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


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


[1907 - 1913] [1914 - 1920] [1921 - 1927] [1928 - 1934] [1935 - 1941] [1942 - 1947]


1935

STROM, CHARLES -- Age 58, born in Finland. Died about Jan. 12, 1935, Gig Harbor, Wash. Cause of death: coronary embolism; alcoholism. Single. Blacksmith. Burial Jan. 19, 1935, Artendale, Gig Harbor, Wash.
LARSON, KATERINA -- Born April 7, 1865, Finland. Died Jan. 19, 1935, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: apoplexy (embolism); myocarditis. Widow. Father: Erick Larson (b. Finland). Mother: Anna (b. Finland). Informant: Carl Larson, Tacoma, Wash. Burial Jan. 22, 1935, New Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
ANDERSON, LOUISE -- Born January 2, 1957, Finland. Died Jan. 29, 1935, Mt. View Sanitorium, Lakeview, Wash. Usual residence Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: chronic pulmonary tuberculosis, far advanced. Widow. Father: Gus Gustafson Sr. (b. Finland). Mother: Katrina (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 31, 1935, Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
GUSTAFSON, GABRIEL -- Born September 15, 1853, Finland. Died Feb. 7, 1935, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: terminal pneumonia. Husband of Johanna. Retired logger, Mud Bay Logging Co. Father: Gust Gustafson (b. Finland). Mother: Anna (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Anna Kincaid, Tacoma, Wash. Burial Feb. 8, 1935, Mt. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
ANDERSON, CARL ARTHUR -- Born 1912, Shelton, Wash. Died Feb. 14, 1935, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: acute intestinal obstruction; tuberculous peritonitis. Single. Father: Emil Anderson (b. Finland). Mother: Sana Holki (b. Finland). Removal Feb. 14, 1935, to Olympia, Wash.
JOHNSON, HANNAH -- Born July 29, 1886, Finland. Died March 21, 1935, St. Joseph Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: lobar pneumonia. Wife of Edward Johnson.
Father: Jacob Christolon (b. Finland). Mother: Hannah (b. Finland). Burial March 23, 1935, Mt. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
NIEMI, LEO ALEXANDER -- Born June 9, 1901, Finland. Died Apr. 9, 1935, St. Joseph Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: Addison's disease. Husband of Amelia. Lumber mill laborer. Father: Niemi (b. Finland). Mother: Mary (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 11, 1935, Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
HEIKKILA, KUSTAA -- Born March 31, 1895, Finland. Died Apr. 15, 1935, Veterans Adm. Facility, American Lake, Wash. Usual residence Astoria, Ore. Cause of death: far advanced pulmonary tuberculosis. Husband of Hilda Nayha Heikkila. Fisherman. Father: Hendrick Heikkila (b. Finland). Mother: Josephine Tabbla (b. Finland). Removal Apr. 16, 1935, to Astoria, Ore.
ESKOULA, GUST -- Born December 1, 1883, Finland. Died Apr. 24, 1935, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Raymond, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Husband of Anna G. Oyra. Laborer. Father: Jacob Eskoula (b. Finland). Mother: Anna (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 27, 1935, institution cemetery, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
GUSTAFSON, ANNA MATILDA -- Born June 11, 1857, Finland. Died May 10, 1935, Puyallup, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Widow of Andrew Gustafson. Father: Carl Grounhrot (b. Finland). Informant: Mr. W.. Baltuff, Puyallup, Wash. Burial May 13, 1935, Woodbine Cemetery, Puyallup, Wash.
KARKAINEN, JOHN -- Born June 6, 1870, Finland. Died June 6, 1935, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Oakville, Wash. Cause of death: psychosis; cerebral arteriosclerosis; exhaustion. Married. Farmer. Father: Matt Karkainen (b. Finland). Removal June 6, 1935, to Centralia, Wash.
STREAM, MATT -- Age 75, born in Finland. Died July 8, 1935, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: senile arteriosclerosis and bronchial pneumonia; senile dementia. Single. Baker. Father: Frederick (b. Finland). Mother: Miss Hendrick (b. Finland). Burial July 10, 1935, Lincoln Memorial, Portland, Ore.
HOLM, JOHN -- Born June 23, 1864, Finland. Died July 16, 1935, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerotic heart disease; coronary accident. Husband of Hanna. Carpenter. Father: John Holm (b. Finland). Mother: Begrita (b. Finland). Burial July 20, 1935, Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
HOWARD, ALMA O. -- Born April 22, 1874, Finland. Died July 17, 1935, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Stella, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral arteriosclerosis; cerebral hemorrhage. Wife of Walter D. Howard. Father: Charles Nordstrom (b. Sweden). Mother: Louisa E. (b. Finland). Burial July 19, 1935, institution cemetery, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.

WILLIAMS, CHARLES -- Born 1850 in Finland. Died July 18, 1935, St. Joseph Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis. Husband of Mary. Mining prospector. Informant: John Flintoff, Tacoma, Wash. Burial July 20, 1935, Mt. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.

JOHNSON, HENRY -- Age about 58, born in Finland. Died Aug. 6, 1935, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: fracture of skull and hemorrhage of brain; homicide; struck on side of head several times with shotgun. Laborer. Cremation Aug. 7, 1935, Oakwood, Tacoma, Wash.

HOGLUND, HILMA -- Born October 1907, Finland. Died Aug. 7, 1935, Pierce Co. Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: chronic nephritis with terminal uremia. Single. Father: Carl August Hoglund (b. Finland). Mother: Lena Strameg (b. Finland). Informant: Frank Hoglund, Tacoma, Wash. Burial Aug. 9, 1935, Mt. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
LINDBERG, EDWARD -- Born August 15, 1868, Finland. Died Aug. 18, 1935, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: chapeangitis with interst. and ensuing cardiac failure. Husband of Hannah. Hod carrier. Burial Aug. 20, 1935, Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
CARLSON, OTTO -- Born October 29, 1892, Finland. Died Sept. 14, 1935, Mt. View Sanitorium, Lakeview, Wash. Usual residence Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Retired. Father: Carl Matson (b. Finland). Cremation Sept. 14, 1935, Oakwood, Tacoma, Wash.
RANDA, OTTO -- Born June 25, 1890, Finland. Died Nov. 15, 1935, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: acute alcoholism. Single. Logger and laborer. Cremation Nov. 15, 1935, Tacoma, Wash.
HANNUS, FRED -- Born October 16, 1878, Finland. Died Nov. 26, 1935, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Husband of Hilma. Farmer. Father: Axel Grannas (b. Finland). Mother: Marie Hannus (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Martha Johnson (daughter), Longbranch, Wash. Burial Nov. 30, 1935, Longbranch, Wash.
JOHNSON, LOUISE -- Born December 13, 1878, Waasa, Finland. Died Dec. 2, 1935, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach. Wife of Charles Johnson. Father: John Holm (b. Finland). Mother: Maria Elizabeth (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 4, 1935, Mt. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.

