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 Elsie Suomi <I>Mantyla</I> Peters

Elsie Suomi Mantyla Peters

Original Name Elsie Suomi
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 6 Jun 1973 (aged 68)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Scofield, Carbon County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 149982 · View Source
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Born Elsie Mary Mantyla 17 Oct 1904 to Nestorie & Kaisa Mantyla in Monessen, Pennsylvania. Upon the loss of her parents, Elsie as a youth (8/10 years old)was shipped from Pennsylvania alone by train with an address tag around her neck to her Aunt Maria Sofia Mantyla Nisula in the mining camp of Newhouse, Beaver, Utah. The Nisula's (Maria & husband Oskar)soon moved to Scofield where Elsie was raised.

Elsie first married Frank W Soumi, when he died in 1946 She married Eino W Peters in 1947, They lived in Scofield owning the large rock Binns Store in town center up to thier deaths, which they used as a summer home toward the end of thier lives. Elsie and Eino moved to Salt Lake and purchased a home on California Ave., Eino being employed as a diesel mechanic for General Electric. Elsie died in Salt Lake 6 June 1973. The Nisulas, Elsie, Frank and Eino are all buried next to one another in the same Scofield Cemetary plot.

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  • Created by: billcarr
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149982
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elsie Suomi Mantyla Peters (17 Oct 1904–6 Jun 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149982, citing Scofield Cemetery, Scofield, Carbon County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by billcarr (contributor 46560268) .