Kenneth Lawrence Raisanen


Ken Raisanen, 67, of Floodwood MN, formerly of Duluth, passed away on Friday, June 18th 2021.  He is preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Kipina and daughter, Molina Raisanen.  Ken was born on January 15th, 1954 in Flint, MI to Barbara & John Kipina. He enjoyed working for the City of Duluth until he retired in 1998. He loved spending time with his family at the lake camping and fishing. He also enjoyed spending time with his friends, riding motorcycles, and collecting garage toys & guns. In his later years he especially liked to travel with his beloved dog, Little Man.  Ken is survived by his wife Myrna Raisanen, father John (Elaine) Kipina, daughters Paula Linskie & Vanessa (Jeremy) Earls, son Dean Raisanen, brother Steve (Cheryl) Raisanen, and sisters Debra (Tim) Volk, and Kathie (Dale) Johnson, & his closest friend Chris Boerner. He had many special nieces, nephews, & grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, July 1st at 2 p.m., at the Cremation Society in  Duluth  at 4100 Grand Ave.

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