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


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


[1907 - 1922] [1923 - 1936] [1937 - 1947]


1937

HAKKINEN, MARGARITE -- Born December 22, 1871, Finland. Died March 1, 1937, Woodland, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis; angina pectoris. Wife of Albin Hakkinen. Father: Erki Nauha (b. Finland). Burial March 7, 1937, Abels Cemetery, Woodland, Wash.
PARVI, GREEDA MATILTA -- Born December 21, 1863, Finland. Died April 6, 1937, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis; mitral regurgitation. Wife of Andrew Parvi. Father: Ylitulkkila (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 10, 1937, Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery.
LOUKO, JOHN JACOB -- Age 55 yrs. 11 days; born in Finland. Died Apr. 23, 1937, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary embolism; coronary thrombosis. Husband of Ida. Diversified work. Father: Esaiyas Louko (b. Finland). Informant: Arvo Louko, Vancouver, Wash. Burial Apr. 25, 1937, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
WILJA, LOUISE -- Born January 26, 1876, Finland. Died May 3, 1937, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: diabetes mellitus. Wife of Charles Wilja. Father: Isaac Jarvi (b. Finland). Burial May 5, 1937, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
LARSON, MARY -- Born November 10, 1884, Finland. Died May 15, 1937, St. Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: diabetes mellitus; carcinoma of inguinal glands. Wife of August Larson. Father: John Johnson (b. Finland). Mother: Mary (b. Finland). Burial May 19, 1937, Riverview Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
JOHNSON, SOPHIE -- Born January 6, 1852, Finland. Died May 24, 1937, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: senility. Widow of August Johnson. Father: Sam Rahkola (b. Finland). Mother: Wilja (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Hilda Arola, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial May 30, 1937, Finn Hill Cemetery, Hockinson, Wash.
HOLM, GUST -- Born May 20, 1859, Finland. Died July 11, 1937, LaCenter, Wash. Cause of death: suicide by hanging. Husband of Tina. Farmer. Burial July 14, 1937, IOOF Cemetery, LaCenter, Wash.
RAPAKKO, HILMA ELIZABETH -- Born September 28, 1867, Wassa, Finland. Died Aug. 17, 1937, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Widow of Peter Rapakko. Father: John Warila (b. Finland). Informant: William Rapakko, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Aug. 19, 1937, Finn Hill Cemetery, Hockinson, Wash.
PAVOLA, DAVID -- Born March 6, 1878, Finland. Died Oct. 5, 1937, LaCenter, Wash. Usual residence Woodland, Wash. Cause of death: chronic arthritis; chronic myocarditis. Husband of Fiina. Farmer. Father: John Pavola (b. Finland). Cremation Oct. 6, 1937, in Portland, Ore.
MAKI, BARBARA JEAN -- Born June 13, 1937, Yakima, Wash. Died Nov. 4, 1937, Beltz Sanitarium, Camas, Wash. Cause of death: dysentery. Father: Samuel Eino Maki (b. Chisholm, Minn.). Mother: Ethel H. Bush (b. So. Dakota). Burial Nov. 5, 1937, Fern Prairie Cemetery.
NIKKOLA, HUGO HAROLD -- Born September 19, 1910, Rock Springs, Wyoming. Died Dec. 8, 1937, Clark County Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Battle Ground, Wash. Cause of death: chronic dilatation of heart; endocarditis. Single. Farm laborer. Father: Jacob Nikkola (b. Finland). Mother: Maria G. Ojaluoma (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. W. Nikkola, Beaverton, Ore. Burial in Gravel Point Cemetery.

 

1938

BEANGARD, KATHERINE -- Born December 25, 1860, Finland. Died March 12, 1938, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: actue dilatation, complicated by uremia. Marital status not given. Informant: M.C. Simons, Vancouver, Wash. Burial March 15, 1938, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
RAJALA, HILMA -- Born June 13, 1881, Finland. Died May 3, 1938, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: natural causes. Wife of Matt Rajala. Father: Jutila (b. Finland). Informant: Miss Sigrid Rajala, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial May 8, 1938, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
OLSTEDT, SOFIA -- Born January 1, 1867, Finland. Died June 1, 1938, LaCenter, Wash. Cause of death: apoplexy. Wife of Otto Olstedt. Father: Andrew West (b. Finland). Mother; Sanna Lisa (b. Finland). Burial June 4, 1938, Highland Cemetery.
WESA, MATT -- Born August 8, 1864, Finland. Died June 15, 1938, Clark County Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of sigmoid; senility. Widower of Mary. Retired farmer. Father: John Wesa (b. Finland). Mother: Sofia Esola (b. Finland). Burial June 18, 1938, Brush Prairie, Wash.
MATILLA, ALFRED ANDREW -- Born April 21, 1875, Finland. Died July 11, 1938, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Husband of Emma Josephine Matilla. Farmer. Burial July 14, 1938, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
HILTUNEN, SARAH WILHELMINA -- Born November 20, 1881, Finland. Died July 6, 1938, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of glands. Widow of John Hiltunen (d. 1929). Father: John Carlston (b. Finland). Mother: Greta Koosela (b. Finland). Informant: Waino Hiltunen, Vancouver, Wash. Burial July 9, 1938, Rose City Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
ROMPPAINEN, HEIKKI -- Born March 20, 1890, Finland. Died August 25, 1938, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: angina pectoris. Single. Farmer. Father: John Romppainen (b. Finland). Mother: Marja R. Steitinen (b. Finland). Informant: M.J. Blum, Vancouver, Wash. Burial Aug. 29, 1938, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
BAILEY, LYLIA -- Born July 9, 1893, Astoria, Oregon. Died Sept. 9, 1938, Hockinson, Wash. Cause of death: undetermined, possibly heart disease. Wife of James H. Bailey. Father: Matt L. Patana (b. Finland). Burial Sept. 12, 1938, Ilwaco, Wash.
LEHTO, HULDA -- Age 70 yrs. 6 mos. 23 days, born in Finland. Died Sept. 13, 1938, Hockinson, Wash. Cause of death: cancer of uterus, liver, other organs. Wife of August Lehto. Father: Andrew Mikkola (b. Finland). Mother: Sielin Mattila (b. Finland). Burial Sept. 16, 1938, Gravel Point Cemetery.
WAYNE, NESTOR -- Born March 7, 1864, Finland. Died Oct. 25, 1938, St. Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: auricular fibrillation with cardiac decompensation. Husband of Anna. Farmer. Burial Oct. 27, 1938, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
JOKELA, JOHN (formerly NYKANEN) -- Born December 25, 1855, Finland. Died Dec. 26, 1938, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: history indicates cardiac failure. Husband of Anna. Farmer. Father: John Jokela (formerly Nykanen) (b. Finland). Mother: Margaret Pietilakatu (b. Finland). Informant: Richard Jokela, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Dec. 30, 1938, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.

