Wawina Cemetery, Wawina, Itasca County, Minnesota


Wawina Cemetery is located in Itasca County, Wawina, Minnesota. From Floodwood, Minnesota, head west on Highway #2 to County Road (CR) #25 (right hand turn). Travel down CR #25 for approximately three-four miles until you see Cemetery Road signs on right. Gravel road. Cemetery is less than a mile down this road.

This cemetery list is very accurate. Help was given by Sexton Dorothy Ainasoja. There are approximately 300 people buried here.

Recorded by Donna Berglund at ncbndrb@uslink.net, Fall 1999.


Name Date of Birth Date of Death Comment
Aho, Robert William

9.3.1993

1.4.1993

 
Ainasoja, Dorothy V

25.4.1923

Living

US Postmaster 1949-1992
Ainasoja, Jonas

1885

1959

Father
Ainasoja, Kreeta S (Peraaho)

1884

1945

Mother
Ainasoja, Matt Eugene

1.11.1922

12.11.1922

Baby-11 days old
Ainasoja, Reino

31.8.1914

6.3.1946

WW II-Army
Ainasoja, Selma (Lyly)

1886

1915

Mother
Akkanen, Elvira

1887

1965

 
Akkanen, Emil

10.9.1905

18.10.1969

WW II-Air Force
Akkanen, John

1868

1912

 
Akkanen, John A

1891

1912

 
Akkanen, Victor

1908

1980

 
Akkanen, Walpur

1867

1958

 
Anderson, Amelia W (Ainasoja)

1910

1994

Wife
Anderson, Lloyd E

1911

1992

Husband
Antila, Hans W

1907

1978

 
Antila, Pearl E

1906

1997

 
Carlson, Harold B

1920

   
Carlson, Henry

1892

1976

Father
Carlson, Ida

1923

1995

Wife
Carlson, Saimi

1893

1952

Mother
Carlson, William E

19.5.1946

15.10.1988

Vietnam
Cope, Hilma (Saukko)

1905

1991

 
Flatley, Adam Timothy

18.8.1994

18.8.1994

Baby
Forssi, Aliina

1882

1943

Mother
Forssi, Andrew

1881

1953

Father
Forssi, Arvid J

15.7.1917

Living

Md February 5, 1939
Forssi, Edward

1913

1992

A Peaceful Man
Forssi, Elina  

1918

Baby
Forssi, Ellen (Ojala)

