Barbara M. Luikkonen

Nov 05, 2018

Biddeford — Barbara M. Luikkonen, 99, formerly of Rockland, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, at Southridge Living Center in Biddeford.

She was born in Camden Oct. 14, 1919, a daughter of Walter and Jessie (Johnson) Rogers. She graduated from Rockland High School, class of 1937. She married her husband, Oiva, in October 1942.

Barbara was a homemaker who enjoyed raising her family. Her hobbies included crocheting, sewing and knitting. She also had a great love of the outdoors, especially the fall season.

She was predeceased by her husband of more than 70 years, Oiva J. Liukkonen, July 5, 2012, and by two brothers, Walter A. Rogers and Donald L. Rogers. .

She is survived by her son, Gerald W. Liukkonen, and his wife, Jean, of Sterling, Va.; sister-in-law Edith Thomas and her husband, Andrew; nephew Joseph E. Thomas Jr and nieces Donna Freeman and Sandra O’Neil.

A graveside service will be held at a later date in Mount View Cemetery in Camden. To view Barbara’s memorial page or leave an online condolence visit

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