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Walter Henry Hernes

Birthplace: Houghton, Houghton County, MI, United States
Death: January 30, 1988 (78)
Tucson, Arizona, United States
Place of Burial: Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, United States of America
Immediate Family:

Son of Antti "Andrew" Hernesniemi and Elizabeth "Liisa" Hernes (Ketelimäki)
Husband of Ellen Elizabeth Hernes (Mattson)
Father of Private; Sally A Mattson and Judith Hernes
Brother of William A. "Bill" Hernes; Olga Maria Severe (Hernes); Hilda Elizabeth Bovey (Hernes); Raymond Jacob Hernes; Martha Adele Wagner (Hernes) and 2 others

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About Walter Henry Hernes

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Walter Henry Hernes BIRTH 2 Dec 1909 Calumet, Houghton County, Michigan, USA DEATH 30 Jan 1988 (aged 78) Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA BURIAL South Lawn Memorial Cemetery Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA MEMORIAL ID 141579859 · View Source

MEMORIAL PHOTOS 4 FLOWERS 0 Son of Andrew and Elizabeth KETTELEMAKI Hernes. Brother of Hjalmer (who died a few months after birth), William, Eino and Raymond Hernes; Hilda HERNES Bovey, Olga HERNES Severe, Martha HERNES Wagner and Ann HERNES Roberts. Husband of Ellen MATTSON Hernes, whom he married on 12/14/1934.

On his birth record, it actually lists him as just Henry Hernes.

Move with his parents to Lead, SD when he was a baby; moved to Rapid City, SD in September 1977; moved to Tucscon, AZ in April 1979.

Work at the Homestake Mine in Lead, SD from 1929 to 1941 and then 1945 to 1975 and was a member of the Homestake Veterans Association as well as honorary member of the United States Steel Workers of America (AFL-CIO CLC Local 7044).

Funeral held on 2/3/1988 at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Tucson. (I have a copy of his long obituary clipped out of the newspaper).

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Walter Henry Hernes's Timeline

December 2, 1909
Houghton, Houghton County, MI, United States
November 26, 1936
Lead, South Dakota, United States
Age 30
211 Milliken, Lead, Lawrence, South Dakota, USA
May 29, 1949
Deadwood, South Dakota, United States
January 30, 1988
Age 78
Tucson, Arizona, United States
Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, United States of America