 

1936

LAHTI, JOHN -- Born June 15, 1869, Finland. Died Jan. 16, 1936, Bridge Clinic Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: crushing injury of pelvis and thighs; accident at Weyerhaeuser Timber Co.; car passed over him. Widower of Sanna. Logger, Weyerhauser Co. Father: Elias Lahti (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Ellen Lortie, Tacoma, Wash. Burial Jan. 18, 1936, Evergreen Park, Tacoma, Wash.
BECKMAN, JOHN -- Born 1859 in Finland. Died Jan. 18, 1936, Sumner, Wash. Cause of death: cardiac asthma; myocardial failure. Single. Logger. Burial Jan. 22, 1936, Buckley Cemetery, Buckley, Wash.
MAKI, ELIZABETH -- Born November 11, 1879, Finland. Died Feb. 3, 1936, Pierce County Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: terminal cardiac decompensation. Wife of John Maki. Father: Jack Lauttamus (b. Finland). Burial Feb. 8, 1936, Wilkinson, Wash.
BOLVI, IDA -- Born July 13, 1877, Finland. Died Feb. 24, 1936, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: broncho-pneumonia; chronic arthritis. Wife of Oscar Bolvi. Father: Mike Jarvenpaa (b. Finland). Burial Feb. 29, 1936, Oakwood Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
MARKKANEN, JOHN O. -- Born April 25, 1888, Finland. Died Apr. 11, 1936, Veterans' Administration Facility, American Lake, Wash. Usual residence St. Helens, Ore. Cause of death: meningitis, simple, basilar; bronchial pneumonia. Divorced. Miner. Father: Edwin Markkanen (b. Finland). Mother: Caroline Walkainen (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 16, 1936, Mt. View Burial Park, Tacoma, Wash.
PEUSA, DAVID -- Born June 12, 1885, Finland. Died Apr. 16, 1936, near American Lake, Wash. Usual residence Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Husband of Ina. Groceryman. Burial Apr. 22, 1936, Mt. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
KION, MAT -- Born 1888 in Finland. Died Apr. 27, 1936, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Montesano, Wash. (1st adm.); Eatonville, Wash. Cause of death: dementia praecox; pulmonary tuberculosis; exhaustion. Single. Fireman in sawmill. Father: John Kormano (b. Finland). Mother: Kate (b. Finland). Cremation May 1, 1936, institution crematory, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
KIRCHLER, OLGA -- Born 1888 in Finland. Died May 2, 1936, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Port Blakely, Wash. Wife of P.J. Kirchler. Cause of death: acute dilitation of heart; chronic interstitial nephritis; manic depression. Father: John Hendrickson (b. Finland). Mother: Minnie (b. Finland). Removal May 4, 1936, to Bremerton, Wash.
ASPLUND, ERICK -- Born June 27, 1878, Finland. Died May 11, 1936, one mile east of Elbe, Wash., mountain road near Cascade Timber Co. Cause of death: hemorrhage; dynamite explosion. Divorced. Logger, logging camp. Usual residence Tacoma, Wash. Father: Sven Erickson (b. Finland). Informant: John Asplund, Tacoma, Wash. Burial May 16, 1936, Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
JACOBSEN, ERIC -- Born February 24, 1889, Finland. Died May 24, 1936, Mtn. View Sanatorium, Lakeview, Wash. Usual residence Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: far advanced active pulmonary tuberculosis. Single. Logger, also R.W.A. worker. Father: Jacob Jacobson (b. Finland). Mother: Brita Larson (b. Finland). Burial May 27, 1936, Mtn. View Cemetery, Tacoma,Wash.
NEWFIELD, SUSAN -- Born October 29, 1879, Finland. Died June 9, 1936, Puyallup General Hospital, Puyallup, Wash. Cause of death: chronic nephritis and hypertension; acute cardiac failure and myocarditis; over-exertion. Wife of Herman Newfield. Father: John Talso (b. Finland). Burial June 12, 1936, Woodinville, Wash.
PUSPANEN, JENNIE -- Born 1910 in Quincy, Massachusetts. Died June 14, 1936, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Camas, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis; dementia praecox. Married. Office clerk. Father: John Puspanen (b. Finland). Mother: Jennie Hokanen (b. Finland). Cremation June 16, 1936, institution crematory, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
MACK, JOHN -- Age 74, born in Finland. Died July 20, 1936, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: patchy pneumonia; exudative pyelitis and cystitis; generalized arteriosclerosis. Single. Coal miner. Cremation July 27, 1936, institution crematory, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
SUNSTEN, WILLIAM -- Born October 22, 1878, Finland. Died Sept. 17, 1936, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: coronary infarction. Divorced from Sofie. Wood turner, lumber mills. Father: Matt Sunsten (b. Finland). Mother: Anna Nass (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. John Sunsten, Seattle, Wash. Burial Sept. 19, 1936, Mtn. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
WICKLUND, IKE -- Born January 27, 1882, Finland. Died Sept. 28, 1936, Pierce County Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: sudden severe pulmonary hemorrhage of undetermined cause; syphilis. Single. Logger. Father: Ike Wicklund (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Anderson (b. Finland). Cremation Oct. 2, 1936, Mtn. View Crematory, Tacoma, Wash.
ARVELA, JOHN -- Born October 3, 1877, Rauma, Finland. Died Oct. 11, 1936, City Jail, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: acute alcoholism. Single. Longshoreman. Father: Simi Arvela (b. Finland). Mother: Amelia (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 15, 1936, Mtn. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
JUNTUNEN, HERMAN -- Born December 7, 1886, Finland. Died Oct. 26, 1936, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Carbonado, Wash. Cause of death: chronic cholecystitis with cholelithiasis; chronic pulmonary tuberculosis; subphrenic abscesses; dementia praecox. Single. Coal miner. Father: Sol Juntunen (b. Finland). Mother: Rika Makala (b. Finland). Cremation Nov. 2, 1936, institution crematory, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
LUKKO, GUST -- Born December 6, 1876, Finland. Died Oct. 26, 1936, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Poor Farm, Montesano, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach; arteriosclerosis; psychosis with cerebral arteriosclerosis. Single. Laborer, railroads and mines. Father: Herman Lukko (b. Finland). Cremation Oct. 29, 1936, institution crematory, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
JOHNSON, EDNA SYLVIA -- Born October 30, 1912, Burnett, Wash. Died Nov. 7, 1936, railroad crossing on Lincoln Hwy., Pierce Co., Wash. Usual residence Burnett, Wash. Cause of death: car hit a train; cremation. Single. Housekeeper, at home. Father: William Johnson (b. Finland). Mother: Alina Salo (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Hilda Wilkinson, Tacoma, Wash. Removal Nov. 8, 1936, to Buckley, Wash.
NEWMAN, JOHN -- Born September 16, 1860, Finland. Died December 28, 1936, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: cardiac failure. Husband of Hannah. Retired farmer. Father: Johan Newman (b. Finland). Mother: Lena Johnson (b. Finland). Informant: A.W. Newman, Tacoma, Wash. Burial Dec. 31, 1936, Mtn. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.

