Sauli A. Murtoniemi
Sauli Antero Murtoniemi of Southborough, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully at
home on February 15, 2021. He was born on February 17,1951 in Kuusamo, Finland,
the fourth child of Lempi and Aleksi Murtoniemi. He is survived by his wife, Laura (Kulju)
Murtoniemi; sons and daughters-in-law, Sami and Jaana Murtoniemi of Espoo Finland,
and Niko and Mirva Murtoniemi of Hattula Finland; sister Anja Murtoniemi of Sweden;
and his beloved grandchildren, Aleksi, Miro,and Nea.
Sauli was a top auto-parts salesman in Finland, later training to become a massage
therapist. After immigrated to the United States in 1994 he worked as a massage
therapist in Waltham, Framingham, and Southborough. Sauli was an avid outdoorsman
who earned the nickname “Crocodile Sauli”. He and his wife Laura greatly enjoyed
canoeing and camping in New Hampshire and Maine.
Services will be private.
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