Leeper Cemetery
Morgan/Morganside Cemetery, Lybster Cemetery, Lutheran Cemetery, Sellers Cemetery
Lybster Township, Thunder Bay District

Thank you to everyone who sends in their photos/names/additions/corrections
They are very much appreciated!

Especially to Lisa K. who has spent countless hours photographing the local cemeteries & allowing me to add them to the website,
I can't thank her enough for all her efforts.

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

Photos are courtesy of Lisa except where noted

© 1998 - 2021 JFLH

Updated Sept 12, 2021

Aho, Gunnard
1927 - 1981
(CJ) Oct 3, 1981
Aho, John Arvid
1891 - 1964
(FWDTJ) Apr 15, 1964

Aho, Aina Liisa
1896 - 1972
(CJ) Sept 25, 1972

Aho, Ruth Eleanor (Allan) July 3, 1927 - Feb 24, 2009
Ahola, Jennie *Jan 4, 1968
Ahola, Rudolph (Rudy)
1931 - 1999
(CJ) Nov 17, 1999
Annala, Baby Girl June 9, 1909 d/o John
Annala, Delmer
Sept 28, 1943 - June 16, 1996
Annala, Glen
Sept 28, 1947 - Sept 6, 2000
Annala, Jennie
Aug 8, 1899 - June 22, 1943
(PANC) Mrs. Henry (nee Seppala)
Annala, John Jan 19, 1916
Annala, Margaret
1916 - 1977
(CJ) Jan 28, 1977

Annala, Edward
1910 - 1984
(CJ) Aug 21, 1984

Annala, Walter Wilbert Heinrich Oct 31, 1914 - Jan 29, 1915
Aro, Terttu
1918 - 2012
(CJ) Terttu Aurora Jutila July 8, 1918 - July 3, 2012
Batson, Gordon
1934 - 1992
(CJ) Gordon Beverly Mar 30, 1992
Edwards, Mary E. (Nora)
1899 - 1986
(CJ) Mary Eleanor Apr 12, 1899 - May 27, 1986

Edwards, Chester
1898 - 1986
(CJ) Jan 12, 1898 - July 16, 1986

Erickson, Allan Raymond
1921 - 1977
(CJ) Feb 22, 1977
Erickson, John
1906 - 1945
(FWDTJ) Nov 14, 1945
Erickson, Lennard
(Ancestry) Apr 3, 1919 aged 20 yrs, 4 mos, 3 dys

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Erickson, S.L.
(Ancestry) Louisie Simie Feb 12, 1920 age 18

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Erickson, Toivo Richard Pte.
1903 - 1960
(FWDTJ) May 16, 1960

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Erickson, W.

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Fero, Gary William
Feb 18, 1963 - Jan 7, 2003
Frayne, Jacqueline Louise (Moore)
June 7, 1946 - May 6, 1989

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Freeman, George Clifford
1909 - 1991
(CJ) Mar 14, 1991
Freeman, June
Oct 17, 1972
Goertz, Johann
June 22, 1935 - Nov 6, 2014

Goertz, Margarete Johanne Julie
Mar 31, 1900 - Feb 14, 1996

Hakamki, Baby Female *Feb 6, 1929
Hakamaki, Frank Henrick *Nov 1895 - Oct 5, 1981
Hakamaki, Vieno Sylvia *Apr 8, 1911 - Mar 24, 1981
Halmes, Henry
1886 - 1963
(FWDTJ) Nov 2, 1963
Halmes, Kaisa
1850 - 1912
(Ancestry) Katie Hallemes Sept 1849 - Mar 24, 1912

Halmes, Isaac
1845 - 1928
(Ancestry) Holmes 1849 - Apr 4, 1928
(FWDTJ) J. Holmes

Hari, Bruuno A.
1909 - 1992
(CJ) July 23, 1992
Hari, Bryan Sept 18, 1948 - Jan 28, 2008
Hari, Eino William
1919 - 1969
(FWDTJ) July 5, 1969

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Hari, Garret William (Buzz)
Oct 27, 1949 - Aug 2, 2008
Harju, Herbert
1914 - 1973
(CJ) Sept 17, 1973
Harri, Edward E. 1897 - 1957
(FWDTJ) Edward Emil June 21, 1957


