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Obituary for Paul Torola

Paul Torola
Paul Torola, 77, a former resident of Laurium passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at his home in Ventura, California.

He was born on July 15, 1940 to Rev. Walter and Aili (Harju) Torola in Laurium. He attended Calumet High School and graduated with the Class of 1958.

After high school Paul attended Michigan Tech and Ferris State. Paul enlisted in the United States Army, following his service in the U.S. Army, he enlisted with the U.S. National Guard.

Paul lived in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area for many years. He worked for the City of Minneapolis as a Survey Technician retiring in 2001 after 29 years. After retiring he was employed by the city of Los Angeles for several years as a Survey Technician.

Paul was an avid Chess player. He also enjoyed living in California, and enjoyed touring on his trike.

He was a member of the First Apostolic Lutheran Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Aili Torola, his sister, Eva Torola, and his brother, Peter Torola.

He is survived by:
His brothers: Leo (Esther) Torola of Minneapolis, MN
Robert (Lorraine) Torola of Sedar Bay
Allan (Maria) Torola of Wadsworth, IL

His sisters:
Mary (Bill) Tolkkinen of Mohawk
Ellen (Chester) Ylitalo of Menahga, MN
Helen (Lana) Heinonen of Laurium.
Judith (John “Jack”) Haataja of Sedar Bay
One sister-in-law:
Ellen Torola of Calumet.

Also surviving are many nieces, nephews, and also cousins in Canada and Finland.

Services will take place in the spring. Burial will take place in the Lake View Cemetery in Calumet.

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The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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