|Birth: ||Jul. 13, 1925|
|Death: ||Aug. 24, 2012|
The daughter of Finnish immigrants, Edward and Tilda Koskela. She worked as a cook, did private house cleaning, and was a bookkeeper for private companies.
Mirja loved the outdoors, especially wildflowers and looking for unique shaped colored rocks.
Mirja is survived by her daughter, Minnie Wilson and fiancé, Ralph Norris, of Leeds; sons, Wade Rainey and wife, Dian, of West Paris and Marc Rainey and companion, Janet Richardson, of West Paris.She was predeceased by her husband, Edgar I. Rainey; her parents, Edward and Tilda Koskela;
brothers, Taisto and Waito Koskela; her sister, Helvi Hale; sons, Craig Rainey, Edgar "Arnie" Rainey and Gary Rainey; and grandson, Michael Rainey.
A graveside service will be held 2 P.M. on Tuesday Aug. 28, at the Finnish Cemetery Pioneer St. West Paris. Friends and Family may attend a time of Visitation Monday Aug. 27, from 6 to 8 P.M. at Chandler Funeral Home, Andrews Chapel 64 Andrews Rd. Bryant Pond. Those wishing may make donations in her name to Androscoggin Healthcare and Hospice 127 Pottle Road, Oxford ME. 04270
Brother Taisto Koskela
Brother Waito Koskela
Edgar I Rainey (1917 - 1961)*
Craig A Rainey (1953 - 1974)*
Created by: Heather M
Record added: Aug 26, 2012
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