. 4, 1937, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Wooley, Wash.
BRITTEN, ANNA -- Born February 8, 1881, Finland. Died Oct. 9, 1937, Rowley's General Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: ruptured stomach secondary to carcinoma of card___ end of stomach. Widow of Knute Britten. Father: Thomas Ohling (b. Finland). Informant: Theodore Britten, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial Oct. 12, 1937, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
ANDERSON, CHARLES FRED -- Born 1861 in Finland. Died Dec. 13, 1937, County Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Usual residence LaConner, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; arteriosclerosis. Single. Gillnet fisherman. Informant: Fred Bryn, LaConner, Wash. Burial Dec. 16, 1937, Pleasant Ridge.
BERGSTROM, EDWARD -- Born December 29, 1871, Finland. Died Dec. 15, 1937, Rowley's General Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: intestinal obstruction; carcinoma of rectum. Husband of Mary. Rancher. Father: Issac Erick (b. Finland). Mother: Stena Fredka (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 18, 1937, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.

 

1938

HENDRICKSON, JOHN -- Age about 55, born in Wasa, Finland. Died Jan. 22, 1938, Rowley Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: accidentally killed on highway near Conway, Wash.; struck by auto; fracture of skull. Widowed. Laborer. Burial Jan. 26, 1938, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
LIFVENDAHL, ERICK G. -- Born October 25, 1871, Finland. Died Feb. 13, 1938, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Anacortes, Wash. Cause of death: senile psychosis. Married. Millworker. Removal Feb. 13, 1938, to Anacortes, Wash.
CARLSON, ROBERT FRANK -- Born September 22, 1871, Finalnd. Died Feb. 24, 1938, Anacortes, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion. Husband of Anna L. General foreman, construction of sawmill. Informant: Frank Carlson Jr. Burial Feb. 26, 1938, Grandview, Anacortes, Wash.
MATSON, J. ORVILLE -- Born May 26, 1921, Lake Stevens, Wash. Died Apr. 14, 1938, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Lake Stevens, Wash. Cause of death: suicide attempt on March 18, 1938, at Everett, Wash., by bichloride of mercury and Lysol; dementia praecox. Student, drug store clerk. Father: E.A. Matson (b. Finland). Mother: Matilda M. Ostlund (b. Minnesota). Removal Apr. 14, 1938, to Everett, Wash.
SKRIFVARE, JOHN -- Born December 21, 1869, Nykarleby, Finland. Died Apr. 20, 1938, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral apoplexy. Husband of Anna. Retired laborer. Burial Apr. 22, 1938, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
MATTSON, ELIZABETH I. -- Born August 1883, Finland. Died Apr. 26, 1938, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Kirkland, Wash. Cause of death: tuberculosis of the intestines and peritoneum; dementia praecox. Wife of Isaac Mattson. Father: Henry Kumura (b. Finland). Mother: Susan Lohtala (b. Finland). Cremation Apr. 29, 1938, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
MARKHAM, EDWARD -- Born May 16, 1891, Finland. Died June 4, 1938, Mt. Vernon General Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Usual residence Arlington, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Husband of Ida Rauhala. Farmer. Father: Adam Markham (b. Finland). Burial June 8, 1938, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
RYTYLAHTI, CHARLES -- Born May 9, 1910, Atlantic Mine, Michigan. Died July 7, 1938, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seal Rock Hotel, Seattle, Wash. Committed to Northern State Hospital as R. Kaale. Cause of death: accidental drowning; patient escaped, tried to cross Skagit River on log. Single. Laborer. Father: Eric Ryhalhetin (b. Finland). Mother: Amanda Niska (b. Norway). Cremation July 14, 1938, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
JOHNSON, FRANS CHESTER EUGENE NAPOLEON -- Born June 6, 1917, Utah. Died Oct. 5, 1938, Mt. Vernon General Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Usual residence Big Lake, Wash. Cause of death: fractured skull and intracranial injuries; auto accident. Single. Bellboy, President Hotel. Father: Alfred Johnson (b. Finland). Mother: Hilga Larwick (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 8, 1938, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.

