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 Abraham Karl Hokana

Abraham Karl Hokana

Birth
Finland
Death 11 Oct 1944 (aged 84)
Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Holmes City, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Lot 20, Plot 5
Memorial ID 100333948 · View Source
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Immigrated to USA in 1881, and then to Holmes City in 1896. Married to Elizabeth Isola in 1885.
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Abraham Hokana was born in Rovamiema, Finland on September 8, 1860. Here he received his schooling and was confirmed in the Lutheran faith. When he was 21 he migrated to America and settled at Calumet, Mich., where he worked in the copper mines for 16 years. He was married to Elizabeth Isola at Ishpenning, Mich. After leaving Michigan he lived in the town of Holmes City which was his home for several years. He then moved to Moe township where he bought land and lived until he passed away on October 11, 1944 at the age of 84 years. Nine daughters and three sons were born to Mr. and Mrs. Hokana, three daughters, Ila (Mrs. Ernest Lampher), Sima (Mrs. Fred Hedberg) and Ellen have preceded him in death.

Left to mourn his loss besides his wife are nine children. The children are: Hilda (Mrs. Dan Stewart) of Minneapolis, Carl of Moe, Hilma (Mrs. Wm. Jacobson) of Moe, Lillian (Mrs. Gunner Widen) of Minneapolis, Mamie (Mrs. Frank Flaherty) of Minneapolis, Anna (Mrs. Roy Godfrey) of St. Paul, John Hogan at home, Esther (Mrs. Christ Hoist) of Chicago, Ill., and Dr. Clifford N. H. Hogan serving in the medical corps in the armed forces in Oknulgee, Okla.

Funeral services were held Monday, October 16 at 1 from the residence and at 2 from the Finnish Evangelical church in Moe township. Rev. Hugo Esala officiating. Interment was made in the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran cemetery in the town of Moe. Pallbearers were Carl Hogan, John Hogan, Clifford Hogan, William Jacobson, Frank Flaherty and P. Godfrey.
(Park Region Echo, Oct. 19, 1944)


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  • Maintained by: kj
  • Originally Created by: Lainey
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100333948
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Abraham Karl Hokana (8 Sep 1860–11 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100333948, citing Saint Pauls Lutheran Church Cemetery, Holmes City, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by kj (contributor 47962105) .