Paul Howard Byykkonen, age 52 of Pelkie, MI passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2009 at Baraga County Memorial Hospital.
He was born November 16, 1956 in Marquette, MI son of the late Howard and Stella (Kunick) Byykkonen. Paul grew up in Ishpeming and graduated from Ishpeming High School in 1973. He worked for Tribal Construction and then for the Casino in security; retiring in 2003 due to his disability.
Paul was a member of KBIC, the Ottawa Sportsman Club and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and guns. He was a very caring and friendly guy.
Surviving are his brother James Byykkonen of Baraga, niece Barbie Byykkonen, special friend Lynn Lepola of Pelkie, a special buddy Austin Seppanen, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
There will be no funeral services at this time. The Jacobson Funeral Home of L'Anse is assisting the family.
Friends may sign Paul's guest book or send condolences at www.jacobsonfuneralhome.com