 

1939

COLLIN, FRED S. -- Born February 4, 1862, Wasa, Finland. Died Jan. 14, 1939, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Ferndale, Wash. Cause of death: subdural hematoma. Widowed. Farmer. Father: Herman F. Collin (b. Finland). Mother: Josephine Stinbeck (b. Finland). Removal Jan. 14, 1939, to Ferndale, Wash.
MURRTO, JOHN -- Born April 2, 1870, Finland. Died Feb. 13, 1939, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Kent, Wash. Cause of death: generalized arteriosclerosis; senile psychosis; lobar pneumonia. Husband of Sophie. Logger. Father: Jacob Murrto (b. Finland). Mother: Mary (b. Finland). Cremation Feb. 20, 1939, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
JACOBSON, LYDIA -- Born November 21, 1879, Finland. Died Oct. 28, 1939, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: ruptured gastric ulcer with peritonitis. Married. Removal Oct. 29, 1939, to Seattle, Wash.
WEST, ANDREW EMIL -- Born January 10, 1888, Ento, Pettersa, Finland. Died Nov. 24, 1939, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis; pulmonary hemorrhage. Husband of Hilda. Rancher. Father: Fredrick Westlund (b. Finland). Burial Nov. 27, 1939, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
ANDERSON, CLARA KRISTINA -- Born July 25, 1878, Narpes, Finland. Died Dec. 17, 1939, Bow, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of colon. Wife of August Anderson. Father: Gabriel Engleholm (b. Finland). Mother: Clara (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 20, 1939, Bow, Wash.

 

1940

ANDERSON, AUGUSTA ADENIA -- Born May 2, 1871, Sweden. Died Jan. 8, 1940, Rowley's General Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of pancreas. Wife of Edwin A. Anderson. Father: Carl W. Adeen (b. Finland). Mother: Kathrine C. Nixholm (b. Finland). Informant: R.A. Anderson, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial Jan. 11, 1940, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
SUNNELL, BERTHA A. -- Born June 15, 1890, Finland. Died Jan. 16, 1940, Burlington General Hospital, Burlington, Wash. Usual residence Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: tumor of cranium. Single. School teacher, Vashon High School. Father: Henry Sunnell (b. Finland). Mother: Johanna Sundquist (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Eric Ericson, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial Jan. 19, 1940, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
HUTELA, LEONARD -- Born 1878 in Finland. Died Feb. 17, 1940, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Transferred from Western State Hospital, Steilacoom, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis; tubercular peritonitis; dementia praecox. Single. Miner. Cremation Feb. 19, 1940, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
WILSON, AMANDA -- Born August 22, 1865, Oulu, Finland. Died March 5, 1940, Memorial Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis; mitral stenosis. Widow of August Wilson. Father: Andrew Hokana (b. Finland). Mother: Gretea (b. Finland). Informant: E.V. Wilson, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Burial Aug. 7, 1930, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
SALTY, ANNA LIZZIE -- Born February 25, 1853, Warsau, Finland. Died March 21, 1940, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Edmonds, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral arteriosclerosis; senile dementia. Widow. Father: Johm Baurman (b. Finland). Mother: Anna. Removal March 21, 1940, to Edmonds, Wash.
LOMBOLA, ALEXANDRIA -- Born September 29, 1862, Banelia, Finland. Died Apr. 8, 1940, Lake Cavanaugh, Wash. Cause of death: heart failure; mitral stenosis. Wife of Albert Lombola (age 76). Father: Johannes Kranbacka (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. John Uitto, Bryant, Wash. Burial Apr. 13, 1940, Arlington, Wash.
MAKI, OSCAR (alias HILL) -- Born October 27, 1886, Finland. Died Apr. 9, 1940, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis; chronic osteomyelitis right femur; dementia praecox. Single. Miner. Father: Sven Maki (b. Finland). Mother: Severin (b. Finland). Cremation Apr. 12, 1940, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
SEMELL, ALEXANDER MATHIAS -- Born January 1, 1878, Finland. Died Apr. 19, 1940, Burlington General Hospital, Burlington, Wash. Usual residence Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; cardiac hypertrophy; aortic aneurism; amputation of both legs 20 years ago. Single. Salesman (self), Wards Products. Father: Matt Semell (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Hilda West, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial Apr. 22, 1940, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
JARVIMAKI, WILHELMINA -- Born May 25, 1834, Finland. Died Sept. 19, 1940, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Cause of death; myocarditis; senility; arteriosclerosis. Widow of Oscar. Father: Thomas Jarvimaki (b. Finland). Informant: Oscar Hill, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Burial Sept. 24, 1940, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
KYNELL, EMIL -- Born July 17, 1872, Gamlakarleby, Finland. Died Sept. 30, 1940, Anacortes, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; arteriosclerosis; carcinoma of prostate. Husband of Sophie. Millwright. Father: Andrew Kynell (b. Gamlakarleby, Finland). Mother: Brita Kelles (b. Gamlakarleby, Finland). Cremation Oct. 3, 1940, Seattle, Wash.
JOHNSON, WILLIS -- Born December 25, 1862, Oliabat, Finland. Died Oct. 21, 1940, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Warner Hotel (Rm. 6), Seattle, Wash. Cause of death; pulmonary tuberculosis; tuberculous peritonitis. Single. Logger. Father: Manuel Matkila (b. Finland). Mother: Marie Mattila (b. Finland). Cremation Oct. 25, 1940, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
OLIN, JACK -- Born February 12, 1880, Nykarleby, Finland. Died Oct. 29, 1940, Skagit County Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: myocardial failure; chronic nephritis; cerebral hemorrhage. Husband of Johanna (age 63). Farmer. Father: Jacob Olin (b. Nykarleby, Finland). Burial Nov. 2, 1940, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
JACOBSON, JOHN JACOB -- Born January 2, 1875, Oravais, Finland. Died Dec. 10, 1940, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis. Husband of Edna. Retired laborer. Father: John Jacobson (b. Oravais, Finland). Mother: Marie B. Anton (b. Oravais, Finland). Burial Dec. 14, 1940, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
AUTIO, MARY -- Born 1890 in Finland. Died Dec. 19, 1940, County Farm, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: cancer of cervix with metastases to the lungs. Wife of Mike Autio. Father: Andrew Lindhull (b. Finland). Informant: Mike Autio, Bryant, Wash. Burial Dec. 23, 1940, Hawthorne Lawn.

