East Cemetery

(also known as the Finnish Cemetery) 
 
 
This cemetery is located on County Road 610, East of Lewiston (Section 22). The County office of Montmorency is located at M-32; P.O. Box 789, Atlanta, MI 49709; Administrator can be reached at (989)786-3358. Albert Township is responsible for maintaining this cemetery. Their Hall is located at 4360 Hansen Street, P.O. Box 153, Lewiston, MI 49756  (989) 786-2513. They meet the 1st Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. and on the 3rd Monday at
4:00 p.m. in the township hall at Kneeland Street in Lewiston.
From Lewiston: From County Road 612 and Junction 489⁄491 take County 612 going east for 3.3 miles and the cemetery is on the left (North) side of the road. There may be other people buried in this cemetery that have no tombstones, or markers, just a cross or what ever is left of a old burial spot of stone, lamb or a metal funeral home marker where the metal and names with dates are rusted over to make them unreadable to this day.
 
This reading was done on July 21, 2003 by Barbara J. (Feldkamp) Burns. I can be reached at bjlmburns@gmail.com if you have any questions on this reading. If listed single they represent single stones otherwise they are double stones or one stone with many names listed on it. The reading start at the far east corner in front working to the back then coming up front and going back and forth across the cemetery.
 
Boadway, Elva A.; Mar 17, 1923-Jan 19, 2002
Boadway, Norwood Ernest; Apr 16, 1919-Nov 17, 1995; Army WWII - Korea
Smith, Craig; 1957-2002
Smith, Larry R.; Mar 1, 1929-Jan 12, 2000; Pvt US Marine Corp - Korea
Keranen, Esther N.; Mar 4, 1918-Feb 10, 2000
Hitt, Wendlin L.; 1915-1979
Hitt, Thomas D.; Apr 29, 1943-Jun 3, 1988; US Navy
Mann, Ralph L.; 1924-1983
Turppa, Lillian (Baby); 1920-1920
McKenzie, Mary Ann; 1934-1994 (married Jul 5, 1953)
McKenzie, Vernon D.; 1932-1994
Stone with ³Saari² only on it
Peters, Russell; Jan 25, 1925-Jan 11, 1984; Army WWII
Peters, Marie; Mar 11, 1928-Apr 16, 1990
Stone with ³Shepherd² only on it
Nickolay, Agnes; Oct 10, 1942-Jun 2, 1980
Hubert, Ruth L.; June 27, 1918-blank
Hubert, Clare R.; Sept 19, 1915-Mar 27, 1998
Kuivinen, Darryl George; Mar 25, 1943-Jan 6, 1997; S Sgt Army - Vietnam
Kuivinen, George J.; 1912-1990 (married Sep 4, 1947)
Kuivinen, Naomi M.; 1915-1994
Kuivinen, John E.; 1883-1953
Kuivinen, Maria; Oct 29, 1879-Mar 30, 1916; Born in Finland, Died in Lewiston
Karvonen, M. (Father); Nov 22, 189-Dec 13, 1923
Karvonen, Selma S. (Mother); 1883-1956
Halberg, John W.; 1899-1973
Halberg, Henry J., Sr.; 1862-1935
Halberg, Justina; 1861-1943
Halberg, Henry J., Jr.; 1908-2001 (Vet marker)
Halberg, Grace E.; 1916-blank
Halberg, Elizabeth J. ³Betsy²; 1936-1960
Halberg, Roberta Jean; 1940-1998
Stewart, Russell M., Jr.; Dec 11, 1944-Nov 4, 1987; US Navy Seaman 2nd Class
Stewart, Russell M., Sr.; Feb 4, 1918-Aug 26, 1999 (Vet marker)
Stewart, Dorothy M.; Sep 1, 1921-blank
Thompson, Ernest; 1912-1998
Thompson, Lovina; 1908-1976
Hermanson, Edwin; 1905-1991 (married June 2, 1929)
Hermanson, Elvira; 1910-2000
Walden, August; 1871-1939
Walden, Anna (wife); 1884-1955
Walden, Phillis (wife); 1912-blank
Walden, Ina; (dau.); 1900-1930
Walden, John; (son); 1899-1942
Kekko, Matti; 1887-1958
Thompson, Anna; 1869-1934
Thompson, Thomas; 1865-1954
Randall, Samuel B.; 1887-1974
Randall, Fanny (Kekko); 1898-1954
Kekko, Albert; 1892-1939
Thompson, Solomon; Jun 4, 1888-Jan 6, 1966; Pvt 110 Sanitary Train WWI
Thompson, Everett; 1908-1963
Thompson, Fred; Sep 28, 1902-Sep 19, 1998
Thompson, Olga; Sep 25, 1906-Jan 8, 1988
Thompson, Gerald E.; Jun 20, 1931-Nov 4, 1982 (Vet marker)
Doherty, Dorothy M.; Aug 6, 1917-Sep 5, 1989
Doherty, Clarence E.; Sep 30, 1912-blank
McIntosh, Donald W.; Jun 24, 1924-Jul 9, 1990 (Vet marker)
Turppa, Robert L.; Jan 23, 1918-Aug 20, 1965; Tec 5  Army WWII
Turppa, Toivo E.; 1906-1930
Turppa, Esa; 1855-1927
Turppa, Heta; 1853-1941
Turppa, Emma; 1886-1954
Turppa, Esa, E.; 1879-1982
Turppa, Theodore E.; 1904-1986 (Vet marker)
Turppa, Diana M.; 1906-blank
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