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George Raasakka

Feb. 23, 1925-Oct. 2, 2012

October 4, 2012
Minot Daily News

ROLLA George Raasakka, 87, Rolla, died Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, in a Rolla hospital.

He was born Feb. 23, 1925, to Matti and Aina Raasakka, in Towner County. He enlisted in the Navy in 1943 and was discharged in 1946. He served during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He married Velma Kaleva on June 17, 1947.

Survivors: wife; daughter, Sandra Wilkie, Aberdeen, S.D.; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother, Wayne, Rolla; sisters, Anna Peterson, Rolla, and Hazel Smith, Bottineau.

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Funeral: Friday, 10:30 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, Rolla.

Burial: Rolla City Cemetery, Rolla.

Visitation: Today, 5 to 7 p.m., in Elick Funeral Home, Rolla.



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