 

1937

LUNDQUIST, OTTO -- Born August 8, 1880, Finland. Died Feb. 9, 1937, Mtn. View Sanatorium, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Husband of Sandra. Farmer. Father: Henry Laubacker (b. Finland). Mother: Berta Hanson (b. Finland). Informant: R.H. Burkhalter. Burial Feb. 11, 1937, New Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
STUBBS, ELLEN ISABELL -- Born July 31, 1896, Wisconsin. Died March 3, 1937, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: metastatic carcinoma of liver. Wife of Robert L. Stubbs. Father: Joseph P. Hostetler (b. Wisconsin). Mother: Elizabeth C. Isolehlo (b. Finland). Burial March 6, 1937, Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
SUNDSTROM, INFANT -- Female child born and died March 13, 1937, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: premature birth (6 months). Father: Bert Sundstrom (b. Sweden). Mother: Alma Apuland (b. Finland). Cremation March 13, 1937, Mtn. View Crematory, Tacoma, Wash.
LOGAN, ANNIE -- Born June 24, 1845, Finland. Died March 14, 1937, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death; myocarditis; senility. Widow. Mother: Mary Eskeli (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Sanna Koski, Tacoma, Wash. Burial March 17, 1937, New Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
JOHNSON, MARY -- Born March 15, 1878, Finland. Died March 31, 1937, American Lake, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach; starvation. Wife of John K. Johnson. Father: John Honka (b. Finland). Mother: Tinna Keskinen (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 3, 1937, Mtn. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
WILLIAMS, MARY -- Born 1864 in Finland. Died Apr. 8, 1937, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis; dementia praecox. Widow of Charles Williams. Father: Magnus Sarrie (b. Finland). Mother: Helwig (b. Finland). Removal Apr. 8, 1937, to Tacoma, Wash.
KOSKI, JACOB -- Born July 25, 1876, Finland. Died Apr. 21, 1937, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis with cardiac hypertrophy. Husband of Sanna. Stationary fireman. Father: Jacob Koski (b. Finland). Mother: Anna Harro (b. Finland). Informant: Jacob A. Koski, Tacoma, Wash. Burial Apr. 26, 1937, New Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
LAUER, IRENE -- Born February 19, 1905, Vancouver, Wash. Died Apr. 23, 1937, Mt. View Sanitorium, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis; chronic myocarditis. Wife of Howard Lauer. Father: John E. Walker (b. Finland). Mother: Katherine Matta (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 27, 1937, Mt. View Burial Park, Tacoma, Wash.
GENTALA, GEORGE -- Born January 19, 1913, Astoria, Oregon. Died May 25, 1937, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis; dementia praecox. Single. Father: Leander Gentala (b. Finland). Mother: Helja Wirkala (b. Finland). Removal May 26, 1937, to Independence, Wash.
OLMSTED, JEAN -- Born January 28, 1901, Wyoming. Died May 28, 1937, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: psychoses with other somatic disease; pneumonia. Wife of Rex Olmstead. Father: John Niemi (b. Finland). Removal May 28, 1937, to Centralia, Wash.
PALO, INFANT -- Female child born June 3, 1937, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Died June 4, 1937, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: cardiac failure; toxemia; bilateral broncho-pneumonia; prematurity (3 weeks). Father: Ben B. Palo (b. Carbonado, Wash.). Mother: Clara Baker (b. Pennsylvania). Burial June 5, 1937, Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
MANN, JOHN -- Born November 13, 1877, Finland. Died June 6, 1937, Pierce County Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: automobile accident; compound fracture of right fibula; shock; edema of lungs. Divorced from Sophia. Logger. Father: Charles Mann (b. Finland). Mother: Sophia (b. Finland). Informant: Herman Johnson, Puyallup, Wash. Burial June 10, 1937, Mtn. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
TULILA, KARL -- Born March 2, 1900, Ilwaco, Washington. Died June 14, 1937, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Cause of death: fever following mechanical obstruction past old operative adhesions; psychosis with mental deficiency. Single. Fisherman. Father: Abraham Tulila (b. Finland). Mother: Anna (b. Finland). Burial June 16, 1937, Fort Steilacoom Cemetery, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
STROMDAHL, ILONA -- Born February 16, 1896, Finland. Died June 20, 1937, Mtn. View Sanitorium, Lakeview, Wash. Usual residence Puyallup, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis; intestinal tuberculosis. Widow. Father: John La__pers (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Harju (b. Finland). Burial June 22, 1937, Trinity Cemetery, Puyallup (?), Wash.
GUSTAFSON, AUGUST -- Born September 8, 1889, Finland. Died July 23, 1937, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: brain abscess. Husband of Ida. Carpenter; owner and manager of Bungalow Cabinet Co. Father: August Holmgren (b. Finland). Mother: Marcia Kull (b. Finland). Informant: Alfred Holmgren, Tacoma, Wash. Burial July 27, 1937, Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
LAINE, CHARLES -- Born June 18, 1877, Finland. Died July 31, 1937, Pierce County Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Usual residence Buckley, Wash. Cause of death: bilateral lobar pneumonia. Husband of Lempe. Farmer. Father: John Laine (b. Finland). Burial Aug. 2, 1937, Sumner Cemetery, Sumner, Wash.
MAKI, AXEL -- Born May 15, 1868, Finland. Died Aug. 22, 1937, Pierce County Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: congestive heart failure. Single. Father: Herman Maki (b. Finland). Burial Aug. 28, 1937, Mtn. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
ERICKSON, AXEL -- Age 68 yrs. 11 mos. 13 days, born in Finland. Died Sept. 13, 1937, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: primary carcinoma right lung; primary anemia. Husband of Solma. Fish cannery laborer. Father: Emil Erickson (b. Finland). Cremation Sept. 17, 1937, Tacoma, Wash.
PELTO, JOHN -- Age 53, born in Finland. Died Sept. 19, 1937, Mary Bridge Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: compound comminuted fracture of vault of skull; struck by limb. Single. Timber faller, Pacific National Lbr. Co. Informant: Mrs. Enni Helin, Tacoma, Wash. Burial Sept. 25, 1937, Mtn. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
STAFF, JOHN -- Born January 18, 1852, Finland. Died Sept. 28, 1937, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Cause of death: primary bronchogenic carcinoma involving apex right lung. Widowed. Laborer. Father: Aaron Staff (b. Finland). Mother: Mary (b. Finland). Cremation Oct. 4, 1937, institution crematory, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
THOMPSON, ANDREW -- Born 1865 in Finland. Died Oct. 11, 1937, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Woodland, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral arteriosclerosis. Husband of Olga. Farmer. Father: Tom Thompson (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 18, 1937, institution cemetery, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
ROSE, GUSTAF LOUIS -- Born October 20, 1890, Finland. Died Nov. 4, 1937, Veterans Adm. Hospital, American Lake, Wash. Usual residence Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis; dementia praecox. Single. Miner. Father: Otto Sjoross (b. Finland). Mother: Maria Sjorlund (b. Finland). Burial Nov. 9, 1937, Mt. View Burial Park, Tacoma, Wash.
MATTILA, EFRAM -- Born October 6, 1887, Suur Saari, U.L., Finland. Died Nov. 7, 1937, Tacoma, Wash. Usual residence Neah Bay, Wash. Cause of death: purpura hemorrhagia with secondary anemia; total gastrectomy for cancer of stomach 11-1-34. Husband of Anna. Fish buyer. Removal Nov. 7, 1937, to Astoria, Ore.
HILTON, ARTHUR -- Born August 26, 1880, Wing Point, Long Island, (?). Died Nov. 24, 1937, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: general paralysis of the insane. Widower. Boilermaker. Father: Fred Hilton (b. Kosko, Finland). Mother: Caroline Louise Claussen (b. Sweden). Cremation Dec. 1, 1937, institution crematory, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
NESS, HERMAN -- Born October 17, 1871, Finland. Died December 26, 1937, Milton, Wash. Cause of death: strangulation by hanging. Husband of Mary. Carpenter. Father: Herman Ness (b. Finland). Cremation Dec. 28, 1937, Mtn. View Crematory, Tacoma, Wash.