 

1939

OIVA, HERMAN -- Born 1880 in Finland. Died Jan. 13, 1939, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: struck by automobile; decapitated. Single. Laborer. Informant: UFKB&S Lodge. Burial Jan. 17, 1939, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
KALLIO, AINA MARIANA -- Born August 24, 1864, Finland. Died Jan. 27, 1939, County Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: subacute myocardial dilatation; nephritis. Wife of Mikko Kallio. Father: Loumala (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Hulda Lucas. Burial Jan. 31, 1939, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
GRANFORS, ANNA -- Born December 11, 1855, Finland. Died Jan. 28, 1939, Battle Ground, Wash. Cause of death; myocardial failure; senility. Widow of John Granfors. Informant: Mrs. Hilja Luoto. Burial Jan. 31, 1939, Norwegian Cemetery.
SANDSTROM, WILHELM -- Born September 10, 1856, Finland. Died Jan. 29, 1939, Clark County Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: apoplexy. Husband of Malva. Common worker. Informant: Mrs. M. Lambi. Burial Feb. 2, 1939, Brush Prairie, Wash.
ISAACSON, INFANT -- Male child born March 3, 1939, Vancouver, Wash. Died March 4, 1939, County Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: asphyxia livida. Father: Richard Isaacson (b. So. Dakota). Mother: Sima Haiki (b. Finland). Burial March 5, 1939, Brush Prairie, Wash.
HEINO, HILDA MARY -- Born December 22, 1880, Finland. Died Apr. 1, 1939, Clark General Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Orchards, Wash. Cause of death: streptococcus sore throat and laryngitis; diabetes. Wife of William Heino. Father: Matt Lappanen (b. Finland). Mother: Vunonin (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 4, 1939, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
LUNDQUIST, JOHN OTTO -- Born April 9, 1856, Finland. Died Apr. 15, 1939, Clark County Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: apoplexy. Husband of Elizabeth. Farmer. Father: John Otto Lundquist (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Theo. Koski, Portland, Ore. Burial Apr. 18, 1939, Brush Prairie, Wash.
CARLSON, KENNETH -- Born August 22, 1922, Portland, Ore. Died June 11, 1939, Clark General Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: shock; hit by automobile. School boy, Benson Polytechnic, Portland, Ore. Father: Henry H. Carlson (b. Sweden). Mother: Hilda Swan (b. Finland). Burial June 14, 1939, Rose City Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
ROKKOLA, LIISA -- Born June 28, 1864, Finland. Died Dec. 18, 1939, Battle Ground, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion. Wife of John Rokkola. Father: John Pietila (b. Finland). Mother: Anna Tuorila (b. Finland). Informant: Jennie Pura, Battle Ground, Wash. Burial Dec. 21, 1939, Gravel Point Cemetery.
PIKKARAINEN, VICTOR EMANUEL -- Born September 26, 1937, Yacolt, Wash. Died Nov. 6, 1939, Clark County Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Yacolt, Wash. Cause of death: perirenal abscess. Father: Eddie Pikkarainen (b. Minnesota). Mother: Alma Johnson (b. Minnesota). Burial Nov. 9, 1939, Yacolt Cemetery, Yacolt, Wash.
MATTILA, MARIA SERAFIA -- Born March 23, 1879, Finland. Died Nov. 23, 1939, Clark General Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Wife of William Mattila. Father: John Peltoniemi. Burial Nov. 27, 1939, Brush Prairie, Wash.

 

1940

PIETI, KARL JACOB -- Born September 1, 1879, Tornio, Finland. Died Jan. 9, 1940, Clark County Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Battle Ground, Wash. Cause of death: lobar pneumonia; influenza; myocarditis. Husband of Augusta (age 62). Farmer. Father: Pekka Pieti (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 13, 1940, Brush Prairie Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
SI MONSON, MARIA-- Born May 1, 1857, Finland. Died Jan. 15, 1940, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: myocardial failure. Wife of Simon Simonson. Father: John Kangas (b. Finland). Informant: Levi Simonson, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Jan. 18, 1940, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
MAKI, AARO -- Born September 22, 1883, Finland. Died Feb. 23, 1940, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Orchards, Wash. Cause of death: stomach cancer. Single. Laborer. Burial Feb. 26, 1940, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
HENDRICKSON, PAUL FREDRICK -- Born May 12, 1925, Portland, Oregon. Died March 27, 1940, St. Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Battle Ground, Wash. Cause of death: purulent meningitis. Student. Father: August Hendrickson (b. Finland). Mother: Ida Bjorkman (b. Finland). Burial March 30, 1940, Lincoln Park, Portland, Ore.
ALINGER, LYDIE -- Born November 28, 1940, Finland. Died Nov. 8, 1940, St. Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; arteriosclerosos. Wife of Ivar Alinger. Informant: Dave Alinger, Vancouver, Wash. Burial Nov. 12, 1940, Brush Prairie, Wash.
MARTINSON, JOHN -- Born July 30, 1873, Woro, Finland. Died Nov. 11, 1940, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: heart failure. Farmer. Husband of Louise. Father: Martin Martinson Ruths (b. Finland). Mother: Anna Alm (b. Finland). Burial Nov. 11, 1940, Brush Prairie, Wash.
NIEMI, JACOB P. -- Born March 19, 1877, Finland. Died Nov. 14, 1940, Woodland, Wash. Cause of death: probably acute coronary occlusion. Found dead in barn where he had gone to milk cows; no evidence of injury. Husband of Sophia. Farmer. Father: Jacob P. Niemi (b. Finland). Burial Nov. 18, 1940, Hayes Cemetery.
WIKMAN, JOHN EMIL -- Born September 1, 1864, Finland. Died Dec. 28, 1940, LaCenter, Wash. Cause of death: angina pectoris; coronary thrombosis. Husband of Matilda. Retired sea captain, shipping. Father: Michel Wikman (b. Finland). Mother: Silverbrand (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 6, 1941, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.

