Death Certificates of Finns in Lewis County, Washington, 1907-1947


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


[1907 - 1918] [1919 - 1929] [1930 - 1939] [1940 - 1947]


1940

RINTA, IDA SOPHIA -- Born May 11, 1883, Finland. Died Jan. 14, 1940, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: probably coronary thrombosis. Wife of John E. Rinta. Father: John Pakka. Burial Jan. 18, 1940, Winlock, Wash.
SAVOLA, MATILDA -- Born May 16, 1872, Finland. Died Jan. 26, 1940, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral thrombosis; arteriosclerosis; gall stones. Wife of Emil Savola. Father: Mantio. Mother: Lina Kaljari. Burial Jan. 30, 1940, Winlock, Wash.
AHO, MILDRED JULIA -- Born Feb. 16, 1919, Naselle, Wash. Died Jan. 28, 1940, Rock Creek Sanitorium, Pe Ell, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Student. Father: Charles Aho (b. Norway). Mother: Olga Lustig (b. Michigan). Removal Jan. 28, 1940, to Naselle, Wash.
JOHNSON, ARVIE M. -- Born September 1, 1906, Roseland, B.C., Canada. Died Feb. 15, 1940, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: influenza; lobar pneumonia; tubercular peritonitis. Single. Fisherman. Father: Matt Johnson. Mother: Lena Keto. Informant: Oscar Keto, Centralia, Wash. Burial Feb. 17, 1940, Centralia, Wash.
KANGAS, MAIME -- Born September 18, 1919, Donnelly, Idaho. Died Feb. 26, 1940, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: exhaustion; sarcoma right lung and spinal cord and vertebra; sarcoma of right leg operated and removed August 1935. Father: Matt Kangas. Mother: Ida Havola. Informant: Millie Kangas, Winlock, Wash. Burial March 2, 1940, Winlock, Wash.
ISAACSON, EDWARD -- Born July 7, 1877, Finland. Died March 14, 1940, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; arteriosclerosis. Husband of Elin. Farmer. Father: Isaac Makela. Informant: E.E. Isaacson, Seattle, Wash. Burial March 17, 1940, Seattle, Wash.
GRANROTH, MARY -- Born October 13, 1874, Revonlahti, Finland. Died Apr. 2, 1940, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerosis. Wife of John F. Granroth. Father: HenryRickonen. Informant: Esa Partanen, Winlock, Wash. Burial Apr. 8, 1940, Winlock, Wash.
GRANROTH, JOHN -- Born June 16, 1869, Finland. Died May 16, 1940, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach. Widower. Farmer. Informant: Hen. Sarvala, Winlock, Wash. Burial May 19, 1940, Winlock, Wash.
CORPELA, JOSHUA -- Born March 10, 1861, Finland. Died May 18, 1940, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: fell down in a field while plowing. Husband of Maria. Farmer. Father: John Corpela. Mother: Johanna Janpsa. Informant: Mrs. A. Ditch, Independence, Wash. Burial May 23, 1940, Mt. View Burial Park, Centralia, Wash.
KARI, EDWARD -- Age 76 yrs. 3 mos. 23 days; born (Feb. 27) Finland. Died June 20, 1940, St. Helens Hospital, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: cardiac decompensation; carcinoma of prostate. Husband of Sanna (age 67). Farmer. Father: Jacob Kari. Burial June 23, 1940, Winlock, Wash.
RAUTAMAKI, JOHN -- Born January 30, 1859, Finland. Died June 23, 1940, Rochester, Wash. Cause of death: sunstroke; senility. Widower. Farmer. Father: Jack Rautamaki. Informant: Mrs. Aili Forslin, Rochester, Wash. Burial June 29, 1940, Independence, Wash.
MIKKALA, AXEL VICTOR -- Born September 30, 1913, Winlock, Wash. Died Aug. 10, 1940, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: accident; broken neck. Single. Logger. Father: Issac Mikkala. Mother: Marie Happala. Burial Aug. 15, 1940, Winlock, Wash.
WIDELL, LEANDER -- Born August 28, 1871, Finland. Died Sept. 1, 1940, Rochester, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Husband of Lydia. Farmer. Father: John Widell. Informant: Edward Widell, Rochester, Wash. Burial Sept. 9, 1940, Independence, Wash.
JAASKA, JOHN -- Born June 24, 1864, Finland. Died Oct. 23, 1940, Rochester, Wash. Cause of death: chronic nephritis and cystitis. Husband of Amalia. Farmer. Father: Jacob Jaaska. Mother: Mary Junnakkala. Informant: Jake Salo, Rochester, Wash. Burial Oct. 26, 1940, Independence, Wash.
WALTAR, JOHN -- Born March 15, 1874, Finland. Died Oct. 27, 1940, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of lung with abscess. Widower of Minnie. Farmer. Father: John Waltari. Mother: Justine Fantari. Burial Oct. 29, 1940, Claquato, Wash.
FINNELL, HELEN CECELIA -- Born June 2, 1922, Portland, Oregon. Died Nov. 8, 1940, St. Helens Hospital, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary embolism following appendicitis. Wife of Charles L. Finnell (age 19). Waitress, hotel. Father: Nels Nelson (b. Almy, Wyoming). Mother: Cecelia Lome (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. C.L. Finnell, Kelso, Wash. Burial Nov. 12, 1940, Taft, Oregon.
HOVILA, JANET ANN -- Born December 20, 1940, Chehalis, Wash. Died Dec. 11, 1940, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral damage at birth. Father: Arne P. Hovila (b. Stokett, Mont.). Mother: Laila Kolehman (b. Winlock, Wash.). Burial Dec. 13, 1940, Winlock, Wash.