 

1938

JOHNSON, JUNE LUISE -- Born July 28, 1922, Tacoma, Wash. Died Jan. 13, 1938, Pierce County Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: shock and internal injuries; auto collision accident. Student, Roy High School. Father: Claus M. Johnson (b. Tacoma, Wash.). Mother: Sara Ehrman (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 18, 1938, Spanaway Cemetery, Spanaway, Wash.
AHO, JOHN E. -- Born June 25, 1880, Finland. Died Jan. 18, 1938, Wilkeson, Wash. Cause of death: internal hemorrhage from gunshot wound in chest; suicide. Husband of Elina. Storekeeper. Burial Jan. 23, 1938, K. of C. Cemetery, Wilkeson, Wash.
JOHNSON, HANNA AMANDA -- Born August 31, 1869, Sweden. Died March 4, 1938, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis with complete vascular collapse. Widow of Andrew Johnson. Father: Emanuel Sutherland (b. Finland). Mother: Amanda Lindquist (b. Finland). Informant: Esther Sigrid Johnson, Tacoma, Wash. Cremation March 7, 1938, Tacoma, Wash.
MACKE, SAMUEL -- Born February 14, 1867, Finland. Died March 8, 1939, Veterans Administration, American Lake, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion. Single. Laborer, railroad work and logging. Father: Solomon Macke (b. Finland). Mother: Albertina Koukola (b. Finland). Burial March 12, 1938, Mtn. View Burial Park, Tacoma, Wash.
HENDRECKSON, JOHN -- Born January 27, 1896, Finland. Died April 8, 1938, St. Joseph Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: lobar pneumonia. Husband of Ann. Laborer, Defiance Lumber Co. Father: John Fors (b. Finland). Mother: Charlotte (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 13, 1938, Mtn. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
WEST, ALIDA -- Born December 4, 1891, Finland. Died Apr. 28, 1938, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Usual residence Hoquiam, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary embolism; obstruction of common duct from cicatrix. Widow of Emil West. Father: Emanuel Sjovick (b. Finland). Informant: John Holmberg, Hoquiam, Wash. Removal to Aberdeen, Wash.
MENNINEN, JOHN -- Age about 55, born in Finland. Died May 25, 1938, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Cause of death: psychosis with compulsive disorder (epilepsy); seizure. Laborer. Cremation June 2, 1938, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
LINSTROM, HILMA -- Born August 5, 1869, Finland. Died June 18, 1938, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: terminal bilateral bronchial pneumonia. Wife of Carl Linstrom. Father: John Tanheime (b. Finland). Burial June 21, 1938, Mtn. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
HARKONEN, ARTHUR -- Born June 30, 1911, Aberdeen, Wash. Died June 22, 1938, City Waterway, Tacoma, Wash. Usual residence Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: drowning; suicide. Single. School teacher. Father: Abram Harkonen (b. Finland). Mother: Miss Karffinnen (b. Finland). Informant: Aino Harkonen (brother), Aberdeen, Wash. Removal July 15, 1938, to Aberdeen, Wash.
TABELL, ZACK -- Born September 25, 1858, Finland. Died Aug. 26, 1838, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis; strangulated inguinal hernia. Husband of Addie. Retired restaurant owner. Father: Bert Tabell (b. Finland). Mother: Anna Grater (b. Finland). Informant: William B. Tabell, Tacoma, Wash. Burial Aug. 30, 1938, Mtn. View Burial Park, Tacoma, Wash.
HILL, ALVIN LEROY -- Born August 31, 1938, Washington. Died Sept. 2, 1938, Pierce County Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: bilateral bronchial pneumonia. Father: William Hill (b. Finland). Mother: Eleanor Osterholm (b. Montana). Burial Sept. 3, 1939, Mtn. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
RANDALL, IDA -- Born June 18, 1869, Finland. Died Sept. 14, 1938, Tacoma, Wash. Usual residence Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: thrombosis of right pulmonary artery (two weeks after hysterectomy on Aug. 30, 1938). Wife of Armas Randall. Removal Sept. 15, 1938, to Aberdeen, Wash.
HONINNAN, JOHN -- Born 1893 in Finland. Died Sept. 15, 1938, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia, right upper lobe. Single. Logger. Father: John Honninan (b. Finland). Mother: Katherine (b. Finland). Cremation Sept. 21, 1938, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
SEMELL, JOHN -- Born December 25, 1891, Finland. Died Oct. 23, 1938, Pierce County Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: miliary tuberculosis, both lungs; chronic diffuse nephritis; tuberculous enteritis; chronic alcoholism; malnutrition. Single. Logger, sawmill. Father: Frank Semell (b. Finland). Mother: Anna (b. Finland). Informant: Albert Simi, Seattle, Wash. Burial Oct. 23, 1938, Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
LAHTONEN, JOHN -- Born 1874 in Finland. Died Nov. 1, 1938, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: psychosis with syphilitic meningo-encephalitis. Separated. Longshoreman. Father: Gus Gustafson (b. Finland). Mother: Eva Walstad (b. Finland). Removal to Aberdeen, Wash.
PEDERSEN, EDWARD -- Born March 1, 1892, Seattle, Wash. Died Nov. 24, 1938, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: partial intestinal obstruction; peritonitis. Husband of Millie. Father: Han Pedersen (b. Norway). Mother: Erka Johnson (b. Finland). Burial Nov. 26, 1938, Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
HAGROS, IVAR -- Born November 1, 1899, Finland. Died Nov. 27, 1938, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis; spastic paralysis. Husband of Elsa. Carpenter. Father: Edward Logas (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 3, 1938, Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
WAKE, FRANK -- Age 56, born in Finland. Died Dec. 15, 1938, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: pariesis; exhaustion. Single. Common laborer. Father: Frank Wake (b. Finland). Mother: Minnie Hautaritt (b. Finland). Cremation at Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
OJALA, AMANDA -- Born September 11, 1877, Finland. Died Dec. 16, 1938, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: coronary sclerosis; bronchial pneumonia. Wife of Oscar Ojala. Father: Eric Kanala (b. Finland). Mother: Greta (b. Finland). Informant: Lillian S. Ojala, Tacoma, Wash. Burial Dec. 20, 1938, Mtn. View Burial Park, Tacoma, Wash.