 

1941

MATSON, MARTIN -- Born June 2, 1859, Finland. Died Jan. 4, 1941, Clark General Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: colitis; nephritis; senility. Widower. Farmer. Informant: Lloyd Matson, Vancouver, Wash. Burial Jan. 6, 1941, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
MATTSON, FESTUS -- Born May 6, 1879, Hockinson, Wash. Died Apr. 14, 1941, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Hockinson, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Single. Laborer. Father: John Mattson (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 17, 1941, Brush Prairie, Wash.
SAARI, IDA -- Born May 22, 1869, Finland. Died Apr. 27, 1941, Clark General Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Battle Ground, Wash. Cause of death: hypostatic pneumonia. Wife of Isaac Saari. Father: Pekuri (b. Finland). Informant: Josef F. Saari, Battle Ground, Wash. Burial Apr. 30, 1941, Bethel Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
PARVI, ANDREW -- Born February 15, 1855, Finland. Died Aug. 27, 1941, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of tongue with metastasis. Widower. Farmer. Informant: Jalmar Parvi, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Aug. 30, 1941, Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
HUHTALA, AUGUST -- Born September 10 1886, Finland. Died Sept. 11, 1941, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of left lung. Husband of Maria. Farmer. Father: John Huhtala (b. Finland). Mother: Albertina Herkooll (b. Finland). Informant: Arvo Mattson, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Sept. 13, 1941, Brush Prairie, Wash.
PURA, JOHN -- Born August 10, 1883, Lake Norden, So. Dakota. Died Oct. 15, 1941, Battle Ground, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Husband of Tillie. Retired farmer. Father: Henry Pura (b. Finland). Mother: Johanna Pietila (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 18, 1941, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
TIKKA, ELTON WINFERD -- Born April 16, 1921, Brush Prairie, Wash. Died Nov. 14, 1941, Orchards, Wash. Cause of death: accidental gunshot wound in head while duck-hunting. Single. Laborer. Father: Walter Tikka (b. So. Dakota). Mother: Alice Mattson (b. Brush Prairie, Wash.). Burial Nov. 17, 1941, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
WIERIMAA, EMILIA -- Born June 26, 1885, Finland. Died Nov. 27, 1941, Clark General Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Woodland, Wash. Cause of death: heart block; coronary sclerosis. Wife of Jacob Wierimaa. Informant: Edwin Wieri, Woodland, Wash. Burial Dec. 1, 1941, Frank Able Cemetery.
MATTSON, GEORGE R. -- Born March 6, 1884, Brush Prairie, Wash. Died Dec. 1, 1941, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death; coronary occlusion. Husband of Gerda. Farmer. Father: John E. Mattson (b. Finland). Mother: Emma (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 3, 1941, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
HYRYLA, WILLIAM -- Born January 22, 1891, So. Dakota. Died Dec. 28, 1941, Battle Ground, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion. Single. Farmer. Father: Henry Hyryla (b. Finland). Mother: Sara Kiniinen (b. Finland). Informant: Alma Anderson, Battle Ground, Wash. Burial Jan. 3, 1942, Bethel Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.

 

1942

NIIRANEN, JOHN A. -- Born September 9, 1885, Finland. Died Aug. 23, 1942, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Husband of Ida M. Railway employee, U.P. Railway shops. Father: Elias Niiranen (b. Finland). Mother: Marie Arola (b. Finland). Informant: Thelma I. Pietila, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Aug. 26, 1942, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
HENDRICKSON, MARY MATILDA -- Born June 21, 1877, Finland. Died Sept. 23, 1942, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary embolus. Widow of John A. Hendrickson. Father: Krunt (b. Finland). Informant: Eino A. Hendrickson, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Sept. 26, 1942, Bethel Lutheran Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
RONKO, ADOLF -- Born July 22, 1882, Finland. Died Oct. 5, 1942, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Husband of Vera. Tailor, Reed Bros., Portland, Ore. Burial Oct. 7, 1942, Portland, Ore.
JOHNSON, AINA JOHANNA -- Born September 12, 1894, Finland. Died Nov. 10, 1942, Orchards, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion. Wife of Armas Johnson. Father: Abraham Haapaniemi (b. Finland). Burial Nov. 18, 1942, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
DAHL, EDWARD -- Born March 18, 1886, Finland. Died Dec. 27, 1942, Ridgefield, Wash. Cause of death: cancer of liver. Husband of Hilda. Carpenter. Father: Victor Dahl (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 30, 1942, Ridgefield, Wash.
JOHNSON, IDA -- Born July 28, 1875, Calumet, Michigan. Died Dec. 30, 1942, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion. Single. Father: August Johnson (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Kavala (b. Finland). Informant: Anna Johnson, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Jan. 4, 1943, Swedish Lutheran Cemetery.

