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Obituaries: April 30, 2021


Robert J. Nevala
Robert John “Bob” Nevala, 89, lifelong resident of Embarrass, died on Monday, April 19, 2021, at Edgewood Vista from brain cancer. Memorial and internment to be held at a later date.
He is survived by his son, Lyle Nevala; son-in law, Ronald Dale; granddaughters, Leslie (Brad) Brunfelt, Tia (Scott) Moyer, Cari Hoffman and Megan Nevala-Plagemann; grandsons, Christopher (Kayla) Nevala-Plagemann and Jonathan Nevala-Plagemann; eleven great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Earl S. Bulinski
Earl Stanley Bulinski, 72, of Ely, died on Friday, April 2, 2021. The stories about the life of Earl could fill a book. He thrived on danger and adventure. For an in-depth picture of his life as a skilled musician, please refer to the recent articles in the Timberjay and the Ely Echo. A celebration of his life will take place sometime in July.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon; brothers, Greg (Charles) and Bill; sisters, Pam, Trish and Becky (Falk); daughter, Nicole Riad (Ibrahim); son, Jared (Lisa); stepsons, Derik and Troy (Heather) Maki; stepdaughter, Christi (David) Brooks; and eleven grandchildren and step-grandchildren.