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Eino R Kemppainen

September 23, 1932 ~ August 29, 2017 (age 84)
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Eino R. Kemppainen 84 of Mass City passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Aspirus Ontonagon Memorial Hospital’s Long Term Care Unit.

He was born September 23, 1932 in Mass City to Oscar & Ida (Hautamaki) Kemppainen.  Eino worked as a farmer and logger. Later he was employed by the Ontonagon County Road Commission as a heavy equipment operator. He worked at the road commission for 26 years.

On January 23, 1954 Eino was united in marriage to Shirley Schmaus. He was a life long member of the Wainola Lutheran Church in Mass City, Eino was an avid fisher and hunter. He also loved camping.

Eino is survived by his wife Shirley, children Arlene (Wayne) Dyess of Jackson, WY & Howard of Marquette, MI, grandchildren Ryan, Jared, Janelle, Keri, Deanna, Katherine & Wyanna,  9 great-grandchildren and Jill and Kevin Burke and family.

He was preceded in death by his parents & siblings Wayne, William, Helmi, Ina & Aileanne.

Funeral services will take place Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 1 p.m. at the Wainola Lutheran Church in Mass City.  Friends may call at the church 2 hours prior to the start of the service. Burial will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery Greenland, MI.

In luie of flowers, those who wish may donate to the Wainola Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 26553 Mud Creek Rd. Mass City, MI 49948


Charitable donations may be made to:

Wainola Lutheran Church
26553 Mud Creek Rd., Mass City MI 49948
Tel: 1-906-883-3881



 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
September 9, 2017

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Wainola Lutheran Church
26553 Nud Creek Rd.
Mass City, MI 49948

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 9, 2017

1:00 PM
Wainola Lutheran Church
26553 Nud Creek Rd.
Mass City, MI 49948


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