John F. Loukinen

TOIVOLA – John F. Loukinen, 74, of Toivola, died on March 3, 2013, at his home.

He was born in Franklin Township, Mich., on March 8, 1938, a son of the late Waino and Mayme (Nelson) Loukinen .

John was a retired volunteer for the Toivola Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Toivola Senior Citizens.

Surviving are three brothers, Kenneth of Maryland, Robert of Toivola and Arnold (Sharon) of Maplewood, Minn.; three sisters, Rose Jones of Las Vegas, Nev., Marie (Jerry) Galbraith of Ludington, Mich., and Eva (Jerry) Posner of Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

Besides his parents, John was also preceded in death by a brother, Raymond.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 2013, in the Toivola Cemetery with Pastor Chuck Bylkas to officiate.

Arrangements are being handled by the Mountain View Mortuary of South Range, Antila Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at