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Karen Douglas
27-09-06, 15:37
Irja Voutila Stine
Lansing, Michigan

Irja was born on November 18, 1915, in Kymi, Finland. She passed away on September 5, 2006, in Bellaire, MI at the age of 90. Irja was preceded in death by two infants; son Bruce Stine; and sister, Paula Voutila. She is survived by her loving husband of 72 years, Cecil Stine; daughter, Carol Yvonne (Craig) Smith of Bellaire; daughter-in-law, Terri Conner of Lansing; grandchildren, Brent (Shellie) and Scott (Kolleen) Smith, Sheri (Ed) Rumsey, Robin (Kevin Brown) Lay, Cindy Randing and Gary Stine; stepgranddaughter Jennifer (Jerry) Yerrick; 16 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandson; brother, Alvar Voutila of Grand Rapids; sister, Margaret Daring of Glendora, CA; 5 nieces and 1 nephew.

A Service of Resurrection was held on Friday, September 8, at the Gorslilne-Runciman Funeral Home, 900 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing, with the Rev. Patricia Skinner of Christ United Methodist Church officiating. Interment followed at Deepdale Cemetery in Lansing.