Harri, Tynne M.
1903 - 1973
(CJ) nee Pelto May 9, 1973

Harri, Ernest Milton
Jan 25, 1932 - Aug 20, 2006
Harri, Hilma Sofia
1874 - 1918
(Ancestry) Helma Apr 11, 1918 age 45

Harri, John Edward
1870 - 1960

Harri, Johan Aapo
1840 - 1923
(Ancestry) John Abram Mar 14, 1840 - Dec 22, 1922

Harri, Maria Kaisa
(Ancestry) nee Tryyki May 30, 1929

Harrie, Ernie Aug 20, 2006 aged 74
Hendrickson, Elizabeth
1860 - 1955
(FWDTJ) Eva Elizabeth July 20, 1955

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Hendrickson, John
1854- 1914
(Ancestry) June 1864 - June 23, 1914 age 50

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Hendrickson, Lizzie
1895 - 1908
(Ancestry) Feb 26, 1908

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Hill, Helmi
1896 - 1948
(FWDTJ) June 26, 1948
Hill, Jack
1880 - 1961
(FWDTJ) Dec 17, 1961
Hiltunen, Anna (Kytta) *Sept 29, 1854 - July 13, 1932
Hiltunen, John *Mar 18, 1928 age 60 yrs
Holmstein, E.T.

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Holmstein, John Emil *1881 - Sept 10, 1930
Holmstein, Hanna
June 14, 1875 - Apr 27, 1945
Holmstein, T.

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Hynnes, Olav
1912 - 1990
(CJ) June 30, 1990
Jacobson, Arnold M.
June 1, 1942 - Nov 6, 1989
Jacobson, Carlo William
Aug 7, 1923 - Oct 28, 2006

Jacobson, Helen Tyyne
Sept 18, 1925 - Dec 29, 2008

Jacobson, Lonnie Arnold Keith
Feb 25, 1955 - June 7, 2009

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Jacobson, Gustaava
1879 - 1949
(FWDTJ) Dec 14, 1949

Jacobson, Hilda Susanna
Aug 11, 1870 - Nov 1, 1929

Jacobson, Jack
1905 - 1966
(FWDTJ) Feb 23, 1966
Jacobson, John August
Jan 1, 1872 - July 10, 1938

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Jacobson, Linda
Feb 1912
Jacobson, Matti
Aug 24, 1878 - July 16, 1935
(FWDTJ) Mathias
Jacobson, Onni M.
1904 - 1965
(FWDTJ) Oct 7, 1965

Jacobson, Sadie M.
1901 - 1970
(FWDTJ) Aug 14, 1970

Jacobson, Reino Walfred
1913 - 1963
(FWDTJ) July 3, 1963
Jacobson, Waino M. *Nov 18, 1953 aged 49 yrs
Jacobson, Walter Herman
1899 - 1986
(CJ) Nov 25, 1986
Johnson, Isaac
June 29, 1987 - Nov 9, 1947

Johnson, Mary
Dec 4, 1875 - Mar 27, 1949
(FWDTJ) Anna Maria "Mary" Jacobson

Jutila, Anna
1884 - 1948
(FWDTJ) Feb 15, 1948

Jutila, John
1884 - 1957
(FWDTJ) - John Edward July 26, 1957

Jylha, Bertta Kaarina
1915 - 1982
(CJ) July 24, 1982

Jylha, Aarne Jalmari
1909 – 1982
(CJ) Oct 1, 1998


Jylha, Markku Johannes
1953 - 1964
(FWDTJ) Oct 27, 1964 s/o Aarne
Jylha, Tapio Rainer
Nov 4, 1937 - Apr 24, 2004

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Kallio, Emil S.
1897-1984
(CJ) Apr 1, 1984
Father
Kallio, Steven
1867 - 1942
(FWDTJ) Apr 11, 1942

Mother
Kallio, Maria 1869 - 1944
(FWDTJ) nee Halmes Jan 17,1944


Kallio, Walter
1899 - 1919
(Ancestry) Isaac Walter Apr 2, 1919

Kallio, Hilja
1910 - 1935
(FWDTJ) Aug 7, 1935
(Ancestry) Hilja Mary Apr 14, 1911 - Aug 7, 1935