 

1941

HALLVAR, GUSTAF ALFRED -- Born October 27, 1893, Vasa, Finland. Died Jan. 27, 1941, Anacortes, Wash. Cause of death: heart disease. Husband of Ilmi (age 43). Cannery fisherman. Father: Iam Hallvar (b. Finland). Mother: Charlotta (b. Finland). Removal Jan. 30, 1941, to Aberdeen, Wash.
OSTMAN, ANDERS -- Born October 27, 1860, Finland. Died Feb. 12, 1941, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: lobular bronchial pneumonia. Widower. Farmer. Father: Andrew Ostman (b. Finland). Cremation Feb. 18, 1941, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
SALO, MARY KITTILA -- Born August 15, 1872, Finland. Died March 26, 1941, Mt. Vernon General Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: uremia; chronic Brights disease. Widow of Matt Salo. Informant: Elmer Kittila, Arlington, Wash. Burial March 29, 1941, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
BERTELL, SARAH -- Born July 6, 1871, Finland. Died Apr. 23, 1941, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerosis; cerebral hemorrhage. Wife of John M. Bertell. Father: Antikainen (b. Finland). Mother: Albina Lydikainen (b. Finland). Removal Apr. 24, 1941, to Seattle, Wash.
LIPPONEN, HENRY -- Born January 15, 1875, Bjelavsi, Finland. Died May 24, 1941, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: pleural empyema, right. Single. Farm worker. Father: Henry Lipponen (b. Finland). Mother: Rika Ritkonen (b. Finland). Cremation May 30, 1941, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
ERICKSON, SAMUEL -- Born September 15, 1866, Uoro, Finland. Died Oct. 1, 1941, Rowley's General Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia. Husband of Anna (age 71). Rancher. Father: Eric Nyquist (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Nels Danielson, Burlington, Wash. Burial Oct. 4, 1941, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
MATSON, JACOB -- Born 1873 in Finland. Died Nov. 24, 1941, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: chronic peritoneal tuberculosis. Single. Common laborer. Father: Mat Sumi (b. Finland). Mother: Katrin Jijaskoski (b. Finland). Cremation Dec. 1, 1941, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
HILL, HENRY -- Born August 18, 1869, Oulu, Finland. Died Dec. 17, 1941, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Widowed. Retired laborer, logging. Burial Dec. 20, 1941, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.

