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Irene Elizabeth Suihkonen Niemi
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1930
Virginia
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 1999
Virginia
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA

Irene E. Niemi, 69, of Embarrass died Friday, April 2, 1999, in the Arrowhead Health Care Center in Virginia after a long battle with cancer.

She was born Feb. 19, 1930, to John and Olga (Johnson) Suihkonen in Virginia, Minn. She grew up and attended school in Mountain Iron, graduating from Mountain Iron High School. On May 24, 1952, she married Veikko Carlo Niemi in Virginia. Following marriage, they lived in Embarrass. She had been employed at the Cluett-Peabody shirt factory in Virginia and later worked at Environmental Health Services for four years. She was a member of the Babbitt American Legion Auxiliary. She was a homemaker, an avid gardener and she loved to travel.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Helen Moore.

Survivors include her husband, Veikko; a son, Dale Niemi; a daughter, Lisa (Pat) Butala; four grandchildren; a sister, Elain (Bert) McDermid; brothers John (Edith Ann) Suihkonen and Arnold (Janet) Suihkonen; a special aunt, Esther Suihkonen; and several nieces and nephews.

Burial in Waasa Cemetery in Waasa Township. 
 
Burial:
Waasa Cemetery
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: JudyH
Record added: Dec 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82272291
Irene Elizabeth <i>Suihkonen</i> Niemi
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