Saturday, June 16, 2018

THREE OLD LADIES AT THE WEDDING
ELAINE K, MARILYN H., AND I DON'T KNOW WHO THE ONE ON THE RIGHT IS.

MARTIN AND INA HELMINEN AT THE WEDDING

BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY SETTING FOR CHLOE AND BRENT'S WEDDING AT THE HAATAJA RESIDENCE...JUNE 16, 2018

HAPPY COUPLE!

GOOD WEATHER TILL WEDDING GUESTS HAD LUNCH!

MARK AND JANIE HAATAJA, CHLOE'S PARENTS

BRENT'S PARENTS, JEAN AND DAVE (HEAD) HALONEN....DO PEOPLE STILL USE HIS NICKNAME?  THAT'S WHAT IT WAS WHEN HE HUNG OUT WITH OUR KIDS!

MARK AND JANIE'S GR/DAUGHTERS, AND MY GREAT GR/DAUGHTERS
CHILDREN OF MARTIN AND INA HELMINEN 


LITTLE CONTEST GOING ON HERE....WHO DRESSES THE BEST  TO OUTSHINE THE GROOM:
NEIL YLITALO AND MARTIN HELMINEN....I THINK MARTIN WINS, HE LOOKS LIKE THE MAFIA!!!  COURSE, NEIL COULDA WON WITH HIS SEERSUCKER SUIT, PINK SHIRT AND MED. BLUE BOWTIE.   SHEEESH!


LADIES HEADING TO THE CARS...EDIE JOHNSON, HER DAUGHTER, AND AMANDA LEHTO


Friday, June 8, 2018


ANNA AND JEFF KANGAS SWEETIES

MY GREAT GRAND, JOHN CARL (CARJE AND MARY'S)

MOST ENJOYABLE UKELE PLAYERS AT CALUMET SPRING MUSIC...I DIDN'T HAVE ANY KIDS IN IT, BUT WENT TO ENJOY...WHAT IMPRESSED ME WAS HOW ENTHUSIASTIC THE BOYS WERE IN THIS CLASS!

ENJOYED WATCHING THE MANY SCHOOL CLASSES PASSING BY OUR APTS. FOR FIELD TRIPS THIS SPRING...A RAINY DAY THIS DAY

AT LEAH'S HOUSE THIS PAST WINTER:  MARGIE, ANDREA, TOMAS AND DARLENE
LEAH, ME, NOAH (LEAH'S YOUNGEST WHO LIVES W HER IN DULUTH)

ME AND GREAT GRAND, MARCO (MALLORY AND JORDAN"S)

ME WITH A BUNCH OF GREATGRANDS AT MY 80TH BD PARTY IN JAN, 2018

COUSINS AT SUE ANTTILA'S FUNERAL...JERRY KANGAS, DAVE RAUDIO, ME, PETE, LLOYD AND VIVIAN HUOTARI. (DAVE'S, MINE AND JERRY'S, AND PETE AND VIVIAN'S PARENTS WERE SIBS)

PETE ANTTILA AND HIS FAMILY
FUZZY, JULIE, MATTI, MARIANNE, PETE, PAUL, LYNN AND GARY

MY SIS IN LAW, JULIE KANGAS (JERRY"S) WITH BLANCHE RAUDIO (DAVE'S)

BRIAN AND ERIC PETERSON AT THEIR DAD ARNE'S FUNERAL TIME

JANINA (LARSON, AND GRAND DAUGHTER OF ARNE) ) HYRKAS AND I

JENNY AND CALVIN PETERSON

Sunday, May 27, 2018

JUDY (ISAACSON) AND JEFF GRANGROTH WEDDING IN MAY 2018

PARENTS, DONNA ISAACSON, GRANGROTHS (FR COKATO)

THREE CUTE LITTLE BOYS AT THE WEDDING...NAMES?

MORE CUTE LITTLE BOYS AT TTHE WEDDING...NAMES?
I ASKED BUT NOBODY ANSWERED

OUR STAINED GLASS WINDOW WAS LIT UP FOR THE WEDDING...AWESOME

FRIENDS AT MY BROTHER PAUL'S VISITATION, FEB. 2018

OUT TO EAT WITH RELATIVES IN HOWELL...CHRISTI HYRKAS AND FRIEND, ME, SISTER COOKIE, BROTHER JERRY...FRONT, DAUGHTER CARRIE, SIS IN LAW JULIE

ME AND MY GODCHILD, AND NIECE AT PAUL'S FUNERAL...KATRINA (KANGAS) BRANSON

GATHERING OF TOROLA'S...JACK HAATAJA, BILL TOLKKINEN, ALLAN TOROLA, BOB TOROLA...THE LADIE'S PIC WENT INTO CYBERSPACE SOMEWHERE

IT'S EASY TO TAKE PICS ON OUR PHONES...ALLAN, BOB...JACK SITTING


HOPE YOU CAN READ THIS, SOMEONE SENT THIS TO ME


PETE WITH A CIGARETTE, TOP

Friday, May 11, 2018

RECENT WEDDING IN APRIL 2018, HOWELL,  MI
AMANDA STUROS (MIKE AND SARAH) MARRIED CURTIS PENNALA
(CHARLIE & MARYJANE PENNALA)

at MY BROTHER PAUL'S FUNERAL, HOWELL, FEB. 2018
BRO. JERRY, DAUGHTER MARGARET, ME, KATRINA (PAUL'S DAU), COOKIE, (MY SIS) LINDA, (PAUL'S WIFE), BEHIND, NEPHEW BILL MC AVOY AND WIFE CINDY, KELLY (NIECE) AND HUSBAND BRIAN VLADU (Kelly and Bill are my deceased sister Jane's kids)

NIECE ALI KANGAS W BF MIKE DEMMING

LISA TOROLA NIEMI WITH DAUGHTER

KATRINA (KANGAS) BRANSON W ME...(MY GODCHILD)

MET YVONNE LESPERANCE AND FAMILY IN A RESTAURANT AFTER THE VISITATION
(sorry, lost the names.....from zion, ill.)

BRUCE AND JULIE BEKKALA


COUSINS...ONE IS PENNELOPE, BUT CAN'T REM. OTHER'S NAME
DAUGHTERS OF KATRINA AND HER SISTER ANNA

HAROLD LEINO, FATHER OF LINDA
(lives in Maine)

PROOF THAT THIS STYLE OF GLASSES EXISTED IN THE 1960'S...IN VOGUE NOW...SO HANG ON TO YOUR OLD CLOTHES, GLASSES, SHOES, ETC.  YOU'LL SAVE $$! HA!
(I EVEN HAD BROWN HAIR IN THE 60'S, IMAGINE THAT)

FUN GROUP OF "SLIDERS" AT SWEDETOWN ONE BEAUTIFUL SUNSHINEY DAY...CLICK TO ENLARGE

WE HAD SO MUCH SNOW THIS WINTER THAT SOME OF THE SPRING SCHOOL
RACES MADE USE A THE SNOW

HIGH JUMP!!

TRACK KIDS, READY TO RUN!

PIC FROM ALASKA (2017) THANKS, LORETTA HELMINEN....KEEP SENDING PICS!
(click to enlarge)