1942

LILJA, ALMA ADOLFINA -- Born February 9, 1876, Finland. Died Jan. 5, 1942, Anacortes Hospital, Anacortes, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of rectum. Single. Father: Henrik Henrikinpoika (b. Finland). Mother: Amanda (b. Finland). Informant: Allan Suominen, Anacortes, Wash. Burial Jan. 8, 1942, Anacortes, Wash.
FERGUSON, HELENA JOHANNA -- Born November 14, 1863, Finland. Died March 25, 1942, Burlington General Hospital, Burlington, Wash. Usual residence Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia; influenza and myocardial failure. Widow. Father: Eric Kamb (b. Finland). Mother: Helena (b. Finland). Informant: Ida Whalen, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial March 27, 1942, Bay View Cemetery.
LINDSTROM, ALBERT -- Born June 20, 1882, Finland. Died June 13, 1942, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: miliary tuberculosis. Single. Worked in steel shops and shipyards. Father: Carl Lindstrom (b. Finland). Mother: Charlotte Palmquist (b. Sweden). Cremation June 18, 1942, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
APO, KONSTANTIN -- Born 1878 in Finland. Died June 13, 1942, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Logger. Father: Abraham Apo (b. Finland). Mother: Eva Warrhapelto (b. Finland). Cremation June 16, 1942, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
BACKLUND, MATT -- Born September 25, 1857, Carlby, Finland. Died July 9, 1942, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Lucky Hotel, Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: generalized atherosclerosis; senile marasmus. Widower. Logger. Cremation July 13, 1942, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
HILL, MIKE R. -- Born September 24, 1873, Finland. Died Aug. 2, 1942, Rowley's Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: shock; gasoline immersion and inhalation; auto accident. Husband of Alma. Farmer. Informant: Eino Hill, Bryant, Wash. Burial Aug. 4, 1942, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
BERGSTROM, ISAAC -- Born May 22, 1869, Vasa, Finland. Died Aug. 19, 1942, Burlington General Hospital, Burlington, Wash. Usual residence Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: starvation; refused to eat; suicide dementia; had a partial prostatectomy done Aug. 4th. Husband of Anna (age 82). Retired rancher. Informant: Edw. Bergstrom, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial Aug. 22, 1942, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
PISTEMAA, HENRY -- Born December 20, 1865, Paavola, Finland. Died Aug. 21, 1942, Skagit County Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach. Husband of Aili. Retired farmer. Father: John Pistemaa (b. Paavola, Finland). Informant: Lillian Pistemaa, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial Aug. 25, 1942, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
JERNS, HERMAN -- Born November 17, 1877, Finland. Died Nov. 3, 1942, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Everson, Wash. Cause of death; thrombosis of femoral artery; aplastic anemia. Husband of Amanda Wiglund. Laborer. Father: John Jerns. Mother: Johanna. Removal Nov. 4, 1942, to Bellingham, Wash.
HEGG, SALLY -- Born 1889 in Finland. Died Nov. 5, 1942, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Farmer. Cremation Nov. 9, 1942, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
LEA, MAMIE (AMANDA MARIA JOHNSON) -- Born 1876 in Finland. Died Nov. 18, 1942, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: chronic cardio-renal disease. Separated. Waitress. Father: Rudolph Johnson (b. Norway). Mother: Wilhelmina Ax (b. Finland). Cremation Nov. 19, 1942, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
SAMSON, EMMA SOPHIE -- Born September 2, 1890, Finland. Died Dec. 4, 1942, Rowley's General Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; hypertension. Wife of Gus Samson. Father: Gustave Herr (b. Finland). Mother: Eliza Beckman (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 8, 1942, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.

