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Helen Kinnunen (Anderson)

May 20, 1930 — August 11, 2019

Obituary of Helen Irene Kinnunen Atlantic Mine Helen (Peter) Kinnunen, 89, a resident of Atlantic Mine, passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019, at the Omega House in Houghton. She was born on May 20, 1930, in Liminga, MI, a daughter of the late Jalmer and Hilda (Seppala/Luoma) Anderson. Helen was raised in Liminga and attended the Redridge School before graduating from the Houghton High School with the class of 1948. She then worked for a time at Federal Land Bank and then Johnson Bros. On June 27, 1953, she was united in marriage to Peter Kinnunen. The couple had resided in Atlantic Mine where they raised 8 children. Mrs. Kinnunen was a member of the First Apostolic Lutheran Church of Atlantic Mine. She had helped her husband with bookkeeping for the family business for many years. She also enjoyed making and decorating wedding cakes for many years. Helen always loved company, their door was always open to family and friends. She also enjoyed picking berries for making jams and also making juice with her Mehu Maija. Preceding her in death were her grandson: Alex Muszynski, her granddaughter; Andra Aho and her great-grandsons; Brendan Johnson and Rowan Kinnunen; her parents, her brothers Melvin and Reino her sisters Millie Maki and Margaret Markham. Surviving are: Her husband: Peter Kinnunen of Atlantic Mine Her children: Edie (Jerry) Johnson of Atlantic Mine Steve (Nancy) Kinnunen of Atlantic Mine Vicky (Bill) Sleeman of Chassell Dan (Denise) Kinnunen of Atlantic Mine Peter (Sherry) Kinnunen III of Atlantic Mine Pam (David) Aho of Mohawk Ron (Lora) Kinnunen of Atlantic Mine Shelley Kinnunen of Essexville, MI 63 grandchildren and 152 great-grandchildren Her brother & sisters: Mike (Margie) Anderson of Boston Location Loie (Milton) Erva of Houghton Canal Shirley Anderson of Houghton Canal. Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins Funeral services for Helen will be held 11 am Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at the First Apostolic Lutheran Church of Houghton. Burial will be in the Oskar Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, from 4 to 8 pm at the First Apostolic Lutheran Church of Houghton and on Wednesday from 10 am until time of services at the First Apostolic Lutheran Church of Houghton. To view Helens obituary or to send condolences to the family please visitwww.memorialchapel.net. The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the arrangements. To send flowers to the family of Helen Kinnunen, please visit Tribute Store
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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

8:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)

First Apostolic Lutheran Church

, Houghton, MI 49931

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Second Visitation

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

8:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)

First Apostolic Lutheran Church

, Houghton, MI 49931

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Starts at 8:00pm (Eastern time)

David Taivalkoski

, Houghton, MI 49931

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