It is with deep sadness that we report the news of the death of Charles John Raisch Jr. He is greatly missed by his family & friends. We give thanks for Charles's life.
Charles John Raisch Jr. Passed Away June 9th, 2012
Rest in Peace Charles
Charles John Raisch, Jr. "Ogimaa" (Chief)
Cass Lake, Minnesota
Charles J. Raisch 1966
Charles John Raisch, Jr, 65, of Cass Lake passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 9, 2012 at his home. Charles was born August 10, 1946 to Charles John and Elizabeth (Butterfly) Raisch, Sr. He graduated from North High School in Minneapolis and then worked various jobs in southern Minnesota and California before moving back to Cass Lake where he lived until the present. Charles will be remembered as a peaceful person with a great sense of humor, a big smile, and memorable laugh. He had a creative mind and enjoyed drawing and crafting interesting pieces of art for others enjoyment. He also had a special attachment to animals, and loved the nature and serenity of Lake Thirteen. He never missed his morning coffee routine on his deck listening to the birds. Charles had a big heart, and had special care for all the kids in the family. He will be missed. Charles is survived by his children; Charles John Raisch III (Nancy), Tianna Marie Raisch Johnson (Tony), Grandchildren; Charles John Raisch IV, Janelle Raisch, Fawn Grauman, Nolan Grauman, Alyis Grauman,Thomas Johnson, Timothy Johnson, Tony Johnson, Jr., Terra Moon Johnson, brother Richard Raisch, sisters; Christine Raisch, Judith Raisch, Charlene Raisch (Paul), Doris Raisch, Maxine Howard, Phyllis Butterfly (Chris), Bertha Raisch, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, and uncles. He was preceded in death by his parents; Charles Raisch Sr. ,Elizabeth Raisch, Laura Raisch, wife Gayle, two brothers; Wayne and David, two sisters; Virginia and Shari, and his dog Chewie. A memorial gathering will be held Wednesday, June 13, 2012 from 1:00 – 4:00 P.M. at the Cass Lake Facility Center.
The sad and shocking news of the death of Charles John Raisch Jr. Our entire class of 1966 from Minneapolis North High School will greatly miss our classmate. He came this way but once. Yet, he touched our lives in many ways while he were here. We shall remain eternally grateful for his friendship and for the influence he bestowed upon us.
We give thanks for Charles's life.
Go in peace and remember you are not forgotten while I am still on patrol.
**************WELCOME TO CASS LAKE, MINNESOTA************** Come enjoy beautiful Cass Lake in Minnesota's Northwoods. See our many attractions, including the Chain of Lakes, Star Island, the paved Mi-Ge-Zi Trail and the Chippewa National Forest. The area provides many recreational activities. In the summer enjoy fishing, boating, canoeing, biking, hiking, and four-wheeling. In the winter give ice fishing, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing a try. There's always something for the whole family to do. Cass Lake is located four and a half hours north of the Twin Cities in North Central Minnesota. Cass Lake is home of the Chippewa National Forest, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, and five of Minnesota's largest lakes. The Ojibwe offer many colorful Pow-Wow celebrations that are open to the public and operate three casinos, offering a variety of gaming experiences and ethnic foods. Modern resorts, motels and campgrounds are dispersed amid the many lakes and offer both winter and summer visitors endless activities including fishing, hiking, birding, water-skiing, golfing, horseback riding, and dining. Check out our snowmobile and cross-country ski trails that give visitors easy access to this pristine wonderland. To find out more about the Cass Lake Area click the photo. Thanks for stopping by today Charles J Raisch Jr.