Obit: Luoma, Frank L. (1889 – 1969)


Surnames: Luoma, Luetkehoelter, Petke, Slobodnik, Stigsen, DeMaggie, Bush, Schmidt, Hakola, Mutka, Lehtonen, Hill

---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 12 Jun 1969

Luoma, Frank L. (27 JAN 1889 – 06 JUN 1969)

Funeral services were held for Frank Leander Luoma, 80, at two o'clock Monday afternoon at Bethany Lutheran Church, Owen. He passed away Friday morning at the Havenet Nursing Home of a cerebral hemorrhage. Rev. H.W. Luetkehoelter officiating and burial was made at Riverside Cemetery.

Singing "In the Garden" and "Beyond the Sunset" was Mrs. Albert Petke, accompanied by Mrs. Larry Slobodnik.

Serving as pallbearers were Scott Stigsen, James DeMaggie, Dale Bush, Matt Schmidt, Clifford Hakola and Voitto Mutka.

Mr. Luoma was born January 27, 1889 in Finland. He was married to Lydia A. Lehtonen on August 12, 1912 in DeKalb, Ill. She preceded him in death of March 1964. The couple came to the Owen area in 1924 and settled on a farm in the town of Longwood (Clark Co., Wis.). They retired in 1945 and moved to Withee.

Survivors include a son Carl of DeKalb, Ill.; three daughters, Mrs. Thorvald (Lorraine) Stigsen, Edgerton; Mrs. Carl (Leanea) Hill, Withee; and Mrs. Ella DeMaggie, DeKalb, Ill.; none grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.



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