 

1943

LAITINEN, AXEL -- Born May 30, 1891, Bootjack, Michigan. Died Jan. 20, 1943, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion; coronary sclerosis. Husband of Ida. Farmer. Father: Matt Laitinen (b. Finland). Mother: Anna (b. Finland). Informant: Jack Laitinen, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Jan. 27, 1943, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
NIIRANEN, MARIE V. -- Born December 17, 1859, Finland. Died March 1, 1943, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral occlusion. Widow of Elias Niiranen. Father: Elias Arola (b. Finland). Informant: George E. Niiranen, Battle Ground, Wash. Burial March 4, 1943, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
AHLSKOG, MARIE -- Born September 15, 1877, Finland. Died March 12, 1943, Clark General Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Hockinson, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral occlusion; arteriosclerosis. Wife of Otto Ahlskog. Father: John Wicks (b. Finland). Burial March 16, 1943, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
JOHNSON, ALMA -- Born December 22, 1902, Finland. Died March 17, 1943, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: heart failure; tuberculosis. Wife of Gunnar Johnson. Father: Makinen (b. Finland). Mother: Aina Launala (b. Finland). Burial March 20, 1943, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
TANTORI, JACOB -- Born January 2, 1900, Finland. Died March 24, 1943, Northern Permanente Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Woodland, Wash. Cause of death: lobar pneumonia. Single. Rigger, Kaiser Co., Vancouver, Wash. Father: Jacob Tantori (b. Finland). Mother: Lempi Turppa (b. Finland). Informant: John Tantori, Woodland, Wash. Burial March 29, 1943, Hayes Cemetery, Woodland, Wash.
LANKINEN, MARTTI -- Born about 1885 in Finland. Died Apr. 12, 1943, Northern Permanente Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Butte, Montana. Cause of death: aneurysm of aorta due to syphilis. Married. Boilermaker helper, Kaiser Shipyards, Vancouver, Wash. Removal Apr. 13, 1943, to Butte, Montana.
AHONEN, JOHN -- Born January 1, 1884, Seinajoki, Finland. Died July 17, 1943, Woodland, Wash. Cause of death: epilepsy. Husband of Elizabeth. Shipfitter, Kaiser Shipyards, Vancouver, Wash. Father: John Ahonen (b. Finland). Mother: Amanda Luoma (b. Finland). Burial July 21, 1943, Gardner Cemetery near Woodland, Wash.
WIERI, GEORGE -- Born May 18, 1910, Butte, Montana. Died Aug. 3, 1943, Clark General Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Woodland, Wash. Cause of death: cardiac failure; renal disease. Single. Farmer. Father: Jacob Wieri (b. Finland). Mother: Emelia Anderson (b. Finland). Informant: Edwin Wieri, Woodland, Wash. Burial Sept. 3, 1943, Frank Able Cemetery, Woodland, Wash.
KOPRA, ANNA -- Born December 22, 1866, Finland. Died Aug. 22, 1943, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia. Widow. Father: David ______ (b. Finland). Informant: Nestor V. Kopra, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Aug. 25, 1943, Finn Hill Cemetery, Hockinson, Wash.
LOUKO, JOHN -- Born January 12, 1910, Arizona. Died Aug. 31, 1943, Clark General Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: coma; diabetes mellitus. Single. Father: John J. Louko (b. Finland). Mother: Ida Lahti (b. Finland). Informant: Ida Louko, Seattle, Wash. Burial Sept. 4, 1943, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
BRAMFORS, ABRAHAM -- Born January 21, 1889, Finland. Died Sept. 19, 1943, Clark General Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: broken neck; fall from barn due to epilepsy. Husband of Grace Louise. Farmer. Burial Sept. 23, 1943, LaCenter, Wash.
FOSSI, HJALMAR -- Born October 10, 1890, Finland. Died Nov. 9, 1943, Northern Permanente Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary silicosis; pulmonary tuberculosis; lobar pneumonia. Husband of Anna. Janitor, Kaiser Co., Vancouver, Wash. Informant: Carl A. Fossi, Vancouver, Wash. Burial Nov. 13, 1943, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
LANE, OSCAR -- Born December 1881 in Finland. Died Nov. 11, 1943, St. Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary and intestinal hemorrhage; alcoholic narcosis. Single. Landlord. Burial Nov. 17, 1943, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
LUNDQUIST, JOHN -- Born August 14, 1871, Finland. Died Dec. 10, 1943, Clark County Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: cardiac failure. Husband of Mary. Farmer. Burial Dec. 21, 1943, Brush Prairie, Wash.
OJA, MATILDA -- Born March 1, 1881, Finland. Died Dec. 19, 1943, Clark County Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia; metastatic carcinoma of lungs. Wife of Charles Oja. Father: John Wiithanem (b. Finland). Mother: Kate (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 24, 1943, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.

 