 

1941

LAHTI, TILLIE -- Born August 22, 1886, Cokato, Minnesota. Died Jan. 1, 1941, Toledo, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary embolus following appendectomy 10 days earlier. Widow. Father: Henry Johnson. Mother: Eva Pip__ping (b. Sweden). Burial Jan. 3, 1941, Toledo, Wash.
SIPPOLA, DONALD LEE -- Born January 2, 1941, Toledo, Wash. Died Feb. 13, 1941, Toledo Hospital, Toledo, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia; hydrocephalus. Father: Leland Sippola (b. Burnett, Wash.). Mother: Olive Washburn (b. Ruffe, Wash.). Burial Feb. 14, 1941, Winlock, Wash.
HAMLIN, JOHN B. -- Born August 12, 1896. Died Feb. 16, 1941, 13 mi. south of Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: auto accident; body crushed. Husband of Agnes. Sawyer, mill worker. Father: George L. Hamlin (b. Calif.). Mother: Anna M. Salo (b. Finland). Usual residence Portland, Ore. Burial Feb. 11, 1941, Lone Fir Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
HAMLIN, EDWARD OSCAR -- Born June 27, 1895, Lincoln Creek, Wash. Died Feb. 16, 1941, 13 mi. south of Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: auto accident; body crushed. Single. Edger, lumber mill. Usual residence Portland, Ore. Father: George L. Hamlin (b. Napa, Calif.). Mother: Anna M. Salo (b. Finland). Burial Feb. 22, 1941, Lone Fir Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
LAAKSO, CARL W. -- Born September 16, 1870, Finland. Died Apr. 23, 1941, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: cancer of stomach with metastasis. Husband of Anna. Poultryman. Informant: Ester Pitts, Portland, Ore. Burial Apr. 25, 1941, Winlock, Wash.
PAKKALA, LOUISE -- Born April 27, 1871, Finland. Died May 6, 1941, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Widow of Arvid Pakkala. Informant: Olivia Pakkala, Winlock, Wash. Burial May 10, 1941, Winlock, Wash.
HOVILA, MATT OSCAR -- Born October 13, 1863, Finland. Died June 17, 1941, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: suicide; gunshot wound to head with .22 revolver. Widower of Josephine. Farmer. Informant: Millie Kangas, Winlock, Wash. Burial June 20, 1941, Winlock, Wash.
KOSKI, ELMER N. -- Born June 2, 1901, Finland. Died June 27, 1941, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Husband of Grace. Farmer. Father: Henry Koski. Burial June 29, 1941, Winlock, Wash.
MIKKILA, ISAAC VICTOR -- Age 60 yrs. 8 mos. 2 days; b. (Nov. 23) Finland. Died July 25, 1941, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: exhaustion; carcinoma of bowels of long standing. Husband of Mary. Poultryman, farming. Father: John Mikkila. Mother: Sana Rintala. Informant: Hugo Mikkila, Winlock, Wash. Burial July 27, 1941, Winlock, Wash.
MATTSON, EDWIN -- Born August 28, 1910, North Dakota. Died Sept. 3, 1941, Lincoln Creek, Wash. Cause of death: suicide; gunshot wound of head with 25-36 Marlin. Single. Logging, choker setter. Father: John S. Mattson. Mother: Ida Isaacs (b. Minnesota). Informant: Arthur Mattson, Rochester, Wash. Burial Sept. 6, 1941, Greenwood Cemetery, Centralia, Wash.
SAARI, EMIL EBER -- Born April 5, 1890, Finland. Died Sept. 9, 1941, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Husband of Mary. Finnish bath operator. Father: Matt Saari. Informant: Oscar A. Saari, Winlock, Wash. Removal to Berkeley, Calif.
HENDRICKSON, CHARLES -- Born April 1, 1883, Oulu, Finland. Died Dec. 12, 1941, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis; cerebral hemorrhage. Husband of Ida (age 71). Poultryman. Informant: Hugo A. Blumstrom, Winlock, Wash. Burial Dec. 16, 1941, Winlock, Wash.
GREEN, JOHN -- Born August 26, 1874, Finland. Died Dec. 25, 1941, Lewis County Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: hemorrhage and surgical shock; hit by auto. Widowed. Logger, retired. Father: Gabriel Ogren. Burial Dec. 29, 1941, Marysville, Wash.
MATTSON, ARTHUR B. -- Born March 26, 1905, Gackle, North Dakota. Died Dec. 25, 1941, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: myelitis; influenza. Single. Laborer, lumber. Father: John S. Mattson. Mother: Ida Isaacs (b. North Dakota). Informant: Lee Mattson, Longview, Wash. Burial Dec. 27, 1941, Greenwood Cemetery, Centralia, Wash.