 

1939

LARSON, ALBERT -- Born October 22, 1902, Gem, Idaho. Died Jan. 15, 1939, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Cause of death: psychosis epileptic clouded state. Single. Newsboy, newspapers. Father: August Larson (b. Sweden). Mother: Catherine (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 20, 1939, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
HILL, HILJA -- Born May 8, 1887, Finland. Died Jan. 16, 1939, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia. Wife of Gust Hill. Father: Nicholas Keisala (b. Finland). Mother: Louise Bankari (b. Finland). Cremation Jan. 23, 1939, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
ERICKSON, AUGUST -- Born August 12, 1864, Finland. Died Jan. 27, 1939, Pierce County Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Usual residence Lake Bay, Wash. Cause of death: probable generalized carcinomatosis; myocardial degeneration. Single. Sailor. Father: Eric Erickson (b. Finland). Mother: Ulo Maul (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 30, 1939, Slab Bay, Wash.
NICHOLSON, VIANA MARIE -- Born June 11, 1910, Wilkeson, Wash. Died Feb. 10, 1939, Mary Bridge Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: diabetes mellitus; acute upper respiratory infection. Wife of Philip Nicholson. Father: John W. Johnson (b. Finland). Mother: Justine Olli (b. Finland). Burial Feb. 13, 1939, Mtn. View Burial Park, Tacoma, Wash.
BUHAKKA, MRS. SEVERI -- Age 70 yrs. 6 mos. 28 days; born in Finland. Died Feb. 20, 1939, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Rosburg, Wash. Cause of death: general arteriosclerosis. Wife of Severi Buhakka. Father: Matias Aho (b. Finland). Mother: Marie (b. Finland). Burial Feb. 25, 1939, Rosburg, Wash.
MALM, MARIE -- Born March 6, 1886, Finland. Died Apr. 5, 1939, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: cancer of left ovary and metastasis to liver. Single. Baking laboratory, Sperry Flour Mill. Father: John W. Malm (b. Finland). Mother: Johanna Carlsdotter (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 8, 1939, Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
PEKKALA, OSCAR -- Born November 6, 1888, Finland. Died Apr. 6, 1939, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis; carcinoma of prostate; acute peritonitis; psychosis; chronic alcoholism. Single. Logger. Father: Abraham Pekkala (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Olongato (b. Finland). Cremation Apr. 10, 1939, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
KOSKI, ALEKSI -- Born November 18, 1884, Finland. Died Apr. 14, 1939, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Cause of death: dementia praecox, paranoid type; bilateral broncho-pneumonia. Single. Laborer. Father: A. Ju____ (b. Finland). Mother: Serafina Juna (b. Finland). Cremation Apr. 20, 1939, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
PALO, JOHN -- Born April 17, 1869, Finland. Died Apr. 19, 1939, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: generalized and cerebral arteriosclerosis; coronary occlusion; strep broncho-pneumonia. Husband of Elizabeth. Miner. Father: Aaron Palo (b. Finland). Mother: Maria Juho (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 22, 1939, Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
HOLM, AMANDA -- Born March 7, 1881, Finland. Died Apr. 25, 1939, Puyallup General Hospital, Puyallup, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia. Wife of Frank Holm. Father: William Ladvala (b. Finland). Mother: Susan (b. Finland). Informant: Tyyne Mailorison, Tacoma, Wash. Burial Apr. 27, 1939, Woodinville,Wash.
KOSKI, SANNA -- Born January 17, 1876, Finland. Died May 1, 1939, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: cardiac failure; bronchial pneumonia. Widow of Jacob Koski. Father: Thomas (b. Finland). Informant: Jacob Koski, Tacoma, Wash. Burial May 4, 1939, New Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
LINDEMAN, WALTER -- Born January 15, 1912, Finland. Died May 18, 1939, Mary Bridges Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Usual residence Vaughn, Wash. Cause of death: measles; tubercular meningitis. Single. Logger. Father: Rudy Lindeman (b. Finland). Mother: Ida Stahl (b. Finland). Informant: Lewis Lindeman (brother). Burial May 20, 1939, Mtn. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
MATTSON, ALFRED -- Born December 14, 1878, Finland. Died May 26, 1939, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Centralia, Wash. Cause of death: bilateral bronchial pneumonia; dementia praecox. Single. Laborer. Father: Matt Mattson (b. Finland). Mother: Louisa Knute (b. Finland). Burial June 2, 1939, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
