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Stanley E. Nurkkala

October 16, 1933 ~ August 22, 2022 (age 88)


Stanley Edmund Nurkkala, 88, of Bruce Crossing passed August 22, 2022, at Aspirus Rhinelander Hospital after battling a long illness of cancer.

Stanley was born October 16,1933 in Paynesville to the late George and Mary (Nayback) Nurkkala.

He was predeceased by 7 brothers and 7 sisters. 

Stanley was a wonderful Uncle to many nieces and nephews and a Great Uncle and Great Great Uncle to many.

Following graduation from Ewen High School in 1951, he then served in the US Army. He was a Korean War veteran. He then married Joan Abramson in 1957. They were married for 65 years. Stanley was a retired electrician from White Pine Copper Mine for 36 years.

Private graveside services are being planned.

Cane Funeral Home-Bruce Crossing Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.

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