 

1942

JOHNSON, CHARLES -- Age about 70, born in Finland. Died Jan. 20, 1942, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: acute alcoholism. Single. Burial Jan. 23, 1942, Greenwood Cemetery, Centralia, Wash.
HILL, JACOB -- Born April 19, 1884, Finland. Died Jan. 22, 1942, Independence, Wash. Cause of death: cancer of stomach. Single. Farmer: Informant: Mrs. John Laitinen, Independence, Wash., Burial Jan. 26, 1942, Independence, Wash.
PETERSON, BRITA C. -- Born November 8, 1864, Finland. Died Feb. 3, 1942, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: uremia; chronic nephritis. Widow. Father: John Lundquist. Informant: A.W. Peterson, Centralia, Wash. Burial Feb. 5, 1942, Mt. View Burial Park, Centralia, Wash.
MATTSON, ALEX -- Born May 19, 1850, Finland. Died Feb. 27, 1942, St. Helens Hospital, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: cancer of stomach. Single. Usual residence Rochester, Wash. Informant: Jake O. Salo, Rochester, Wash. Burial March 2, 1942, Claquato, Wash.
KOSKI, MINNIE -- Born December 12, 1866, Finland. Died March 21, 1942, St. Helens Hospital, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia; chronic nephritis; hypertensive heart disease. Wife of Jacob Koski (age 75). Usual residence Winlock, Wash. Father: Sunnemana. Informant: John Koski, Winlock, Wash. Burial March 25, 1942, Winlock, Wash.
KARKAINEN, TAPANI -- Born September 1, 1875, Finland. Died Apr. 11, 1942, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of leg with abdominal and pulmonary metastasis. Husband of Alma. Farmer. Informant: Sophia Orni, Winlock, Wash. Burial Apr. 15, 1942, Winlock, Wash.
HANNINEN, VICTOR -- Born October 13, 1879, Finland. Died Apr. 12, 1942, St. Helens Hospital, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: pneumonia; arteriosclerosis. Husband of Riika. Burial Apr. 16, 1942, Winlock, Wash.
BLUM, MIKE -- Born September 18, 1871, Vähäkyrö, Finland. Died Apr. 15, 1942, St. Helens Hospital, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: coronary sclerosis; arteriosclerosis. Widower of Elizabeth. Father: Mike Blum. Informant: Martha Fykerud, Raymond, Wash. Burial Apr. 19, 1942, Winlock, Wash.
KETO, IDA -- Born February 24, 1888, Jacobsville, Michigan. Died Apr. 24, 1942, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: influenza; myocarditis. Single. Teaching school. Father: Andrew Keto. Mother: Johanna. Informant: Mrs. Lena Johnson, Centralia, Wash. Burial Apr. 27, 1942, Claquato, Wash.
MATTSON, IDA CAROLINA -- Born September 30, 1881, Cokato, Minnesota. Died Apr. 27, 1942, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: septicemia; infection back; arthritis; apoplexy. Wife of John S. Mattson. Usual resicence Rochester, Wash. Burial Apr. 29, 1942, Greenwood Cemetery, Centralia, Wash.
MICKELSON, MIKE -- Born September 5, 1906, Everett, Wash. Died May 8, 1942, Toledo Hospital, Toledo, Wash. Cause of death: drowning. Single. Pond man. Father: Jake Mickelson. Mother: Rik Hekki. Informant: Jake Mickelson, Winlock, Wash. Burial May 11, 1942, Winlock, Wash.
HIPPI, AUGUST -- Born January 7, 1872, Nurmo, Finland. Died May 14, 1942, Vader, Wash. Cause of death: bronchiectesis; bronchial asthma. Husband of Mary. Farmer. Father: Herman Hippi. Mother: Kaisa. Burial May17, 1942, Vader, Wash.
KETO, JOHANNAH -- Born July 28, 1860, Finland. Died May 19, 1942, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: hypostatic pneumonia; cardiac decompensation. Married. Informant: Oscar Keto, Centralia, Wash. Burial May 21, 1942, Claquato, Wash.
BAY, ERIK -- Born October 10, 1870, Finland. Died May 20, 1942, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach with metastasis to liver and lungs. Husband of Sophia. Farmer. Father: Hiski Bay. Informant: Arno Bay, Winlock, Wash. Burial May 24, 1942, Winlock, Wash.
SUNDQUIST, ANNA RIKA -- Born February 19, 1861, Finland. Died June 5, 1942, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: gastric enteritis; chronic myocarditis. Widow. Father: Martin. Mother: Laisa. Burial June 8, 1942, Mt. View Burial Park, Centralia, Wash.
HILDEN, HULDA -- Born June 30, 1868, Finland. Died Aug. 12, 1942, Rochester, Wash. Cause of death: cancer of uterus. Wife of Isaac Hilden (age 69). Father: Hahhne. Burial Aug. 15, 1942, Greenwood Cemetery, Centralia, Wash.
HAKALA, MARY -- Born February 25, 1902, Copper Cliff, Ontario, Canada. Died Aug. 17, 1942, Rock Creek Sanitorium, Pe Ell, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Seamstress. Father: Jacob Hakala. Mother: Mina Jussila. Burial Aug. 22, 1942, Claquato, Wash.
AHO, JOHN RICHARD -- Born March 31, 1895, Finland. Died Aug. 19, 1942, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: chronic cardio-vascular renal disease. Husband of Christina. Farmer. Father: John V. Aho. Informant: Arvo Aho, Winlock, Wash. Burial Aug. 23, 1942, Winlock, Wash.
TUURI, ISAAC EMIL -- Born March 3, 1886, Finland. Died Sept. 4, 1942, Centralia General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage with paralysis. Single. Farmer. Father: John Tuuri. Mother: Anna. Sophia Kurkinen, Portland, Ore. Burial Sept. 8, 1942, Claquato, Wash.
OGREN, EDLA SOFIA -- Born June 14, 1878, Finland. Died Oct. 6, 1942, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: apoplexy; hypertension. Wife of August Ogren. Father: John E.Svartnes. Mother: Maria. Informant: P. Ogren, Oakville, Wash. Burial Oct. 12, 1942, Mt. View Burial Park, Centralia, Wash.
ERICKSON, JOHN ERIC -- Born March 19, 1854, Finland. Died Oct. 20, 1942. Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: influenza; senility. Widower. Farmer. Father: Eric Erickson. Informant: Jake O. Salo, Centralia, Wash. Burial Oct. 23, 1942, Independence, Wash.
RINTA, JOHN ERIC -- Born September 11, 1872, Finland. Died Dec. 26, 1942, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; hypertension; arteriosclerosis. Widower of Ida Sophia. Poultryman. Informant: A. Rinta, Winlock, Wash. Burial Dec. 28, 1942, Winlock, Wash.
BERLIN, JOHN -- Born October 2, 1873, Finland. Died Dec. 28, 1942, Toledo, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach with metastasis. Widower of Lizzie. Farmer. Father: Elias Berlin. Mother: Nukilla. Informant: Sylvia Haapala, Winlock, Wash. Burial Jan. 3, 1943, Toledo, Wash.

