Laina Elina (Johnson) Mantyla

NEGAUNEE, Mich. – Laina Elina Mantyla, age 87 of 98 Croix St., Apt. 133, Negaunee, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013 under the loving care of her family at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility after a brief illness.

Funeral services will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, April 1, 2013 at the Bjork & Zhulkie Funeral Home with the Rev. Lauri O. Maki to officiate. Interment will take place at the Negaunee Cemetery. The family will greet relatives and friends from 4-6 p.m. on Monday at the Bjork & Zhulkie Funeral Home. A luncheon will follow the service at the Bethel Lutheran Church.

Memorials may be directed to the Bethel Lutheran Church Memorial Fund in Laina’s memory.

Laina’s complete obituary will appear in Saturday’s Mining Journal and may also be viewed at where relatives and friends may leave a note of remembrance.