Kalebson, John
1875 - 1953
(FWDTJ) July 27, 1953
Kalebson, Eva (Talfa) 1885 - *Oct 17, 1933 (Death Reg gives birth as 1864)
Kangas, Henry
1902 - 1945
(FWDTJ) Sept 2, 1945

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Karlebson, Wilhelmiina
1885 - 1942
(FWDTJ) Dec 4, 1884 - Oct 14, 1943
Kaspersen, Kurt Henry
July 31, 1941 – Jan 15, 2007
Katajamaki, Kaarle
1887 - 1959
(FWDTJ) Kaarle Kuusta Nov 14, 1959

Katajamaki, Lydia
1891 - 1964
(FWDTJ) Dec 25, 1964

Kaukanen, Baby Boy *Feb 12, 1923
Kaukanen, Baby Boy *Mar 3, 1924
Kaukanen, Julius
1881 - 1962
(FWDTJ) Apr 17, 1962
Ketola, Iina Sivia (Talinen)*Dec 24, 1885 - June 24, 1955
Ketola, Jonas Richard *Sept 19, 1952 age 64
Kivela, Edwin
1947 - 2011
(CJ) Edwin Johannes Dec 10, 1947 - Nov 23, 2011
Kivela, Father
1887 - 1942
(FWDTJ) Emil John Mar 7, 1942

Kivela, Mother
1885 - 1947
(FWDTJ) Dec 16, 1947

Kivela, Eric Albin
1890 - 1929
(PANC) Jan 29, 1929
Kivela, Ervid
May 28, 1924 - Mar 14, 1999

Kivela, Norma
June 14, 1925 - Dec 22, 1993

Kivi, Reuben V.
1923 - 1989
(CJ) June 19, 1989 - Lisa

Kivi, Thelma E.
1922 - 2001
(CJ) Thelma Elizabeth Edwards Apr 28, 2011

Kosola, Miina
1877 - 1919
(Ancestry) Nov 16, 1919

Kosola, John
1872 - 1944
(FWDTJ) Sept 4, 1944

Kotala, Edward
Mar 22, 1925 - Oct 28, 1980

Kotala, Norma Rose Gertrude
Nov 16, 1930 - Jan 6, 2012

Kotala, Emil
1894 - 1971
(FWDTJ) Dec 10, 1971

Kotala, Anna
1898 - 1976
(CJ) Annie Harri Aug 5, 1976

Kotala, Henrik Nestor
1899 - 1980
(CJ) Dec 23, 1980

Kotala, Matias Victor
1903 - 1986
(CJ) Apr 9, 1986

Kotala, John K.
Aug 31, 1866 - June 15, 1943

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Kotala, Kuusta
1901 - 1966
(FWDTJ) Sept 28, 1966

Kotala, John
1896 - 1967
(FWDTJ) Apr 6, 1967

Kotala, Maria
1870 - 1938
(PANC) Mary Feb 3, 1938
Kuurila, Elizabeth
1903 - 1968
(FWDTJ) July 13, 1968
Kuurila, John
1879 - 1936
(Ancestry) Feb 16, 1877 - Nov 25, 1936

Kuurila, Lydia
1881 - 1974
(CJ) Dec 24, 1974

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Kuurila, Leonard
1913 - 1978
(CJ) May 19, 1978
Kuvista, Sophia Oct 7, 1914 age 45
Lahti, Elmi Susanna *May 31, 1906 - May 2, 1911
Lankinen, Daniel
1861 - 1918
(Ancestry) Feb 28, 1918

Lankinen, Bo Mikko 1897 - 1920
(Ancestry) Aug 18, 1897 - Feb 29, 1920

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Lankinen, Hilja
1908 - 1984
(CJ) Aug 15, 1984

Lankinen, Jack
1906 - 1984
(CJ) June 18, 1984

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Lankinen, Hyva Aitimee Helen
Aug 20, 1877 - Apr 25, 1952
(FWDTJ) Helen
Lankinen, Raymond Arnold
1942 - 1989