 

1943

ERICKSON, GABRIEL WILHELM -- Born January 9, 1864, Finland. Died Feb. 26, 1943, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: apoplexy. Husband of Lena. Farmer. Informant: John Erickson, Oakville, Wash. Burial March 2, 1943, Mt. View Burial Park, Centralia, Wash.
MAKI, CHARLES -- Born March 25, 1876, Finland. Died Feb. 28, 1943, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: hypernephroma of left kidney with metastasis to left lung. Single. Carpenter. Usual residence Oakville, Wash. Father: Aaroni Lindback. Informant: Jake O. Salo, Centralia, Wash. Burial March 4, 1943, Independence, Wash.
TORKKO, ELIZABETH -- Born September 15, 1863, Finland. Died Apr. 7, 1943, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia. Wife of Jacob Torkko (age 81). Father: John Jussila. Informant: E.J. Torkko, Winlock, Wash. Burial Apr. 11, 1943, Winlock, Wash.
ROWLING, EDWARD WILLIAM -- Born August 10, 1895, Granite, Montana. Died June 6, 1943, Vader, Wash. Cause of death: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (3 years) due to logging accident June 13, 1940. Husband of Irene (age 37). Logger. Father: F. Ben Rowling (b. England). Mother: Josephine Pu__tio (b. Finland). Burial June 10, 1943, Vader, Wash.
HILL, JACOB EANARD B. -- Born July 22, 1892, Wassa, Finland. Died June 7, 1943, St. Helens Hospital, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: hemorrhage from bowels; peritonitis; liver cirrhosis. Single. Farmer. Usual residence Winlock, Wash. Father: Jacob Big Hill. Mother: Minna Koski. Informant: John Koski, Winlock, Wash. Burial June 13, 1943, Winlock, Wash.
HUNTERS, CARLO -- Born December 23, 1911, Naselle, Wash. Died June 11, 1943, McMillan Sanatorium. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Logger. Father: Charles Hunters (b. Naselle, Wash.). Mother: Sandra Kentola (b. Finland). Burial June 15, 1943, Peaceful Hill Cemetery, Naselle, Wash.
MICKELSON, JACK -- Born July 24, 1866, Finland. Died July 22, 1943, Centralia General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: cancer of pancreas. Widower of Erika. Farmer. Informant: Matilda K. Moran, Seattle, Wash. Burial July 24, 1943, Winlock, Wash.
SETULA, JOHN-- Born September 1, 1861, Finland. Died July 29, 1943, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: uremia; acute and chronic prostatitis. Husband of Ida. Farmer. Usual residence Rochester. Father: Jacob Setula. Informant: A.R. Setula, Rochester, Wash. Burial July 31, 1943, Rochester, Wash.
PAVOLA, GEORGE -- Born July 20, 1894, Halsua, Finland. Died July 3, 1943, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: gastric carcinoma. Husband of Elizabeth. Poultryman. Father: Mats Pavola. Mother: Marie Merilainen. Burial July 3, 1943, Winlock, Wash.
FILANDER, KALLE JOHANNES -- Born April 14, 1874, Finland. Died Nov. 13, 1943, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: brain tumor; carcinoma of lungs. Husband of Emelia (age 73). Shoe repairer. Father: Hiskia Reinikainen. Informant: L.J. Filander, Aberdeen, Wash. Burial Nov. 17, 1943, Mt. View Burial Park, Centralia, Wash.
NISULA, KATIE SOPHIE -- Born August 12, 1874, Finland. Died Nov. 17, 1943, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Wife of Gust Nisula (age 65). Father: John Uitto. Informant: Fannie Ingman, Winlock, Wash. Burial Nov. 21, 1943, Winlock, Wash.

