Oct. 8, 1941 — Nov. 5, 2017
William Aarnio, 76, passed away Sunday, Nov. 5, after suffering a fall.
William was born Oct. 8, 1941, to Sherman and Mary Hartman, and later adopted by Walter Aarnio of Svensen, Oregon.
William is survived by his wife of 45 years, Della Aarnio; daughters Judi Caceros (Roger) and Tammi Benthin (Don); and sons Eric Aarnio (Anita) and Jeffrey Aarnio (Tonia). He had 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
William worked at the Wauna Mill for nearly 24 years before retiring.
William was an avid motorcycle rider, and had many friends in the United Motorcycle Club International.
A celebration of life will be held at the Astoria Moose Lodge on Nov. 24, 2017 at 1 p.m.