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Larocque, Gabriel
1913 - 1985
(CJ) Gabriel “Gabe” Stanley Aug 15, 1985

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Lehto, Mari
May 15, 1880 - Oct 27, 1955

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Loukala, Donald Weikko
Feb 8, 1950 - May 26, 2010
Loukola, Gertrude
1918 - 2000
(CJ) nee Holmstein Sept 7, 1918 - Aug 15, 2000
Loukola, John
1876 - 1957
(FWDTJ) Nov 23, 1957

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Loukola, Sanna Maria
1877 - 1955
(FWDTJ) Apr 14, 1955
Loukola, Weikko
1918 - 1970
(FWDTJ) Oct 9, 1970
Lummuukka, Matti Dec 13, 1918 age 64 (could be Nolalu Cemetery)
Maki, Edwin
(Ancestry) Edwin Wilho NestorJan 23 - May 1, 1929

Maki, Maisie
(Ancestry) Maisie Mary July 30, 1930 - Mar 24, 1931

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Maki, Paul A.
July 24, 1912 - Nov 16, 1991
Manty, Charles
July 11, 1914 - Mar 2, 1997
Manty, Eino J.
Feb 1, 1905 - Aug 3, 1964
Manty, Glenn (Eric)
Apr 5, 1938 - July 18, 2002
(CJ) Glen Arthur
Manty, Kalle K. 1882 - 1938
(FWDTJ) Charles Sept 13, 1938

Manty, Maria
1884 - 1971
(FWDTJ) nee Alatola June 14, 1971

Mesimaki, Herman
1875 - 1932
(Ancestry) Maki Feb 18, 1875 - Nov 28, 1932
(FWDTJ) Maki
Nummikoski, Oliver
1917 - 1976
(CJ) June 25, 1976

Nummikoski, Edna
1922 - 2004
(CJ) Edna Anita Jacobson Mar 5, 1922 - Feb 17, 2004

Oinonen, Antti
1886 - 1971
(FWDTJ) May 1, 1971

Oinonen, Aino
1898 - 1973
(CJ) Jan 5, 1973

Oja, Hilma
1882 - 1921
(Ancestry) Hilma Lydia Teerimaki died Feb 24, 1922 age 37 yrs, 9 mos, 7 dys
burial Morgan Siding, informant husband Matti

Oja, Matti
1881 - 1981
(CJ) May 21, 1981

Oja, Onni Erland Aug 19, 1911
Ojala, Anne
1857 - 1919
(Ancestry) nee Kujala Apr 24, 1857 - Dec 24, 1919

Ojala, Nestor
1857 - 1932
(Ancestry) Mar 9, 1857 - Nov 2, 1932

Photo courtersy of Gord Walford

Ojala, Arvo Ensio
Jan 17, 1908 - Jan 19, 1989

Ojala, Florence Almeda
[Hari] nee Hymers
June 3, 1921 - Jan 9, 2013

Ojala, Kalle
1883 - 1940
Charles Nestor Kalle Nov 12, 1883 - May 15, 1940 - G.W.

Ojala, Hilma
1891 - 1966
May 5, 1891 - Aug 1, 1966 - G.W.

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Ojala, F. Oscar
Jan 12, 1893 - Aug 25, 1943
Ojala, Martha
1914 - 1965
(FWDTJ) Jan 3, 1965

Ojala, Martti
1911 - 1980
(CJ) May 19, 1980

Ojala, Sulo
Apr 1905 - 1985
(CJ) Aug 9, 1985

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Ojala, Suoma Alma Ernilia
Feb 12, 1915 - May 7, 1920
Oksanen, Sonja Talvikki July 4, 1934 - May 6, 2012
Pajunen, Reino Heikki
1904 - 1997
(CJ) July 12 1997

Pajunen, Helmi Maria
1910 - 2006
(CJ) Feb 23, 1910-Feb 23, 2006

Peltola, Floreen Taimi
1932 - 1953
(FWDTJ) Florine nee Ojala July 28, 1953

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Peltonen, Ida
1900 - 1934
(FWDTJ) June 11, 1934
(Ancestry) Hilda Makanen
Peltonen, Oskar
1892 - 1973
(CJ) Apr 12, 1973
Peterson, Matt
1852 - 1926
(Ancestry) June 17, 1856 - July 16, 1926