12.9.1918

Living

 
Forssi, Elma  

1918

Baby
Forssi, William

1912

1974

Brother
Grovenburg, Melvin

1930

1999

 
Hakala, Archie J

23.9.1929

16.1.1993

Son, WW-II, Air Force
Hakala, August

1887

14.8.1953

Son
Hakala, Erick

1859

8.4.1941

 
Hakala, Hulda

1909

1996

Mother, Md. January 3, 1929
Hakala, Jacob

1886

6.2.1975

Son
Hakala, John

1903

17.11.1971

Father, Md. January 3, 1929
Hakala, Kaisaliisa

1865

1946

Mother
Harju, Emil

1894

1952

Husband
Harju, Kate

1892

1975

Wife
Heikkinen, Bertti

1875

1955

Father
Heikkinen, Douglas E

1955

1992

Son
Heikkinen, E Arthur

18.10.1905

29.8.1919

 
Heikkinen, Glen

1909

1981

 
Heikkinen, Ida

1883

1944

Mother
Heikkinen, Jack  

4.9.1999

 
Heikkinen, Tyne

1910

Living

 
Hendrickson, Ernest

1915

1992

Son
Hendrickson, Jennie

1906

1917

Daughter
Hendrickson, Liisa

1880

1969

Mother
Hendrickson, Lillian

1918

Living

 
Hendrickson, Toivo

1913

1986

Son
Hendrickson, Victor

1874

1963

Father
Hendrickson, Waino

1911

1992

Son
Hendrickson, William

5.4.1922

29.3.1963

WW II-Army
Hietala, Alvin O

1937

1978

Son
Hietala, August  

31.5.1924

 
Hietala, Baby Girl  

No Dates

 
Hietala, Ellen

1911

1993

Mother
Hietala, Johanna

March 31, 1878

21.1.1917

 
Hietala, Matt

1905

1971

 
Hietala, Oscar

1901

1966

 
Hill, Bruno A

1926

1996

 
Hill, Daniel  

No Dates

 
Hill, Sylvia E

1928

   
Hinkkanen, Amanda

1890

1974

Mother
Hinkkanen, Hjalmari

1892

1959

Father
Hinkkanen, Ida

1900

1930

Nee Dukti
Hinkkanen, Mike N

1889

1974

 
Hinkkanen, Olga M

1870

1942

 
Hinkkanen, Peter

1864

1955

 
Hooker, Charles

November 16, 1849

13.12.1927

 
Hooker, Joseph J

September 16, 1889

14.9.1973

 
Huhtakangas, Jacob

1870

1930

Father
Huhtakangas, Josefiina

1863

1962

Mother
Huhtakangas, Teutori

1889

1914

Son
Ingram, Peter D

12.8.1944

27.1.1995

Army, Vietnam
Jaakola, Edward E

1905

1989

 
Jaakola, Emanuel

1866

1939

Father
Jaakola, George A

1909

1979

 
Jaakola, Ida

1878

1953

Mother
Jaakola, Sulo J

22.6.1915

22.3.1999

WW II-Army
Jaakola, Vergie C

1906

1991

 
Jacobson, Alina

1884

1961

 
Jacobson, Arvid

1894

1977

Mother
Jacobson, David

1877

1948

Father
Jalonen, Emma

1895

15.7.1971

Mother
Jalonen, George

No Dates

No Dates

 
Jarvela, Jennie M (o.s. Hakala)

1900

1928

 
Johnson, Ellwood Delroy

19.11.1922

5.4.1976

WW II-US Navy
Johnson, George Theodore

September 7, 1878

21.12.1918

 
Johnson, Kate A

1881

1951

 
Johnson, Matt

No Dates

No Dates

 
Johnson, Otto

1911

1977

 
Johnson, Victor

1884

1974

 
Juntilla, Antti

1888

1969

 
Juntilla, Kreeta

1884

1963

 
Juopa, Karl

No Dates

No Dates

 
Juopa, Victor

No Dates

No Dates

 
Juopa, Wilma

No Dates

No Dates

 
Kangas, Herman

1879

1967

Father
Kangas, John J

1910

1999

 
Kangas, Josephine

1880

1946

Mother
Kangas, Olive A

1916

1997

 
Karkiainen, Antti

1871

1948

 
Karkiainen, Lydia

1901

1989

Mother
Karkiainen, Matt

1898

1955

Father
Karkianen, John

1868

1933

Father
Karkianen, Walpur

1860

1951

Mother
Kautto, August  

1959

 
Kautto, Charles W

1876

1944

 
Kautto, Eleanor  

1945

 
Kautto, Hilma  

1969

 
Kautto, J Rikhard

31.7.1911

1.8.1911

 
Kautto, Jalmer  

1957

 
Kautto, Kaarlo E

17.2.1907

31.12.1913

 
Kautto, Maria Leena

September 22, 1847

15.10.1915

 
Kautto, Sanna G

1873

1950

 
Kautto, Serafiina

December 7, 1892

7.6.1922

 
Kerttula, Aurora M

1914

1986

 
Kerttula, Edward C

1903

1984

 
Kiviniemi, Onni Albert

July 14, 1888

26.7.1950

 
Kivioja, Amanda Saisa  

1918

 
Komula, Arnold

1926

Living

 
Komula, Levi

1893

1983

Father
Komula, Salma E

1904

1976

Mother
Komula, Violet

1926

1984

 
Kumpula, Jennie  

1985

 
Kumpula, Matt

1874

1945

Husband
Laakso, Anna  

1924

 
Laakso, Sulo E

11.1.1915

13.12.1954

Army
Laakso, Theodore

No Dates

No Dates

 
Laine, Alvar Jalmer

23.9.1929

3.2.1957

US Army
Laine, Hilma  

1953

 
Laine, Inez I

15.6.1939

11.9.1970

Daughter
Laine, Jalmer

1891

1974

Father
Laine, Laina (Hyvari)