1944

HOLM, ANNIE -- Born November 26, 1883, Finland. Died Jan. 25, 1944, Woodland, Wash. Cause of death: suicide by drowning; body found in Lewis River Jan. 28, 1944. Widow. Father: Kukkonen (b. Finland). Burial Feb. 2, 1944, Hayes Cemetery, Woodland, Wash.
ERICSON, SAMUEL -- Born August 14, 1861, Finland. Died Feb. 15, 1944, Clark County Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia. Retired. Single. Informant: Ed Winters, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Feb. 21, 1944, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
KANGAS, ELMER MATHEW -- Born December 27, 1943, Vancouver, Wash. Died Feb. 20, 1944, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia. Father: Elmer Kangas (b. No. Dakota). Mother: Mary Driscoll (b. Butte, Montana). Burial Feb. 24, 1944, St. James Acres, Vancouver, Wash.
SALMELA, CHARLES A. -- Born March 4, 1852, Norway. Died March 5, 1944, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia; flu. Widower of Elizabeth. Retired. Burial Jan. 7, 1944, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
KARVONEN, CHARLEY -- Born March 22, 1871, Finland. Died March 13, 1944, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: heart disease. Husband of Anna Mary. Farmer. Father: Matt Karvonen (b. Finland). Informant: Mayme M. Karvonen, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial March 22, 1944, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
PAANANEN, WILLIAM -- Born April 6, 1876, Finland. Died March 22, 1944, Clark General Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Woodland, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; diabetes mellitus. Husband of Amanda. Retired farmer. Father: John Paananen (b. Finland). Mother: Anna Kumppanen (b. Finland). Informant: Ed Pananen, Castle Rock, Wash. Burial March 28, 1944, IOOF Cemetery, Woodland, Wash.
HENDRICKSON, WILLIAM E. -- Born September 24, 1871, Finland. Died Apr. 26, 1944, Clark General Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Widower of Hannah. Farmer. Informant: Melvin E. Hendrickson, Vancouver, Wash. Burial May 2, 1944, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
RANTA, LYDIA -- Born November 1880 in Finland. Died June 1, 1944, Clark General Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Widow. Father: Carl Rantanen (b. Finland). Mother: Halonen (b. Finland). Burial June 3, 1944, IOOF Cemetery, Kalama, Wash.
ERICKSON, ALINA -- Born June 22, 1870, Oulu, Finland. Died June 28, 1944, St. Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Washougal, Wash. Cause of death: acute pulmonary edema; arteriosclerosis. Widow of John Erickson. Informant: Mrs. Alli V. Rumpff, Washougal, Wash. Burial July 2, 1944, Mayger, Ore.
MATTSON, WILLIAM -- Born July 30, 1885, Helsinki, Finland. Died July 17, 1944, Northern Permanente Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Kelso, Wash. Cause of death: accident; fractured skull and ribs; cerebral hemorrhage. Husband of Helmi. Boilermaker, Kaiser Co., Vancouver, Wash. Father: Matt Mattson (b. Finland). Mother: Elda (b. Finland). Burial July 19, 1944, Kelso, Wash.
PIETI, AUGUSTA -- Born May 31, 1872, Finland. Died July 17, 1944, Clark County Isolation Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Battle Ground, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral occlusion; hypertension. Widow of Karl Jacob Pieti. Informant: Mrs. George Stinson, Battle Ground, Wash. Burial July 20, 1944, Brush Prairie Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
LEHTO, AUGUST -- Born May 26, 1864, Finland. Died Aug. 25, 1944, Battle Ground, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion. Widower of Hulda. Farmer. Father: Henry Lehto (b. Finland). Informant: Victor Lehto, Battle Ground, Wash. Burial Feb. 21, 1944, Gravel Point Cemetery.
WIERIMAA, JACOB -- Born July 25, 1881, Finland. Died Sept. 10, 1944, Clark General Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Woodland, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Widower. Farmer. Informant: Ed Wierimaa, Woodland, Wash. Burial Sept. 13, 1944, Frank Able Cemetery, Woodland, Wash.
OJA, JOHN E. -- Born October 8, 1901, Finland. Died Oct. 19, 1944, Clark General Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: acute septicemia of undetermined origin. Single. Laborer. Father: Charles Oja (b. Finland). Mother: Matilda Wiitanen (b. Finland). Informant: J.A. Heikka, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Oct. 26, 1944, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.

 

1945

KENNEDY, MAUDE JOSEPHINE -- Born March 27, 1887, Belfield, No. Dakota. Died Jan. 20, 1945, St. Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: heart failure. Wife of Thomas Kennedy. Housing Authority employee. Father: James W. Sellman (b. Finland). Informant: John H. Kennedy, Kelso, Wash. Burial Jan. 25, 1945, St. James Acres, Vancouver, Wash.
