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MOUNT PULASKI -- Bernhardt M. Kinnunen,
87, of Mount Pulaski, formerly of Chicago, died Saturday, Aug. 28,
2010, at 6:45 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
Services will be at a later date at Modell Funeral
Home in Chicago.
Burial will be in Resurrection
Local arrangements are being handled by
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mount
He was born Jan. 23, 1923, in Minnesota. His
parents were Albin Abel and Elisia Matilda Laituri
Kinnunen. He married Helen Doniek on May 28, 1949,
in Chicago, and she preceded him in death.
He is survived by two daughters, Judith A. (and
Gary) Knauer of Mount Pulaski and Debra Norkus of
Chicago; two sons, Robert (and Kathi) Kinnunen of
Rockville, Ind., and Donald (and Debra) Kinnunen of
Woodridge; and four grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by several brothers
and one sister.
He was a member of Our Lady of Good Counsel in
Chicago and had been the president of the McKinley
Park Civic Association.
Memorials may be made to Vonderlieth Living
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