 

1944

SAVOLA, EMIL -- Born March 6, 1881, Finland. Died Jan. 11, 1944, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Widower of Hildah. Poultryman. Father: John Savola. Mother: Elisabeth Kuorde. Informant: Victor A. Savola, Astoria, Ore. Burial Jan. 16, 1944, Winlock, Wash.
RANDELIN, SAMUEL -- Born June 1863, Finland. Died Feb. 4, 1944, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: probably coronary occlusion; found in roadside ditch; no marks of external injury. Divorced. Farmer. Burial Feb. 9, 1944, Winlock, Wash.
SALMELA, ANNA SOPHIA -- Born March 11, 1873, Finland. Died Apr. 12, 1944, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: cirrhosis of liver. Wife of Nikolai Salmela. Father: John Huovari. Informant: Jean Salmela, Seattle, Wash. Burial Apr. 16, 1944, Winlock, Wash.
DUNKIN, LILLIE MARIE -- Born July 13, 1897, Utah. Died Apr. 18, 1944, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: heart failure; epileptic attack. Widow. Father: Charles Koskie. Mother: Elizabeth Kujanpaa. Informant: Ard___ Dunkin, Centralia, Wash. Burial Apr. 21, 1944, Mt. View Burial Park, Centralia, Wash.
KOLANEN, NIKOLAI -- Born January 2, 1873, Karstula, Finland. Died Apr. 28, 1944, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia; influenza. Divorced. Farmer. Informant: Esa Partanen, Winlock, Wash. Burial May 2, 1944, Winlock, Wash.
ERICKSON, MATT -- Born September 16, 1888, Finland. Died May 10, 1944, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis. Husband of Rose (age 56). Carpenter and miner. Burial May 15, 1944, Winlock, Wash.
SAARI, NIKOLAI -- Born January 3, 1870, Kemi, Finland. Died May 15, 1944, Vader, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis. Widower of Etla. Farmer. Father: Herman Saari. Informant: W.W. Saari, Vader, Wash. Burial May 18, 1944, Vader, Wash.
KOSKI, JACOB -- Born May 10, 1866, Finland. Died May 16, 1944, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Husband of Minnie (age 73). Farmer. Informant: John Koski, Winlock, Wash. Burial May 21, 1944, Winlock, Wash.
KINUNEN, MARY -- Born December 14, 1886, Carbon, Wyoming. Died Aug. 2, 1944, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach. Widow. Usual residence Winlock, Wash. Informant: Frank Frodal, Vancouver, Wash. Burial Aug. 9, 1944, Winlock, Wash.
SAARINEN, ORVAL E. -- Born April 2, 1898, Belt, Montana. Died Aug. 4, 1944, St. Helens Hospital, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia. Single. Hook tender, logging. Usual residence Winlock, Wash. Father: John K. Saarinen. Mother: Emilia Lehtinen. Burial Aug. 7, 1944, Vader, Wash.
RAISANEN, KALLE ALEXANDER -- Born November 7, 1876, Finland. Died Aug. 10, 1944, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Single. Farmer. Usual residence Curtis, Wash. Father: John Hendrick Raisanen. Mother: Maria Haijanen. Informant: Axel Raisanen, Curtis, Wash. Burial Aug. 12, 1944, Winlock, Wash.
TUOHINEN, HANNA -- Born Apr. 4, 1872, Finland. Died Aug. 12, 1944, Centralia General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Wife of Matt Tuohinen. Usual residence Winlock, Wash. Father: Fred Parvinen. Informant: John Tuohinen, Portland, Ore. Burial Aug. 16, 1944, Winlock, Wash.
MATTSON, ELIZABETH O. -- Born March 29, 1874, Finland. Died Aug. 13, 1944, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia. Widow. Father: Andy Oja. Informant: Bro Mattson, Longview, Wash. Burial Aug. 17, 1944, Winlock, Wash.
OLLIKKALA, SANNA LISA -- Born September 12, 1864, Finland. Died Aug. 18, 1944, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: coronary heart disease; diabetes mellitus. Widow. Father: John Holso. Informant: Matthew Ollikkala, Rochester, Wash. Burial Aug. 22, 1944, Independence, Wash.
SALO, EINO -- Born October 22, 1908, Ilwaco, Wash. Died Aug. 22, 1944, McMillan Sanitorium, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Father: Charles Salo. Mother: Marion. Removal Aug. 23, 1944 (no location given).
GRANLUND, PERTTI -- Born October 22, 1861, Finland. Died Oct. 5, 1944, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of rectum with metastasis. Husband of Sanna (age 71). Farmer. Burial Oct. 8, 1944, Winlock, Wash.
HEIKKILA, JOHN -- Born September 12, 1879, Finland. Died Oct. 11, 1944, Rochester, Wash. Cause of death: suicide; strangulation by hanging. Single. Farmer. Father: Isaac Heikkila. Informant: Mrs. Aine Hanson, Rochester, Wash. Burial Oct. 14, 1944, Independence, Wash.
HEIKKILA, HENRY G. -- Born March 17, 1876, Tuurku, Finland. Died October 31, 1944, St. Helens Hospital, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: sarcoma metastasis in lungs from sarcoma of testicle. Husband of Alina (age 58). Farmer. Usual residence Castle Rock rte. near Toledo, Wash. Father: Henry Heikkila. Informant: Alvar J. Heikkila, Castle Rock, Wash. Burial Nov. 5, 1944, Toledo, Wash.
ANGER, IDA ELIINA -- Born April 7, 1887, Finland. Died Nov. 21, 1944, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: shock and exposure. Widow of David Anger. Informant: Wilbert Anger, Longview, Wash. Burial Nov. 24, 1944, Winlock, Wash.
LINDQUIST, ANNA MATILDA -- Born January 13, 1884, Finland. Died Dec. 10, 1944, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Wife of John F. Lindquist. Informant: Fred Lindquist, Winlock, Wash. Burial Dec. 13, 1944, Winlock, Wash.