July 20, 1894

20.9.1976

Mother
Laine, Oscar  

1941

 
Leino, Anna M

1898

1974

Mother
Leino, M Helen

1911

1924

Daughter
Leino, Matt

1889

1941

 
Leino, O Emil

1892

1965

Father
Leppanen, Archie N

14.11.1924

28.6.1985

WW II-Navy
Leppanen, Einer G

4.4.1917

9.3.1994

WW II-Army
Leppanen, Elmer

1915

1992

 
Leppanen, Toivo W

1891

1933

 
Leppanen, W Edwin

1922

1922

 
Leppanen, W Raymond

1914

1923

 
Loven, Alice

1.8.1904

1.8.1995

 
Loven, Andrew

September 25, 1891

2.2.1952

 
Luota, Johan  

1955

 
Luoto, Tilda  

1951

 
Luoto, Toivo J

1903

1988

 
Luoto, Waino

No Dates

No Dates

 
Lyly Jr, John

1889

1974

Father
Lyly, Aino M

1889

1957

Mother
Lyly, John

1860

1909

 
Lyly, Wilhelmina

1864

1950

 
Lyons, Lydia

14.4.1908

9.11.1997

 
Maki Sr, George

18880

1966

 
Maki, Ester

6.7.1914

17.9.1919

 
Maki, Hija S

1881

1979

 
Maki, Mikko

1884

1930

 
Malila, Baby Boy  

1945

 
Malila, Claus

1874

1941

 
Malila, Emil

1904

1972

 
Malila, Helen  

1937

 
Malila, Ida

1895

1946

 
Malila, Lillian  

1996

 
Malila, Mary

1906

1960

 
Malila, Theodore  

1997

 
Matalamaki, Andrew

1886

1921

Father
Matalamaki, Bruno

4.4.1919

1.5.1981

WW II-Army
Matalamaki, Emma

1887

1966

Mother
Matalamaki, Wiljo J

27.1.1922

20.6.1944

WW II-Army
Mattson, Hulda M

1888

1981

Mother
Mattson, Matt M

1880

1937

 
Mellen, Clinton Eugene

5.3.1922

2.4.1989

WW II-Army
Merikanto, August

1879

1966

Father
Merikanto, Hilma K

1880

1958

Mother
Meschievitz, Anthony

1913

1990

 
Meschievitz, Helvi

1919

Living

 
Neva, Matt

1886

1941

 
Niemi, Olga E

1903

1963

 
Niemi, Otto W`

1910

1973

 
Nolan, Harry  

1961

 
Nolan, Helia J

1911

1995

 
Nuorala, Arne

8.5.1917

17.12.1965

WW II-Army
Nuorala, Arthur  

1993

 
Nuorala, Arthur A  

1946

 
Nuorala, Baby Boy

1919

1919

 
Nuorala, Christy L  

1953

 
Nuorala, Greeta  

1935

 
Nuorala, Harry A

3.5.1907

20.9.1961

WW II-Infantry
Nuorala, Herman

1882

1917

 
Nuorala, Jarlli Verner

1.2.1932

30.9.1994

Army, Korea
Nuorala, John  

1950

 
Nuorala, John G

3.8.1921

27.11.1991

WW II-Army
Nuorala, John J

1887

1970

 
Nuorala, Mikko

1871

1954

 
Nuorala, Paul E

1927

1928

Son
Nuorala, Rick J

23.8.1962

28.2.1993

Beloved Son
Nuorala, Selli S

1904

1986

 
Nuorala, Tyyne E

1896

1965

 
Nuorola, Maria

1876

1928

 
Oaks, Edward D

1907

1979

 
Oaks, Ferdinand Wainio

No Dates

1959

Uncle
Oaks, John W

1872

1953

Father
Oaks, Mary

1876

1947

 
Oaks, Opal K

1922

Living

 
Oaks, Victor

1908

1910

 
Oja, Edwin A

1919

1990

 
Oja, Einar A

1922

1944

Son
Oja, Eino J

1922

1968

 
Oja, Evert

2.1.1928

19.2.1970

Army, Korea
Oja, Herman  

