Luoto, John Carl, Sr. (1918-2011)

John C. Luoto Sr., 92, of Thief River Falls, MN died Sunday, March 20, 2011 at Sandford Medical Center, Thief River Falls.

A graveside service will be held at the Finnish Lutheran Cemetery, Middle River, MN at a later date.

John C. Luoto Sr. was born on December 14, 1918 in Hibbing, MN to John and Olga Luoto. He was raised on a farm near Middle River. He was in the trucking business a few years, but was a welder and mechanic most of his life.

He lked reading, crossword puzzles and traveling.

He is survived by his wife Evelyn; daughter, Sharon Luoto, Bellingham, WA; son, John C. Luoto Jr., Thief River Falls, MN: sister, Sylvia (Bob) Clark, Corning, CA; sister-in-law, Elaine Luoto, Roseau, MN; brother-in-law, Carl Roseland, New Hope, MN. and many nieces, nephew and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Richard and Martin; two sisters, Karina Mickelson and Rosalie Chase.

Johnson Funeral Service

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky

Author: W Saewyc

An amateur genealogist and internet hobbyist.

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