1945

SALLINEN, JACOB -- Born August 24, 1855, Finland. Died Jan. 7, 1945, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis; arteriosclerosis; old age; uremia. Husband of Mary (age 84). Farmer. Father: Jacob Sallinen. Informant: Martin Huhta, Rochester, Wash. Burial Jan. 10, 1945, Independence, Wash.
BERGQUIST, GLADYS E. -- Born April 28, 1902, Ely, Minnesota. Died Feb. 10, 1945, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: acute myocarditis; pulmonary embolus. Wife of Erick Bergquist (age 45). Usual residence Oakville, Wash. Father: Lee Anderson. Mother: Bette Jacobson. Burial Feb. 13, 1945, Mt. View Burial Park, Centralia, Wash.
LAURILA, SELMA SOFIA -- Born January 18, 1881, Finland. Died Apr. 21, 1945, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Wife of Emil Laurila (age 67). Father: Tokoi. Informant: Eva Dickinson, Centralia, Wash. Burial Apr. 25, 1945, Winlock, Wash.
OHANEN, ROSA AMALIA -- Born March 28, 1867, Finland. Died July 12, 1945, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral apoplexy; arteriosclerosis. Wife of Tobias Ohanen (age 77). Father: John H. Salmela. Burial July 15, 1945, Winlock, Wash.
WIRTA, FRANK ARTHUR -- Born February13, 1885, Sukainen, Finland. Died Aug. 8, 1945, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Husband of Hilja Husko (age 58). Cranberry grower, farmer. Usual residence Grayland, Wash. Father: Frank Wirta. Mother: Sophie Walkama. Burial Aug. 11, 1945, Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.
INGMAN, JOHN FREDRICK -- Born February 17, 1871, Finland. Died Aug. 16, 1945, Vader, Wash. Cause of death: accident on RR track. Husband of Hannah. Logger. Informant: Fred Ingman, Winlock, Wash. Burial Aug. 16, 1945, Vader, Wash.
MAKI, NICK -- Born September 6, 1878, Finland. Died Aug. 21, 1945, St. Helens Hospital, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis. Husband of Minnie (age 61). Farmer. Informant: Mrs. Linda Lambert, Puyallup, Wash. Burial Aug. 23, 1945, Winlock, Wash.
OHMAN, MARY SENYA -- Born April 19, 1892, Finland. Died Sept. 8, 1945, Vader, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Wife of Carl O. Ohman (age 53). Father: Robert Tuominen. Mother: Johanna Piatalo. Usual residence Rochester, Wash. Informant: Martin A. Huhta, Rochester, Wash. Burial Sept. 28, 1945, Independence, Wash.
DAHL, HILDA MARI -- Born September 14, 1869, Pori, Finland. Died Oct. 12, 1945, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: natural causes; old age. Widow of John Dahl. Father: Gustav A. Nordstrom. Mother: Eva C. Dahl. Burial Oct. 15, 1945, Greenwood Cemetery, Centralia, Wash.
KOSKI, WALFRED -- Born January 10, 1884, Finland. Died Oct. 27, 1945, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis; arteriosclerosis. Husband of Hildah. Fisherman. Father: Jonas Koski. Mother: Mary Vaararala. Burial Oct. 31, 1945, Winlock, Wash.
WALTANEN, HILDA MARIE -- Born December 1, 1875, Finland. Died Nov. 7, 1945, Centralia General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: cardiac heart failure. Wife of John Waltanen. Father: Charles Takala. Mother: Maria Nakkila. Informant: Hugo A. Blumstrom, Winlock, Wash. Burial Nov. 11, 1945, Winlock, Wash.
RAUTIO, EMIL -- Born January 26, 1888, Finland. Died Nov. 24, 1945, Rock Creek Nursing Home, Pe Ell, Wash. Cause of death: mental psychosis; cerebral hemorrhage. Farmer. Usual residence Woodland, Wash. Informant: Arnie Rautio, Astoria, Ore. Removal Nov. 24, 1945, to Astoria, Ore.
KEMP, EMIL AUGUST -- Born January 16, 1874, Tornio, Finland. Died Dec. 4, 1945, Vader, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Widower of Hilda. Carpenter. Burial Dec. 8, 1945, Vader, Wash.
SALMELA, NIKOLAI -- Born June 21, 1869, Finland. Died Dec. 6, 1945, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; arteriosclerosis. Widower of Anna Sophia. Farmer. Informant: Bruno N. Salmela, Winlock, Wash. Burial Dec. 9. 1945, Winlock, Wash.
KOHTOLA, SAMUEL PETER -- Born December 31, 1862, Finland. Died Dec. 23, 1945, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis. Single. Farmer. Burial Dec. 29, 1945, Mt. View Burial Park, Centralia, Wash.