1935

 
Oja, Maria I

1891

1967

 
Oja, Mike

1872

1951

Father
Oja, Reino

1917

1974

 
Ojala, Anselm

1880

1961

Father
Ojala, Hilma S

1879

1943

 
Ojala, Tyna M

1905

1993

 
Ojala, Wiljo A

1905

1990

 
Pehkonen, Aino  

1917

 
Pehkonen, John

24.6.1982

22.12.1920

 
Pietila, Emma S

1906

1937

 
Pietila, George A

1901

1964

Son
Pietila, Hanna

1874

1954

Mother
Pietila, Mike

1878

1957

 
Pietila, Urho M

1902

1990

Son
Pietila, Waino P

1904

1958

 
Renvall, Lempi A

1895

1967

Mother
Renvall, Victor E

1891

1960

Father
Saari, Eino Matt

15.7.1917

1.9.1962

WW II-Army Air Force
Saari, Eugene E

17.7.1936

21.9.1998

 
Saari, Hanna

1874

1954

Mother
Saari, Hulta K

1920

1920

 
Saari, John

1872

1939

 
Saari, Katharine

4.4.1936

15.5.1993

 
Saari, Maria J

1881

1961

 
Saari, Matti

1881

1942

 
Saari, Selma

1886

1958

Mother
Saari, Waino E

1916

1920

 
Saari, Wilma M

1907

1907

 
Sahlman, Mrs Arnes  

1918

 
Saisa, Amanda

February 10, 1893

26.12.1918

O.S. Kivioja
Salmonson, Olga

1879

1966

 
Salo (Tuomi), Fiina

1876

1958

Mother
Salo, Charles

1882

1971

Father
Salo, John

1901

1961

Dad
Salo, Olga E

1907

1989

Mother
Santa, Aini (or Aino)

1897

1930

Mother
Santa, Viola

1918

1919

Daughter
Santapakka, Emma E

June 24, 1868

9.3.1927

 
Santapakka, Greeta  

1932

 
Santapakka, John E

1872

1938

Father
Santapakka, Minnie

1876

1951

 
Sarja, Arthur

1898

1933

Son
Sarja, Felix

1867

1935

Father
Sarja, Felix Wilhelm

1896

1915

 
Sarja, Maria

1872

1940

Mother
Sarja, Walter

1905

1971

Son
Sarja, Wayne

1903

1951

Son
Saukko, Hanna Carolina

1872

1968

Mother
Saukko, Jennie M

1897

1987

Mother
Saukko, John J

1893

1982

father
Sipinen M

1904

1973

 
Sipinen, David J

1891

1982

 
Sipinen, John

1937

1995

 
Sipinen, Kenneth  

1945

 
Sorvisto, Jacob

No Dates

No Dates

 
Stokke, Sharon C

15.2.1973

Februaruy 15, 1973

Daughter
Unge, Everett

1916

1964

 
Unge, George

1888

1965

Father
Unge, Johannes

June 12, 1897

1.1.1917

 
Unge, John D

1883

1927

Father
Unge, Kaisa

July 29, 1852

27.5.1925

 
Unge, Kathleen

Living

   
Unge, Lilly K

February 25, 19096

25.6.1910

 
Unge, Michael E

1909

1976

Son
Unge, Mike

1865

1935

 
Unge, Minnie (Santapakka)

1876

1951

Mother
Unge, Silvy W

15.12.1907

17.6.1910

 
Unge, Sylvia

22.8.1922

28.4.1925

 
Unge, Tilda

1886

1962

Mother
Venalainen, Antti

1860

1942

 
Venalainen, P Eveliina

1869

1936

 
Viipuri, Matt

No Dates

No Dates

 
Vincent, Sandra J

22.2.1956

22.6.1971

Daughter
Walenius, Waino  

1924

 
Young, Dorothy B

1914

1985

Md. February 28, 1934
Young, Harold D

1913

1997

Md. February 28, 1934