Sally (Loukus) and Trent Kilpela's baby...baptism recently
Friday, April 29, 2011
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Monday, April 25, 2011
Recent visitors at my apt: Carol Ryynanen, Dorothy Poyhonen, Elaine Kiilunen and neighbor across the hall, Marianne Peterson
Janel, "Urho" Jurmu and beautiful baby Tara
Matt collaring his hound...is the one he calls "ina"???
The dogs are "greeting me", big time
Matt Kiilunen, putting collars on his hounds so they can go huntin' bunnies
Friday, April 22, 2011
Recent wedding; Jesse & Kate (Niemi) Taivalkoski
Dave and Joanne's son, Debbie & Jeff's daughter..April 2, 2011
in Farmington Hills, Mich. church
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Saturday, April 16, 2011
Lizzie Torola (Dave & Ann's) & Lexi Kangas (Roger & Laura's)
Dave & Ann's family, Lexi Kangas, and Me
Brian & Margie's surprise 50th BD party
This Picture was taken at a "going away gathering" in Mpls.
We were heading for the copper country after living in mpls.
for 9 years. Pete was to be the minister "up north" for 32 years.
The kids are Reino and Margie.
Friday, April 15, 2011
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Ken Helminen, Carl Torola , Jim Kangas
Jessica Johnson, Katherine Nelson, Caroline Sturos, Alisa Storm, Abbey Sturos
Sven & Wally, visiting at the Casita last week....lots of snow last week, had to walk in deep snow to get to the casita; but now there's much less snow. walt & I hope to plant in the greenhouse next saturday.
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Playing some church songs and some oldies for us oldies: Phil Storm, Bob Orton, Dave Storm, Betsy & Aaron (Edney) Kangas, Dave Torola
Emily Haataja and b/friend Travis Kangas
Edney playing the mouthorgan while playing the guitar. Is it the same as tapping the top of your head and rubbing your belly???
Betsy and Edney Kangas "plinkatuing"
Friday, April 8, 2011
Visited Kirby with Maria today at the Medical Care in Hancock...he was in good spirits, especially when he knew he was gonna be on the homepage!
The Frantti Gang...Kirby, Tim, Dan, Jonathan, Eric & Chad
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Vaari (Walter) and Pete, 1994
Peter's parents, our Vaari and Mummu (Walter & Aili)
Pic. taken in their 20's
Me & Pete and our 8 kids in our MPLS home, about 1967
Travelers to Florida and Georgia: Verna Daavettila, MaryJean Daavettila, Sue Wittenberg, Carol Jurmu, Ruth Davison, Helen Pietila
Monday, April 4, 2011
I SAT AND READ ALL OF PETE'S MEMORIES TONIGHT. I HAVEN'T READ THEM FOR SEVERAL MONTHS, AND I LAUGHED AND I CRIED. IF ANYONE HAS SOME MORE MEMORIES, I WOULD LOVE IT. MARGIE IS GOING TO MAKE A CD OF THEM FOR OUR FAMILY. I CHERISH ALL THE MEMORIES. THANKS TO ALL WHO HAVE SEND MEMORIES!! GOD'S PEACE, ELLEN
Two grandsons, Cade (wally's) and Calvin (Margie's) and cousin, let's say, I could call him Harry? Hyrkas? (land and ken's)
Greatgranddaughter Kiera (Selena & Kurt Johnson's) listening to granddaughter Lizzie Torola read (Dave & Anne's) I knitted the red sweater, ahem!