LUKAS, JOHN AUGUST -- Born May 30, 1865, Finland. Died Jan. 22, 1945, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; arteriosclerosis. Husband of Jemmina. Farmer. Father: Eric Lukas (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 26, 1945, Gravel Point Cemetery.
MARKKANEN, ARTHUR JOHN -- Born June 19, 1905, Minnesota. Died Jan. 24, 1945, Northern Permanente Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Orchards, Wash. Cause of death: acute cellulitis of the neck; Ludwigs angina. Husband of Jennie. Welder, Kaiser Co., Vancouver, Wash. Father: John Markkanen (b. Finland). Mother: Rosa Lundberg (b. Finland). Burial Feb. 1, 1945, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
ERICKSON, ERIC -- Born October 15, 1864, Finland. Died Feb. 11, 1945, Cedar Lodge Nursing Home, LaCenter, Wash. Usual residence Woodland, Wash. Cause of death: probably carcinoma of stomach. Single. Farmer. Burial Feb. 13, 1945, Castle Rock, Wash.
KRIKO, EMMA -- Born January 27, 1880, Finland. Died Feb. 27, 1945, St. Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of colon. Widow of Samuel Kriko. Father: Andrew Heikkila (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. C.L. Salmela, Vancouver, Wash. Burial March 3, 1945, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
SAKRISON, EMIL -- Born May 4, 1888, Brush Prairie, Wash. Died Apr. 7, 1945, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral occlusion. Husband of Lillie. Boilermaker, Kaiser Co., Vancouver, Wash. Father: Gabriel Sakrison (b. Finland). Mother: Kisa Karkolen (b. Finland). Informant: Oscar Sakrison, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Apr. 12, 1945, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
LAHY, MATT WILLIAM -- Born September 25, 1861, Finland. Died June 2, 1945, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral occlusion; arteriosclerosis. Husband of Hilda. Farmer. Father: Matt Lahy (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Helmer Solberg, Vancouver, Wash. Burial June 6, 1945, Brush Prairie, Wash.
BERGGREN, JOHN -- Born July 28, 1862, Finland. Died July 29, 1945, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: stomach cancer; angina pectoris. Widowed. Farmer. Informant: Joel Berggren, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Aug. 3, 1945, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
HERMANS, JOHN -- Born February 8, 1867, Finland. Died Aug. 6, 1945, Vancouver Memorial Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of left lung. Husband of Hannah. Carpenter and builder, cabinet shop. Informant: Esther Moody, Vancouver, Wash. Burial Aug. 8, 1945, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
ULVINEN, JACK -- Born July 16, 1882, Finland. Died Sept.14, 1945, Permanente Foundation Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: congestive heart failure. Widower. Pipefitter, Kaiser Co., Vancouver, Wash. Informant: Mildred Koski, Vancouver, Wash. Burial Sept. 19, 1945, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
BENN, HANNA -- Born July 2, 1872, Äland, Finland. Died Sept. 28, 1945, LaCenter, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; arteriosclerosis. Widow. Father: August Lindholm (b. Finland). Informant: Helen B. Hill, Portland, Ore. Burial Oct. 2, 1945, Portland, Ore.
SANDSTROM, ERICK EDWARD -- Born August 16, 1885, Finland. Died Sept. 29, 1945, Northern Permanente Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Rochester, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of lung. Husband of Selma. Welder, shipyards. Father: Erik Sandstrom (b. Finland). Mother: Louisa Fagerud (b. Finland). Informant: Margaret Mattson, Rochester, Wash. Burial Oct. 5, 1945, Mt. View Cemetery, Centralia, Wash.
ANDERSON, MATTHEW -- Born July 7, 1860, Helsinki, Finland. Died Oct. 8, 1945, Clark County Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerosis; heart disease. Widower of Mary Emily. Retired shipwright. Father: Andrew Anderson (b. Sweden). Burial Oct. 11, 1945, Rose City Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
STRAND, INFANT -- Female child born October 17, 1945, Vancouver, Wash. Died Oct. 18, 1945, Vancouver Memorial Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: premature birth. Father: Arvid Strand (b. Sweden), LaCenter, Wash. Mother: Agnes Johnson (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 20, 1945, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
MATSON, HENRY -- Born September 7, 1866, Finland. Died Nov. 21, 1945, Vancouver Memorial Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: fracture of right femur; accidental fall; surgical shock; arteriosclerosis. Husband of Clara. Farmer. Informant: Francis Matson, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Nov. 26, 1945, from Apostolic Lutheran Church.

