Carl J. Liimatainen

HUBBELL — Carl J. Liimatainen, age 51, passed away on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at U.P. Health System Marquette from COVID-19.

He was born March 2, 1970, in Hancock, son of Rod and Jane (Lundquist) Liimatainen. Carl graduated from Chassell High School in 1988, and studied criminal justice at NMU. He also studied and worked building log homes. At Gogebic Community College he received an associate degree in nursing and worked as an RN at Portage Hospital.

Carl was a man of strong Christian faith. He enjoyed reading, camping, kayaking, and was an outstanding cook, the grill-master of family events at Second Sand Beach. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his granddaughter Maddy. He loved taking her to the park and pushing her on swings.

Surviving are his sons, Stefan, Hubbell and Ryan, Hancock; daughter, Nicole of Calumet; granddaughter, Madelyn; parents, Rod and Jane of Chassell; brothers, Jon (Amanda) of Holly Springs, North Carolina., and Joel of Marquette; nephews and niece, Davin, Vaughn, Aidan, and Rose; friends and cousins, Alan (Rebecca) Osterberg of Iron Mountain, and Benjamin (Pamela) Osterberg of Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Interment will be at the Aura Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held later in the summer for family and friends. The Jacobson Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Friends may sign Carl’s guest book or send condolences to jacobsonfuneralhome.com.