George Raitio, age 91, died on December 2, 2012, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in King.
He was the son of Sven and Fanny (nee Maki) Raitio. He was born on November 11, 1921 in Mellen, Wis. After working in the CCC camps in northern Wis., he served in the U.S. Army during WWII-Pacific Theatre. He married Audrey Berndt in 1947. George was employed as a tool and die maker for General Electric in Milwaukee. He retired to Florida. He and Audrey returned to Wisconsin this spring to reside at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King. He is preceded in death by his son, Marvin, and sisters, Aileen Eder, Glidden, and Ellen Kangas Miller, Gurney, Il. The Maple Crest Funeral Home of Waupaca assisted the family with arrangements.