John Daniel Puumala
May 3, 1950 - July 4, 2021
West Sacramento, California - John "Danny" Daniel Puumala died at the age of 71 on Sunday July 4, 2021. He passed peacefully at his home in West Sacramento, CA.
He was born in Astoria, Oregon on May 3, 1950 to John S. and Jeanne Puumala becoming the second child and the younger brother to Pete. He was a resident of West Sacramento for over 65 years and attended James Marshal High School. He was married to his wife Linda for 48 years and together they had 3 children. Danny was an avid hunter who spent every fall hunting Deer and Elk in California and Colorado with his sons and close friends. He spent every winter hunting ducks and geese in the Pacific Flyway. He spent the spring and summer fishing with his family in the waterways of Northern California. He loved camping with his family and traveling in his motorhome. He spent Sunday's watching NASCAR. He made his career as a general building contractor, building custom homes in the greater Sacramento area and beyond.
He is survived by his wife Linda; his children, John (Erica) of West Sac, Jason of West Sac, Jelena Zorich (Mark) of Auburn; his granddaughters, Jenna, Avery, Jordan, Jamie Puumala and Cora Zorich. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Pete (Puumala) Guynn. A celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers his family requests you make a contribution to a charity of your choice
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Published by The Sacramento Bee on Jul. 25, 2021.