Tuesday, October 28, 2014

MIRIAM HOOVER BIRTHDAY DINNER IN MRQT. IN SEPT.  OVER 200 RELLIES THERE.  THESE ARE THE OLDIES:  FIRST ROW, MIRIAM, MICHAEL LEPPEN (MANAGER FOR MIRIAM), VIRGINIA HEINONEN:  BK:  RUTH DAVISON, VERNA DAAVETTILA, CAROL JURMU, DON DAAVETTILA, HELEN DAAVETTILA, SUE WITTENBERG, MARYJEAN DAAVETTILA
MIRIAM IS NOW 101 YEARS OLD.

SONG SERVICES AT LAURIUM HOUSING
FRONT:  AL DAVIDSON, LYNN WOODFORD, MARIE COOPER, BARB GRANROTH
BK: NEIL HERMANSON (NEW RESIDENT THERE), UNCLE WES KANGAS, ARNE AND MARIANNE PETERSON, CAROL JURMU, DICK WOODFORD
NICE TO SING CHURCH SONGS ONCE A MONTH THERE...3RD THURS., COME SING, Y/ALL

MORE TOROLA POTLUCK...BILL IS TRYING TO COVER HIS FACE AGAIN!

MORE BOYS IN THE CHOW LINE

TWO EXECUTIVES, ROSS YLITALO, ROGER HAATAJA

CALUMET HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING PARADE

GR/DAUGHTER MADDIE TOROLA AND JANNA ISAACSON

AL DAVIDSON AND AL ANDERSON HAVING A BITE TO EAT AT KALEVA CAFE IN HANCOCK.  THEY DISCOVERED THAT ONE OF THE PATRONS PAID FOR THEIR MEAL.  NO IDEA WHO.  WE HEAR THAT IS HAPPENING ALL OVER THE U.S.A.    NICE.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

THE FOLLOWING PICS WERE TAKEN AT KRISTEN AND EJ TERVO'S HOUSE ON A BEAUTIFUL FALL AFTERNOON, SEPT. 28, 2014. TOROLA RELLIES POTLUCK. A GOOD TIME WAS HAD BY ALL.





AMINA & LILA TARNOWSKI AND EMMA YLITALO

IN LINE FOR GRUB

AMY YLITALO, NINA AND ISIS TOROLA

US OLDIES.  BUT ANYWAY WE GOT TO GO FIRST IN LINE, SO THERE!
MAIJA TOLKKINEN, ME, LANA HEINONEN, JUDY HAATAJA

I HOPE BILL TOLKKINEN SEES THIS, CUZ HE WILL NOT HAVE HIS PIC TAKEN IF HE SEES A CAMERA.  GOTCHA, BILL!

MORE GRUB LINES






Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Two young ladies will be turning the big "40" on October 23. Send them a Nd card if u know them...would be fun if they got 40 cards.


Bonnie Johnson, Carolyn Kovalas daughter.
Address is 28 so. 4th ave,  Winneconne, Wi  54986

The other is Ron & Deb Rousu's daughter, Larissa Barta
320 3rd  st S, Delano, Mn...55328

Saturday, October 11, 2014

I AM HOME AFTER SURGERY, PT AND HOME NURSING FOR A BIT, USING A WALKER, AND RARING TO GO. ALL IS GOING WELL.

SIX GRANDSONS CAME AND TOOK CARE OF THE VEG. GARDEN AT THE CASITA...PICKED VEGGIES, PULLED CAGES, PULLED PLANTS, SPADED AND WEEDED...WHAT AN AWESOME BUNCH!  CALVIN, BRUCE, ANTTI, STAN HELMINEN, AND CADE AND SVEN TOROLA
NINA AND JOYCE CUT DOWN ALL THE FLOWERS, PUT LAST OF POTS IN THE GREENHOUSE.  I AM SO THANKFUL FOR MY GR/KIDS!  LOVE  EM A BUNCH.

MADELINE PENNALA, GORDON AND MARILYN H.S  FRIEND

CLARICE AND JIM BESONEN AT A RECENT WEDDING

JUDY AND JACK WHEN THEY WERE SINGLE YET....HER BIG BRUDDER SENT ME THIS PICTURE

MY NEW HYDRANGEA BLOOMED AT THE CASITA

JENNIFER BJORN SMILING WITH HER FIRST GRANDCHILD

FOUR OF MY BUDDIES, LOWELL, WARREN, ANTTI AND BRANNON (GRANDS)

JUDY HEINONEN AND SHY LITTLE GRANDBABY LEONA 
ADRINA JURMU, URHO AND JANELLE'S DAUGHTER

Saturday, September 27, 2014

ON MONDAY, SEPT. 29, I AM HAVING SURGERY IN ASPIRUS HOSPITAL. MY FAKE HIP CAVED IN, IN AUGUST, THE LINING OF THE SOCKET BROKE. SO HOPEFULLY (PRAYERFULLY) ALL WILL GO WELL, AND I WILL POST MORE PICTURES IN A COUPLE WEEKS.