 

1946

OFVERBERG, ELMER -- Born September 1, 1883, Finland. Died Jan. 1, 1946, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: suicide by cutting left wrist and right jugular with jackknife. Husband of Briita. Farmer. Burial Jan. 5, 1946, Bethel Lutheran Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
HANNUS, JACOB -- Born May 3, 1869, Finland. Died Jan. 17, 1946, County Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: cancer of pancreas. Widowed. Farmer. Informant: Mrs. Henry Linden, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Jan. 22, 1946, Bethel Lutheran Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
ABRAHAMSON, CONRAD -- Born November 9, 1876, Finland. Died Feb. 11, 1946, Vancouver Memorial Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence LaCenter, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion. Husband of Amanda. Farmer. Father: Abraham C. Norgord (b. Finland). Mother: Adelena (b. Finland). Burial Feb. 15, 1946, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
WILLBERG, MANNE -- Born May 1, 1880, Finland. Died Feb. 18, 1946, LaCenter, Wash.
Cause of death: chronic myocarditis. Single. Retired farmer. Informant: Fred Peterson, LaCenter, Wash. Burial March 4, 1946, Hayes Cemetery, Woodland, Wash.
MATTSON, EMIL A. -- Born January 2, 1883, Finland. Died Feb. 26, 1946, St. Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Orchards, Wash. Cause of death: rupture of aorta; arteriosclerosis. Husband of Ida M. Farmer and carpenter. Father: Matt Molanen (b. Finland). Mother: Anne Karvonen (b. Finland). Burial Feb. 3, 1946, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
FALCK, LAURI V. -- Born August 10, 1892, Finland. Died March 12, 1946, Hockinson, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion. Husband of Lempi. Painter. Father: Peter Falck (b. Finland). Mother: Ulla Eranen (b. Finland). Burial March 18, 1946, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
FENANDER, ANNIE -- Born August 27, 1892, Washington. Died March 23, 1946, Northern Permanente Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: heart failure. Widow. Father: Mathew Anderson (b. Finland). Burial March 25, 1946, Rose City Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
MATTILA, JANET ARLOA -- Born January 29, 1931, Menagha, Minnesota. Died Apr. 18, 1946, Camas, Wash. Cause of death: acute lymphatic leukemia. School girl. Father: John Mattila (b. Minnesota). Mother: Susie Alderman (b. Rice Lake, Wisc.). Burial Apr. 22, 1946, Camas, Wash.
COOK, ANNA S. -- Born October 8, 1864, Siikajoki, Finland. Died Apr. 19, 1946, Vancouver Memorial Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: endocarditis; arteriosclerosis. Widow of Henry Cook. Informant: Ed Cook, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Apr. 23, 1946, Brush Prairie, Wash.
PALMER, ANNA -- Born May 24, 1883, Finland. Died June 6, 1946, Battle Ground, Wash. Cause of death: hypertensive heart disease. Wife of Walter Palmer. Burial June 10, 1946, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
KAUPPILA, NILES -- Born December 14, 1859, Finland. Died June 8, 1946, Cedar Lodge Nursing Home, LaCenter, Wash. Usual residence Longview, Wash. Cause of death: probably stomach cancer; palpable mass. Single. Laborer. Informant: Oscar Laulainen, Kelso, Wash. Burial June 11, 1946, Longview, Wash.
PERSSON, ELLEN VIENNA -- Born July 11, 1909, Melmont, Wash. Died June 14, 1946, Washougal, Wash. Cause of death: suicide by drowning. Wife of Olaf Persson. Father: Jack Jackson (b. Finland). Mother: Selma Berg (b. Finland). Burial June 19, 1946, Camas, Wash.
PRESTON, NELS HENRY -- Born September 30, 1897, Middle River, Minnesota. Died Aug. 8, 1946, Camas, Wash. Usual residence Orchards, Wash. Cause of death: accidental drowning in Lackamas Lake. Husband of Grace. Laborer. Father: Nelson Preson (b. Pennsylvania). Mother: Augusta H. Kangas (b. Finland). Burial Aug. 13, 1946, Sifton Cemetery, Sifton, Wash.
TUOMI, ISAAC -- Born December 1, 1884, Finland. Died Aug. 16, 1946, St. Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: silico-pulmonary tuberculosis. Husband of Sigrid. Stonecutter, Blaising Co. Father: Juho Kujanpaa (b. Finland). Mother: Sanna (b. Finland). Burial Aug. 17, 1946, Roseville, California.
BERGMAN, HILDA M. -- Born July 23, 1906, Myrtle Point, Oregon. Died Sept. 17, 1946, Vancouver Memorial Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Woodland, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia; alcoholism. Wife of Homer Bergman. Father: Abel Steph (b. Finland). Mother: Amal Malinen (b. Finland). Informant: Abel Steph, Woodland, Wash. Burial Sept. 22, 1946, Frank Abel Cemetery, Woodland, Wash.
LIND, AXEL A. -- Born October 21, 1889, Finland. Died Sept. 26, 1946, Veterans Adm. Hospital Annex, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Astoria, Ore. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia; carcinoma of tongue. Widower. Fisherman. Father: August Lind (b. Finland). Mother: Amanda Engblom (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 1, 1946, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
WHITED, JUDITH -- Born November 2, 1892, Clark Co., Wash. Died Oct. 28, 1946, St. Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral vascular accident. Wife of John Whited. Father: John Jauhola (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 30, 1946, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
HERMANS, ALGOT ERIC -- Born November 15, 1903, Finland. Died Dec. 21, 1946, St. Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: heart disease; pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Watchmaker. Father: Albinus Hermans (b. Finland). Mother: Anna Grano (b. Finland). Informant: Agnes H. Weyrynen, Longview, Wash. Burial Dec. 23, 1946, Lincoln Mem. Crematium, Portland, Ore.
MATTILA, WILLIAM JOHN -- Born June 14,1873, Finland. Died Dec. 24, 1946, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion. Widowed. Farmer. Father: John Mattila (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Warren Voel, Vancouver, Wash. Burial Dec. 28, 1946, Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.

