Originally the refugees were placed in the camp of a Red Cross. America helped over by foods. Family was offered to leave to USA, promised a plot of land on Far West, cows and loan. However father had refused with words: "Here is my Native Land. Here I was born, here I will die."
Then the family was settled in Kellomäki. Had rented an apartment. Sister Helmi was born there. Anna had studied a program of an Popular School and one year of Popular College.
At May 1925 the family returned to Soviet Russia by official channels. Father's brother Juho was stayid in Finland.
At 1941 lived in Kondopoga. After beginning of war were evacuated to Vologda area. There, on village cemetery, Anna had buried a mother and a father (he was not succeed to die on his Native Land).
After war she was settled with a son and a sister in Petrozavodsk. Worked. Had left on pension. Brought up a grandson – me.
She died on August 15, 1983 in Petrozavodsk. Was buried in the Besovets Cemetery (near Petrozavodsk).