 

1943

PETERSON, MARKUS -- Born September 3, 1869, Finland. Died Feb. 22, 1943, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: probably some cardiac condition; died during sleep. Husband of Mary. Rancher. Father: Peter Peterson (b. Marpes, Finland). Mother: (b. Marpes, Finland). Informant: Myrtle A. Peterson, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial Feb. 27, 1943, Milltown, Wash.
NEWMAN, NELS -- Born November 21, 1869, Finland. Died May 8, 1943, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Sultan, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Separated. Farmer. Father: Karl Newman. Removal May 9, 1943, to Everett, Wash.
GUSTAFSON, JOHN -- Born December 16, 1877, Finland. Died May 25, 1943, Rowley's Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: gastric hemorrhage; carcinoma of sigmoid, liver and stomach. Widower. Bolt cutter, woodsman. Father: Gustave Herr (b. Finland). Mother: Liza Beckman (b. Finland). Informant: Victor Gustafson, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial May 28, 1943, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
JOHNSON, SOPHIA -- Born March 3, 1867, Finland. Died June 29, 1943, Mt. Vernon General Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia and myocarditis. Widow. Informant: Edor Bergstrom, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial July 1, 1943, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
SODERWICK, ALEX -- Born 1863 in Finland. Died July 29, 1943, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerosis. Single. Miner. Father: Matt Soderwick (b. Finland). Mother: Annie Malda (b. Finland). Cremation Aug. 4, 1943, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
MERILA, CHARLES JACOB -- Born January 2, 1885, Finland. Died July 31, 1943, Anacortes Hospital, Anacortes, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; right side hemiplegia. Husband of Alma M. (age 50). Retired. Father: Joseph Merila (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Rickala (b. Finland). Informant: Walter C. Merila, Anacortes, Wash. Removal Aug. 1, 1943, to Aberdeen, Wash.
HENDRICKSON, ERICK W. -- Born 1863 in Finland. Died Sept. 18, 1943, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Transferred from Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerosis of the aorta and cerebral arteries; old softening of the right cerebral hemisphere. Single. Laborer. Cremation Sept. 30, 1943, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
FRANCE, CHARLES -- Born 1863 in Finland. Died Oct. 26, 1943, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Transferred from Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Cause of death: bilateral bronchial pneumonia; hemorrhagic pachymeningitis. Laborer. Cremation Oct. 28, 1943, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
BERGSTROM, ANNA -- Born January 20, 1864, Finland. Died Dec. 30, 1943, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia following influenza. Widow. Informant: Edor Bergstrom, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial Jan. 4, 1944, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.

 

1944

REINIKKA, GERHART -- Born November 25, 1891, Finland. Died Jan. 4, 1944, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Port Angeles, Wash. Cause of death: angina pectoris. Single. Farm helper. Father: Antti Reinikka (b. Finland). Mother: Matilda Hundry (b. Finland). Removal to Port Angeles, Wash.
CARLSON, CARL -- Born May 6, 1860, Finland. Died Jan. 17, 1944, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Forks, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerosis. Widower. Farmer. Father: August Carlson (b. Finland). Cremation Jan. 20, 1944, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
KITTI, ABRAM -- Born 1863 in Finland. Died Jan. 17, 1944, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Prospector and pensioner. Cremation Jan. 25, 1944, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
RULL, ELVIN ERICK -- Born June 22, 1905, Astoria, Oregon. Died Jan. 18, 1944, Memorial Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: basal skull fracture; hit by rock in construction work. Single. Jack hammer operator, General Shea Construction Co. Father: John E. Rull (b. Finland). Mother: Sophia Maria Kamm (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Charles Leiby, Conata, So. Dakota. Removal Jan. 20, 1944, to Astoria, Ore.
KOSKI, JOHN J. -- Born November 30, 1859, Finland. Died March 22, 1944, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: natural senility. Widower. Farmer. Informant: Alma Koski, Bryant, Wash. Cremation March 24, 1944, Bellingham, Wash.
ERICKSON, WILLIAM CLARENCE -- Born August 9, 1906, Utah. Died Apr. 15, 1944, Rowley's General Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: hemorrhage; gunshot wound of face and brain; suicide. Single. Rancher. Father: Sam Erickson (b. Finland). Mother: Anna Hedman (b. Finland). Informant: I. Eric Erickson, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial Apr. 19, 1944, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
GAMMAL, CHARLES -- Born January 12, 1875, Ruplas, Finland. Died Aug. 31, 1944, Memorial Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of colon. Single. Retired fish buyer. Father: Abraham Gammal (b. Finland). Mother: Greta Lycina Sand (b. Finland). Informant: Dr. R.T. Owens, Raymond, Wash. Burial Sept. 3, 1944, Raymond, Wash.
MATTSON, ERIKA MARIE -- Born June 19, 1871, Aland, Finland. Died Sept. 7, 1944, Anacortes Hospital, Anacortes, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of throat. Widow of John L. Mattson. Father: Karlson (b. Finland). Informant: Ellen M. Whalen, Anacortes, Wash. Burial Sept. 9, 1944, Anacortes, Wash.
SAARI, FRANK -- Born June 18, 1889, Rauma, Finland. Died Oct. 30, 1944, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Sumner, Wash. Cause of death: general paralysis of the insane. Single. Pulp wood contractor. Father: Frank Saari (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Kohena (b. Finland or Sweden). Cremation Nov. 6, 1944, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.

