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Floyd A Saranpaa
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Birth: Nov. 20, 1915
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 1998
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA

Duluth News-Tribune (MN) - October 1, 1998

Floyd A. Saranpaa, 82, of Embarrass died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 1998, in St. Mary's Medical Center, Duluth.

He was born Nov. 20, 1915, to Victor and Lydia (Palomaki) Saranpaa in Waasa Township. He grew up and attended school in Embarrass. On June 15, 1946, Floyd was united in marriage to Marion Pyhala in Virginia. He was employed as a meat cutter and clerk for 41 years at Lamppa's Store, Embarrass. He served in CCC Camp 1722 from 1936-1939 as a bookkeeper and truck driver. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.

He was a life member and served on church boards of Pike Apostolic Lutheran Church and Embarrass Apostolic Lutheran Church. He was a charter member of Embarrass Volunteer Fire Department.

He was preceded in death by an infant brother, Richard; and his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Marion; a daughter, Kathy (Mike) Duich of Duluth; sons Steven Saranpaa of Babbitt and Kirk Saranpaa of Embarrass; grandchildren Jeff Saranpaa of St. Cloud, Minn., and Julie Saranpaa and Angela Duich of Duluth; brothers Thomas (Elizabeth) of Virginia and James (Miriam) of Orr; nieces Marlene (Matt) Kobal of Virginia and Carol (Elmer) Engman of Duluth; a nephew, James L. (Beverly) Saranpaa of Virginia; and grandnephews Robert, Roger and Darren Kobal.

Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Friday in Range Funeral Home, Virginia, and noon until the 1 p.m. service Saturday in Pike Apostolic Lutheran Church, Pike, Minn., Pastor Carl Lamppa officiating. Burial in Waasa Cemetery, Waasa Township.

Edition: FINAL
Page: 07B
Copyright (c) 1998 Duluth News-Tribune 
Waasa Cemetery
St. Louis County
Minnesota, USA
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Record added: Dec 22, 2011
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