 

1946

KORPI, FRANK E. -- Born May 26, 1889, Finland. Died Jan. 2, 1946, McMillan Sanitorium, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Husband of Hilja (age 45). Miner. Usual residence Winlock, Wash. Father: Jacob Korpi. Mother: Serafia Haako. Informant: Fitz Korpi, Winlock, Wash. Burial Jan. 6, 1946, Winlock, Wash.
TOIKKA, HILMA SOFIA -- Born June 25, 1873, Jalasjarvi, Finland. Died Apr. 12, 1946, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Wife of John Toikka. Informant: Irene Toikka, Seattle, Wash. Burial Apr. 16, 1946, Winlock, Wash.
PETERSON, BERT -- Born February 6, 1870, Finland. Died May 14, 1946, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis. Husband of Anna Maria (age 75). Coal miner. Father: Bartholomay Kylmanen. Mother: Mina Uitto. Informant: Ben J. Peterson, Moses Lake, Wash. Burial May 18, 1946, Greenwood Cemetery, Centralia, Wash.
UITTO, ANNA MATILDA -- Born May 12, 1887, Finland. Died May 21, 1946, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: heart failure. Wife of Matt Henry Uitto (age 62). Burial May 26, 1946, Winlock, Wash.
WIRTA, ALEXANDER -- Born February 21, 1885, Finland. Died May 21, 1946, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion. Husband of Hulda A. Farmer. Informant: Axel Eskeline, Winlock, Wash. Burial June 12, 1946, Winlock, Wash.
JOKISAARI, HANNES -- Born April 24, 1885, Finland. Died June 29, 1946, Centralia General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach. Husband of Aili. Farmer. Burial July 5, 1946, Winlock, Wash.
ORNI, ILMAR JACOB -- Born April 30, 1904, Portland, Oregon. Died Aug. 10, 1946, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: heart failure; obesity. Husband of Sophia. Foreman, co-op candling dept. Father: Jacob Orni. Mother: Elizabeth Tormala. Burial Aug. 13, 1946, Winlock, Wash.
JOHNSON, EDWARD ANDREW -- Born March 18, 1886, Finland. Died Sept. 16, 1946, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: lympho-sarcoma; anemia. Husband of Emma (age 58) Farmer. Usual residence Rochester, Wash. Father: John Johnson. Mother: Louisa. Burial Sept. 20, 1946, Mt. View Burial Park, Centralia, Wash.
WALTANEN, JOHN -- Born February 5, 1876, Finland. Died Dec. 16, 1946, Ransodale Nursing Home, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: silicosis; myocardial herat failure. Widower. Farmer. Informant: Helja Blumstrom, Winlock, Wash. Burial Dec. 20, 1946, Winlock, Wash.