WEDDING OF KATHLEEN (STORM) AND KENT DAAVETTILA  AT HOUGHTON CHURCH IN SEPT.

THREE OF THE BRIDESMAIDS:SHANNON KOSKI, BECKY THERRIAN, BECKY ANDERSON

PARENTS, BILL AND LANETTE DAAVETTILA

PARENTS OF KATHLEEN, DAVE AND JUNE STORM

DON'T KNOW IF I POSTED THIS...A QUICK WATERCOLOR OF VAARI

FLOWERS FROM MY CASITA

MY SWEET GR/SON, FELIX JOHNSON

BUNCH OF LADIES AT CHURCH: MARY JO GRANROTH, LYNN BENDA=SHERMAN, JOANNE BEKKALA, RUTH KOSKI, DORIS DAAVETTILA, CAROLYN KOVALA

LIZZIE TOROLA'S BD PYRAMID..SOME NAMES..SAVAYA HENDRICKSON, JANA LOUKUS, MARIBETH HALONEN, LIZZIE, ?

NINA, ORIANA TOROLA, TWO TAIVALKOSKI COUSINS

Sunday, September 21, 2014

RECENT VISITORS...GR/SONS, PAUL TOROLA AND CARJE TOROLA

LASSILA'S AT THE HUT THIS SUMMER:
MARGARET LASSILA, KATIE (ESKOLA) LASSILA, LANETTE (HYRKAS) LASSILA, KAYLIE LASSILA...ENJOYING A LADIES NIGHT OUT

MORE EXECUTIVES...MARC PIETI AND SON DAVE TOROLA

GRANDPARENTS DAY FOR THE 8TH GRADERS...DOING A SELFIE
WARREN TOROLA, ME, STAN HELMINEN AND SVEN TOROLA

HEAVENS, I KEEP FINDING EXECUTIVES:  LEO TOROLA, CHESTER YLITALO, VINCENT YLITALO, JOHN HEINONEN, RAY POYHONEN

MORRIS AND SARAH NIEMELA W. ERICA, CRAIG, KAREN, KATIE, JEFF KILPELA


TWO MORE EXECS...NEPHEWS, AARON KANGAS AND ALLAN TOLKKINEN

Saturday, September 13, 2014

18 x 24 ACRYLIC PAINTING, ROGER AND LORETTA HELMINEN WEDDING GIFT
SCENE FROM ALASKA

LINDA LUOMA AND RUTH HILL'S BIRTHDAY PARTY AT JUDY ROEPKE'S
FRONT: RUTH, LINDA,
MIDDLE: LAURA HILL, KATHY JOHNSON, MARY AND CHRISTINA HILL
BK: JUDY R., JOANNE FRANTTI, JOANNE MOYRYLA

TOOK MY GOLFING BUDDIES TO KEWEENAW MT. GOLF COURSE IN JULY
ALL GRANDKIDS: CALVIN HELMINEN, BRANNON TOROLA, ME, CADE TOROLA, LENNY TOROLA, LOWELL TOROLA, WARREN TOROLA AND TREVOR TOROLA
WE HAD SUCH A FUN DAY  2014

FIRST GROUP OF 4 AHEAD OF US AFTER TEE OFF ON NO. 1 HOLE...4TH GUY WAY ON THE RIGHT, SO HE ISN'T IN THE PIC

AWW. LENNY, YOU WENT IN DA BUSH!!  LOWER LIP!

AFTER 18 HOLES AND ALL BUT ME AND ONE KID WALKED...POOPED OUT AND HAPPY!  NOT ONLY THAT, BUT ON THE WAY HOME, THEY CALLED CALUMET GOLF COURSE, GOT A T TIME, AND THAT'S WHERE I DROPPED THEM OFF!!!  YOUTH!

ME, THE DRIVER....BORROWED DAVE'S VAN SO WE COULD GET ALL 8 GOLF BAGS IN.


WHO'S TALLER, THAT IS THE QUESTION...THEY BOTH CLAIM THEY ARE.
LOOKS EVEN NOW....6 FT. 2 INCHES.  I THINK LENNY WILL KEEP SPROUTING MORE.
JANIE AND LENNY TOROLA, KIDS OF DAVE AND ANN

CARL,   KATHLEEN HELPPI AND DAUGHTERS

ROGER AND LORETTA HELMINEN CAME TO VISIT ME AT THE CASITA THIS SUMMER