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Fannie Elizabeth Lukkinen Pulkinen
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Birth: Apr. 3, 1908
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 2001
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA

Mesabi Daily News (Virginia, MN) - August 11, 2001

SERVICES: Funeral 11 a.m. Monday at the Embarrass Evangelical Lutheran Church, with the Rev. LeRoy Holmes officiating. Visitation one hour before service at the church. Burial will be in the Waasa Cemetery in Embarrass. Arrangements by Range Funeral Home in Virginia.

Fannie E. Pulkinen, 93, of Waasa Township died Friday, Aug. 10, 2001, at the White Community Hospital and Nursing Home in Aurora.

She was born April 3,1908, to Levi and Emelia (Vainiopaa) Lukkinen in Virginia. As a girl she grew up and attended school in Palo. She married William Pulkinen on March 12, 1937, in Palo. The couple lived in Ely, Skibo and Aurora prior to making their home in Waasa Township in 1938. In 1998 she made her home at the White Community Hospital in Aurora. She had been employed by the Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railroad during World War II, later working as a housekeeper for residents in Duluth, Virginia, Aurora and Hoyt Lakes.

Survivors include a son, Robert (Francine) Pulkinen, in Embarrass; two grandsons, James Pulkinen of Hayward, Wis., and Michael (Trenny) Pulkinen of Wausau, Wis.; three great-grandchildren, Brian, Eric and Rachel; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William, in 1994; and several brothers and sisters.

Author: Staff Writer
Copyright 2001 Mesabi Daily News, American Consolidated Media. All rights reserved. 
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Waasa Cemetery
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
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Record added: Dec 22, 2011
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