1924 - 2019
Reino E. Luoma, age 95, of Bovey, MN passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Grand Village.
Reino was born in 1924 to Victor and Rose Luoma in Blackberry Township, MN. He attended school in Trout Lake Elementary and Grand Rapids. Reino was employed at the local sawmill and then served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Reino married Gladys Anderson on January 10, 1946. He later was employed for Oliver Mining and U.S. Steel for 31 years.
Reino loved woodworking and welding. He was a member of the VFW in Grand Rapids, MN.
Preceded in death by his parents; wife, Gladys; daughter, Sharon Anderson; two sisters, Martha Norman and Aili Putnam; two brothers, Raymond and Toivo Luoma.
Reino is survived by his daughter, Kathy Orr of Rogers, AR; son, Mike (Bette) Luoma of Bovey, MN; six grandchildren, Sheri Luoma, Bobbi (Chris) Krumrei, Tara (Craig) Wolf, Ricki (Susan) Anderson, Misty (Alan) Burnette, and Edward (Laura) Orr; and ten great grandchildren.
A Graveside Service with full military honors will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at Hazelwood Cemetery, Blackberry, MN. Rev. David N. Anderson will officiate.
Arrangements are with Rowe Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Grand Rapids, MN. To sign the online guestbook or send condolences visit www.rowefuneralhomeandcrematory.com.