VULCAN — Richard Larry Raiche, 85, of Vulcan, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain.
He was born on March 20, 1935, in Wilson, the son of the late Leo and Tiny (LaCosse) Raiche.
Larry served his country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict.
He married Sue Mouford on July 18, 1959, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Norway.
Larry returned to school and graduated from Norway High School in 1979.
Larry is survived by his wife of 60 years, Sue Raiche; son, Rick (Sandy) Raiche of Milwaukee; daughters, Mary (Tony) Mazzenga of Metamora Ill., Nancy (Doug) Kugler of Bruce Crossing, and Pam (Dan) Bjorkman of Norway; grandchildren Frank, Tony, Dana, Katherine, Christopher, Jacquelinn, Britni, Tyler, Ricky, Jessie, Brandy, Virginia, Doug Jr., Danielle and Jeremy; 23 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Connie Secrist; and many nieces and nephews.
Larry was preceded in death by his son, Wayne; brothers, Sonny, Ronnie and Ray; and sisters, Goldie Joy, Lou, and Shirley.
Family will greet friends and Memorial Services will be held for Larry at a later date at Bethany Lutheran Church in Norway.
Interment will be held in the Norway Township Cemetery.
Condolences to the family of Larry Raiche may be expressed online at www.ortmanfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.