 

1945

BERGSTROM, EDOR -- Born April 20, 1897, Telluride, Colorado. Died Jan. 6, 1945, Skagit General Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: bowel obstruction; strangulated hernia. Husband of Minnie. Farmer. Father: Isaac Bergstrom (b. Finland). Mother: Olson (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 9, 1945, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
ERHOLM, JOHN THEO -- Born July 20, 1859, Aland Islands, Finland. Died Feb. 5, 1945, Anacortes Hospital, Anacortes, Wash. Cause of death: hyperstatic pneumonia; injury to lumbar spine. Husband of Olga M. Retired. Father: John Erholm (b. Aland Islands, Finland). Mother: Sophia Lundall (b. Aland Islands, Finland). Informant: Agnes Givens, Olympia, Wash. Burial Feb. 9, 1945, Anacortes, Wash.
JOHNSON, HUGO ALBIN -- Born December 23, 1899, Greenwood, California. Died Feb. 8, 1945, Rowley's General Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Usual residence Anacortes, Wash. Cause of death: valvular heart disease; hypertension; nephritis. Single. Plywood worker. Father: Johannes Pada (b. Finland). Burial Feb. 15, 1945, Anacortes, Wash.
SKRIFVARS, ANNA -- Born September 12, 1867, Finland. Died Feb. 19, 1945, Burlington General Hospital, Burlington, Wash. Usual residence Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: shock; severe fall from porch; senility. Widow of John Skrifvars. Father: Frederick Mattson (b. Finland). Mother: Sanna Fruvin (b. Finland). Informant: Ed. Mattson, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial Feb. 26, 1945, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
SUNDQUIST, JOHN LEONARD -- Born September 28, 1870, Finland. Died March 29, 1945, Rowley's General Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis; fractured scapula. Husband of Ida Maria (age 69). Retired farmer. Father: Daniel Sundquist (b. Finland). Mother: Greta Olin (b. Finland). Burial March 31, 1945, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
REEF, ALBIN -- Born February 2, 1915, Washington. Died July 2, 1945, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Everett, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Student. Father: Ed. Reef (b. Finland). Mother: Lena Anderson (b. Finland). Removal July 2, 1945, to Everett, Wash.
KANGAS, JOHN -- Born May 1, 1870, Finland. Died Oct. 5, 1945, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Bothell, Wash. Cause of death: senile psychosis. Divorced from Mary Niemi. Miner. Father: August Kangas (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Luoma (b. Finland). Cremation Oct. 9, 1945, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
SNICKARS, JOHN -- Born July 9, 1873, Wasa, Finland. Died Oct. 9, 1945, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Stanwood, Wash. Cause of death: cancer of the liver. Husband of Wilhelmina. Father: Isaac Snickars (b. Finland). Mother: Tristina (b. Finland). Removal Oct. 7, 1945, to Seattle, Wash.
MATTSON, ERICK JOHN -- Born November 9, 1870, Finland. Died Nov. 2, 1945, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: pleurisy; cerebral arteriosclerosis. Husband of Helen. Retired shingle mill operator. Father: Matt Mattson (b. Finland). Mother: Anna (b. Finland). Removal Nov. 2, 1945, to Bellingham, Wash.
WAGAR, ERIK JOHANSON -- Born August 28, 1900, Finland. Died Nov. 6, 1945, Anacortes Hospital, Anacortes, Wash. Cause of death: acute cardiac failure; mitral regurgitation. Widower of Dora. Millwright, plywood mill. Father: John Uppgard (b. Finland). Mother: Bata Lisa (b. Finland). Informant: Irene E. Springs, Anacortes, Wash. Burial Nov. 10, 1945, Anacortes, Wash.
WEST, ALFRED -- Born August 4, 1877, Gamlskeleby, Finland. Died Nov. 17, 1945, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: gastric hemorrhage; died suddenly. Husband of Olga. Rancher. Father: Westabaka (b. Finland). Removal Nov. 23, 1945, to Hoquiam, Wash.
TOLONAN, PETE -- Born December 2, 1874, Finland. Died Nov. 26, 1945, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral arteriosclerosis. Widower. Logger. Father: Christian Tolonan (b. Finland). Mother: Annie (b. Finland). Cremation Nov. 28, 1945, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.

