Carl A. Raisanen

LIVONIA – Carl A. Raisanen died on March 4, 2013, at age 88.

He was a resident of Livonia, and former resident of Atlantic Mine.

Carl was born Jan. 18, 1925, in Redridge to parents William and Olivia Raisanen (nee Lahnala).

He served in the Army during WWII.

Carl married Helen Keksi in 1955 in Hancock. Shortly after their marriage they moved to the Detroit area.

Carl worked in the tool and die industry, retiring from Braun Engineering in 1972.

Survivors include daughter, Darlene (Bob) Willim of Livonia; son, Tom (Debbie) Raisanen of Nashville, Tenn.; five grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and brother, Arnold Raisanen of Washington.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Helen of 62 years and son Dennis Raisanen.

Funeral Services are 1 p.m. Friday at Thayer-Rock Funeral Home, Farmington. Visitation is scheduled for 2 to 9 p.m. Thursday.