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 Willmar Henry Juntunen

Willmar Henry Juntunen

Birth
Soudan, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
Death 13 Sep 1987 (aged 81)
Evansville, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Holmes City, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Lot 19, Plot 5
Memorial ID 100333992 · View Source
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Willmar Henry Juntunen was born in Soudan, Minnesota, on October 22, 1905, the son of Charles and Margaret (Moilanen) Juntunen. He was baptized in Soudan and was later confirmed into the Lutheran Faith at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Moe Township. Willmar worked as a copper smelter in Anaconda, Montana before entering the Military Service during World War II from 1942-1945. Willmar was medically discharged from the service because of war injuries and hospitalized for some time before resuming work in construction and on the farm. Willmar was a member of the Alexandria VFW and the American Legion as well as the Disabled American Veterans. He died on Sunday, September 13, 1987, at the Crestview Manor Nursing Home in Evansville at the age of 81 years.

Willmar is survived by brothers: Andrew Helmer Juntunen of LaGrande Township; Edward Juntunen of Chicago, Illinois; Emil Juntunen of LaGrande Township; Walter Juntunen of LaGrande Township; sisters: Mrs. Minnie Seifert of Minneapolis; Anna Juntunen of LaGrande Township; Mrs. Florence Wrolson of Alexandria and Eleanor Juntunen of LaGrande Township.

Funeral services were Thursday, September 17, 1987, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Moe Township with Rev. Dane W. Compton officiating. Interment was in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Moe Township. Pallbearers were Emil Juntunen, Ronald Wrolson, Ronald Listrom, James Juntunen, Edward Juntunen and Walter Juntunen. Arrangements were with the Anderson Funeral Home.
(Lake Region Press, Sept. 25, 1987)



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  • Originally Created by: Lainey
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100333992
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Willmar Henry Juntunen (22 Oct 1905–13 Sep 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100333992, citing Saint Pauls Lutheran Church Cemetery, Holmes City, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by kj (contributor 47962105) .