GRONLUND, HENRY -- Born September 6, 1882, Finland. Died June 11, 1939, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary hemorrhage; bronchial pneumonia. Husband of Ida. Longshoreman. Father: Gustav (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. J.A. Lade (daughter). Burial June 14, 1939, New Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
LINSTROM, CARL F. -- Born April 20, 1864, Finland. Died July 8, 1939, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: acute bronchial pneumonia; arteriosclerosis. Widower of Hilma. Carpenter. Informant: Carl A. Linstrom, Tacoma, Wash. Burial July 11, 1939, Mtn. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
FREELAND, SOPHIE -- Born September 21, 1867, Finland. Died July 12, 1939, Pierce County Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: fracture of right femur (hip); chronic nephritis; chronic cystitis. Divorced. Father: Erickson (b. Finland). Burial July 15, 1939, New Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
LARSON, CATHERINE -- Born September 10, 1867, Finland. Died July 16, 1939, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis. Widow of August Larson. Father: Jacob Lilljestrom (b. Finland). Mother: Anna (b. Finland). Burial July 18, 1939, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
LINGSTRANG, HENRY -- Born October 1872, Finland. Died Aug. 8, 1939, Orting, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Husband of Hanna. Retired laborer. Father: Isaac Saderback (b. Finland). Mother: Margareite Puhalohta (b. Finland). Burial Aug. 11, 1939, Orting Cemetery, Orting, Wash.
MATTSON, ANNE ROSENA JACOBSON -- Born August 26, 1877, Finland. Died Aug. 18, 1939, Puyallup, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Wife of John Mattson. Father: Jacob Kull (b. Finland). Mother: Loise Bunde (b. Finland). Entombment Aug. 22, 1939, Tacoma Mausoleum, Tacoma, Wash.
PETERSON, ANNA GUSTAVA -- Born September 7, 1860, Finland. Died Sept. 4, 1939, Sumner, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion; senility. Widow of Hans Peterson. Informant: L.A. Peterson, Sumner, Wash. Burial Sept. 7, 1939, Sumner Cemetery, Sumner, Wash.
JOHNSON, EDWARD -- Born December 18, 1889, Finland. Died Sept. 16, 1939, Pierce County Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: cachexis and anemia; carcinoma of stomach. Single. Logger. Father: Henry Johnson (b. Finland). Mother: Annie (b. Finland). Burial Sept. 21, 1939, Roy, Wash.
JACOBSON, JOHN -- Born January 27, 1877, Finland. Died Oct. 2, 1939, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death; coronary occlusion. Husband of Hulda. Tailor. Father: Jonas Jacobson (b. Finland). Mother: Louise (b. Finland). Informant: Ragnar Johnson, Seattle, Wash. Burial Oct. 4, 1939, New Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
KARVONEN, OSCAR -- Born October 15, 1879, Finland. Died Oct. 14, 1939, Pierce County Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Usual residence Wilkeson, Wash. Cause of death: annular fulgating adenocarcinomas of sigmoid colon and cecum with local metastases. Husband of Fiiana. Miner. Father: Ike Karvonen (b. Finland). Mother: Walbor (b. Finland). Removal Oct. 15, 1939, to Buckley, Wash.
NEIMI, JOHN -- Born August 18, 1889, Finland. Died Oct. 17, 1939, Pierce County Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: complete intestinal obstruction due to volvulus. Single. Father: William Neimi (b. Finland). Mother: Lucy (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 19, 1939, Roy Cemetery, Roy, Wash.
CARSON, MAY JOHNSON -- Born March 3, 1919, Tacoma, Wash. Died Nov. 15, 1939, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: fractured skull and internal injuries; head-on collision of two automobiles. Wife of Charles Carson. Father: Claus M. Johnson (b. Sweden). Mother: Sarah Korman (b. Finland). Burial Nov. 20, 1939, Spanaway Cemetery, Spanaway, Wash.
ROSTEDT, LYDIA U. -- Born July 4, 1867, Finland. Died Nov. 18, 1939, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: coronary occlusion. Widow of Charles Frederick Rostedt. Father: Carl Loven (b. Finland). Mother: Maria (b. Finland). Informant: Walter L. Rostedt, Tacoma, Wash. Entombment Nov. 21, 1939, Tacoma Mausoleum, Tacoma, Wash.
ANDERSON, MIKE -- Born 1859 in Finland. Died Nov. 20, 1939, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial pneumonia; senility; general arteriosclerosis. Single. Logger. Father: Matt Anderson (b. Finland). Cremation Nov. 24, 1939, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.

 

