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Stanley Edmund Nurkkala

BRUCE CROSSING, Mich. - Stanley Edmund Nurkkala, 88, of Bruce Crossing passed Aug. 22, 2022, at St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth, Minnesota, after battling a long illness of cancer.

Stanley was born Oct. 16, 1933, in Paynesville, to the late George and Mary (Nazback) Nurkkala.

He was predeceased by seven brothers and seven sisters.

Stanley was a wonderful uncle to many nieces and nephews, and a great-uncle and great-great-Uncle to many.

Following graduation from Ewen High School in 1951, he then served in the U.S. Army. He was a Korean War veteran. He then married Joan Abramson in 1957. They were married for 65 years. Stanley was a retired electrician from White Pine Copper Mine for 36 years.

Private graveside services are being planned.

Cane Funeral Home-Bruce Crossing Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.