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Ilkka, Victor Henry Thurs 6 Aug 1942 Port Arthur News Chronicle
Victor Henry Ilkka, 47, a resident of the Nolalu district for the past 42 years, died suddenly yesterday forenoon at his farm residence. Born in Finland, Mr. Ilkka came with his parents to Nolalu at the age of five. Surviving are his wife, four sons and one daughter. Carl, 349 Marks Street, Port Arthur; Private Allen, overseas with the Canadian Army; OS. Raymond, R.C.N.V.R., Esquimault, B.C.; Robert, 12 and Shirley, 7, at home. He also leaves four brothers and three sisters, Laurie, Nolalu; John of Ogden Street; Mrs. C. Stenback, McMillan Street; Mrs. William Korpi, Heron Street; all of Fort William and Miss Winnie Ilkka of Port Arthur. The body is at the Funeral Chapel, 200 South May Street, Fort William. The funeral may be held Monday pending the arrival of OS. Raymond Ilkka from the west coast.

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Ilola, William Tues 25 Oct 1949 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of William Ilola, 44, of Stephens , Ont., who died Sunday will be held Thursday afternoon. The body will be removed at 2 p.m. from Everest's chapel to Tarmola Cemetery for a service at 3 p.m. conducted by the Rev. O.E. Aho of the Finnish Lutheran Church, Fort William

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Ilson, Wilfred Henry Mon 22 Feb 1954 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Funeral services for Wilfred Henry Illson, 66, of Vickers Heights and formerly of Conmee Township, who died Thursday, were held Saturday morning at 10:45 in the Jenkens Funeral Home. Rev. W.C. Tompkins of the Fundamental Baptist Church officiated and interment was in the Military Plot in Mountain View Cemetery. Rev. Tompkins offered words of sympathy and comfort to the family. The funeral was attended by friends and members of the family. Two hymns, "What A Friend We Have In Jesus" and I Need Thee Every Hour" were sung with the chapel organist at the console. Pallbearers were William Franklin, Bob Franklin, Arthur Illson, Clarence Illson, Peter Enders and Charles England.

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Ilvesmaki, Eino Thurs 30 May 1957 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Many friends from the surrounding townships and Lakehead cities attended the funeral of Eino Ilvesmaki which was held from the Funeral Chapel, Port Arthur at 1 p.m. on Friday May 24 to Dog River Hall where a large number of friends had assembled to attend services there at 2 p.m.. Burial took place in Dog River cemetery. The Rev. T. Pajala of the Finnish Pentecostal Church officiated, organist was Mrs. Lempi Pietla. The pallbearers, neigboring farmers were W. Koivisto, A. Eve, N. Sinnimaki, E. Laine, and A. Silen. Following the funeral refreshments were served in the hall to all present. Eino Ilvesmaki, 58, died in Port Arthur hospital early Tuesday morning, May 21 after an illness of three weeks. He was one of the pioneers farmers in Forbes township taking up land thirty years ago, he developed a successful dairy farm. His pleasant personality won him a host of friends throughout the district. The community which was saddened by the news of his unexpected death extends its condolences to the bereaved family.

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Ingram, Mrs. John G. Mon 11 Apr 1932 Fort William Daily Times Journal
Attended by large number of friends of the family from the twin cities and surrounding district, the funeral of the late Mrs. John G. Ingram, of Kakabeka Falls, was held Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Ingram died at the family home Tuesday. The funeral was held at 2:30 o'clock from the Blake Funeral Chapel with Rev. H.R. Grant, D.D., of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, officiating. Many beautiful floral tributes adorned the casket. Interment was made in Mountain View Cemetery. The pallbearers were, Inspector W.G. Ingram, L. Torrie, D. Torrie, F. Chadwell, G. Brown and W. Leiterman.

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Inkinen, Helena Mon 20 Oct 1941 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The death occurred in hospital on Sunday of Mrs. Helena Inkinen, 70, of Kivikoski. She suffered a lengthy illness. Mrs. Inkinen was born in Finland and came to the district 38 years ago. She was a member of the Finnish Lutheran Church. She leaves twos sons, Axel, with the Canadian Forestry Corps in Scotland, and Uuno, at home, two daughters, Elise, Mrs. Waino Maki, Rockwood Ave, Port Arthur and Saimi, Mrs. Sulo Ruohonen, Lappe. A daughter-in-law, Mrs. Axel Inkinen lives in Selkirk, Man. There are two grandchildren. The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon leaving the Funeral Chapel, 21 Court Street North, Port Arthur at 1:15 o'clock for service at two o'clock in the Lutheran Church, Lappe. Rev. J.E. Nopola will officiate and interment will be made at Lappe.

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Inkinen, John Mon 22 June 1936 Fort William Daily Times Journal
The funeral of John Inkinen, who died Friday night, will be held at two o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the Finnish Lutheran Church, Gorham. Rev. J.E. Nopola will officiate and interment will be in Gorham Cemetery. Mr. Inkinen was born in Finland, had lived in this district for 34 years. He leaves, besides his wife, two sons, Uno, at home and Axel, in Geraldton, and two daughters, Elsie, Mrs. W. Maki of Rockwood Avenue North, Port Arthur and Mrs. Saimie Ruhonen, Gorham Township.

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Inkinen, John Charles Sat 12 Feb 1938 Port Arthur News Chronicle
John Charles Inkinen, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Axel Inkinen, of Geraldton, died yesterday in the Little Long Lac Hospital. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon from the home of Mrs. J. Inkinen at Lappe, Gorham Township, with interment in the Lappe Cemetery. Rev. J.E. Nopola will conduct the services.

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Isomaki, Eric Mon 19 Apr 2004 The Chronicle Journal

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Isotalo, Henry Nov 27, 1957 Fort William Daily Times Journal
A former Intola farmer, Henry Isatalo, of North Algoma Street, Port Arthur, died at the family home this morning. He was 53. Born in Kuortana, Vaasau Laani, Finland, Mr. Isatalo migrated directly to Port Arthur in 1922 and for 20 years farmed at Intola. He married the former Tyyne Virtanen in 1924. He last worked as a timber sub-contractor for Nipigon Lake Timber Co., and Hammermill Co. Mr, Isatalo was an adherent of Independent Finnish Lutheran Church. Surviving are his wife, and sons Martti, of North Court Street, and Olavi, Hartvikson Street, Port Arthur and William, at home. Also surviving are three grandchildren, brothers Ensio Isatalo, Van Norman Street; Toivo, Secord Street, Port Arthur, and three brothers and four sisters in Finland as well as other relatives in Canada and USA. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Everest Funeral Home with Rev. M. Kaipainen of Independent Finnish Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

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Iwachewski, Inga (Kivilahti) Mon 18 July 2005 The Chronicle Journal

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