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“Dear Mike, I just found out about your passing today. It is certainly very upsetting that such a fine person and gentleman no longer graces this...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Gerry Largent - Wellington, OH

“Bear, although we only met in person a few times, you made a major impact on my life. You are now in a place where Michigan and the Tigers are always...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Michael Clark - Grand Rapids, MI

“Our deepest sympathies are with the Raczko family in this time of loss. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Fred and Lori Reno - Toledo, OH

“mike, was a great safty program man for impact products& a great person to work with ,i was know as touble to him ,& he was double touble,Or...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: martha nelson - sylvania, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Michael's family. The Class of 1966 Whitmer High School ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Janet Gillespie Pratt - Toledo, OH

“You will be truly missed. You have touched so many without ever meeting them in person. Your caring (the several stories and articles on autism you...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Tim Thompson - Concord, NH

“Your impact on Cyburbia is everlasting, Mike. We all miss you. My deepest condolences to your family. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Martin Jacobson - FL

Michael "Bear" Raczko, age 64, of Swanton, passed away at St. Lukes Hospital on Thursday, October 18, 2012. He was born on August 28, 1948 in Toledo to Ed and Helen (Sorosiak) Raczko. Mike was employed by Impact Products as an operation manager. He loved basketball, fishing and camping in the Upper Peninsula where he always wanted to live and he liked city planning with his friends at Cyburbia. He was an avid fan of the Michigan Wolverines, Detroit Tigers and Pittsburgh Steelers. Mike was a hard worker who loved his family the most. He is survived by his wife, Kathy; son, Mathew (Maureen); step-son, Michael (Courtney) Foore; grandchildren, Anjelica and Luna; brother, Bill (Rose) and Terry (Karen); nieces, Beth (Mark), Lisa (Curtis), Jenny (Alan), and Robin Darbro, nephew, Scott (Jane); his companion, Molly; and many friends and loved co-workers. A celebration of Mike's life will be on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at Valleywood Golf Course, 13502 Airport Hwy., Swanton, OH. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home. Online condolences may be shared with the family at walkerfuneralhomes.com

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