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Sunshine Cemetery
aka Ellis Cemetery - Finmark Cemetery - Dawson Road Cemetery - Rowan

Located Lot 18, Con 1 Dawson Road Lots
Lars & Ann Lofquist donated the land in 1919 for the Cemetery
Read the History of the Sunshine Cemetery

Bill Taylor & The Boy Scouts ~ Under Construction
From the files of Bertil Lindstrom Nov 16, 2010
Copied With Permission

Names marked with a * indicate another source for name/birth/death date
such as an obituary, birth/death/marriage registration etc...when no specific date of death is available or given

Thunder Bay Public Library - Newspaper References:
(CJ) - Chronicle Journal - (FWDTJ) Fort William Daily Times Journal - (PANC) Port Arthur News Chronicle

1998 - 2017 - JFLH

Updated Dec 22, 2016

Aho, Harold Wilhem

Anderson, Anga (Sandstrom) Jan 27, 1885 - May 13, 1934
Anderson, Baby Aug 18, 1927
Anderson, Eric Nov 21, 1919 age 3mos 20dys
Anderson, Erik
Anderson, Oscar Erik *Jan 30, 1882 - Dec 30, 1925

Antti, Henry July 13, 1935 - Mar 15, 1937
Antti, June Marion June 28-Sept 10, 1931

Bengston, Emma Theresia Laura (Lofquist)
1884 - *May 17, 1939

Bostrom, Baby Girl *July 28, 1926
Bostrum, Erika Feb 15, 1941
Bostrom, Frances Dec 31, 1925 - Jan 2, 1926
Bostrom, John Ben *Nov 23-Dec 21, 1932 aged 4 wks
Bostrom, Jester Holger *Feb 27, 1919 aged 4 yrs, 9 mos

Carter, Alexander Charles Dec 6, 1919 age 13 mos

Heikkinen, Lassi/Lauri Pekka *July 17, 1909 - Apr 23, 1922

Hill, Edla *Apr 10, 1941 age 73

Kari, Allen Apr 12, 1921 Infant
Kari, Arva Frans Askell Feb 12, 1913 - July 29, 1930
Kari, Frank

Kiviniemi, Fanny Jan 10 - 18, 1941

Knox, David Tindale *May 13, 1926 age 72 yrs 6 mos

Koskinen, John Feb 27, 1926 - Aug 27, 1926
Koskinen, Sarah [Knox] June 18, 1895 - Mar 21, 1931

Larson, Bernard Elmer Aug 17, 1923 - Mar 1, 1926

Lindstrom, Baby Girl Oct 22 - 23, 1941
Lindstrom, Johanna (Hagglund) Sept 30, 1878 - Dec 31, 1934

Lozinsky, Anthony *Oct 16, 1928 - Nov 4, 1928

Makela, Kauko Baden Mar 17, 1918 - Feb 5, 1920

Miller, Barney Peter *May 30, 1915 - June 18, 1920
Miller, Stillborn Female Mar 7, 1919 d/o Peter

Modeen, Olaf Carl (Medin) *May 10, 1928 aged 40

Nelson, Olof *Dec 2, 1917 age 24 years

Niemi, Edward
*Nov 2, 1923
Niemi, Emil Edward
July 27, 1932

Nyman, Emma (Parman) *Jan 3, 1897 - July 16, 1928

Paananen, Ero John *Jan 28, 1913 - Mar 6, 1932
Paananen, Matias Walder *June 12, 1919
Paananen, Mary (Kournaen)(Matson) *May 4, 1926 age 36

Paulson, Anna Fousta Evangeline (Lofquist)
Sept 20, 1894 - *Apr 2, 1928

Paulson, Herbert Allen
Mar 13 - Apr 10, 1928

Paulson, Olaf Anshelm
1891 - *Sept 27, 1932

Paulson, Catherine Sept 24, 1919 age 63
Paulson, Olaf *May 31, 1917 age 58

Rajakisto, John
Rajakisto, Ursula Julia June 12, 1930 - May 1, 1933

Saari, Souma Sanni *Jan 18, 1894 - June 17, 1929

Salo, Allen Armas Feb 2, 1931 - May 28, 1936
Salo, John May 4, 1945
Salo, Waino *May 9, 1938 age 42

Svenson, Anders Gustaf
1890 - Apr 8, 1942
Svenson, John Adolph *Dec 14, 1943

Swanson, Hanna Linea (Lundgren) *1900 - Dec 23, 1932

Talavitie, Isaac, *Oct 9, 1919 age 50

Wierkko, Oscar
1873 - *Apr 14, 1941

Wierkko, Emelia (Haapa)
Mar 4, 1879 - Apr 15, 1934

Wierkko, Martha Aili Helena Apr 9, 1928 - Sept 25, 1928

Wooden Crosses - many of them unmarked - are the final resting place
of many of the early settlers of the Sunshine area.


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