|Birth: ||Jun. 4, 1892, Finland|
|Death: ||May 18, 1965|
Born in Finland, His mother was Kaisa Greta Päätalo Lindelä. He had brothers, August, Ferdinand, Adrian and Frans.
Sanfrid worked for Wilma's father on his farm. He immigrated to the Upper Peninsula around 1916, a few years before Wilma and Tyyne (Grandma Honeycutt).
He first job was with the Lake Superior Smelting Company, when they closed in 1919 he worked on a dairy farm, also worked for a shoe repair shop before finally landing another copper mine job with Isle Royale Mining Company.
Mom has fond memories of him; he'd pick her up in his truck and take her to spend the day with him.
Every Saturday night they would go to their house for a sauna.
According to my baby book, he sent me $5.00 when I was born and $5.00 on my first and 2nd birthdays. He died right after my 2nd birthday. I think my mom owes me $15 LOL
ISLE ROYALE LOCATION - Sanfrid Lindela, 72, a resident of Pilgrim Route, died in his home Tuesday.
He was born in Oulun Lanni, Finland June 4, 1892 and came to the United States when a young man. For the past 48 years he lived in the Houghton area.
Mr. Lindela married the former Wilma Joutsen on July 7, 1913. She died in June 1962.
He had planned to visit relatives in Finland next month.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. William (Tyyne) Honeycutt and Mrs. Leonard (Helvi) Weigel of San Diego, two grandchildren, five great grandchildren and numerous relatives in Finland.
The body is in the Jukuri Funeral Home with funeral arrangements incomplete.
Wilma Helena Joutsen Lindela (1886 - 1962)*
Tyyne Helena Lindelä Honeycutt (1915 - 2002)*
Helvi Maria Lindelä Scott (1923 - 1993)*
Forest Hill Cemetery
Plot: section 15
Created by: Gennaphyr
Record added: Jul 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93242385