View Full Version : Martha C. Kauttu Oct 23, 1907 ~ May 1, 2011

29-12-11, 03:36
Martha C. “Marcie” Kauttu, 103, of Olympia, formerly of Naselle, Wash., died Sunday, May 1, 2011, in Olympia.
She was born Oct. 23, 1907, in Brush Prairie, Wash., to Eleil and Hilda (Rantalla) Ahola. The family was of Finnish ancestry. She was raised in nearby Hockinson, Wash., which was then a community rich in Finnish heritage.

She married Daniel Kauttu. He preceded her in death.
Mrs. Kauttu and her husband resided in several communities in Southwest Washington, including Naselle and Ilwaco. She was a homemaker.
She was a member of the Naselle Assembly of God Church, where she was active in evangelistic ministries, among other activities.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Paul and Gloria Kauttu of Lakewood, Wash.; a sister, Elsie Phillips; five grandchildren, Susan Cloyd and her husband, Chuck, Jeff Kauttu, Leslie Lepin and her husband, Wayne, Debbie Jump and her husband, Robert, and Dan Jacobson; 10 great-grandchildren; numerous great-great grandchildren; and other members of her extended family.
She was preceded in death by several siblings.