 

1947

JOHONSON, NESTOR -- Born November 14, 1864, Finland. Died Jan. 2, 1947, St. Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerotic heart disease; influenza. Husband of Ida. Farmer. Father: Martin Johonson (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 6, 1947, Norwegian Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
ZIEGNER, KRISTINE -- Born May 15, 1862, Finland. Died Jan. 2, 1947, Evergreen Convalescent Home, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Orchards, Wash. Cause of death: lobar pneumonia; influenza; senility; pernicious anemia. Widow. Informant: Lorita A. Webb, Manzanita, Ore. Burial Jan. 6, 1947, Tillamook, Ore.
AALTO, JOHN ALBION -- Born June 24, 1885, Finland. Died Jan. 8, 1947, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: lobar pneumonia; lymphatic tuberculosis. Husband of Tilda Maria. Farmer. Father: David Aalto (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 14, 1947, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
SAUKO, EDWIN -- Born December 13, 1902, Hockinson, Wash. Died Jan. 10, 1947, St. Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Orchards, Wash. Cause of death: acute pancreatitis. Divorced. Longshoreman. Father: John Sauko (b. Norway). Mother: Sophia (b. Finland). Informant: Anna Lambert, Orchards, Wash. Burial Jan. 14, 1947, Bethel Lutheran Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
REINI, LOUISE -- Born October 29, 1882, Finland. Died Jan. 17, 1947, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: accidental burns; starting fire in furnace with gasoline. Wife of Charles Reini. Father: Eric Spanger (b. Finland). Mother: Hannah Strong (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 21, 1947, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
ELO, GUST HENRY -- Born September 2, 1875, Finland. Died Jan. 26, 1947, Vancouver Memorial Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Orchards, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerosis; heart disease; pernicious anemia. Husband of Hilma. Farmer. Burial Jan. 30, 1947, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
REINIKKA, HILDA G. -- Born December 13, 1890, Ilwaco, Wash. Died Feb. 18, 1947, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; arteriosclerosis; hypertension. Wife of William Reinikka. Father: John Michelson (b. Finland). Mother: Sophie Korvala (b. Finland). Burial March 4, 1947, Bethel Lutheran Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
LARSON, LEONARD -- Born July 21, 1863, Finland. Died Feb. 23, 1947, County Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerotic heart disease. Widower. Farmer. Informant: Lempi Parvi, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Feb. 27, 1947, Bethel Lutheran Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
RIEKKI, CHARLES EMIL -- Born October 14, 1880, Calumet, Michigan. Died March 3, 1947, Vancouver Memorial Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia. Husband of Alina. Salesman. Father: Andrew Riekki (b. Finland). Mother: Anna (b. Finland). Burial March 6, 1947, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
KENTTA, HULDA ULRIKA -- Born June 6, 1868, Finland. Died March 26, 1947, Battle Ground, Wash. Cause of death: cancer of uterus with metastasis. Widow of Oscar Kentta. Father: Jack Lakaneva (b. Finland). Mother: Amanda (b. Finland). Informant: Ingrid Kentta, Battle Ground, Wash. Burial March 29, 1947, Elim Lutheran Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
PARVY, ALEX -- Born June 6, 1864, Finland. Died March 27, 1947, Vancouver Memorial Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia. Widowed. Retired farmer. Father: Parvi (b. Finland). Informant: Esther Parvey, Portland, Ore. Burial March 22, 1947, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
OSTERBACK, SAM AUGUST -- Born May 22, 1921, Boring, Oregon. Died Apr. 13, 1947, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Portland, Ore. Cause of death: fractured skull; multiple fractures of arms and legs; auto accident. Single. Timber faller, Weyerhaeuser Timber Co. Father: August Osterback (b. Finland). Mother: Margaret Noreen (b. Minnesota). Informant: Esther Osterback, Portland, Ore. Burial Apr. 15, 1947, Lincoln Memorial Park, Portland, Ore.
HONGISTO, FRANK -- Born January 26, 1883, Finland. Died May 2, 1947, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion. Single. Farmer. Father: Joho H. Hongisto (b. Finland). Mother: Johanna Fredriika (b. Finland). Informant: Raymond Oja, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial May 7, 1947, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
MATTSON, BERNT (BEN) A. -- Born July 29, 1881, Hockinson, Wash. Died May 3, 1947, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach. Husband of Eloise. Farmer. Father: Alexander Mattson (b. Finland). Mother: Sophie Kandelin (b. Finland). Informant: Kenneth E. Mattson, Hockinson, Wash. Burial May 6, 1947, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
RANTA, EUGENE EDWARD -- Born June 14, 1923, Minnesota. Died June 5, 1947, Vancouver Memorial Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Kalama, Wash. Cause of death: cardiac and respiratory failure; multiple fractures of pelvis; shock. Husband of Irene. Truck driver, heavy hauling. Father: Frank Ranta (b. Finland). Removal June 5, 1947, to Kelso, Wash.
SIMONSON, SIMON -- Born August 15, 1849, Oulu, Finland. Died June 21, 1947, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: strangulated hernia (refused surgery). Widower. Retired farmer. Father: Loback Simonson (b. Finland). Mother: Amy Panenen (b. Finland). Informant: Levi Simonson, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial June 26, 1947, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
ANDERSON, ANNA L. -- Born January 7, 1889, Finland. Died June 22, 1947, Vancouver Memorial Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Kalama, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Wife of Andrew Anderson. Father: John Kalpio (b. Finland). Burial June 25, 1947, IOOF Cemetery, Woodland, Wash.
LUKAS, JEMINA -- Born November 17, 1877, Astoria, Oregon. Died July 28, 1947, Clark County Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: loss of blood and shock; suicide; laceration front of neck, including large veins; mental case. Widow of August Lukas. Father: August Johnson (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Kevela (b. Finland). Informant: Anna Johnson, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Aug. 2, 1947, Gravel Point Cemetery, Hockinson, Wash.
MICHELSON, SOPHIA -- Born November 28, 1860, Haukipudas, Finland. Died Sept. 22, 1947, St. Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: cardio-vascular, renal disease; arteriosclerosis. Widow. Father: Jack Korvala (b. Finland). Informant: William Michelson, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Sept. 26, 1947, Bethel Lutheran Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
JOHNSON, ANDREW -- Born September 28, 1879, Norway. Died about (body found) Oct. 19, 1947, Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion; advanced arteriosclerosis; obesity. Single. Farmer. Father: John Simonson (b. Finland). Mother: Rhea Lindberg (b. Sweden). Informant: Hulda Johnson, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Oct. 24, 1947, Bethel Lutheran Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
WILJA, CHARLES -- Born April 24, 1885, Kannus, Finland. Died Oct. 23, 1947, Clark County Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: chronic nephritis. Widower of Louisa (d. 1937). Farmer. Father: Karl F.J. Hellberg (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 25, 1947, Elim Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
KANANEN, MARY JANE -- Born March 18, 1884, Finland. Died Nov. 5, 1947, County Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia. Widow. Father: Matt Kangas (b. Finland). Mother: Mary (b. Finland). Informant: Albert Kananen, Brush Prairie, Wash. Burial Nov. 10, 1947, Bethel Lutheran Cemetery, Brush Prairie, Wash.
AHO, JOHN -- Approximately 58 years of age, born in Finland. Died about Nov. 20, 1947, Woodland, Wash. Cause of death: natural causes (?). Single. Farmer and shipyard worker. Burial Nov. 22, 1947, Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, Wash.
MACKEY, WALTER -- Born May 24, 1917, Aberdeen, Wash. Died Dec. 3, 1947, Veterans Adm. Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Husband of Ruth. Father: Dave (b. Finland). Mother: Minnie (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 8, 1947, Aberdeen, Wash.
KINNUNEN, SANDRA ELINA -- Born July 28, 1877, Finland. Died Dec. 11, 1947, St. Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Brush Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: uremia; arteriosclerosis of kidneys; diabetes. Wife of Charles E. Kinnunen. Father: Charlie Isaacson (b. Finland). Mother: Minnie Kaupaninen (b. Finland). Informant: Grace Wilson, Washougal, Wash. Removal Dec. 17, 1947, to New York Mills, Minnesota.
LAMPSA, EDWARD FRANCIS -- Born October 20, 1914, Clatskanie, Oregon. Died Dec. 15, 1947, Vancouver, Wash. Usual residence Portland, Ore. Cause of death: basal skull fracture and fractured neck; accidenal fall. Husband of Jennie. Iron and steel worker, Hoffman Construction Co. Father: John Lampsa (b. Fort Bragg, Calif.). Mother: Emma Anderson (b. Astoria, Ore.). Burial Dec. 18, 1947, Clatskanie, Ore.
PEURA, HANNA -- Born June 10, 1873, Finland. Died Dec. 29, 1947, Camas, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis; arteriosclerosis. Wife of Eric Peura. Father: John Peura (b. Finland). Mother: Hanna Pekola (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 3, 1948, Fern Prairie Cemetery, Camas, Wash.

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