 

1946

SPARF, JOHN -- Born May 14, 1883, Wasa, Finland. Died Feb. 5, 1946, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Bellingham, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia due to fracture of femur. Single. Farmer, woodsman/logger, then laborer. Father: Herman Sparf (b. Wasa, Finland). Mother: Mary Syring (b. Wasa, Finland). Cremation Feb. 12, 1946, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
SANTONEN, VICTOR -- Born 1862 in Finland. Died Feb. 12, 1946, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral arteriosclerosis. Widower. Miner. Removal Feb. 12, 1946, to University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Wash.
HILL, NESTOR -- Born March 3, 1883, Finland. Died March 24, 1946, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Cause of death: coronary embolus; chronic endocarditis. Husband of Jennie. Logger. Father: Otto Jarvimaki (b. Finland). Mother: Willemeni (b. Finland). Informant: Oliver E. Hill, Burlington, Wash. Burial May 27, 1946, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
SANDBERG, JOHAN -- Born 1871 in Eckero Marley, Finland. Died May 12, 1946, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Port Angeles, Wash. Cause of death: lobar pneumonia right lobe; mitral stenosis and insufficiency. Single. Father: Carl August Sandberg (b. Finland). Mother: Anna Ulrika Matson (b. Finland). Cremation May 13, 1946, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
CARLSON, ROBERT -- Born May 13, 1868, Aland, Finland. Died May 13, 1946, Anacortes, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion; died at home of a friend. Husband of Alice. Retired. Father: Leander Carlson (b. Aland, Finland). Informant: Henry Carlson. Removal May 13, 1946, to Seattle, Wash.
ALTO (ALDO), MARY -- Born 1875 in Kauliajoki, Finland. Died June 7, 1946, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Poulsbo, Wash. Cause of death: multiple emboli of both lungs; mitral stenosis and insufficiency; mesoaortitis. Widow. Father: Sam Majaneva (b. Finland). Cremation June 8, 1946, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
ANDERSON, CHARLES -- Born 1893 in Finland. Died June 10, 1946, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Wooley, Wash. Usual residence Grand Union Hotel, Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: coronary embolism. 1st com. John Saari. Single. Laborer. Father: Isaac Saari. Mother: Louise. Cremation June 11, 1946, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
RANDALL, HENRY -- Born 1872 in Finland. Died July 27, 1946, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Whatcom County, Wash. Cause of death: cirrhosis of the liver; cancer of the stomach; pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Laborer. Cremation July 27, 1946, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
HILL, ALMA -- Born June 6, 1882, Finland. Died Sept. 9, 1946, Skagit Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Usual residence "Fin settlement," Skagit County. Cause of death: essential hypertension; coronary heart disease with cardiac infarction. Widow. Informant: Eino Hill, Bryant, Wash. Burial Sept. 11, 1946, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
SIMONS, CHARLES J. -- Born September 15, 1872, Finland. Died Sept. 15, 1946, Rowley General Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: hypostatic pneumonia; cardiac decompensation. Single. Logger, English Logging Co. Burial Sept. 19, 1946, Milltown, Wash.
KNOPPI, THOMAS -- Born January 27, 1877, Finland. Died Oct. 3, 1946, Mathews General Hospital, Burlington, Wash. Usual residence Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: probable cancer of the bowel with metastases to the lungs and brain. Husband of Sanna. Rancher and logger. Father: Jack Knoppi (b. Finland). Mother: Sanna Ivar (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. E. Tuorila, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial Oct. 5, 1946, Milltown Cemetery, Milltown, Wash.