 

1947

KOHTALA, EINO RICHARD -- Born September 1, 1946, Chehalis, Wash. Died Jan. 6, 1947, St. Helens Hospital, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia; asphyxia; malnutrition. Father: Eino Kohtala (b. Centralia, Wash.). Mother: Evelyn McQueen (b. Ogallala, Nebr.). Burial Jan. 8, 1947, Winlock, Wash.
AHO, MATT -- Born March 17, 1878, Finland. Died Jan. 20, 1947, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: heart failure. Widower. Laborer. Burial Jan. 28, 1947, Winlock, Wash.
KOSKY, THOMAS NESTOR -- Born September 12, 1869, Finland. Died Feb. 1, 1947, Toledo, Wash. Cause of death: found dead in bed; unknown cause. Husband of Irene (age 52). Farmer. Father: Andrew Kosky (b. Isojoki, Finland). Informant: Reino E. Kosky, Castle Rock, Wash. Burial Feb. 5, 1947, Toledo, Wash.
NURMI, EINAR -- About 63 years of age, born Finland. Died Feb. 4, 1947, Ramsey Nursing Hime, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; arteriosclerosis. Single. Longshoreman. Removal Feb. 4, 1947, to Longview, Wash.
JALONEN, IDA -- Born May 18, 1879, Finland. Died March 7, 1947, Toledo, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Widow. Informant: Irene Kattelus, Castle Rock, Wash. Burial March 10, 1947, Toledo, Wash.
NIEMI, MARY -- Born December 12, 1880, Finland. Died March 21, 1947, St. Helens Hospital, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: heart failure; cerebral hemorrhage. Widow. Father: John Mikkola. Mother: Mary Pajana. Informant: Walter T. Niemi, Portland, Ore. Removal March 27, 1947, to Anchorage, Alaska.
PURONEN, ALBY -- Born June 10, 1881, Finland. Died March 21, 1947, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of lung. Husband of Rosa (age 61). Sawmill worker. Father: Jeremiah Puranen. Mother: Amelia Utrianen. Burial March 26, 1947, Winlock, Wash.
KOSKI, MATT FILEMON -- Born April 16, 1882, Kannus, Finland. Died March 28, 1947, St. Helens Hospital, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: uremia; chronic nephritis; ruptured appendix. Husband of Ida. Farmer. Father: Matt Koski. Mother: E___ Pesola. Informant: Mrs. John Hirn, Medford, Ore. Burial March 31, 1947, Toledo, Wash.
MAKI, CHARLES RICHARD -- Born July 15, 1885, Finland. Died May 8, 1947, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: lobar pneumonia; chronic alcoholism. Divorced. Miner. Informant: Aili M. Fluckiger, Winlock, Wash. Burial May 10, 1947, Winlock, Wash.
HUSA, IVAR H. -- Born July 24, 1877, Finland. Died May 21, 1947, Rochester, Wash. Cause of death: acute cardiac failure; chronic myocarditis. Husband of Sofia (age 63). Farmer. Father: Jacob Husa. Mother: Helen Lauri. Burial May 24, 1947, Independence, Wash.
HOGLUND, IDA -- Born April 2, 1883, Finland. Died May 31, 1947, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of uterus. Wife of Fred Hoglund (age 66). Father: Jacob Home Berg. Burial June 3, 1947, Winlock, Wash.
FORSMAN, VICTOR -- Born August 25, 1874, Jakobstad, Finland. Died June 13, 1947, Ramsdel Nursing Home, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis. Single. Miner. Usual residence Raymond, Wash. Father: Matt Forsman. Burial June 18, 1947, Fern Hill Cemetery, Raymond, Wash.
PALO, ANTON -- Born September 9, 1874, Visuvesi, Finland. Died June 27, 1947, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: possible coronary heart disease; died in his auto on state road. Husband of Anna L. (age 59). Marchant and salesman. Burial July 2, 1947, Winlock, Wash.
NIEMI, CELIA -- Born April 26, 1880, Finland. Died Aug. 26, 1947, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: myocardial failure. Wife of John Niemi (age 72). Father: Armas Mottonen. Burial Aug. 29, 1947, Mt. View Burial Park, Centralia, Wash.
PUKKILA, AINA SELINA -- Born June 11, 1877, Finland. Died Sept. 26, 1947, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: heart failure. Widow. Father: Peltokangas. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Informant: Fred Knuttila, Winlock, Wash. Burial Oct. 1, 1947, IOOF Cemetery, Winlock, Wash.
LARY, FIINA HELVIG -- Born April 28, 1887, Finland. Died Nov. 4, 1947, St. Helens Hospital, Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: heart failure; diabetic coma. Wife of Axel Lary. Father: Isaac Mattson. Mother: Amelia Kompsi. Informant: Roy A. Lary, Winlock, Wash. Burial Nov. 8, 1947, Winlock, Wash.
JOHNSON, WILLIAM A. -- Born December 8, 1882, Kronoby, Finland. Died Nov. 9, 1947, Lewis County General Hospital, Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: acute myocarditis. Husband of Mary (age 61). Groceryman, grocery store. Father: A. Nygrann. Mother: Marie Broanda. Burial Nov. 12, 1947, Mt. View Burial Park, Centralia, Wash.
KOSKI, WILHO MATT -- Born May 25, 1891, Kaustinen, Finland. Died Dec. 15, 1947, Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion. Husband of Adele Hannah (age 51). Carpenter. Father: Anti Niitykoski (b. Kaustinen, Finland). Mother: Louissa (b. Kaustinen, Finland). Informant: John O. Hakola, Winlock, Wash. Burial Dec. 19, 1947, Winlock, Wash.

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