Peterson, Miina
1865 - 1954
(FWDTJ) May 28, 1954

Puro, Isaac
1900 - 1974
(CJ) July 6, 1974

Puro, Aili
1900 - 1991
(CJ) Mar 22, 1991

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Riikimaki, Alex *Dec 26, 1939
Romu, Vaino
Dec 24, 1900 - Sept 30, 1954

Ruskin, Aili Susanna (Kotala)
1907 - 1952
(PANC) Aili Susan Jan 26, 1952
Saarinen, Ilmari Olavi June 5, 2008 age 78
Saarinen, Leo Ilmari
1961 - 1984
(CJ) Nov 24, 1984
Saario, Anslem *June 20, 1934 age 28
Saario, Arnold
July 3, 1941 - June 2, 2010

Saario, Henry A.
Dec 3, 1907 – Sept 24, 1977
Saario, Hilda (Lilyhoyk) *Sept 16, 1868 - May 26, 1934
Savela, Hilja
1889 - 1947
(FWDTJ) Apr 4, 1947

Savela, John
1885 - 1962
(FWDTJ) Sept 28, 1962

Seppala, Bertha Nov 10 - 11, 1910 d/o Jalmar Seppala & Hilda Mikkola
Seppala, Hilda Maria
Aug 31, 1869 - Aug 10, 1943
(FWDTJ) nee Mikkola
Seppala, Jalmar
Feb 25, 1871 - May 3, 1939
Seppala, Reino August
Mar 4, 1915 - Feb 8, 1936
Seppala, Urho Matijes
Nov 27, 1911 - Mar 15, 1912
Seppala, Yalmar Adolf
Sept 16, 1901 - Oct 21, 1922
Sippari, M.

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Taulla/Tauha, Helvi 1933 - July 10, 1936
Tenkula, Adolphe
1910 - 1969
(FWDTJ) May 16, 1969
Tenkula, Alexander
1879 - 1967
(FWDTJ) Aug 27, 1967
Tenkula, Byron Robert
Dec 22, 1958 - Dec 23, 1958
Tenkula, Humbert
1933 - 1954
(FWDTJ) Oct 7, 1954
Tenkula, Jennie
Nov 24, 1911 - June 30, 2004
Tenkula, Theodore
Aug 19, 1937 - Feb 16, 2009
Tenkula, Waldemar Alexander
Mar 25, 1909 - Apr 5, 1994

Tenkula, Helen Maria (Kotala)
June 30, 1917 - May 31, 1987

Tenkula, William John
1937 - 1965
(FWDTJ) Nov 5, 1965
Valimaa, Janet Ann
Nov 16, 1946 - Dec 22, 1994
Valimaa, Kenneth Arvo
July 7, 1941 - Oct 22, 2006
Verner, Perry
1962 - 1981
(CJ) Nov 10, 1981
Walla, Baby June 18, 1921
Wallin, Evert July 10, 1872 - Oct 2, 1936
Wallin, Tynne Walimaa
June 20, 1902 – Aug 6, 1941
Wuorijarvi, Allan
July 19, 1937 - Aug 24, 2000
Wourijarvi, Bertha
Jan 1, 1919 - Feb 23, 2006
(CJ) nee Kotala
Ylatalo, Erkki
June 19, 1907 - June 11, 1979
Ylatalo, Heikki Elias
Dec 3, 1922 - Nov 22, 1953
Ylatalo, Nestor
July 4, 1885 - June 18, 1976
Ylatalo, Toini Linnea
June 7, 1914 - May 9, 1967
(PANC) nee Katajamak
Ylatalo, Wilhelmina
1888 - 1960
(FWDTJ) Dec 4, 1960

Unknown

Next to Ida Peltonen
This picture was between Leo Saarinen and June Freeman.
I am going to guess it might go along with June’s headstone? - Lisa

Can anyone help with this memorial placement?

Can anyone help identify the following unknown headstone/markers?

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