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img094bimg093b img095bThese are photos that Anna sent in March 1976.  I seem to recall Gun and Anna visiting during the summer, but I may be confusing trips!

I like the images of Clark in the mirror.

I’ll wait for Val or Gun to translate the letter:

img092 img100img098bThis last picture was taken in Springfield at our house.  I was certainly a tall boy, and a long haired too!  The seventies certainly had a “look”.


img408Left to Right: Val, Tage, Gun, Greta, Jonas, Mikaela, Janne

img407 img404Gun and Val, evidently taking the visitors on a tour?

img406Anna is Greta’s sister.

img403Left to Right: Jerry, Dick, Tage, Tom, Greta, Maryann, Gun

img405Proud Parents of the Groom!

img402We’ll let someone else explain the significance of the greens.  Left to right: Val, Jussi, Tom, Gun, Maryann, Jonas and Dick.

It’s been a few weeks now, since Jerry loaned me some photos from his trip to Finland with Dick, Tom and Maryann in 1997 for Janne’s wedding to Mikaela.  I was out of town one weekend, then it took several weeks to get our new computer settled in and running, and here we are!

These pictures are of the Anderssen’s farm outside Jakobstad.

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img380bHere Mom and Dad ran into the parents of Mark’s college roommate, Pete Hinck.  As Val mentioned a couple days ago, this is in Borga, east of Helsingfors.

Left to right: Val, Mom and Dad, Pete’s Mom and Dad, and Pete’s Uncle Kauko’s wife Riitva Roikola, and  Pete’s Cousins Helli and Pekka.



“Anna Skutnas (my aunt born Westersund), Ann Eriksson (born Westersund, sister of Viktor), Mary Lou, my sister Gun.  Viktor Westersund and Anna Eriksson are my mother’s cousins, and cousins of your grandmother Reba.”