1940

OSTERHOLM, LEONARD RICHARD -- Born September 1897, New York State. Died Jan. 12, 1940, Lake Bay, Wash. Cause of death: hemorrhage from slashed wrists; suicide. Husband of Olga. Farmer. Burial Jan. 16, 1940, Lake Bay Cemetery, Lake Bay, Wash.
HOLM, HANNAH -- Born January 26, 1863, Finland. Died Jan. 20, 1940, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: terminal bronchial pneumonia. Widow of John Holm. Father: Johan Rosengren (b. Finland). Mother: Hanna Mygard (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 24, 1940, Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
LINDGREN, JOHN -- Born September 1873, Finland. Died Jan. 21, 1940, Pierce County Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Husband of Johanna. Millwright. Father: Frederick Lindgren (b. Finland). Burial Jan. 25, 1940, Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
MALM, WILLIAM -- Born March 27, 1863, Finland. Died Feb. 4, 1940, Tacoma, Wash. Usual residence Pacific City, Wash. Cause of death: coronary thrombosis. Widower of Marie L. Malm. Farmer. Father: Johan Isaac Malm (b. Finland). Mother: Beata Klockare (b. Finland). Burial Feb. 5, 1940, New Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
JOHNSON, ELIN -- Age 47 yrs. 11 mos. 22 days, born in Finland. Died Feb. 11, 1940, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Shelton, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis; dementia praecox. Divorced from John Y. Johnson. Cremation Feb. 12, 1940, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
DAHLMAN, ERIKA -- Born February 22, 1875, Weservik, Vasa, Finland. Died Feb. 18, 1940, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: general arteriosclerosis; phlebitis right leg; bronchial pneumonia; manic depressive. Widow of Alfred Dahlman. Father: Isak Elmstrom (b. Westervik, Vasa, Finland). Mother: Wilhelmina Gref (b. Westervik, Vasa, Finland). Cremation Feb. 19, 1940, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
BACKMAN, MINNIE -- Born 1872 in Finland. Died March 29, 1940, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; cerebral psychosis; arteriosclerosis. Wife of Alfred Backman. Removal March 29, 1940, to Seattle, Wash.
CARLSON, SANNA -- Born May 14, 1869, Finland. Died Apr. 7, 1940, Buckley, Wash. Cause of death: myocarditis; diabetes mellitus. Wife of Fred Carlson. Father: Andrew Rantilla (b. Finland). Informant: Walter Carlson, Buckley, Wash. Burial Apr. 10, 1940, Buckley, Wash.
GUSTAFSON, RALPH GILBERT -- Born February 3, 1934, Seattle, Wash. Died Apr. 16, 1940, Western State Custodial School, Buckley, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: exhaustion following icterus. Father: Andrew Gustafson (b. Finland). Mother: Emma Erickson (b. Superior, Wisc.). Removal Apr. 16, 1940, to Seattle, Wash.
DANIELSON, MATTHEAS -- Born November 16, 1863, Norway. Died May 15, 1940, Belleview Sanatorium, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: paralysis a__tahe; chronic myocarditis; arteriosclerosis. Widowed. Retired jeweler. Father: Daniel Danielson (b. Finland). Informant: Flora E. Hauser, Tacoma, Wash. Entombment May 20, 1940, Tacoma, Wash.
MILLER, INA EDNA -- Born February 2, 1914, Seattle, Wash. Died June 5, 1940, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Seattle, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary tuberculosis; dementia praecox. Single. Houseworker. Father: Frans Alex Miller (b. Finland). Mother: Hilja Suomi (b. Finland). Removal June 5, 1940, to Seattle, Wash.
JOHNSON, ERNEST -- Born 1900 in Deep River, Wash. Died Aug. 4, 1940, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Deep River, Wash. Cause of death: hypostatic pneumonia; syphilis of right testes, orifices of coronary vessels of bladder; chronic pystonephritis with atrophy of left kidney. Husband of Marie. Woodsman. Father: John Turner (b. Finland). Mother: Mary (b. Finland). Cremation Aug. 10, 1940, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
MAKI, JOHN -- Born April 15, 1886, Finland. Died Oct. 1, 1940, Pierce County Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: perforated peptic ulcer with peritonitis; chronic alcoholism. Single. Logger. Father: Abram Harrabak (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 8, 1940, Oakwood Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
KRAMER, PAUL E. -- Born January 26, 1879, No. Dakota. Died Oct. 17, 1940, Northern Pacific Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Usual residence Auburn, Wash. Cause of death: chronic congestive heart failure; chronic myocarditis; chronic nephritis. Husband of Florence. Retired car foreman, N.P. Railway. Father: Ernest Kramer (b. Germany). Mother: Minnie Jahr (b. Finland). Removal Oct. 17, 1940, to Auburn, Wash.
SANDMARK, ARTHUR ARVID -- Born April 21, 1877, Finland. Died Nov. 1, 1940, Pierce County Infirmary, Sumner, Wash. Cause of death: Addison's disease. Single. Sailor, Merchant Marine. Father: Carl Sandmark (b. Sweden). Mother: Hendricka Stanholm (b. Finland). Burial Nov. 9, 1940, Carbonado, Wash.
ANDERSON, ARVID -- Born June 15, 1892, Vasa, Finland. Died Nov. 15, 1940, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: pulmonary hemorrhage; tuberculosis. Single. Logger. Burial Nov. 22, 1940, Roy Cemetery, Roy, Wash.
PEARSON, ANNA LOUISE -- Born January 12, 1868, Finland. Died Dec. 2, 1940, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death; cardiac failure; diabetes mellitus. Wife of Theodore Pearson. Father: Sundquist (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 5, 1940, Mtn. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
HEINO, JOHN -- Born March 16, 1886, Finland. Died Dec. 6, 1940, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Renton, Wash. Cause of death: glioma of brain; symptomatic epilepsy. Husband of Jennie (age 54). Miner. Father: Henry L. Heino (b. Finland). Mother: Mary H____la (b. Finland). Removal Dec. 6, 1940, to Renton, Wash.

 

