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George Pakkala


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George Pakkala Obituary
George Pakkala, age 88, passed away peacefully with family by his side, in Porter Ranch, California. George was born in New York, but grew up in Finland. After his return to the US, he enlisted in the Army and fought in the Korean War with the 8221st division. He earned his degree from UCLA and in 1957 married Eva Remenyi, Eva preceded him in death in 2007. George Pakkala was a partner with Brown, Kraft & Co. until his retirement. He was an avid runner and bicyclist and had a love for coaching soccer. George is survived by his daughter Christine (Jason) Joseph, his son Matthew (Tracy) Pakkala and two Grandsons, Henry and Teddy Pakkala.

A Celebration of George's Life will take place on June 2nd. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations to Veterans of Foreign Wars or Korean War Veterans Association.
Published in Los Angeles Daily News on May 18, 2018
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