 

1947

MARKUSON, LOUISA -- Born September 23, 1864, Munsala, Finland. Died Jan. 18, 1947, Rowley General Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Widow of Andrew Markuson. Father: John Harjux (b. Finland). Informant: Ida Sudherland, Auburn, Wash. Removal Jan. 21, 1947, to Cle Elum, Wash.
LATVA, MATT -- Born February 11, 1876, Finland. Died Jan. 22, 1947, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; senility; arteriosclerosis. Husband of Hiljha. Logger. Father: Johan Latva (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Tynjala (b. Finland). Informant: Urho Latva, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cremation Jan. 25, 1947, Bellingham, Wash.
JOHNSON, HELEN SOFIA -- Born March 7, 1888, Tjerenva, Vasaland, Finland. Died Jan. 28, 1947, Burlington General Hospital, Burlington, Wash. Usual residence East Stanwood, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Wife of Isaac Johnson. Burial Feb. 1, 1947, East Stanwood, Wash.
SELIN, JOHN -- Born 1864 in Finland. Died March 31, 1947, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: lober pneumonia; stenosis and insufficiency of aortic valve. Single. Fisherman-seaman. Father: Jacob Seling (b. Finland). Mother: Elsie Connalen (b. Finland). Cremation Apr. 4, 1947, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
HENDRICKSON, LIZZIE -- Born 1869 in Finland. Died Apr. 12, 1947, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia; senility. Widow. Father: Jacob Paakko (b. Finland). Mother: Lizzie Hakkela (b. Finland). Removal Apr. 12, 1947, to Seattle, Wash.
SODERBERG, AINO -- Born July 12, 1887, Finland. Died Apr. 24, 1947, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Port Ludlow, Wash. Cause of death: lobar pneumonia. Widow of Oscar Soderberg. Father: Mathew Dahl (b. Finland). Mother: Anna (b. Finland). Removal Apr. 25, 1947, to Port Townsend, Wash.
SILFVAST, OSKAR -- Born about 1888 in Finland. Died May 10, 1947, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence King Co., Wash. Cause of death: cancer of stomach with liver metastasis. Single. Father: Araf Silfvast (b. Finland). Mother: Mary (b. Finland). Cremation May 12, 1947, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash.
BRANNAS, LYDIA -- Born April 2, 1877, Finland. Died July 9, 1947, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: coronary embolism. Single. Laundress. Father: Carl Johanbrannas (b. Finland). Mother: Sophia Stara (b. Finland). Removal July 10, 1947, to Seattle, Wash.
COLOSIMO, EDITH -- Born September 10, 1899, Finland. Died July 23, 1947, Northern State Hospital, Sedro-Woolley, Wash. Usual residence Bothell, Wash. Cause of death: general paresis of the insane; subarachnoideal hemorrhage. Wife of Pete Colosimo. Father: Aakerlund (b. Finland). Mother: Sofia (b. Finland). Removal July 27, 1947, to Seattle, Wash.
WILHONEN, LEMPI MARIE -- Born September 5, 1883, Finland. Died July 31, 1947, Skagit General Hospital, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: acute lymphatic leukemia. Wife of Will Wilhonen (age 65). Father: John Hakkio (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Archie Cantrell, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial Aug. 2, 1947, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.
SUNDQUIST, IDA MARIA -- Born February 9, 1876, Kronboy, Finland. Died Sept. 8, 1947, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis. Widow of John L. Sundquist. Informant: Daniel Sundquist, Mt. Vernon, Wash. Burial Sept. 13, 1947, IOOF Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Wash.

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