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 Mirja M. “Mickey” <I>Koskela</I> Rainey

Mirja M. “Mickey” Koskela Rainey

South Woodstock, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Death 24 Aug 2012 (aged 87)
Norway, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Burial West Paris, Oxford County, Maine, USA
Memorial ID 96044930 · View Source
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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

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Brother Waito Koskela

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  • Added: 26 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96044930
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mirja M. “Mickey” Koskela Rainey (13 Jul 1925–24 Aug 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96044930, citing Finnish Cemetery, West Paris, Oxford County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Heather M (contributor 46586500) .