1941

FAGERUD, LEONARD -- Born May 25, 1904, Olalla, Wash. Died Jan. 18, 1941, near Purdy, Wash. Cause of death: hemorrhage in the brain; apparently due to a blow on the head in a tavern. Single. Farmer. Father: Victor Fagerud (b. Finland). Mother: Amanda Kort (b. Finland). Informant: A.A. Fagerud, Olalla, Wash. Burial Jan. 23, 1941, Olalla, Wash.
JOHNSON, CHARLES -- Born Feb, 10, 1869, Finland. Died Jan. 18, 1941, Pierce County Infirmary, Sumner, Wash. Cause of death; cardiac failure; general arteriosclerosis; myocarditis. Burial Jan. 21, 1941, Sumner, Wash.
CARLSON, LISA -- Born May 6, 1876, Finland. Died Jan. 21, 1941, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Usual residence Independence, Wash. Cause of death: rheumatic heart disease; decompensation; fibrosis uterias. Wife of Charles I. Carlson. Father: Pete Peterson (b. Finland). Mother: Clara Prius (b. Finland). Removal Jan. 21, 1941, to Independence, Wash.
KANGAS, EILEEN MARIE -- Born January 19, 1941, Tacoma, Wash. Died Jan. 21, 1941. Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage. Father: Arley Kangas (b. Vancouver, Wash.). Mother: Bernadine E. Clark (b. Portland, Ore.). Burial Jan. 28, 1941, Mtn. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
SHOLUND, EBEN -- Born May 31, 1887, Finland. Died Feb. 11, 1941, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence King County, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral vascular accident; hypertension; dementia praecox. Single. Seaman. Father: Mike Sholund (b. Finland). Mother: Ella (b. Finland). Cremation Feb. 14, 1941, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
BACKMAN, AUGUST -- Born September 16, 1861, Vasa, Finland. Died Feb. 20, 1941, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Usual residence South Prairie, Wash. Cause of death: heart failure. Husband of Sarah. Retired coal miner. Father: John Backman (b. Finland). Informant: Valmore Backman, South Prairie, Wash. Burial Feb. 24, 1941, Mtn. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
OJA, GUST -- Age 70, born in Finland. Died March 16, 1941, Pierce County Infirmary, Sumner, Wash. Cause of death: arteriosclerotic heart disease; generalized arteriosclerosis. Cremation March 18, 1941, Oakwood Crematory, Tacoma, Wash.
PAAVALA, AUGUST -- Born October 27, 1884, Finland. Died March 19, 1941, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Chehalis, Wash. Cause of death: general carcinomatosis, chiefly pulmonary; carcinoma of left breast. Single. Laborer. Father: Eric Paavala (b. Finland). Mother: Emilia (b. Finland). Cremation March 24, 1941, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
JOHNSON, MARY -- Born September 15, 1884, Calumet, Michigan. Died March 20, 1941, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Usual residence Kapowsin, Wash. Cause of death: uremia; arteriosclerotic hypertension; nephritis. Wife of Antone Johnson. Father: Joseph Soini (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Violet Beesler, Winslow, Wash. Burial March 22, 1941, Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
HAKVIST, LENA -- Born 1882 in Finland. Died March 29, 1941, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Port Angeles, Wash. Cause of death: intestinal bleeding from uremic ulcers; cardio-renovascular disease. Widow. Father: Gustav Ogren (b. Finland). Mother: Emily Lassila (b. Finland). Burial Apr. 1, 1941, Raymond, Wash.
BOSTROM, FRANK -- Age 56, born in Finland. Died March 30, 1941, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Cosmopolis, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach with obstruction and impending perforation; dementia praecox. Single. Laborer. Cremation Apr. 7, 1941, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
FREDRICKSON, JULIA -- Born January 1, 1898, Wisconsin. Died May 14, 1941, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of the pancreas. Wife of Arthur Fredrickson. Father: John Barry (b. Finland). Removal May 15, 1941, to Ashland, Wisc.
HAUTAMAKI, MATILDA -- Born December 13, 1889, Finland. Died May 15, 1941, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Bremerton, Wash. Cause of death: hypostatic congestion of lungs; exhaustion; manic depression. Widow of Charles Hautamaki. Day work (house). Father: John Ladvala (b. Finland). Mother: Maria Kotomaki (b. Finland). Cremation May 16, 1941, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
ANDERSON, ANDREW H. -- Born December 11, 1869, Finland. Died May 26, 1941, Buckley, Wash. Cause of death: chronic myocarditis. Widower of Louisa. Jeweler. Father: Andrew Salmonson (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Sike (b. Finland). Informant: Edwin Anderson, Seattle, Wash. Burial May 31, 1941, Buckley, Wash.
LESSON, ANDERS -- Age about 71, born in Finland. Died June 8, 1941, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: generalized arteriosclerosis; emaciation. Single. Laborer. Cremation June 13, 1941, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
JOHNSON, SUSANNA F. -- Born August 8, 1871, Jurva, Finland. Died June 9, 1941, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Winlock, Wash. Cause of death: senility; pulmonary tuberculosis. Widow. Father: Matt Niemi (b. Finland). Mother: Mary Rhemaki (b. Finland). Burial June 12, 1941, Winlock, Wash.
STAFF, MARY SOPHIA -- Born September 9, 1861, Vasa, Finland. Died June 25, 1941, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Kelso, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach with metastasis to liver and regional lymph nodes. Widow of John Staff. Father: John Carlson (b. Finland). Mother: Anna Sandbacka (b. Finland). Cremation June 30, 1941, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
KAUNISTO, HEIKKI -- Born 1881 in Finland. Died July 10, 1941, Western State Hospital, Fort Steilacoom, Wash. Usual residence Aberdeen, Wash. Cause of death: bronchial carcinoma, upper left lobe. Single. Laborer. Father: Slatti Kaunisto (b. Finland). Mother: Anna Akata (b. Finland). Cremation July 15, 1941, Fort Steilacoom, Wash.
HYPPA, SANNI MARIE -- Born June 16, 1877, Wassa, Finland. Died July 18, 1941, Buckley, Wash. Cause of death: decompensated heart disease. Wife of John Hyppa. Father: John Lofberg (b. Finland). Mother: Vappu Frantila (b. Finland). Informant: Elmer Hyppa, Buckley, Wash. Burial July 20, 1941, Buckley, Wash.
FINHOLM, HANNAH -- Born April 13, 1877, Finland. Died July 19, 1941, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Usual residence Olalla, Wash. Cause of death: strep septicemia; multiple abscesses; septic arthritis. Wife of Alfred Finholm (age 67). Father: John Rank (b. Finland). Mother: Anna Blomquist (b. Finland). Removal July 24, 1941, to Fracia Cemetery, Olalla, Wash.
GRONLUND, IDA W. -- Born February 16, 1877, Finland. Died July 26, 1941, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of esophagus with metastases. Widow of Henry A. Gronlund. Informant: Mrs. J.A. Lade (daughter), Kodiak, Alaska. Burial July 29, 1941, New Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
MATTSON, EDWIN A. -- Born May 3, 1896, Michigan. Died Oct. 10, 1941, Tacoma General Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; malignant hypertension. Husband of Frances (age 50). Caretaker, Metropolitan Park Board. Father: John Mattson (b. Finland). Mother: Blomquist (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 14, 1941, Woodbine Cemetery, Puyallup, Wash.
LINDEN, JOHN -- Born August 30,1883, Finland. died Oct. 18, 1941, Pierce County Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Cause of death: carcinoma of stomach; myocarditis; chronic nephritis. Single. Longshoreman. Father: Charlie Linden (b. Finland). Mother: Minnie (b. Finland). Burial Oct. 21, 1941, Mtn. View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash.
JOHNSON, JOHN -- Born April 29, 1913, Wilkeson, Wash. Died Dec. 4, 1941, Pierce County Hospital, Tacoma, Wash. Usual residence Wilkeson, Wash. Cause of death: bilateral bronchial pneumonia; diabetes mellitus; vegetative endocarditis. Single. Laborer. Father: John W. Johnson (b. Finland). Mother: Justine Olli (b. Finland). Burial Dec. 6, 1941, Wilkeson, Wash.
VALLEY, ANNA S. -- Born August 5, 1866, Finland. Died Dec. 11, 1941, Gig Harbor, Wash. Cause of death: cardio-vascular renal disease. Widow. Father: Michael Loukka (b. Finland). Informant: Mrs. Lillian Steen, Gig Harbor, Wash. Burial Dec. 14, 1941, Rosedale, Wash.

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