Wayne Rakow

Wayne Rakow

Sunday August 28, 1927 Tuesday December 31, 2019

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Obituary for Wayne Jr Rakow

Wayne Jr Rakow, age 92, of Fort Ripley passed away on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Bethany-Good Samaritan Society. Wayne was born on August 28, 1927 in Wheaton, ND to William & Mary Louise (Gabory) Rakow. Wayne married Marie Persson on May 25, 1974. He worked for Potlatch up until his retirement
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 45 years, Marie; son, Robert (Alisa) Rakow; daughter, Robin (Darrell) Kaikkonen; stepson, Craig Persson; stepdaughter, Faye Persson; sister, Bonnie Sladek; 9 grandchildren; 3 step grandchildren.
Wayne is preceded in death by his parents; one infant daughter; son Bill Rakow; and nine siblings.
A memorial service for Wayne will be held on April 11, 2020, time will be updated in the spring.

Caring for Wayne and his family:
Halvorson Taylor Funeral Home
Brainerd, 218-829-3581

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Edit: Wayne will also be missed by his daughter-in-law, Kathleen Rakow who is a widow to his late son, William (Bill) Rakow.
Comment | Posted at 03:36pm via Condolence

Kathleen Rakow

Seems to be when your spouse passes you are not considered part of the family..
Posted at 04:14pm

Marlene Hines

I am deeply saddened by death of Uncle Wayne. He reminded me of my Dad. I enjoyed his stories. Sincere condolences to Aunt Marie, Bob and Robin.
Comment | Posted at 03:45pm via Condolence

Lana Rakow

I enjoyed our visits by phone and in person. He will be much missed.
Comment | Posted at 03:19pm via Condolence

Liane Stout

Uncle Wayne will truly be missed. I am so grateful for his family stories, his laughter and his love. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Liane Rakow Stout

Comment | Posted at 01:39pm via Condolence

Rick Rakow

Another sad loss for the family. Sending prayers your way. Richard Rakow and Family
Comment | Posted at 01:12pm via Condolence

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