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David Donald Rintala

June 17, 1952 — January 4, 2023

Atlantic Mine



Atlantic Mine

David D. Rintala, 70, a resident of Atlantic Mine, passed away Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at the Omega House in Houghton following a lengthy illness.


He was born on June 17, 1952, in Hancock, MI, a son of the late Wallace and Sylvia (Kobe) Rintala.  David was raised in Baltic and attended the Jeffers Schools.


Mr. Rintala worked as a mechanic and also was a handyman for Bill Wakeham for many years.  He enjoyed spending time with his cats and tinkering with lawnmowers and small equipment.


Preceding him in death were his parents, his brother Steve and sisters: Patty Jaehnig and Nancy Rintala.


Surviving are:

His Siblings: Catherine (Ted) Belej

                     Barbara (Ken) Peterson

                        Mary Grunwald

                        Kenneth Rintala

                        Sarah (Lenny Roth) Rintala

                        Dennis Rintala

                        John Rintala

                        James Rintala

                        Virginia Rintala

            Several nieces, nephews and cousins

            His aunt: Nora Pantano 


 A service for David is being planned to be held later this spring with burial in the Mt. View Cemetery of South Range.


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The Memorial Chapel Funeral & Cremation Service – Mt. View Chapel of South Range is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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