|Birth: ||Sep. 9, 1909|
|Death: ||Sep. 9, 1997|
Thief River Falls
1st Marriage - Fredrick MAGNUSON
2nd Marriage - William John FILPULA
Jennie M. Filpula, 88, died Tuesday, September 9, 1997 at the CNC Unit of Northwest Medical Center. . . .
Jennie Marie Karvonen was born September 9, 1909 at Canton, MI, the daughter of Jacog and Johanna (Hautala) Karvonen. At the age of two years, she came with her family to a farm near Middle River where she attended school and grew to womanhood. Jennie was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith and was a long-time member of First Lutheran Church of Middle River.
On May 26, 1931, she was united in marriage to Fredrick Magnuson near Middle River. The couple made their home on a farm in Cedar township near Middle River. On December 7, 1948, Jennie married William Filpula at Newfolden, and they resided at Middle River. Bill Filpula died in April of 1974, and Jennie continued to make her home at Middle River.
She was a member of the former Finnish Lutheran Church in Middle River and also a member of the Middle River Senior Citizens group. Since March of 1995 she reided at the CNC Unit of Northwest Medical Center.
Jennie is survived by two sons, Edwin Magnuson of Fargo, ND and Ray Magnuson of Middle River; one daughter Hazel (Kermit) Magnuson of Thief River Falls; four grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one sister Saima Wappula of Middle River; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; one brother, Toivo; and one sister, Selma Ness.
William John Filpula (1906 - 1974)*
First Lutheran Cemetery
Maintained by: Leslie MITCHELL Smith
Originally Created by: ShaneO
Record added: Mar 26, 2010
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